Nippon Ham Fighters vs Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 33408 | Nippon Ham leads series, 4-3-0 | Time: 3:16
Potential Starters: Masaru Takeda (HAM) 4-5, 3.46 - Shinsuke Ogura (SOF) 3-3, 4.11
Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 9th)
|(2B)||Tanaka, Kensuke||1-for-3, 1 R||1: BB (SB), 2: G3, 4: 1B, 6: G3, 7: BB|
|(LF)||Morimoto, Hichori||0-for-3||1: S1, 3: BB, 4: G6, 6: SO, 7: F9|
|(RF)||Inaba, Atsunori||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: HBP, 3: 1B, 4: S7, 6: SO, 8: G4|
|(3B)||Koyano, Eiichi||0-for-3, 1 R||1: BB, 3: S3, 4: SO, 7: G6, 8: G1|
|(CF)||Itoi, Yoshio||1-for-4, 2 RBI||1: 1B (CS), 3: BB, 5: G4, 7: G1, 8: SO|
|(DH)||Nioka, Tomohiro||1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: BB, 7: BB|
|PH-DH||Ugumori, Atsushi||0-for-0||9: BB|
|(1B)||Takahashi, Shinji||0-for-3, 1 R||1: G1, 3: G6, 5: BB, 7: BB, 9: DP|
|(C)||Ono, Shota||0-for-3, 1 R||2: G5, 4: BB, 5: L3, 7: BB, 9: SO|
|(SS)||Kaneko, Makoto||1-for-3, 1 R, 3 RBI||2: SO, 4: ギ野, 5: SO, 7: 2B|
|Takeda, Masaru, W||9||109||33||33||7||0||7||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.095|
Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Kawasaki, Munenori||1-for-4||1: 1B, 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: SO|
|(2B)||Honda, Yuichi||2-for-4||1: G6, 3: 1B (CS), 6: F8, 8: 1B|
|(LF)||Ortiz, Jose||0-for-4||1: G5, 4: F7, 6: G5, 8: F6|
|(RF)||Tamura, Hitoshi||1-for-4||1: SO, 4: G5, 7: 1B, 9: F9|
|(DH)||Petagine, Roberto||0-for-4||2: G5, 4: F7, 7: F7, 9: G3|
|(1B)||Morimoto, Satoru||0-for-4||2: L5, 5: G6, 7: G6, 9: SO|
|(CF)||Hasegawa, Yuya||1-for-3||2: 2B, 5: SO, 7: G6|
|(3B)||Matsuda, Nobuhiro||0-for-3||2: F7, 5: G3, 8: SO|
|(C)||Doue, Hayato||2-for-3||3: F7, 6: 1B, 8: 1B|
|Ogura, Shinsuke, L||5||129||27||15||4||0||4||7||1||3||0||0||4||4||4.412|
|Yang, Yao-Hsun||1 2/3||32||8||5||0||0||2||3||0||0||0||0||3||3||3.140|
|Fujioka, Yoshiaki||1 1/3||23||6||5||1||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||5.294|
Top of the 1st - 3 runs, 2 hits
Ogura on the mound for Softbank
Tanaka walks, steals second, and advances to third on a sac bunt by Morimoto. Inaba gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and third. Koyano walks to load the bases. Itoi hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and second. Nioka hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Itoi gets thrown out trying to steal third. Takahashi grounds out to the pitcher.
Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Ogura on the mound for Softbank
Ono walks. M. Kaneko bunts into a fielder's choice, runners on first and second. Tanaka hits a bunt single, bases loaded. Morimoto grounds out to short, bases remain loaded. Inaba hits a sac fly to left, runners on first and second. Koyano strikes out swinging.
Top of the 7th - 3 runs, 1 hit
Yang on the mound for Softbank
Koyano grounds out to short. Itoi grounds out to the pitcher. Nioka walks. Takahashi walks, runners on first and second. Ono walks to load the bases.
Pitching change: Fujioka in for Yang.
M. Kaneko clears the bases with a 3-run double to center, runner on second. Tanaka walks, runners on first and second. Morimoto flies out to right.
Bottom of the 1st
Kawasaki hits a single to center. Honda grounds out to short, runner on first. Ortiz grounds out to third, runner on second. Tamura strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 2nd
Petagine grounds out to third. Morimoto lines out to third. Hasegawa hits a double to left. Matsuda flies out to left.
Top of the 3rd
Morimoto walks. Inaba hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Koyano hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Itoi walks to load the bases. Nioka strikes out swinging. Takahashi grounds out to short.
Top of the 5th
Itoi grounds out to second. Nioka walks. Takahashi walks, runners on first and second. Ono lines out to first. M. Kaneko strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 8th
Matsuda strikes out swinging. Doue hits a single to left. Kawasaki strikes out swinging. Honda hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Ortiz flies out to short.
The Fighters won their fourth game in a row and are now 30-36-2 (6th place). ... The Hawks dropped their fifth straight game and are now 37-31-2 (3rd place). This is the first time the Hawks dropped five in a row under Koji Akiyama.
M. Takeda (HAM) got the win and even his record out to 5-5. This was also M. Takeda's first complete game shutout of his career. ... Ogura (SOF) lost his second straight start and is now 3-4.