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Rakuten Eagles 3 – Seibu Lions 19 (May 5, 2010)

by on May.05, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Rakuten Eagles vs Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 13:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 3 9 1
Seibu 3 0 2 0 0 10 2 2 X 19 20 0

Attendance: 30405 | Seibu leads series, 6-2-0 | Time: 3:38

Darrell Rasner (RAK) 1-4, 5.52 - Kazuhisa Ishii (SEI) 3-1, 3.09

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 8th, 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 0-for-4 1: f2, 3: SO, 5: G4, 7: G6
(SS-2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F7, 4: 2B, 6: G4, 7: G4
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G4, 4: F6, 6: 2B, 8: F9
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-4 2: G5, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(3B-1B) Nakamura, Norihiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F8, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: DP
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: F9, 6: 1B
SS Nishimura, Wataru 1-for-1 9: 1B
(1B-LF) Miyade, Ryuji 1-for-3 2: SO, 5: 2B, 6: BB, 9: DP
(LF) Kusuki, Yusuke 0-for-2 3: F4, 5: f3
PH Phillips, Andy 0-for-0, 1 RBI 6: BB
PR Makida, Akihisa 0-for-0
C Shima, Motohiro 0-for-1 9: G3
(C) Ino, Suguru 0-for-2 3: F4, 5: SO
PH-3B Kusano, Daisuke 0-for-1 7: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Rasner, Darrell, L 5 2/3 125 30 27 10 3 6 2 1 0 0 0 10 10 7.200
Yamamura, Hiroki 1/3 29 8 6 5 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 5 5 7.269
Matsumoto, Akira 2 51 14 10 5 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 6.585
8 205 52 43 20 3 8 7 2 0 0 0 19 19

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 3B, 3: G5, 4: F9, 6: f5
PH-2B Hara, Takuya 1-for-2, 1 RBI 6: 1B, 7: F8
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 2-for-5, 3 R, 4 RBI 1: G6, 3: 2B, 5: G4, 6: HR, 6: SO, 8: BB
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 3-for-5, 4 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: HR, 5: SO, 6: BB, 7: 2B, 8: 1B
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 2-for-4, 2 R 1: BB, 3: F8, 5: 1B, 6: 2B, 7: f3, 8: BB
(DH-LF) Brown, Dee 2-for-3, 3 R, 3 RBI 1: HR, 3: 1B, 5: G1, 6: BB, 7: BB, 8: BB
(RF) Takayama, Hisashi 2-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: G1, 3: 1B (SB), 6: SO, 6: 1B, 7: SO
PH-1B Yoshimi, Taichi 0-for-1 8: DP
(1B) Ishii, Yoshihito 3-for-5, 2 R, 3 RBI 2: G4, 3: G6, 6: 1B, 6: 2B, 7: 1B
PH-RF Osaki, Yutaro 0-for-1 8: G3
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: HBP, 6: 2B, 7: 1B
(LF) Uemoto, Tatsuyuki 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: SO, 4: G4, 6: 2B, 6: HBP, 7: 1B
P Okamoto, Yosuke 0-for-0
P Tanaka, Yasuhiro 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishii, Kazuhisa, W 5 2/3 103 25 24 7 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 3.345
Osada, Shuichiro, H 1/3 17 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.048
Hoshino, Tomoki 1 12 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.591
Okamoto, Yosuke 1 13 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.438
Tanaka, Yasuhiro 1 13 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.438
9 158 35 33 9 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 3 runs, 2 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Kataoka hits a triple to right.  Kuriyama drives in a run with a ground out to third.  Nakajima strikes out swinging.  Nakamura walks.  Brown hits a 2-run homer.  Takayama grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 3rd - 2 runs, 4 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Kataoka grounds out to third.  Kuriyama hits a double to left.  Nakajima hits a 2-run homer.  Nakamura flies out to center.  Brown hits a single to right.  Takayama hits an infield single, runners on first and third.  Takayama steal second.  Y. Ishii grounds out to short.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Ishii on the mound for Seibu
Uchimura hits a double to right.  Teppei flies out to short.  Yamasaki strikes out swinging.  Nakamura hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.  Takasu flies out to right.

Top of the 6th - 2 run, 4 hits
Ishii on the mound for Seibu
Uchimura grounds out to second.  Teppei hits a double to right.  Yamasaki strikes out swinging.  Nakamura hits an infield single, runners on first and third.  Takasu hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.  Miyade walks to load the bases.  Phillips enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Kusuki.
Pitching change: Osada in for Ishii.
Phillips walks in a run, bases loaded.  Makida pinch-runs for Phillips.  Kusano enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Ino.  Makida is picked off at first.

Bottom of the 6th - 10 runs, 8 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Denfense: Shima takes over as catcher
Takayama strikes out swinging.  Y. Ishii hits a single to left.  Hosokawa gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Uemoto hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third.  Kataoka fouls out to third.  Kuriyama hits a 3-run homer.  Nakajima walks.
Pitching change: Yamamura in for Rasner.
Nakamura hits a double to left, runners on second and third.  Brown walks to load the bases.  Takayama hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and second.  Y. Ishii clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second.  Hosokawa hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.  Uemoto gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Hara, pinch-hitting for Kataoka, hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.  Kuriyama strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Matsumoto on the mound for Rakuten
Nakajima hits a double to right.  Nakamura fouls out to first.  Brown walks, runners on first and second.  Takayama strikes out swinging.  Y. Ishii hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.  Hosokawa hits an infield single, bases loaded.  Uemoto hits an RBI single to right, bases loaded.  Hara flies out to center.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Matsumoto on the mound for Rakuten
Defense: Uchimura takes over at short.
Kuriyama walks.  Nakajima hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Nakamura walks, bases loaded.  Brown walks in a runYoshimi, pinch-hitting for Takayama, grounds into a double play as the lead runner crosses the plate, runner on third.  Osaki, pinch-hitting for Y. Ishii, grounds out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 5th
Miyade hits a double to left.  Kusuki fouls out to first.  Ino strikes out swinging.  Hijirisawa grounds out to second.

Notes

The Eagles have lost two in a row. ... The Lions won their second game in a row and took the series, 2-1. ... Rasner (RAK) suffered his worst outing of the season and dropped to 1-5.  He has lost his last two starts and is 0-2 vs the Seibu Lions this year. ... Ishii (SEI) improved to 4-1 on the season and has won his last two starts in a row. ... Every player in the Seibu starting line-up recorded at least one hit and one run scored in the game.  And other than Kataoka (SEI and Nakamura (SEI), everyone else in the starting line-up had at least one RBI. ... The Lions sent 15 players to the plate in the 6th inning. ...  In addition to the 20 hits Seibu hit, they also walked 7 times and were hit by pitches twice.  That's 29 base runners over 8 innings of play. ... Marty Brown and Hisanobu Watanabe both pointed to Makida (RAK) getting picked off in the 6th as the turning point in the game.