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NPB Games (PL): March 27, 2010

by on Mar.27, 2010 @ 6:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Seibu Lions vs Rakuten Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 13:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seibu 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 6 9 1
Rakuten 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 8 1

Attendance: 20181 | Seibu leads series, 1-0 | Time: 3:26

Hideaki Wakui (SEI), 1-0, 1.12 - Hisashi Iwakuma (RAK), 0-1, 1.12

Seibu

Hitting

Kataoka, Yasuyuki, 2B: 2-for-4, BB, 2 2B, 2 R, RBI -> G6, BB, 2B, SO, 2B

Nakajima, Hiroyuki, SS: 1-for-3, RBI -> BB. G6, G5, 1B, S9

Nakamura, Takeya, 3B: 0-for-3, R -> SO, G5, BB, F4, BB

Brown, Dee, DH: 1-for-5, HR, R, 3 RBI -> SO, SO, HR, SO, SO

8 LOB, 0 DP

Scoring

6th inning, runners on first and third, 2 out - Dee Brown hits a 3-run homer off Hisashi Iwakuma

9th inning, runners on first and second, 1 out - Yasuyuki Kataoka hits an RBI double to right

9th inning, runners on second and third, 1 out - Takumi Kuriyama hits an RBI single to right

9th inning, runners on first and third, 1 out - Hiroyuki Nakajima hits a sac fly to right

Pitching

Name IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wakui, Hideaki, W 8 130 33 31 8 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 4 2 1.688
Sikorski, Brian, S 1 18 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 148 36 34 8 1 3 2 0 0 1 0 4 2

Rakuten

Hitting

Teppei, RF: 1-for-4 -> 2B, G1, F7, F8

Phillips, Andy, 1B: 2-for-3, BB, HR, 2 R, RBI -> BB, 2B, HR, F9

Linden, Todd, LF: 1-for-4, R -> 1B, SO, F7, F7

Fujii, Akihito, C: 1-for-3, R, RBI -> 1B, F9, G4

5 LOB, 1 DP

Scoring

2nd inning, runners on second and third, 1out - a wild pitch by Hideaki Wakui allows a run to score

2nd inning, runner third, 1 out - Akihito Fujii hits an RBI single to left

2nd inning, runner on first, 1 out - Ryo Hijirisawa hits an RBI double to left

6th inning, 1 out - Andy Phillips hits a solo homer

Pitching

Name IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwakuma, Hisashi 7 128 29 26 4 1 7 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 2.400
Kawagishi, Tsuyoshi, H 1/3 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Arime, Kanehisa, H 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Koyama, Shinichiro, H 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Fukumori, Kazuo, L 1/3 16 5 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 45.000
Morillo, Juan 2/3 15 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 170 41 36 9 1 9 4 0 0 0 0 6 6

Notes: Hideaki Wakui was hit by a comebacker off the bat of Takeshi Yamasaki in the 3rd, but it hit his belt and lessened the blow. ... The Eagles have now lost four straight, two of which belong to Kazuo Fukumori. ... Up until Dee Brown's 3-run homer in the 6th, Hisashi Iwakuma was working on a 1-hitter.

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Orix Buffaloes vs Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 13:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Orix 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 8 1
Softbank 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 X 6 10 0

Attendance: 28294 | Series tied, 1-1 | Time: 3:00

Chihiro Kaneko (ORI), 1-0, 0.00 - Toshiya Sugiuchi (SOF), 1-0, 4.50

Orix

Hitting

Goto, Mitsutaka, 2B: 3-for-5, 2B, RBI -> 1B, SO, 2B, F8, 1B

Cabrera, Alex, 1B: 1-for-3, 2BB, 2B -> 2B, BB, BB, SO, F8

LaRocca, Greg, DH: 0-for-3, BB -> SO, SO, SO, BB

Taguchi, So, LF: 1-for-4, HR, R, RBI -> SO, F8, HR, G4

11 LOB, 0 DP

Scoring

6th inning, 1 out - So Taguchi hits a home run

9th inning, runnrs on first and second, 2 out - Mitsutaka Goto hits an RBI single to right

Pitching

Name IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kaneko, Chihiro, L 6 2/3 119 30 27 10 1 8 1 0 2 0 0 6 5 2.872
Katsuki, Ryota 2/3 6 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Anan, Toru 1/3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Hirano, Yoshihisa 1/3 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
8 133 33 30 10 1 10 1 0 2 0 0 6 5

Softbank

Hitting

Honda, Yuichi, 2B: 1-for-4, R -> SO, F8, G5, 1B

Kawasaki, Munenori, SS: 3-for-4, 2B, 2 R, 2 RBI -> SO, 1B, 1B, 2B

Ortiz, Jose, LF: 2-for-4, HR, R, 3 RBI -> F7, HR, F9, 1B

Matsuda, Nobuhiro, 3B: 2-for-2, 2 R -> S2, 1B, 1B

3 LOB, 0 DP

Scoring

4th inning, runner on first, no out - Jose Ortiz hits a 2-run homer

5th inning, runnr on second, 2 out - Munenori Kawasaki hits an RBI single into center

7th inning, runners on first and third, 2 out - Munenori Kawasaki hits hits an RBI double; bad throw allows a second run to score; Kawasaki to second

7th inning, runner on second, 2 out - Jose Ortiz hits an RBI single to left

Pitching

Name IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sugiuchi, Toshiya, W 7 117 30 26 5 1 14 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.769
Falkenborg, Brian 1 15 4 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Settsu, Tadashi 1 24 6 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.455
9 156 40 35 8 1 16 5 0 0 0 0 2 2

Notes: So Taguchi hit his first home run in Japan since 7/2/2001 (vs Nippon Ham Fighters). ... The Buffaloes four game winning streak came to an end. ... Munenori Kawasaki collected his 1,000th hit when he nailed a double off Chihiro Kaneko in the 7th. ... Toshiya Sugiuchi had 11 strikeouts through the first 5 innings: 3 in the first, 2 in the second, 3 in the third, 1 in the fourth, and 2 in the fifth. ... Alex Cabrera had reached base 12 straight times before striking out in his fourth.

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Nippon Ham Fighters vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine - 14:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Nippon Ham 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 1
Lotte 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 13 0

Attendance: 27031 | Lotte leads seres, 1-0 | Time: 4:04

Yu Darvish (HAM), 0-1, 3.00 - Shunsuke Watanabe (LOT) 1-0, 1.17

Nippon Ham

Hitting

Konta, Toshimasa, LF: 2-for-5, HR, R, 2 RBI -> G3, HR, 1B (SB), f6, F8

Inaba, Atsunori, RF: 3-for-5, 2B -> F4, 1B, 1B, 2B, G4

Tsuboi, Tomochika, C: 2-for-4 -> 1B, 1B, G4, SO

Kato, Masayoshi, SS: 1-for-3, 2B, R, RBI -> G4, 2B, F4

6 LOB, 0 DP

Scoring

4th inning, 0 outs - Toshimasa Konta hits a lead-off homer

5th inning, runner on second, 1 out - Masayoshi Kato hits an RBI double to right

5th inning, runner on second, 2 out - Toshimasa Konta hits an RBI single to center

Pitching

Name IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Darvish, Yu 6 124 28 23 6 0 11 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.400
Tateyama, Yoshinori, H 1 14 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Wolfe, Brian, H 1 10 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Takeda, Hisashi 1 29 7 5 3 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 2 2 13.500
Miyanishi, Naoki, H 1 16 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kida, Masao 2 24 7 7 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
12 217 52 45 13 0 17 5 1 0 1 0 3 3

Lotte

Hitting

Nishioka, Tsuyoshi, SS: 2-for-6, R -> SO, SO, F8, SO, 1B, 1B

Ogino, Takashi, CF: 3-for-6, 2 R -> 1B, 1B (2 SB), G6, SO, 1B, G1

Iguchi, Tadahito, 2B: 3-for-5, HBP, 2B -> 1B, SO, 1B, SO, HBP, 2B

Kim, Tae-Kyun, 1B: 1-for-3, 2 BB, 3 RBI -> BB, S8, BB, F8, 1B, SO

13 LOB, 4 DP

Scoring

3rd inning, runner on third, 1 out - Tae-Kyun Kim hits a sac fly to center

9th inning, bases loaded, 1 out - Tae-Kyun Kim hits a 2-run single into center

Pitching

Name IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Watanabe, Shunsuke 7 100 28 26 7 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 3 3 2.455
Hattori, Yasutaka 2/3 15 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Ito, Yoshihiro 1 1/3 15 4 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Yabuta, Yasuhiko, H 2 33 6 6 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Murphy, Bill 1 14 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
12 177 45 42 8 1 9 1 0 2 0 0 3 3

Notes:  Masayoshi Kato collected both his first hit and his first RBI in the 5th.