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Rakuten Eagles 5 – Seibu Lions 4 (May 3, 2010)

by on May.03, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Rakuten Eagles vs Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 14:00

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

Attendance: 33603 | Seibu leads series, 4-2-0 | Time: 3:12

Kenji Tomura (RAK) 0-1, 13.50 - Fumiya Nishiguchi (SEI) 1-1, 7.23

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 0-for-3, 1 R 1: f6, 3: BB, 5: G4, 7: G4
(2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 2-for-4, 2 R 1: F7, 3: 1B, 5: G6, 8: 1B
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 2-for-4, 1 R, 4 RBI 1: G3, 3: 1B, 5: G3, 8: HR
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-4 2: G4, 3: SO, 6: 1B, 8: F4
(3B) Kusano, Daisuke 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: BB, 3: 1B, 6: F9, 8: G1
(C) Shima, Motohiro 0-for-4 2: F9, 3: f3, 6: F9, 8: SO
(1B) Kawaguchi, Kenshi 0-for-3 2: L4, 4: SO, 6: G4
1B Nakamura, Norihiro 0-for-1 9: G6
(LF) Kusuki, Yusuke 0-for-3 3: SO, 4: SO, 7: G4
LF Makida, Akihisa 0-for-1 9: SO
(SS) Nishimura, Wataru 1-for-4, 1 R 3: 1B, 4: SO, 7: G6, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tomura, Kenji 6 1/3 114 30 26 8 3 6 2 1 1 0 0 4 4 8.000
Koyama, Shinichiro, W 1 2/3 28 7 4 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.118
Kawagishi, Tsuyoshi, S 1 14 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 156 40 33 8 3 9 4 1 2 0 0 4 4

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 1-for-5 1: G1, 2: SO, 5: G1, 7: 1B (SB), 8: F8
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 0-for-3, 1 R 1: SO, 3: G4, 5: BB, 7: S1, 9: F8
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: G6, 5: HR, 7: IBB (SB), 9: SO
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 3: 2B, 5: SO, 7: SO, 9: f2
(DH) Brown, Dee 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 3: HBP, 5: G1, 7: IBB
(RF) Takayama, Hisashi 0-for-4 2: G6, 3: SO, 6: G6, 7: SO
(1B) Ishii, Yoshihito 1-for-3 2: G6, 4: G6, 6: 1B, 8: BB
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: F9, 8: S1
(LF) Osaki, Yutaro 1-for-4 2: 2B, 4: F7, 6: F9, 8: G3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishiguchi, Fumiya 3 58 15 13 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 7.477
Nogami, Ryoma 4 44 13 13 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.864
Fujita, Taiyo, L 1 30 5 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1.800
Osada, Shuichiro 1 19 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.893
9 151 36 34 7 1 8 2 0 0 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 2 runs, 4 hits
Tomura on the mound for Rakuten
Nakamura hits a solo homerBrown hits a solo homer.  Takayama grounds out to short.  Y. Ishii grounds out to short.  Hosokawa hits a single to left.  Osaki hits a double to right, runners on second and third.  Kataoka strikes out swinging.

Top of the 3rd - 3 runs, 4 hits
Nishiguchi on them mound for Seibu
Kusuki strikes out swinging.  Nishimura hits a single to left.  Hijirisawa walks, runners on first and second.  Nishimura hits a single to right, bases loaded.  Teppei hits a 2-run single to right, runners on first and third.  Yamasaki strikes out looking.  Kusano hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second.  Shima fouls out to first.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Tomura on the mound for Rakuten
Kataoka grounds out to the pitcher.  Kuriyama walks.  Nakajima hits a 2-run homer.  Nakamura strikes out swinging.  Brown grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Fujita on the mound for Seibu
Uchimura hits a single to center.  Teppei hits a 2-run homer.  Yamasaki flies out to second.  Kusano grounds out to the pitcher.  Shima strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Kuriyama grounds out to second.  Nakajima grounds out to short.  Nakamura hits a double to left.  Brown gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Takayama strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 7th
Kataoka hits a single to left, steals second, and advances to third on a sac bunt by Kuriyama.  Nakajima gets an intentional walk, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Koyama in for Tomura.
Nakamura strikesou t swinging as Nakajima steals second, runners on second and third.  Brown gets an intentional walk, bases loaded.  Takayama strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th
Y. Ishii walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hosokawa.  Osaki grounds out to first, runner on third.  Kataoka flies out to center.

Notes

The Eagles have won four in a row for the first time this season. ... Nakamura (SEI) and Brown (SEI) went yard in the same game for the first time this season.

It was Sponichi Day at the Dome.  10,000 special editions papers containing various notes about the Seibu Lions were handed out to fans that attended the game.  A number of items, like an autographed Hideaki Wakui uniform, were also given out to select lucky fans.