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Rakuten Eagles 0 – Softbank Hawks 4 (April 29, 2010)

by on Apr.29, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Rakuten Eagles vs Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 13:00

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

Attendance: 26201 | Softbank leads series, 7-2-0 | Time: 2:57

Darrell Rasner (RAK) 1-3, 6.17 - Tsuyoshi Wada (SOF) 3-2, 4.28

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: F7, 5: SO, 8: SO
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-4 1: F9, 3: G5, 6: F9, 8: F7
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-4 1: 2B, 3: G4, 6: SO, 9: G6
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-3 1: BB, 4: F4, 6: F8, 9: 1B
(1B) Nakamura, Norihiro 0-for-4 1: G4, 4: SO, 7: f4, 9: F7
(3B) Kusano, Daisuke 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: F6, 7: F6, 9: 1B
(RF) Miyade, Ryuji 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: F9
PH-RF Tsuchiya, Teppei 1-for-1 7: BB, 9: 1B
(LF) Makida, Akihisa 2-for-3 2: 2B, 5: 1B, 7: G6
PH Kawaguchi, Kenshi 0-for-1 9: SO
(C) Ino, Suguru 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: G1
PH-C Shima, Motohiro 0-for-1 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Rasner, Darrell, L 6 110 27 24 7 1 5 2 1 0 0 0 3 2 5.523
Arime, Kanehisa 1/3 9 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Koyama, Shinichiro 1 2/3 29 6 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.919
8 148 35 31 9 1 7 2 1 0 0 0 4 2

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 2-for-4 1: 1B (SB), 3: F8, 5: SO, 7: 1B (SB)
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 1-for-4 1: G3, 3: F9, 5: 1B (SB), 7: SO
(LF) Ortiz, Jose 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: F8, 5: SO, 7: G6
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 0-for-4 1: f7, 4: SO, 6: F7, 7: F8
RF Akashi, Kenji 0-for-0
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: L4, 8: SO
1B Morimoto, Satoru 0-for-0
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 2-for-3, 3 R, 2 RBI 2: G6, 4: HR, 6: HBP (SB), 8: 1B (SB)
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 1-for-3, 2 RBI 2: G6, 4: G6, 6: 1B (SB) (BrO), 8: S7
(DH) Lee, Bum-Ho 0-for-2 2: BB, 4: G4, 6: BB, 8: F8
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 1-for-3 2: G6, 5: SO, 6: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wada, Tsuyoshi, W 6 98 22 21 3 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.630
Settsu, Tadashi, H 1 16 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.328
Falkenborg, Brian, H 1 11 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.628
Mahara, Takahiro 1 22 6 6 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.675
9 147 35 33 6 0 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Kokubo strikes out swinging.  Tamura hits a single to center.  Matsuda hits a 2-run homer.  Hasegawa grounds out to short.  Lee grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Kokubo flies out to left.  Tamura lines out to second.  Matsuda get hit by a pitch, steals second, and advances to third on a bad throw by the catcher (E2).  Hasegawa hits an infield RBI single.  Hasegawa steals second.  Lee walks, runners on first and second.  Yamazaki hits a single to center, Hasegawa gets thrown out trying to score.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Koyama on the mound for Rakuten
Tamura strikes out swinging.  Matsuda hits a single to center, steals second, and advances to third on a bad throw by the catcher (E2).  Hasegawa hits a sac fly.  Lee flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Hijirisawa grounds out second.  N. Watanabe flies out to right.  Takasu hits a double to center.  Yamasaki walks, runners on first and second.  Nakamura grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 1st
Kawasaki reaches on a bunt single and steals second.  Honda grounds out to first, runner on third.  Ortiz strikes out swinging.  Kokubo fouls out to left.

Top of the 2nd
Kusano strikes out swinging.  Miyade strikes out swinging.  Makida hits a double right.  Ino strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd
Tamura hits a single to right.  Matsuda grouds out to short, runner on first.  Hasegawa grounds out short, runner on second.  Lee walks, runners on first and second.  Yamazaki grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 5th
Yamazaki strikes out swinging.  Kawasaki strikes out swinging.  Honda hits a single to left and steals second.  Ortiz strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th
Kawasaki hits an infield single.  Honda strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Koyama in for Arime.
Kawasaki steals second.  Ortiz grounds out to short.  Kokubo flies out to center.

Top of the 9th
Takasu grounds out to short.  Yamasaki hits a single to left.  Nakamura flies out to left.  Kusano hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Teppei hits a single to right, bases loaded.  Kenshi, pinch-hitting for Makida, strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Eagles were have lost three in a row. This marks the fourth time (twice against the Hawks) this year that they have been shutout. ... The Hawks have won three in a row and complete a three-game sweep of the Eagles. ... The Eagles allowed 6 stolen bases in the game. ... Matsuda (SOF) has three homers in his last two games (one tonight, two from last night). ... Katayama (RAK) started his first game since 10/3/2008 (vs Chiba Lotte Marines).