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Seibu Lions 1 – Softbank Hawks 3 (May 8, 2010)

by on May.08, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Seibu Lions vs Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 13:00

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

Attendance: 27428 | Seibu leads series, 5-3-0 | Time: 2:53

Ming-Chieh Hsu (SEI) 2-3, 3.99 - Toshiya Sugiuchi (SOF) 6-1, 3.20

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 2-for-5, 1 R 1: F4, 3: 1B (SB), 5: 2B, 6: F8, 9: F9
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 7: G6, 9: SO
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 3-for-4 1: F9, 3: 1B, 5: 2B, 7: 1B
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 1-for-3 2: 2B (BrO), 3: L4, 5: BB, 7: DP
(DH) Brown, Dee 0-for-4 2: SO, 3: G3, 5: F6, 8: SO
(RF) Takayama, Hisashi 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: SO, 5: G6, 8: F8
(1B) Hirao, Hiroshi 0-for-3 2: G1, 4: SO, 6: G5
PH-1B Ishii, Yoshihito 0-for-1 8: f7
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 1-for-3 2: F9, 4: SO, 6: 3B
PH Osaki, Yutaro 1-for-1 9: 2B
(LF) Sato, Tomoaki 0-for-2 3: G6, 5: BB (CS), 6: G6
PH Uemoto, Tatsuyuki 0-for-1 9: G3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Hsu, Ming-Chieh, L 8 118 32 30 9 2 5 1 0 1 0 0 3 3 3.857
8 118 32 30 9 2 5 1 0 1 0 0 3 3

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 0-for-3 1: F7, 2: G6, 5: S1, 7: F7
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: 1B (CS), 5: G4, 7: F7
(LF) Ortiz, Jose 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HR, 3: SO, 5: G6, 8: SO
1B Morimoto, Satoru 0-for-0
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 2-for-3, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: 2B, 6: F8, 8: BB
PR-CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 2B, 3: L6, 6: HR, 8: F7
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-3 1: F9, 4: F9, 6: 1B (SB)
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: F7, 6: G3
(DH) Lee, Bum-Ho 0-for-3 2: F9, 4: F9, 6: SO
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 1-for-3 2: SO, 5: 1B, 7: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sugiuchi, Toshiya, W 6 114 28 25 8 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.018
Falkenborg, Brian, H 1 10 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.491
Settsu, Tadashi, H 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.849
Mahara, Takahiro, S 1 18 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.519
9 153 38 35 10 0 7 3 0 0 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 2 runs, 3 hits
Hsu on the mound for Seibu
Kawasaki flies out to left.  Honda strikes out swinging.  Ortiz hits a solo homer.  Kokubo hits a single to center.  Tamura hits an RBI double to left, runner on second.  Matsuda flies out to right.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 3 hits
Sugiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Sato walks and gets thrown out trying to steal second.  Kataoka hits a double to center.  Kuriyama hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.  Nakajima hits a double to right, runners on second and third.  Nakamura walks to load the baess.  Brown grounds out to short, bases loaded.  Takayama grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Hsu on the mound for Seibu
Kokubo hits a single to center.  Tamura hits a solo homer.  Matsuda hits an infield single and steals second.  Hasegawa grounds out to first, runner on third.  Lee strikes out swigning.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Nakamura hits a double to left.  Brown strikes out swinging.  Takayama hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Hirao grounds out to the pitcher, runner on first and second.  Hosokawa flies out to right.

Bottom of the 2nd
Hasegawa hits a single to center.  Lee flies out to right and advances to second on a bad pick-off throw (E1).  Yamazaki strikes out swinging.  Kawasaki grounds out to short.

Top of the 3rd
Sato grounds out to short.  Kataoka hits a single to left and steals second.  Kuriyama walks, runners on first and second.  Nakajima hits a single to right, bases loaded.  Nakamura lines out to second.  Brown grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 3rd
Honda hits an infield single and is caught trying to steal second.  Ortiz strikes out swinging.  Kokubo hits a double to left.  Tamura lines out to short.

Bottom of the 5th
Yamazaki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kawasaki.  Honda grounds out to second.  Ortiz grounds out to short.

Top of the 6th
Hirao grounds out to third.  Hosikawa hits a triple to center.  Sato grounds out to short.  Kataoka flies out to center.

Top of the 9th
Osaki, pinch-hitting for Hosokawa, hits a double to center.  Uemoto, pinch-hitting for Sato, grounds out to first, runner on third.  Kataoka flies out to right.  Kuriyama strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Lions 3-game winning streak came to an end. ... The Hawks ended a 2-game losing streak against the Seibu Lions. ... Sugiuchi (SOF) faced the Lions for the first time this year and picked up his 7th victory of the season (13th consecutive in the month of May).  This was also the third time this season he finished with fewer than 10 strikeouts in a game.  Mahara (SOF) recorded his 12th save of the year. ... Ortiz (SOF) knocked out his 13th home run of the year. ... Hsu (SEI) took the loss for the Lions and dropped to 2-4.  He also picked up his first complete game of the year. ... Tamura (SOF) 150th career home run came in the 6th off Hsu.