Hanshin Tigers vs Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 30844 | Seibu leads series, 3-0-0 | Time: 3:01
Potential Starters: Casey Fossum (HAN) 2-2, 4.24 - Kazuhisa Ishii (SEI) 6-3, 3.88
Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 5th)
|(SS)||Toritani, Takashi||1-for-4, 1 R||1: 2B, 3: F6, 6: SO, 9: f5|
|(2B-CF)||Hirano, Keiichi||1-for-4||1: G4, 3: F6, 6: SO, 9: 1B|
|(CF-LF)||Murton, Matt||1-for-4, 1 RBI||1: 1B (SB), 4: F9, 6: F8, 9: G4|
|(DH)||Kanemoto, Tomoaki||0-for-3||1: F8, 4: SO, 7: SO, 9: BB|
|(3B)||Arai, Takahiro||0-for-4||1: SO, 4: G4, 7: SO, 9: G3|
|(1B)||Brazell, Craig||0-for-2||2: SO, 5: BB, 7: f5|
|(C)||Jojima, Kenji||0-for-3||2: SO, 5: F9, 8: f2|
|(LF)||Lin, Wei-Chu||1-for-3||2: G4, 5: 1B, 8: F9|
|(RF)||Sakurai, Kodai||0-for-3||3: SO, 5: DP, 8: SO|
|Nishimura, Ken, H||2||33||7||6||0||0||4||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.430|
|Watanabe, Ryo, L||2/3||20||4||2||1||0||0||1||0||1||0||0||1||1||1.378|
Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)
|(2B)||Kataoka, Yasuyuki||2-for-5, 2 RBI||1: F7, 3: G6, 5: 3B, 7: SO, 9: 1B|
|(CF)||Kuriyama, Takumi||0-for-4||1: G6, 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: SO|
|(SS)||Nakajima, Hiroyuki||1-for-3||1: 3B, 4: BB, 6: F9, 8: SO|
|(1B)||Nakamura, Takeya||0-for-4||1: F3, 4: G5, 6: SO, 8: SO|
|(DH)||Brown, Dee||0-for-2||2: L6, 4: G6, 6: BB, 8: BB|
|(RF)||Takayama, Hisashi||2-for-4||2: 2B, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: G5|
|(LF)||Sato, Takahiko||1-for-3||2: SO, 5: L4, 6: 1B, 9: BB|
|PR||Saito, Shogo||0-for-0, 1 R|
|(C)||Hosokawa, Toru||0-for-4||2: SO, 5: SO, 6: F9, 9: f2|
|(3B)||Abe, Masahiro||0-for-1, 1 R||3: SO, 5: BB|
|PH-3B||Hara, Takuya||0-for-1||7: f5, 9: S3|
|Wakui, Hideaki, W||9||149||32||30||4||0||10||2||0||0||0||0||1||1||2.880|
Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Toritani hits a double to center. Hirano grounds out to second, runner on third. Murton hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Kanemoto flies out to center. Murton steals second. Arai strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Fossum on the mound for Hanshin
G.G. Sato lines out to second. Hosokawa strikes out looking. Abe walks. Kataoka hits an RBI triple to right. Kuriyama strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 1hit
Watanabe on the mound for Hanshin
G.G. Sato walks. Saito enters the game as a pinch-runner for G.G. Sato. Hosokawa fouls out on a bunt attempt. Hara hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Kataoka hits a walk-off RBI single to left.
Bottom of the 1st
Kataoka flies out to left. Kuriyama grounds out to short. Nakajima hits a triple to right. Nakamura flies out to first.
Bottom of the 2nd
Brown lines out to short. Takayama hits a double center. G.G. Sato strikes out swinging. Hosokawa strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 4th
Nakajima walks. Nakamura grounds out to third, runner on first. Brown grounds out to short, runner on second. Takayama strikes out swinging.
Top of the 5th
Brazell walks. Jojima flies out to right. Lin hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Sakurai grounds into a double play.
Bottom of the 6th
Nakajima flies out to right. Nakamura strikes out swinging. Brown walks. Takayama hits a single to left, runners on first and second. G.G. Sato hits an infield single, bases loaded. Hosokawa flies out to right.
Top of the 9th
Toritani fouls out to third. Hirano hits a single to center. Murton grounds out to second, runner on second. Kanemto walks, runners on first and second. Arai grounds out to first.
The Lions won their fourth game in a row and are now 16 games above 500. ... The Tigers are 2-2-1 over their last 5 games and are now 5 games over 500. ... Wakui (SEI) won his third straight start and improved to 8-3. ... Watanabe (HAN) took the loss for Hanshin and is now 1-2 on the year. ... Kataoka (SEI) recorded his second walk-off hit of the season.