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Seibu Lions 8 – Rakuten Eagles 10 (June 23, 2010)

by on Jun.23, 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 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 8 12 2
Rakuten 1 0 1 0 0 7 1 0 X 10 16 0

Attendance: 11964 | Seibu leads series, 7-3-0 | Time: 4:15

Potential Starters: Ryoma Nogami (SEI) 1-0, 4.40 - Darrell Rasner (RAK) 1-7, 4.96

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 12, DPs in: 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 3-for-4, 3 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: BB, 4: BB, 5: G6, 8: 2B, 9: 1B
(2B) Hara, Takuya 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F9, 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: F9, 8: BB, 9: F7
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: BB, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: BB
(DH) Brown, Dee 3-for-4, 1 R, 5 RBI 1: HR, 2: SO, 4: BB, 6: 2B, 8: 1B
(LF) Sato, Takahiko 0-for-5 1: SO, 3: G5, 4: SO, 6: G6, 8: SO
(1B) Ishii, Yoshihito 0-for-3 1: G4, 3: L3, 5: SO
PH-1B Hirao, Hiroshi 0-for-2 7: G5, 8: G5
(3B) Kurose, Haruki 2-for-5, 2 R 2: 2B, 3: G4, 5: f2, 7: G5, 9: 1B
(RF) Uemoto, Tatsuyuki 0-for-2 2: G6, 4: F6, 5: BB
PH-RF Sato, Tomoaki 0-for-1 7: SO, 9: HBP
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: F8, 5: BB, 8: F8
PH Oshima, Hiroyuki 0-for-1 9: DP

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nogami, Ryoma 5 116 24 20 7 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 2 2 4.277
Onuma, Koji 2/3 17 5 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3.522
Matsunaga, Hironori, L 0/3 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.000
Onodera, Chikara 1 1/3 30 10 10 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 1.286
Takekuma, Shota 1 21 4 3 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.000
8 189 44 38 16 0 4 5 0 0 2 0 10 6

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4, 2 R 1: 2B, 2: G4, 4: BB (CS), 6: G6, 7: SO
(C) Shima, Motohiro 3-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: S8, 3: G5, 5: 1B, 6: 1B, 7: 1B
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: 1B, 5: F9, 6: BB, 7: 3B
(3B-1B) Nakamura, Norihiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: f3, 5: BB, 6: 1B, 7: F9
(1B) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-3, 1 R 1: f2, 3: BB, 5: f5, 6: G5, 8: BB
PR-3B Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0
(DH) Ruiz, Randy 3-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: 1B (BrO), 3: 1B, 5: F8, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 2-for-5, 2 RBI 2: 2B, 3: F8, 6: F8 (BrO), 6: 1B (BrO), 8: SO
SS Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-0
(LF) Hiraishi, Yosuke 2-for-4, 1 R 2: G3, 4: F8, 6: 1B, 6: 2B
PH-LF Miyade, Ryuji 0-for-1 8: SO
(SS-2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 1-for-4 2: G3, 4: G5, 6: 1B, 7: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Rasner, Darrell 3 2/3 85 22 18 7 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 5 5 5.348
Aoyama, Koji, W 2 1/3 40 10 8 1 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.688
Katayama, Hiroshi 1 1/3 29 6 5 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 1.853
Koyama, Shinichiro 2/3 20 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.100
Kawagishi, Tsuyoshi, S 1 13 5 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2.880
9 187 47 38 12 1 8 8 1 0 0 0 8 8

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 3 runs, 3 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Kuriyama hits an infield single.  Hara flies out to right.  Nakajima hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Brown hits a 3-run homer.  G.G. Sato strikes out looking.  Y. Ishii grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Nogami on the mound for Seibu
Hijirisawa hits a double to center and advances to third on a wild pitch.  Shima hits a sac fly to center.  Teppei flies out to center.  Nakamura hits a single to center.  Yamasaki fouls out to the catcher.

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Kurose hits a double to right.  Uemoto grounds out to short.  Hosokawa strikes out swinging.  Kuriyama walks, runners on first and second.  Hara hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second.  Nakajima walks to load the bases.  Brown strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Nogami on the mound for Seibu
Shima grounds out to third.  Teppei hits a single to right.  Nakamura fouls out to first.  Yamasaki walks, runners on first and second.  Ruiz hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third. Takasu flies out to center.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Uemoto flies out to short.  Hosokawa flies out to center.  Kuriyama walks.  Hara hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Nakajima hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.  Brown walks to load the bases.
Pitching change: Aoyama in for Rasner.
G.G. Sato strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th - 7 runs, 7 hits
Onuma on the mound for Seibu
Takasu flies out to center.  Hiraishi hits an infield single.  Uchimura hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Hijirisawa grounds out to short, runners on first and third.  Shima hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Matsunaga in for Onuma.
Teppei walks to load the bases.
Pitching change: Onodera in for Matsunaga.
Nakamura hits a 2-run single to right, runners on first and third.  A run scores on Yamasaki's grounder to third (no RBI), runners safe on error (E5), runners on first and second.  Ruiz hits an RBI single to center, runners advance to second and third on fielding error (E8).  Takasu hits a 2-run single to center, runner on first.  Hiraishi hits a double to right, Takasu gets thrown out at home.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Onodera on the mound for Seibu
Defense: Hirao takes over at first; Sato takes over in right.
Uchimura grounds out to short.  Hijirisawa strikes out swinging.  Shima hits a single to right.  Teppei hits an RBI triple to center, runner on third.  Nakamura flies out to right.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Katayama on the mound for Rakuten
Hosokawa flies out to center.  Kuriyama hits a double to left.  Hara walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Koyama in for Katayama.
Nakajima walks to load the bases.  Brown hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and second.  G.G. Sato strikes out swinging.  Hirao grounds out to third.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Koyama on the mound for Rakuten
Defense: Watanabe takes over at short; Nakamura moves from third to first; Nishimura takes over at third; Miyade takes over in left; Uchimura moves from short to second.
Kurose hits a single to left.  Sato gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Oshima, pinch-hitting for Hosokawa, grounds into a double play, runner on third.  Kuriyama hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.  Hara flies out to left.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Ruiz hits a single to center.  Takasu hits a double to left, runners on second and third.  Hiraishi grounds out to first.  Uchimura grounds out to first, Ruiz thrown out trying to score, runners on first and third.  Hijirisawa grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th
Y. Ishii strikes out swinging.  Kurose fouls out to the catcher.  Uemoto walks.  Hosokawa walks, runners on first and second.  Kuriyama grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 5th
Shima hits a single to center.  Teppei flies out to right.  Nakamura walks, runners on first and second.  Yamasaki fouls out to third.  Ruiz flies out to center.

Top of the 6th
Hara flies out to right.  Nakajima strikes out swinging.  Brown hits a double off short.  G.G. Sato grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 8th
Yamasaki walks and is replaced by pinch-runner Nishimura.  Ruiz strikes out swinging.  Takasu strikes out swinging as Nishimura steals second.  Miyade enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Hiraishi.  Runner advances to third on a wild pitch.  Miyade strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Eagles stopped a 2-game losing streak and are now 31-35-1 (5th place). ... The Lions' 4-game losing streak came to an end.  They are now 43-27-0 (1st place).

Aoyama (RAK) picked up his first win of the year and is 1-0 on the year.  Kawagishi (RAK) notched his 12th save of the year. ... Matsunaga (SEI) took the loss, his first of the year.  Matsunaga is now 0-1.

Former sumo wrestler turned pro westler, Akebono, threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Home runs
SEI: Brown (14)