Hanshin Tigers vs Rakuten Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 19516 | Rakuten leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 3:20
Potential Starters: Jason Standridge (HAN) 2-1, 6.97 - Darrell Rasner (RAK) 1-7, 6.10
Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 3rd)
|(SS)||Toritani, Takashi||0-for-4||1: F7, 3: L1, 6: G6, 8: SO|
|(2B-CF)||Hirano, Keiichi||1-for-4||1: G6, 4: G4, 6: G4, 9: 1B|
|(CF-LF)||Murton, Matt||0-for-4||1: G4, 4: G3, 7: G4, 9: G5|
|(DH)||Kanemoto, Tomoaki||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: HR, 4: F7, 7: G4, 9: BB|
|(3B)||Arai, Takahiro||0-for-4||2: G4, 5: G1, 7: F8, 9: G3|
|(1B)||Brazell, Craig||1-for-3||2: SO, 5: F8, 8: 2B|
|PR-2B||Maeda, Yamato||0-for-0, 1 R|
|PH||Hiyama, Shinjiro||0-for-1||9: SO|
|(C)||Jojima, Kenji||0-for-3||2: F5, 5: SO, 8: G4|
|(LF)||Katsuragi, Ikuro||1-for-2||3: F6, 6: 1B|
|PH-1B||Sekimoto, Kentaro||1-for-1, 1 RBI||8: 1B|
|(RF)||Sakurai, Kodai||0-for-2||3: HBP (BrO), 6: G1, 8: F4|
|Watanabe, Ryo, L||2/3||18||5||3||1||0||0||1||0||1||0||0||1||1||1.213|
Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 1st)
|(CF)||Hijirisawa, Ryo||0-for-5||1: G5, 3: F7, 5: SO, 7: SO, 9: G1|
|(2B)||Takasu, Yosuke||0-for-2||1: BB, 3: G6, 5: G6, 7: BB|
|PR-2B||Uchimura, Kensuke||0-for-1||9: G4|
|(RF)||Tsuchiya, Teppei||3-for-5, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: G5, 7: G3, 9: 1B|
|(3B)||Nakamura, Norihiro||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: DP, 4: SO, 6: HR, 8: F9|
|(DH)||Yamasaki, Takeshi||1-for-4||2: G5, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: F7|
|(1B)||Ruiz, Randy||2-for-4, 1 R||2: f3, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: 1B|
|(LF)||Kusano, Daisuke||1-for-3, 1 RBI||2: BB, 4: G3, 6: 1B, 8: F9|
|(C)||Shima, Motohiro||1-for-3||2: G5, 5: 1B, 6: G4, 9: BB|
|(SS)||Watanabe, Naoto||0-for-2, 1 R||3: F8, 5: S2, 7: F9, 9: ギ野|
|Kawagishi, Tsuyoshi, W||2/3||11||2||2||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.900|
Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Kanemoto hits a solo homer. Arai grounds out to second. Brazell strikes out looking. Jojima flies out to third.
Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Standridge on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: Murton moves over to left.
Teppei grounds out to third. Nakamura hits a solo homer. Yamasaki strikes out swinging. Ruiz hits a single to right and advances to second on a wild pitch. Kusano hits an RBI single to right, runner advances to second on throw. Shima grounds out to second.
Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Katayama on the mound for Rakuten
Brazell hits a double to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Yamato. Jojima grounds out to second, runner on third. Sekimoto enters the game as a pinch-hitter for S. Fujikawa.
Pitching change: Koyama in for Katayama.
Sekimoto hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Sakurai flies out to second. Toritani strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Watanabe on the mound for Hanshin
Shima walks. N. Wanatabe hits into a fielder's choice, runners on first and second. Hijirisawa's sac bunt fails to advances the runners, runners on first and second. Uchimura grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Teppei hits a walk-off RBI single to center.
Bottom of the 1st
Hijirisawa grounds out to third. Takasu walks. Teppei hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Nakamura grounds into a double play.
Bottom of the 4th
Teppei hits an infield single. Nakamura strikes out looking. Yamasaki hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Ruiz strikes out swinging. Kusano grounds out to first.
Bottom of the 5th
Shima hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by N. Watanabe. Hijirisawa strikes out swinging. Takasu grounds out to short.
Top of the 6th
Katsuragi hits a single to center and is replaced by pinch-runner S. Fujikawa. Sakurai grounds out to the pitcher, runner on first. Toritani grounds out to short, runner on second. Hirano grounds out to second.
Top of the 9th
Hirano hits a single to center. Murton grounds out to third. Kanemoto walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Kawagishi in for Koyama.
Arai grounds out to first, runners on second and third. Hiyama, pinch-hitting for Yamato, strikes out swinging.
The Eagles extended their winning streak to four games and are now 3 games under 500. For the Eagles, this was their fifth walk-off win of the season and third during Inter-league play. ... The Tigers 2-game winning streak came to an end. They are now 4 games above 500. ... Kawagishi (RAK) got the win and improved to 2-0. ... Watanabe (HAN) took the loss, his first since 7/27/2008 (a span of 92 games). He is 1-1. ... Toritani (HAN) was back in the starting line-up again. He had been used as a pinch-hitter over the last four games due to a finger injury. ... Kanemoto (HAN) hit his first homer since 4/28. ... This was Teppei's (RAK) fourth consecutive multi-hit game.