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Nippon Ham Fighters 2 – Rakuten Eagles 11 (April 23, 2010)

by on Apr.23, 2010 @ 10:09 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters vs Rakuten Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon Ham 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 6 1
Rakuten 0 3 2 1 2 0 0 3 X 11 15 0

Attendance: 12206 | Rakuten leads series, 3-1-0 | Time: 2:50

Buddy Carlyle (HAM) 0-2, 4.82 - Darrell Rasner (RAK) 0-3, 8.79

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 0-for-2 1: F6, 3: G4, 6: BB, 8: BB
(LF) Yang, Dai-Kang 0-for-4 1: F9, 3: G5, 6: G5, 8: G4
(RF) Inaba, Atsunori 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: G4, 6: G6
PH Konta, Toshimasa 1-for-1, 1 R 9: 2B
(1B) Takahashi, Shinji 0-for-3 2: G5, 4: G5, 7: G5
1B Takaguchi, Takayuki 1-for-1, 1 R 9: 1B
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: G1, 7: G1, 9: G5
(DH) Nioka, Tomohiro 1-for-4 2: G3, 5: G6, 7: 1B, 9: f2
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: BB, 5: SO, 7: SO, 9: 1B
(SS) Imanami, Takahiro 1-for-4 2: SO, 5: L6, 8: 1B, 9: G4
(C) Nakajima, Satoshi 0-for-1 3: SO
C Ono, Shota 0-for-2 6: SO, 8: DP

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Carlyle, Buddy, L 4 68 23 18 9 0 2 3 0 1 1 1 6 4 5.559
Sakakibara, Ryo 2 40 8 8 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9.000
Yamamoto, Kazunori 2 49 13 8 4 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 10.125
8 157 44 34 15 1 4 7 0 1 1 1 11 9

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 1st, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: S7, 3: G4, 5: F8, 8: G6
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 1-for-3, 2 R 1: S1, 2: G6, 4: BB, 6: F9, 8: 1B
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 2-for-5 1: 1B, 3: F8, 4: F8, 6: F8, 8: 2B
PR-2B Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-0, 1 R
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: DP, 3: BB, 4: G4, 6: F7, 8: S8
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 3-for-4, 3 R 2: 1B, 3: 1B, 4: G3, 7: 1B, 8: BB
(1B) Nakamura, Norihiro 3-for-4, 2 R 2: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: DP
LF Makida, Akihisa 1-for-1, 2 RBI 8: 3B
(3B) Kusano, Daisuke 2-for-2, 2 R, 4 RBI 2: 1B, 3: BB, 5: HR, 7: BB, 8: BB
(LF-1B) Miyade, Ryuji 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: SO, 3: 1B, 5: F9, 7: BB, 8: G1
(C) Ino, Suguru 1-for-4 2: 1B, 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Rasner, Darrell, W 9 126 35 32 6 0 6 3 0 0 1 0 2 2 6.171
9 126 35 32 6 0 6 3 0 0 1 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 3 runs, 4 hits
Carlyle on the mound for Nippon Ham
Teppei hits a single to right.  Nakamura hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Kusano hits a single to right, a throwing error (E4) allows two runs to score, Kusano winds up on second.  Miyade strikes out.  Ino hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Hijirisawa hits a sac fly, runner on first.  N. Watanabe grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Carlyle on the mound for Nippon Ham
Takasu flies out to center.  Yamasaki walks.  Teppei hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Nakamura hits an infield single, bases loaded.  Kusano drives in a run with a walk, bases loaded.  Miyade hits an RBI single to left, bases loaded.  Ino strikes out looking.  Hijirisawa grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 0 hits
Carlyle on the mound for Nippon Ham
N. Watanabe walks.  Takasu flies out to center.  Yamasaki grounds out to second, runner on second.  N. Watanabe advances to third on a wild pitch and comes around to score on a balk.  Teppei grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Sakakibara on the mound for Nippon Ham
Nakamura hits a single to right.  Kusano hits a 2-run homer.  Miyade flies out to right.  Ino strikes out looking.  Hijirisawa flies out to center.

Bottom of the 8th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Yamamoto on the mound for Nippon Ham
Hijirisawa grounds out to short.  N. Watanabe hits an infield single.  Takasu hits a double to right, runners on second and third.  Uchimura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Takasu.  Yamasaki hits a sac fly, runner on second.  Teppei walks, runners on first and second.  Makida clears the bases with a 2-run triple.  Kusano walks, runners on first and third.  Miyade grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Defense: Uchimura takes over at second.
Konta, pinch-hitting for Inaba, hits a double to right.  Takaguchi hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  A wild pitch allows Konta to score and Takaguchi to advance to second.  Itoi grounds out to third.  Nioka fouls out to the catcher.  Koyano hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.  Imanami grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Hijirisawa hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by  N. Watanabe.  Takasu hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Yamasaki grounds into a double play.

Top of the 2nd
Takahashi grounds out to third.  Itoi hits an infield single.  Nioka grounds out to first, runner on second.  Koyano walks, runners on first and second.  Imanami strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th
Ono strikes out swinging.  Tanaka walks.  Yang (Yoh) grounds out to third, runners on second.  Inaba grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 7th
Teppei hits an infield single.  Nakamaura grounds into a double play.  Kusano walks.  Miyade walks, runners on first and second.  Ino strike out swinging.

Notes

The Eagles record their 10th win of the season.  The Fighters are now the only team in the PL that hasn't won 10 games yet (they are 7-19-1). ... Carlyle (HAM) has lost three games in a row. ... Rasner (RAK) finally picks up his first victory of the year, snapping a 3-start losing streak.