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Rakuten Eagles 0 – Chunichi Dragons 3 (May 24, 2010)

by on May.24, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Rakuten Eagles vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00

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

Attendance: 25057 | Series tied, 1-1-0 | Time: 3:24

Potential Starters: Kenji Tomura (RAK) 0-1, 7.53 - Kenta Asakura (CHU) 2-3, 5.64

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 2-for-5 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: G1, 7: F7, 9: SO
(SS) Uchimura, Kensuke 1-for-4 1: F1, 3: G1, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 0-for-4 1: G3, 3: G3, 5: G3, 8: SO
(3B) Nakamura, Norihiro 2-for-4 1: G5, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 8: 1B
(1B) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-3 2: G1, 4: BB, 6: L6, 8: SO
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: DP, 6: G1, 8: G4
(LF) Linden, Todd 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: BB, 7: F8, 9: G6
(C) Shima, Motohiro 2-for-4 3: 1B, 4: G1, 7: 1B, 9: G5
(P) Rasner, Darrell 0-for-1 3: S2, 5: G1
PH Phillips, Andy 0-for-0
PH Miyade, Ryuji 1-for-1 7: 1B
P Inoue, Yusuke 0-for-0
P Katayama, Hiroshi 0-for-0
PH Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-0 9: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Rasner, Darrell, L 6 124 25 22 5 1 6 3 0 0 1 0 2 2 6.097
Inoue, Yusuke 1 17 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.500
Katayama, Hiroshi 1 17 4 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.191
8 158 33 29 6 2 8 4 0 0 1 0 3 3

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: G4, 5: G6, 7: G5
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 0-for-3 1: G4, 3: BB, 5: G4, 7: F8
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-2, 1 R 1: BB, 3: F9, 5: G6, 8: BB
(1B) Blanco, Tony 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G6, 6: HR, 8: SO
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-4 1: 1B, 4: SO, 6: f3, 8: SO
LF Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-0
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 1-for-4 1: F6, 4: 1B, 6: F9, 8: G3
(RF) Cesar, Dionys 1-for-2 2: SO, 4: BB, 6: 1B (CS)
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: F9, 7: G6
(P) Kawai, Yudai 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: SO
P Takahashi, Akifumi 0-for-0
PH Nomoto, Kei 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 7: HR
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
1B Arai, Ryota 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kawai, Yudai, W 6 92 24 21 5 0 2 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0.000
Takahashi, Akifumi, H 1 26 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.720
Asao, Takuya, H 1 17 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.607
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1 16 4 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.614
9 151 37 33 8 0 6 3 0 1 3 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Araki strikes out swinging.  Oshima grounds out to second.  Morino walks and advances to second on a wild pitch.  Blanco hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.  Wada hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Ibata flies out to short.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Blanco hits a solo homer.  Wada fouls out to first.  Ibata flies out to right.  Cesar hits a single to right and gets caught trying to steal second.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Inoue on the mound for Rakuten
Tanishige grounds out to short.  Nomoto, pinch-hitting for Takahashi, hits a solo homer.  Araki grounds out to third.  Oshima flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Shima hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Rasner.  Hijirisawa reaches on a bunt single, runners on first and third.  Hijirisawa advances to second on wild pitch, runners on second and third.  Uchimura grounds out to the pitcher.  Teppei grounds out to first.

Top of the 4th
Nakamura hits a single to left and advances to second on a wild pitch.  Yamasaki walks, runners on first and second.  Takasu grounds into a double play, runner on third.  Linden walks, runners on first and third.  Shima grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 4th
Wada strikes out swinging.  Ibata hits a single to left.  Cesar walks, runners on first and second.  Tanishige flies out to right.  Kawai strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th
Linden flies out to center.  Shima hits a single to center.  Phillips enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Rasner.  Miyade, pinch-hitting for Phillips, hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Hijirisawa flies out to left.  Uchimura strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
Teppei strikes out swinging.  Nakamura hits a single to left and advances to second on a wild pitch.  Yamasaki strikes out swinging.  Takasu grounds out to second.

Notes

The Dragons stopped a 2-game losing streak and are 4 games above 500. ... The Eagles are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 7 games under 500. ... Kawai (CHU) picked up his first win of the year in his first start of the year.  Iwase (CHU) saaved his 13 game of the year. ... Rasner (RAK) took the loss of the Eagles and is now 0-4 over his last 5 starts.  Rasner is 1-7 on the year. ... Phillips (RAK) tweaked his left flank while fouling off a pitch during his at bat in the 7th and was taken out of the game.  It was the 7th pitch of the at bat.