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Rakuten Eagles 0 – Yomiuri Giants 1 (June 7, 2010)

by on Jun.07, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Rakuten Eagles vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Rakuten 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Yomiuri 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1x 1 8 1

Attendance: 45835 | Series tied, 2-2-0 | Time: 3:45

Potential Starters: Darrell Rasner (RAK) 1-7, 5.52 - Tetsuya Utsumi (YOM) 5-2, 3.78

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 2nd, 4th, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-5 1: SO, 4: G6, 6: 1B, 8: G4, 10: SO
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 0-for-2 1: G6, 4: BB, 6: SE, 8: SO
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 2-for-4 1: G1, 4: 1B, 6: G1, 9: 1B
(3B) Nakamura, Norihiro 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: BB, 6: F8, 9: F2
(1B) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: DP, 6: SO, 9: BB
(C) Shima, Motohiro 0-for-4 2: DP, 5: G4, 7: SO, 9: SO
(LF) Kusano, Daisuke 1-for-3 3: SO, 5: G3, 7: 1B
P Koyama, Shinichiro 0-for-0
P Katayama, Hiroshi 0-for-0
PH Ruiz, Randy 0-for-1 9: F3
P Yamamura, Hiroki 0-for-0
P Kawai, Takashi 0-for-0
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-3 3: G5, 5: BB, 7: DP, 10: SO
(P) Rasner, Darrell 0-for-2 3: F4, 5: G4
LF Makida, Akihisa 0-for-1 8: G5
PH-LF Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-1 10: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Rasner, Darrell 6 2/3 128 27 25 6 0 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.959
Koyama, Shinichiro, H 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.224
Katayama, Hiroshi, H 1 8 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.200
Yamamura, Hiroki, L 1 1/3 25 6 4 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 5.143
Kawai, Takashi 1/3 7 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 2/3 172 39 34 8 0 10 3 0 1 0 0 1 1

Yomiuri

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-3 1: 1B (SB), 3: SO, 5: BB, 7: SO, 10: BB
(1B-RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 2-for-5 1: SO, 3: 1B (SB), 5: DP, 8: F5, 10: 1B
(3B-1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-4, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: SO, 6: G3, 8: G4, 10: S8
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: F9, 6: F8, 8: G6
3B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: f2, 6: F8, 9: SO
(RF-LF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-4 2: F9, 4: G5, 7: F8, 9: F8
(CF) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 1-for-4 2: 2B, 4: SO, 7: SO, 9: G1
(2B) Wakiya, Ryota 2-for-4, 1 R 2: G6, 5: F7, 7: 1B, 10: 1B
(P) Utsumi, Tetsuya 1-for-2 2: SO, 5: 1B
PH Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-0 7: BB
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
P Kroon, Marc 0-for-0
PH Kajimae, Ryuichi 0-for-0 10: S5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Utsumi, Tetsuya 7 108 26 22 4 0 5 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.337
Kubo, Yuya, H 1 10 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.817
Ochi, Daisuke, H 1 21 5 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.397
Kroon, Marc, W 1 16 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.306
10 155 37 32 5 0 10 4 0 1 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 10th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yamamura on the mound for Rakuten
Defense: Uchimura takes over in left.
Wakiya hits a single to left.  Kajimae, pinch-hitting for Kroon, hits a sac bunt, runner on second.  Sakamoto walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Kawaki in for Yamamura.
Takahashi hits a single to right, bases loaded.  Ogasawara hits a walk-off sac fly to center.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Sakamoto hits an infield single.  Takahashi strikes out swinging.  Ogasawara strikes out swinging as Sakamoto steal second.  Ramirez hits an infield single, runners on first and third.  Abe strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd
Chono flies out to right.  Kamei hits a double to right.  Wakiya grounds out to short.  Utsumi strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd
Sakamoto strikes out swinging.  Takahashi hits a single to center.  Ogasawara strikes out swinging as Takahashi steals second.  Ramirez flies out to right.

Top of the 4th
Hijirisawa grounds out to short.  Takasu walks.  Teppei hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Nakamura walks to load the bases.  Yamasaki grounds into a double play.

Bottom of the 5th
Wakiya flies out to left.  Utsumi hits a single to left.  Sakamoto walks, runners on first and second.  Takahashi grounds into a double play.

Top of the 6th
Hijirisawa hits a single to center.  Takasu reaches on an error (E1), runners on first and second.  Teppei fails on a bunt attempt, runners on first and second.  Nakamura flies out to center.  Yamasaki strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 7th
Chono flies out to center.  Kamei strikes out looking.  Wakiya hits a single to center.  Lee, pinch-hitting for Utsumi, walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Koyama in for Rasner.
Sakamoto strikes out looking.

Top of the 9th
Teppei hits a single to left.  Nakamura flies out to the catcher.  Yamasaki walks, runners on first and second.
Defense: Terauchi takes over at third.
Shima strikes out looking.  Ruiz, pinch-hitting for Katayama, flies out to first.

Notes

The two teams ended Inter-league series tied at 2 games a piece.

The Giants are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 14 games above 500. ... The Eagles' three game winning streak came to an end.  They are now 2 games under 500. ... Kroon (YOM) won his first game of the season and is now 1-0. ... Yamamura (RAK) took the loss and is 0-1. ... Teppei (RAK) extended his hitting streak to 9 games. ... The Eagles apparently put on a 5-man infield shift when Ogasawara (YOM) stepped up to the plate in the bottom of the 10th.