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Rakuten Eagles 8 – Softbank Hawks 3 (April 17, 2010)

by on Apr.17, 2010 @ 6:07 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Rakuten Eagles vs Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 18:00

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

Attendance: 24555 | Softbank leads series, 3-2-0 | Time: 3:07

Hisashi Iwakuma (RAK) 1-2, 4.13 - Yoshiaki Fujioka (SOF) 1-1, 8.03

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 2-for-3, 2 R 1: G6, 3: BB, 4: 1B, 6: S1, 9: 2B
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G6, 3: 1B, 4: G5, 6: G5, 9: S3
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 2-for-5, 4 RBI 1: SO, 3: 1B, 4: 2B, 7: f9, 9: SO
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-5 2: SO, 3: f3, 4: F8, 7: 1B, 9: G3
(3B-1B) Nakamura, Norihiro 0-for-3, 1 R 2: G5, 4: BB, 5: F9, 7: DP
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 1-for-4, 1 R 2: SO, 4: 1B, 5: G4, 8: L6
(LF) Kusano, Daisuke 1-for-4 3: G6, 4: F6, 5: G3, 8: 1B
PR Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-0
3B Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0
(1B) Kawaguchi, Kenshi 1-for-2, 2 R 3: 1B, 4: HBP, 6: G3
PH-LF Miyade, Ryuji 0-for-1 8: F4
(C) Shima, Motohiro 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 3: SO, 4: 1B, 6: BB, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwakuma, Hisashi, W 9 120 35 35 8 1 9 0 0 0 1 0 3 3 3.857
9 120 35 35 8 1 9 0 0 0 1 0 3 3

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: G1, 6: SO, 7: F9
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 2-for-4, 1 R 1: F2, 3: SO, 6: 1B, 8: 1B (SB)
(LF) Ortiz, Jose 2-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: HR, 4: G5, 6: 2B, 8: L1
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 0-for-4 1: G6, 4: L6, 6: L5, 8: F3
(DH) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 0-for-4 1: G1, 4: G4, 6: F6, 8: F8
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 1-for-4 2: SO, 5: SO, 7: 1B (SB), 9: SO
(CF) Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: G6, 7: SO, 9: G4
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 2-for-4 2: G6, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: G5
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: G4
PH Akashi, Kenji 0-for-1 7: SO
C Tanoue, Hidenori 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Fujioka, Yoshiaki, L 3 1/3 73 18 15 5 0 4 2 1 0 0 0 6 6 9.766
Kamiuchi, Yasushi 2/3 17 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7.105
Ogura, Shinsuke 3 32 10 8 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0.000
Mise, Koji 1 0/3 24 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.000
Katto, Keisuke 1 14 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.375
9 160 40 34 10 0 6 3 1 2 1 0 8 7

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
Iwakuma on the mound for Rakuten
Kawasaki hits an infield single.  Honda hits a sac bunt into the air for an out.  Ortiz hits a 2-run homer.  Kokubo grounds out to short.  Matsunaka grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Fujioka on the mound for Softbank
Kusano grounds out to short.  Kenshi hits a single to left.  Shima strikes out looking.  Hijirisawa walks, runners on first and second.  N. Watanabe hits a single to center, bases loaded.  Takasu hits a 2-run infield single, runners on first and second.  Yamasaki fouls out to the catcher.

Top of the 4th - 5 runs, 4 hits
Fujioka on the mound for Softbank
Nakamura walks.  Teppei hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Kenshi gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded.  Shima hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Kamiuchi in for Fujioka.
Hijirisawa hits an infield single, bases loaded.  N. Watanabe drives in a run with a ground out to third, runners on first and third.  Takasu clears the bases with a 2-run double.  Yamasaki flies out to center.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Iwakuma on the mound for Rakuten
Kawasaki strikes out.  Honda hits a single to left.  Ortiz hits an RBI double to left.  Kokubo grounds out to third.  Matsunaka flies out to short.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Mise on the mound for Softbank
Hijirisawa hits a double to right.
Pitching change: Katto in for Mise.
N. Watanabe hits a sac bunt, Hijirisawa advances to second.  A passed ball allows Hijirisawa to score.  Takasu strikes out looking.  Yamasaki grounds out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 6th
Kenshi grounds out to first.  Shima walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hijirisawa.  A wild pitch allows Shima to advance to third.  N. Watanabe grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 7th
Tamura hits a single to left.  Hasegawa strikes out as Tamura steals second.  Matsuda hits a single to left, runners on first and third.  Akashi, pinch-hitting for Yamazaki, strikes out.  Kawasaki flies out to right.

Top of the 8th
Teppei lines out to short.  Kusano hits a single to center.  Uchimura pinch-runs for Kusano.  Miyade enters the game to pinch-hit for Kenshi.  Uchimura steal second.  Miyade flies out to second.  Shima strikes out.

Bottom of the 8th
Honda hits a bunt single down the third base line and advances to second on a wild pitch.  Ortiz lines out to the pitcher.  Honda steals third.  Kokubo flies out to first.  Matsunaka flies out to center.

Notes

The Eagles snap a four game losing streak. ... The Hawks two game winning streak comes to an end. ... Kawasaki (SOF) extends his hitting streak to 16 games.