Nippon Ham Fighters vs Seibu Lions @ Omiya Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 20314 | Nippon Ham leads series, 6-5-0 | Time: 4:30
Potential Starters: Tomoya Yagi (HAM) 0-2, 9.00 - Ryoma Nogami (SEI) 1-0, 4.28
Hitting (LOB: 13, DPs in: 4th)
|(2B)||Tanaka, Kensuke||2-for-5, 1 R||1: F8, 2: BB, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: G4, 11: 1B|
|(LF)||Morimoto, Hichori||1-for-5, 1 R||1: G1, 2: L5, 4: DP, 6: SO, 9: 1B, 11: BB|
|(RF)||Inaba, Atsunori||1-for-4||1: HBP, 3: 1B, 5: F6, 6: SO, 9: G1, 11: BB|
|PR-RF||Konta, Toshimasa||0-for-0, 1 R|
|(3B)||Koyano, Eiichi||3-for-6, 2 R, 2 RBI||1: SO, 3: 2B, 5: 1B, 7: G3, 9: G5, 11: 1B|
|(CF)||Itoi, Yoshio||2-for-6, 2 R, 1 RBI||2: HR, 3: G1, 5: 1B, 7: G6, 9: SO, 11: F7|
|(DH)||Nioka, Tomohiro||1-for-1||2: 1B|
|PR-DH||Yang, Dai-Kang||1-for-4, 2 RBI||3: SO, 5: S9, 7: SO, 10: SO, 11: 1B|
|(1B)||Takahashi, Shinji||2-for-5, 1 RBI||2: BB, 3: G5, 5: 2B, 8: G5, 10: F8, 11: 1B|
|(C)||Ono, Shota||0-for-4||2: S1, 4: SO, 5: BB, 8: SO, 10: G1, 11: SO|
|(SS)||Kaneko, Makoto||1-for-4||2: SO, 4: 1B, 5: F6, 8: BB, 11: G1|
|Yagi, Tomoya||5 2/3||87||26||23||7||2||2||2||1||0||0||0||3||3||7.780|
|Kato, Takeharu, H||1/3||4||1||1||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.893|
|Ishii, Yuya, H||1 1/3||12||4||4||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.000|
|Wolfe, Brian, H||1||18||4||4||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.293|
|Miyanishi, Naoki, W||1 2/3||29||6||6||1||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.517|
Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 2nd, 8th, 7th)
|(2B)||Kataoka, Yasuyuki||2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 3: F8, 5: HR, 7: F7, 9: F9|
|(CF)||Kuriyama, Takumi||1-for-5, 1 R||1: G1, 4: 1B, 5: G4, 7: E6, 10: L6|
|(SS)||Nakajima, Hiroyuki||2-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: G6, 4: HR, 5: SO, 7: DP, 10: 2B (BrO)|
|(DH)||Brown, Dee||0-for-5||1: F7, 4: G6, 6: F7, 8: G1, 10: G1|
|(LF)||Sato, Takahiko||2-for-3||2: f9, 4: 1B, 6: BB, 8: 1B|
|LF||Oshima, Hiroyuki||0-for-1||10: SO|
|(1B)||Hirao, Hiroshi||3-for-3||2: 1B, 4: BB, 6: 1B, 8: 1B|
|PH||Ishii, Yoshihito||1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI||11: HR|
|(RF)||Sato, Tomoaki||0-for-5||2: DP, 4: SO, 6: L6, 8: DP, 11: G5|
|(3B)||Abe, Masahiro||0-for-3||3: F9, 4: G4, 6: HBP, 9: F9|
|PH||Hara, Takuya||0-for-1||11: G3|
|(C)||Hosokawa, Toru||0-for-2||3: G5, 5: F8|
|PH-C||Uemoto, Tatsuyuki||0-for-3||6: SO, 9: SO, 11: SO|
|Nogami, Ryoma||4 2/3||95||26||20||9||1||4||3||1||1||1||0||3||3||4.461|
|Onodera, Chikara||1 1/3||14||4||4||0||0||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.964|
|Fujita, Taiyo, H||1||14||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.286|
|Osada, Shuichiro, H||1||25||4||3||0||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.000|
|Sikorski, Brian, H||2||22||7||7||1||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.604|
|Onuma, Koji, L||1/3||22||5||3||2||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||4||4||5.559|
Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Nogami on the mound for Seibu
Itoi hits a solo homer. Nioka hits a single to left. Takahashi walks, runners on first and second. Ono hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Yang (Yoh) enters the game as a pinch-runner for Nioka. M. Kaneko strikes out looking. Tanaka walks to load the bases. Morimoto lines out to third.
Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Yagi on the mound for Nippon Ham
Kuriyama hits a single to center. Nakajima hits a 2-run homer. Brown grounds out to short. G.G. Sato hits a single to left. Hirao walks, runners on first and second. Sato strikes out swinging. Abe grounds out to second.
Top of the 5th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Nogami on the mound for Seibu
Inaba flies out to short. Koyano hits a single to left. Itoi hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Yang (Yoh) hits a sac fly to right, runner on first. Takahashi hits a double to left, runners on second and third. A run scores on a wild pitch, runner on third. Ono walks, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Onodera in for Nogami.
M. Kaneko flies out to short.
Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yagi on the mound for Nippon Ham
Hosokawa flies out to center. Kataoka hits a solo homer. Kuriyama grounds out to second. Nakajima strikes out swinging.
Top of the 11th - 4 runs, 4 hits
Onuma on the mound for Seibu
M. Kaneko grounds out to the pitcher. Tanaka hits a single to left. Morimoto walks, runners on first and second. Inaba walks to load the bases. Koyano hits a 2-run dingle to left, runners on first and second. Konta enters the game as a pinch-runner for Inaba.
Pitching change: Matsunaga in for Onuma.
Itoi flies out to left. Yang (Yoh) hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Takahashi hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Takaguchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Takahashi. Ono strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 11th - 1 run, 1 hit
H. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Defense: Tsuruoka is the new catcher; Konta takes over in right; Takaguchi takes over at first.
Y. Ishii, pinch-hitting for Hirao, hits a solo homer. Sato grounds out to third. Hara, pinch-hitting for Abe, grounds out to first. Uemoto strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 1st
Kataoka hits an infield single. Kuriyama grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second. Nakajima grounds out to short. Brown flies out to left.
Top of the 3rd
Inaba hits a single to left. Koyano hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Itoi grounds out to the pitcher. Yang (Yoh) strikes out swinging. Takahashi grounds out to third.
Top of the 4th
Ono strikes out looking. M. Kaneko hits a single to left. Tanaka hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Morimoto grounds into a double play.
Bottom of the 6th
Brown flies out to left. G.G. Sato walks. Hirao hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Sato lines out to short. Abe gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded.
Pitching change: T. Kato in for Yagi.
Uemoto, pinch-hitting for Hosokawa, strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 8th
Brown grounds out to the pitcher.
Pitching change: Wolfe in for Ishii.
G.G. Sato hits a single to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Kurose. Hirao hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Sato grounds into a double play.
Bottom of the 10th
Kuriyama lines out to short. Nakajima hits a double to center. Brown hits a grounder to the pitcher and Nakajima get thrown out running the bases, Brown to second. Oshima strikes out swinging.
The Fighters won their fifth straight game and are now 36-27-2 (5th place). ... The Lions dropped their second consecutive game and are now 45-31-0 (1st place).
Nioka (HAM) injured his right hamstring while running the bases in the second and was replaced by a pinch-runner.
The game was delayed by 20 minutes due to traffic. The Fighters' bus got caught in traffic and a trip that should have taken 30 minutes ended up taking 50 minutes.
HAM: Itoi (9)
SEI: Nakajima (11), Kataoka (7), Y. Ishii (3)