Aug 14th 2016, vs. Yomiuri

August 14th, 2016

Yomiuri Giants 9FYG

Tokyo Swallows 2

Streak: Lost 1  Last 5: WWWWL

(Meiji Jingu Stadium)

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The Swallows saw their four game winning streak come to a screeching halt in the final game of the series against Gomiuri. The Swallows were outscored 7-1 in the final four innings.

 Swallows Gomiuri
1Sakaguchi (CF)1Nagano (RF)
2Hiyane (RF)2Hashimoto (CF)
3Nishiura (3B)3Sakamoto (SS)
4Balentien (LF)4Abe (1B)
5Imanami (1B)5Murata (3B)
6Yachi (2B)6Garrett (LF)
7Ohbiki (SS)7Cruz (2B)
8Nishida (C)8Kobayashi (C)
9Tateyama (SP)9MIkolas (SP)

The starters for this game were Mikolas for Gomiuri, Tateyama for the Swallows.

Swallows scoring:

Bottom of the fourth: Balentien homered to left, his 21st of the season.

Bottom of the sixth: the Swallows scored an unearned run thanks to a Murata fumble at third base.

Gomiuri hitting standouts:

Garrett Jones: 2-3, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 run scored

Abe: 3-5 (all singles), 2 RBI

Sakamoto: 2-3, 1 RBI, 3 runs scored, 1 SB, 1 BB

Pitching:
Mikolas: 8 IP, 6 hits, 8 Ks, 1 BB, 1 ER

Tateyama: 5 2/3 IP, 6 hits, 5 Ks, 2 walks, 4 ER

Swallows bullpen (not a great day at the office): 3 1/3 IP, 8 hits, 3 Ks, 2 BB, 5 ER

For Swallows fans, this was a game you’d like to forget…