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Seibu Lions 5 – Rakuten Eagles 3 (June 22, 2010)

by on Jun.22, 2010 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Seibu Lions vs Rakuten Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 18:00

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

Attendance: 12151 | Seibu leads series, 7-2-0 | Time: 3:14

Seibu

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 2B, 2: G5, 4: F8, 6: BB, 9: SO
(3B) Kurose, Haruki 2-for-4, 2 R 1: S2, 3: 1B, 5: 2B, 6: G6, 9: G6
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: 1B, 5: 1B (BrO), 7: G5, 9: F9
(DH) Brown, Dee 2-for-3, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: BB, 7: SO
(LF) Sato, Takahiko 1-for-3, 2 RBI 1: S8, 3: 1B, 5: G5, 7: SO
LF Sato, Tomoaki 0-for-0
(1B) Ishii, Yoshihito 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: SO, 5: G4, 8: G4
(RF) Oshima, Hiroyuki 1-for-4 2: F7, 3: DP, 6: 1B, 8: F7
(2B) Hara, Takuya 0-for-2 2: F8, 4: SO, 6: S3, 8: BB
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 0-for-3 2: HBP, 4: SO, 6: F8, 8: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kishi, Takayuki, W 6 106 27 27 11 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 2.979
Fujita, Taiyo, H 1 25 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.473
Osada, Shuichiro, H 1 12 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.903
Sikorski, Brian, S 1 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.761
9 150 39 38 13 1 6 0 1 0 0 0 3 3

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 2nd, 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F7, 5: HR, 7: G5, 9: G3
(C) Shima, Motohiro 2-for-5 1: 1B, 3: DP, 5: F9, 7: 1B, 9: G6
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 2-for-5, 1 R 1: F8, 4: 1B, 5: G3, 7: 1B, 9: F4
(3B) Nakamura, Norihiro 1-for-4 1: F9, 4: F8, 5: 1B, 7: f2
(1B) Yamasaki, Takeshi 2-for-4, 1 R 1: F7, 4: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(DH) Ruiz, Randy 0-for-4 2: F8, 4: SO, 5: SO, 8: G5
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: HBP
PR-2B Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-0
(LF) Kusano, Daisuke 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: DP, 4: 2B, 6: f5, 8: F8
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 1-for-4 3: 1B, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tanaka, Masahiro, L 9 123 39 31 9 0 7 4 1 2 1 0 5 5 2.757
9 123 39 31 9 0 7 4 1 2 1 0 5 5

Potential Starters: Takayuki Kishi (SEI) 8-4, 2.88 - Masahiro Tanaka (RAK) 8-4, 2.56

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Kuriyama hits a double to left and advances to third on a sac bunt by Kurose.  Nakajima walks, runners on first and third.  Brown hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.  G.G. Sato hits a sac fly to center, runner on first.  Y. Ishii strikes out looking.

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 4 hits
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Kurose hits a single to right.  Nakajima hits a single left, runners on first and second.  Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch.  Brown hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third.  G.G. Sato hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.  Y. Ishii strikes out swinging.  Oshima grounds into a double play.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Kishi on the mound for Seibu
Teppei hits a single to right.  Nakamura flies out to center.  Yamasaki hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Ruiz strikes out swinging.  Takasu hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.  Kusano hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third.  Watanabe strikes out looking.

Top of the 5th - 1 runs, 2 hits
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Kurose hits a double to left.  Nakajima hits an RBI single to left, Nakajima advances all the way to third on an error (E2).  Brown walks, runners on first and third.  G.G. Sato hits into a double play, runner on first.  Y. Ishii grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 3 hits
Kishi on the mound for Seibu
Hijirisawa hits a solo homer.  Shima flies out to right.  Teppei grounds out to first.  Nakamura hits a single to center.  Yamasaki hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Ruiz strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Hijirisawa hits a single to right.  Shima hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Teppei flies out to center.  Nakamura flies out to right.  Yamasaki flies out to left.

Top of the 6th
Oshima hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hara.  Hosokawa flies out to center.  Kuriyama walks, runners on first and second.  Kurose grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 7th
Hijirisawa grounds out to third.  Shima hits a single to center.  Teppei hits a single to center, runners advance to second and third on a throwing error (E6).  Nakamura fouls out to the catcher.  Yamasaki strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th
Ruiz grounds out to third.  Takasu gets hit by a pitch and is replaced by pinch-runner Uchimura.  Kusano flies out to center.  Uchimura steals second.  Watanabe grounds out to second.

Notes

The Lions won their fourth straight game and are now 43-26-0 (1st place). ... The Eagles dropped their second straight game and are now 30-35-1 (5th place).

Kishi (SEI) extended his Tuesday winning streak to 13 games.  He also won his first game in Sendai.  Kishi is now 9-4 on the year.  Sikorski (SEI) save his 22nd game of the year. ... Tanaka (RAK) dropped his second start in a row and is now 8-5.

Hijirisawa (RAK) recorded his first homer of his career. ... Brown (SEI) picked up his first RBIs batting out of the clean-up spot.

Home runs
RAK: Hijirisawa (1)