Welcome to Yakyubaka.com

Nippon Ham Fighters 3 – Rakuten Eagles 4 (April 25, 2010)

by on Apr.25, 2010 @ 5:30 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters vs Rakuten Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 13:00

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

Attendance: 18834 | Rakuten leads series, 5-1-0 | Time: 3:00

Masaru Takeda (HAM) 1-2, 3.21 - Masahiro Tanaka (RAK) 2-2, 1.62

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 1-for-5 1: F7, 3: 2B, 5: G4, 6: L6, 9: f7
(LF) Morimoto, Hichori 2-for-5 1: 1B, 3: F8, 5: 1B, 6: G1, 9: SO
(RF) Inaba, Atsunori 0-for-5 1: F7, 4: G6, 5: G6, 7: SO, 9: G6
(1B) Takahashi, Shinji 0-for-3, 1 R 1: G6, 4: F9, 6: BB, 7: SO
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 3-for-4, 2 R 2: 1B (CS), 4: E6, 6: 1B, 7: 1B
(DH) Nioka, Tomohiro 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: f2, 7: G6
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 2-for-4, 2 RBI 2: G6, 4: 1B (SB), 6: 1B, 8: G1
(C) Ono, Shota 0-for-3 3: L3, 4: G1, 6: BB, 8: F8
(SS) Takaguchi, Takayuki 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: G1
PH-SS Imanami, Takahiro 0-for-0, 1 RBI 6: BB
PH Ozaki, Masaya 0-for-1 8: G5
SS Iiyama, Yuji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Takeda, Masaru, L 5 2/3 96 25 22 7 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 3.743
Takeda, Hisashi 1/3 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.143
Tanimoto, Keisuke 1 2/3 18 5 5 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.240
Miyanishi, Naoki 1/3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
8 121 32 29 9 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 4 4

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4 1: G6, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: G3
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: S8, 5: L1, 7: SO
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 2-for-3, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: S7, 6: G4, 8: 1B
PR-2B Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-0
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-4 1: G6, 3: G6, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 0-for-4, 1 R 2: G6, 4: G4, 6: G4, 8: G4
(1B) Nakamura, Norihiro 1-for-3, 1 R 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: 1B
(3B) Kusano, Daisuke 0-for-2 2: G4, 4: G4, 6: BB (BrO)
(C) Shima, Motohiro 2-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 3: 1B, 5: G4, 6: 2B
(LF) Makida, Akihisa 2-for-3, 1 R 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tanaka, Masahiro, W 6 108 29 26 8 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 1.788
Karashima, Wataru, H 2 24 7 7 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.862
Kawagishi, Tsuyoshi, S 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 143 39 36 9 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 3 2

===

Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
M. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Shima hits an infield single.  Makida hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Hijirisawa hits an infield single, bases loaded.  N. Watanabe hits a sac fly, runners on first and third.  Takasu hits a sac fly, runner on first.  Yamasaki grounds out to short.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Inaba grounds out to short.  Takahashi flies out to right.  Itoi reaches on a fielding error (E6).  Nioka hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Koyano hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third.  Koyano steals second, runners on second and third.  Ono grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Takahashi walks.  Itoi hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Nioka fouls out to the catcher.  Koyano hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.  Ono walks to load the bases.  Imanami, pinch-hitting for Takaguchi, walks and drives in a run, bases loaded.  Tanaka lines out to short.  Morimoto grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
M. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Defense: Imanami takes over at short.
Takasu grounds out to second.  Yamasaki hits a single to left.  Teppei grounds out to second.  Nakamura hits as single to left, runners on first and third.  Kusano walks to load the bases.
Pitching change: H. Takeda in for M. Takeda.
Shima hits a 2-run double to left, Kusano gets thrown out at home.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Ono lines out to first.  Takaguchi strikes out swinging.  Tanaka hits a double to left.  Morimoto flies out to center.

Notes

The Eagles have won three in  row.  They have won three out of seven series this month and record their first three game sweep of the year.  The Eagles are now only four games under 500. ... The Fighters have lost three in a row.  Of the seven series they played so far this month, they have managed to win only one of them (vs Softbank Hawks).  The Fighters are now 14 games under 500. ... Tanaka (RAK) picks up his third win of the year.