Seibu Lions vs Softbank Hawks @ Kitakyushu Municipal Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 16746 | Seibu leads series, 3-2-0 | Time: 3:35
Kazuhisa Ishii (SEI) 2-0, 3.79 - Hideaki Takahashi (SOF)
Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)
|(2B)||Kataoka, Yasuyuki||0-for-4||1: F7, 3: S2, 5: G5, 7: G6, 9: F4|
|(SS)||Hara, Takuya||2-for-3, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: BB, 7: SO|
|(CF)||Kuriyama, Takumi||0-for-4||1: G4 (SB), 3: G3, 5: F7, 8: SO|
|(3B)||Nakamura, Takeya||0-for-2||1: SO, 3: BB, 5: SO, 8: BB|
|(DH)||Brown, Dee||1-for-4||2: SO, 3: G3, 6: 1B, 8: G3|
|(RF)||Takayama, Hisashi||1-for-3||2: F8, 4: 1B, 6: S1, 8: G5|
|(1B)||Ishii, Yoshihito||1-for-4||2: 2B, 4: G6, 6: SO, 9: F7|
|(C)||Hosokawa, Toru||0-for-2||2: SO, 4: SO|
|PH-C||Uemoto, Tatsuyuki||1-for-2||6: SO, 9: 1B|
|(LF)||Osaki, Yutaro||2-for-4, 1 R||3: 2B, 4: 1B (BrO), 7: SO, 9: G1|
|Ishii, Kazuhisa, L||6||115||29||23||7||1||2||4||0||2||0||0||2||2||3.600|
|Osada, Shuichiro||1 1/3||23||4||4||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.600|
Hitting (LOB: 11, DPs in: 3rd)
|(SS)||Kawasaki, Munenori||2-for-4, 2 R||1: 1B, 2: F7, 4: G5, 6: 1B, 8: BB|
|(2B)||Honda, Yuichi||1-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI||1: S1, 3: F8, 5: G4, 6: G4, 8: 3B|
|(3B)||Matsuda, Nobuhiro||3-for-5, 2 R, 3 RBI||1: HR, 3: 1B, 5: G6, 7: F9, 8: 1B|
|(1B)||Kokubo, Hiroki||0-for-3||1: f4, 3: E5, 5: BB, 7: F6|
|1B||Morimoto, Satoru||1-for-1||8: 1B|
|(RF)||Tamura, Hitoshi||2-for-4, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 3: DP, 5: BB, 7: SO, 8: 1B|
|(DH)||Lee, Bum-Ho||0-for-5||1: G6, 4: SO, 5: G5, 8: SO, 8: G6|
|(CF)||Hasegawa, Yuya||3-for-4, 1 R||2: G4, 4: 1B (SB), 6: 1B, 8: 1B|
|(LF)||Shibahara, Hiroshi||0-for-2||2: G4, 4: BB (SB), 6: F7, 8: BB|
|(C)||Yamazaki, Katsuki||0-for-2, 1 R||2: BB, 4: SO, 6: S2, 8: G6|
|Takahashi, Hideaki, W||5||76||22||19||6||0||5||2||0||1||0||0||1||1||1.800|
|Settsu, Tadashi, H||1||21||4||3||1||0||2||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||1.761|
|Falkenborg, Brian, H||1||19||3||3||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.818|
|Mahara, Takahiro, S||2||28||8||7||1||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.964|
Bottom of the 1st - 2 runs, 3 hits
Ishii takes the mound for Seibu
Kawasaki hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Matsuda hits a 2-run homer. Kokubo fouls out to second. Tamura hits an infield single. Lee grounds out to short.
Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Takahashi takes the mound for Softbank
Osaki hits a double and advances to third on a sac bunt by Kataoka. Hara hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Kuriyama grounds out to first, runner on second. Nakamura walks, runners on first and second. Brown grounds out to first.
Bottom of the 8th - 5 runs, 5 hits
Osada on the mound for Seibu
Lee strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Hoshino in for Osada.
Hasegawa hits a single to left. Shibahara walks, runners on first and second. Yamazaki grounds out to short, runners on first and third. Kawasaki walks to load the bases. Honda hits a bases clearing, 3-run triple to right. Matsuda hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.
Pitching change: Y. Okamoto in for Hoshino.
Morimoto hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Tamura hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third. Lee grounds out to short.
Top of the 1st
Kataoka flies out to left. Hara hits a single to right. Kuriyama grounds out to second and steals second. Nakamura strikes out swinging.
Top of the 2nd
Brown strikes out swinging. Takayama flies out to center. Y. Ishii hits a double to center. Hosokawa strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 3rd
Honda flies out to center. Matsuda hits a single to center. Kokubo reaches on a fielding error (E5), runners on first and second. Tamura grounds into a double play.
Bottom of the 4th
Lee strikes out. Hasegawa hits a single to center. Shibahara walks, runners on first and second. Yamazaki strikes out swinging as the runners successfully execute a double steal, runners on second and third. Kawasaki grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 5th
Honda grounds out to second. Matsuda grounds out to short. Kokubo walks. Tamura walks, runners on first and second. Lee grounds out to third.
Top of the 6th
Brown hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Takayama. Y. Ishii strikes out swinging. Uemoto, pinch-hitting for Hosokawa, strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 6th
Hasegawa hits an infield single. Shibahara flies out to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Yamazaki. Kawasaki hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Honda grounds out to second.
Top of the 8th
Kuriyama strikes out swinging. Nakamura walks. Brown grounds out to first, runner on second. Takayama grounds out to third.
Top of the 9th
Y. Ishii flies out to left. Uemoto hits a single to left. Osaki grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second. Kataoka flies out to second.
There was a 41-minute rain delay after the 7th inning. ... Kawasaki (SOF) extends his hitting streak to 19 games. ... The 5 runs Hoshino (SEI) surrendered were the first runs he has given up this season. Prior to this outing, Hoshino had 3.2 innings of shutout ball over 9 games.