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Rakuten Eagles 5 – Yokohama Bay Stars 4 (June 5, 2010)

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

Rakuten Eagles vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 14:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 5 9 0
Yokohama 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 13 0

Attendance: 20745 | Series tied, 2-2-0 | Time: 3:10

Potential Starters: Hisashi Iwakuma (RAK) 4-3, 2.57 - Daisuke Miura (YOK) 3-3, 5.36

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 3-for-5 1: 2B, 3: G4, 5: 1B, 7: 3B, 9: SO
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 0-for-4 1: F9, 3: F4, 5: S1, 7: G1, 9: F9
LF Makida, Akihisa 0-for-0
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 1-for-5 1: L6, 4: G4, 5: 1B, 7: G3, 9: SO
(3B) Nakamura, Norihiro 0-for-4 1: G6, 4: f2, 5: SO, 7: SO
(1B) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-2, 1 R 2: F8, 4: BB, 5: BB, 8: G5
(LF) Kusano, Daisuke 2-for-4, 1 R 2: G3, 4: 1B, 5: G6, 8: 1B
PR-LF-2B Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-0
(C) Shima, Motohiro 0-for-3, 1 R 2: G1, 4: BB, 6: G6, 8: F8
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 2-for-3, 1 R, 3 RBI 3: BB, 4: 2B, 6: F8, 9: 1B
(P) Iwakuma, Hisashi 0-for-3 3: SO, 4: F8, 6: F8
P Koyama, Shinichiro 0-for-0
PH Ruiz, Randy 1-for-1, 1 R, 2 RBI 9: HR
P Kawagishi, Tsuyoshi 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwakuma, Hisashi 7 101 31 28 12 0 6 0 0 3 0 0 4 4 2.757
Koyama, Shinichiro, W 1 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
Kawagishi, Tsuyoshi, S 1 15 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.864
9 125 38 35 13 0 9 0 0 3 0 0 4 4

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 3rd, 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 2-for-5, 1 R 1: G4, 3: 2B, 4: SO, 7: G6, 9: 1B
(RF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: S1, 5: SO, 7: G3, 9: SO
(1B) Uchikawa, Seiichi 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F9, 3: 1B, 5: 2B, 7: 2B
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: DP, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 2B, 4: 1B, 5: DP, 8: G2
LF Nonaka, Shingo 0-for-0
(2B) Castillo, Jose 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F4, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: G5
P Yamaguchi, Shun 0-for-0
(CF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 1-for-1 2: 1B, 4: S3
PH-CF Ide, Shotaro 1-for-2 6: 1B, 8: SO
(C) Hosoyamada, Takeshi 0-for-1 2: f2
PH Fujita, Kazuya 1-for-1, 2 RBI 4: 2B
C Takeyama, Shingo 0-for-1 6: S1, 9: G3
(P) Miura, Daisuke 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: G1
PH Naito, Yuta 0-for-1 6: G4
P Ushida, Shigeki 0-for-0
2B Yamazaki, Noriharu 0-for-1 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Miura, Daisuke 6 106 27 22 5 0 2 4 0 1 0 0 3 3 5.255
Ushida, Shigeki, H 2 26 7 7 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.620
Yamaguchi, Shun, L 1 22 5 5 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.494
9 154 39 34 9 1 5 4 0 1 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Iwakuma on the mound for Rakuten
Ishikawa hits a double to left and advances to third on a sac bunt by Shimozono.  Uchikawa hits an infield RBI single, runner on first.  Murata grounds into a double play.

Top of the 4th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Miura on the mound for Yokohama
Teppei grounds out to second.  Nakamura fouls out to the catcher.  Yamasaki walks.  Kusano hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Shima walks to load the bases.  N. Watanabe clears the bases with a 3-run double to left, runner on second.  Iwakuma flies out to center.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Iwakuma on the mound for Rakuten
Sledge hits a single to center.  Castillo hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Kinjo hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.  Fujita, pinch-hitting for Hosoyamada, clears the bases with a 2-run double to right, runner on second.  Miura grounds out to the pitcher.  Ishikawa strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Iwakuma on the mound for Rakuten
Shimozono strikes out swinging.  Uchikawa hits a double to right.  Murata hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.  Sledge hits into a double play.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yokohama
Defense:  Nonaka takes over in left.
N. Watanabe hits a single to center.  Ruiz, pinch-hitting for Koyama, hits a 2-run homer.  Hijirisawa strikes out swinging.  Takasu flies out to right.  Teppei strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Hijirisawa hits a double to right.  Takasu flies out to right, runner on third.  Teppei lines out to short.  Nakamura grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 2nd
Sledge hits a double to left.  Castillo flies out to second.  Kinjo hits an infield single, runners on first and third.  Hosoyamada fouls out on a squeeze bunt attempt.  Miura strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th
Hijirisawa hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Takasu.  Teppei hits an infield single, runners on first and second.  Nakamura strikes out looking.  Yamasaki walks to load the bases.  Kusano grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 6th
Castillo strikes out swinging.  Ide, pinch-hitting for Kinjo, hits an infield single.  Takeyama hits a sac bunt, runner on second.  Naito, pinch-hitting for Miura, grounds out to second.

Top of the 7th
Hijirisawa hits a triple to right.  Takasu grounds out to the pitcher.  Teppei grounds out to first.  Nakamura strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th
Ishikawa grounds out to short.  Shimozono grounds out to first.  Uchikawa hits a double to center.  Murata strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Eagles and Bay Stars ended Inter-league play tied at 2 games a piece.

The Eagles won their second straight game and are now just 2 games under 500. ... The Bay Stars dropped their third straight game and are now 11 games under 500. ... Koyama (RAK) got the win for the Eagles and improved to 3-1.  Kawagishi (RAK) saved his 9th game of the year. ... Yamaguchi (YOK) took the loss and is now 0-2 after saving three straight.  He is now 1-6. ... Ruiz (RAK) knocked out his first NPB homer of his career.

Kinjo (YOK) hurt his left hand while attempting a bunt in the 6th.  He was taken out of the game and taken to a hospital where an examination revealed contusions on his middle and ring fingers.

Iwakuma (RAK) became the 128th pitcher in NPB history to strike out 1,000 batters when he struck out Miura (YOK) in the 2nd inning.