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Nippon Ham Fighters 9 – Seibu Lions 7 (July 1, 2010)

by on Jul.01, 2010 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters vs Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon Ham 0 0 1 3 0 0 2 2 1 9 19 0
Seibu 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 13 0

Attendance: 13605 | Nippon Ham leads series, 7-5-0 | Time: 3:56

Potential Starters: Takayuki Kanamori (HAM) 1-0, 5.79 - Fumiya Nishiguchi (SEI) 1-2, 7.76

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 13, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 2-for-5, 2 R, 3 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G4, 4: HR, 6: SO, 8: BB, 9: F8
(LF) Morimoto, Hichori 3-for-4, 2 R 1: F9, 3: 1B, 4: 1B (CS), 6: BB, 8: S1, 9: 2B
(DH) Inaba, Atsunori 3-for-6, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: F7, 3: 1B, 4: G6, 6: G4, 8: 1B, 9: 1B
PR-DH Konta, Toshimasa 0-for-0
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 3-for-6, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F9, 3: 1B, 5: F9, 7: 2B, 8: 1B, 9: G4
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 1-for-5 2: 1B, 3: F7, 5: G6, 7: G6, 8: F7
(1B) Takahashi, Shinji 1-for-3 2: HBP, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: G4, 8: HBP
PR-1B Takaguchi, Takayuki 0-for-0
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 3-for-3, 2 R, 2 RBI 2: S3, 4: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 8: BB
(C) Tsuruoka, Shinya 2-for-5 2: G3, 4: 1B, 5: G6, 7: 1B (BrO), 8: f2
(SS) Kaneko, Makoto 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: f2, 4: G6, 6: SO, 7: 1B, 9: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kanamori, Takayuki 4 1/3 85 22 20 8 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 5 5 6.402
Sakakibara, Ryo, W 3 2/3 42 15 14 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.203
Ishii, Yuya, H 2/3 13 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.000
Tateyama, Yoshinori, S 1/3 7 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.000
9 147 42 37 13 2 7 3 0 0 1 0 7 7

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 2-for-5, 2 R 1: F8, 3: 1B, 4: F8, 6: F4, 9: 1B
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 3-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F7, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: G4, 9: 1B
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F3, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: S8
(DH) Brown, Dee 1-for-5, 2 RBI 2: F8, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: F7, 9: SO
(LF) Sato, Takahiko 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: HR, 3: S9, 5: f9, 7: SO
PH Hirao, Hiroshi 0-for-0 9: BB
(1B) Ishii, Yoshihito 1-for-4 2: SO, 3: G4, 5: BB, 8: 1B, 9: SO
(RF) Sato, Tomoaki 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 3: G3, 5: SO
PH-RF Oshima, Hiroyuki 0-for-1 8: SO
(3B) Hara, Takuya 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: G3, 6: F7, 8: DP
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 0-for-3 2: F8, 4: F8, 6: G4
PH Uemoto, Tatsuyuki 1-for-1, 1 R 9: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishiguchi, Fumiya 4 75 21 19 9 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 4 4 7.924
Okamoto, Atsushi, H 2 46 9 8 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Onodera, Chikara, L 1 16 6 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.613
Fujita, Taiyo 2/3 21 6 3 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 2 2.077
Osada, Shuichiro 1/3 8 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.970
Onuma, Koji 1 20 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5.838
9 186 49 42 19 1 3 3 2 2 0 0 9 9

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kanamori on the mound for Nippon Ham
Brown flies out to center.  G.G. Sato hits a solo homer.  Y. Ishii strikes out swinging.  Sato hits a solo homer.  Hara hits a single to left.  Hosokawa flies out to center.

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 3 hits
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Tanaka grounds out to second.  Morimoto hits a single to right.  Inaba hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Koyano hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second.  Itoi flies out to left, runners on first and third.  Takahashi strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 3rd - 3 runs, 3 hits
Kanamori on the mound for Nippon Ham
Kataoka hits a single to right.  Kuriyama hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Nakajima walks to load the bases.  Brown hits an 2-run single to right, runners on first and third.  G.G. Sato hits a sac fly to right, runner on second.  Y. Ishii grounds out to second, runner on third.  Sato grounds out to first.

Top of the 4th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Yang (Yoh) hits a single to center.  Tsuruoka hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  M. Kaneko grounds out to short, runners on first and third.  Tanaka hits a 3-run homer.  Morimoto hits a single to center and gets caught trying to steals second.  Inaba grounds out to short.

Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Onodera on the mound for Seibu
Koyano hits a double to center.  Itoi grounds out to short.  Takahashi grounds out to second, runner on third.  Yang (Yoh) hits an infield RBI single, runner on first.  Tsuruoka hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  M. Kaneko hits an RBI single to center and Tsuruoka is thrown out trying to get to third.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Fujita on the mound for Seibu
Tanaka walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Morimoto.  Inaba hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.  Koyano hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Itoi flies out to left, runners on first and third.  Takahashi gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Osada in for Fujita.
Takaguchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Takahashi.  Yang (Yoh) walks in a run, bases loaded.  Tsuruoka fouls out to the catcher.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Onuma on the mound for Seibu
M. Kaneko grounds out to short.  Tanaka flies out to center.  Morimoto hits a double to right.  Inaba hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.  Konta enters the game as a pinch-runner for Inaba.  Koyano grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 9th
Sakakibara on the mound for Nippon Ham
Uemoto, pinch-hitting for Hosokawa, hits a single to center.  Kataoka hits an infield single, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Ishii in for Sakakibara.
Kuriyama hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third.  Nakajima hits a sac fly to center, runner on first.  Runner advances to second on a wild pitch.  Brown strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Tateyama in for Ishii.
Hirao, pinch-hitting for G.G. Sato, walks, runners on first and second.  Y. Ishii strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Itoi hits a single to right.  Takahashi gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Yang (Yoh) hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.  Tsuruoka grounds out to first.  M. Kaneko fouls out to the catcher.

Top of the 5th
Koyano flies out to right.  Itoi grounds out to short.  Takahashi hits a single to center.  Yang (Yoh) hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Tsuruoka grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 5th
Kuriyama hits a single to right. Nakajima hits a single to left, runners on first and third.  Brown strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Sakakibara in for Kanamori.
G.G. Sato fouls out to right.  Y. Ishii walks to load the bases.  Sato strikes out looking.

Notes

The Fighters swept the series, 3-0.  (The Lions were swept 3-0 for the first time this season.)

The Fighters won their 6th game in a row and are now 37-37-2 (5th place). ... The Lions dropped their 3rd straight game and are now 45-32-0 (1st place).

Sakakibara (HAM) kept his record perfect with his 4th victory in relief.  Tateyama (HAM) saved his 4th game of the year. ... Onodera (SEI) dropped his first game of the year and is now 0-1.

Every hitter in the Fighters' starting line-up recorded a hit.

Fujita (SEI) was ejected from the game after he hit Takahashi (HAM) in the head in the 8th inning.  Both benches were also warned after the ejection.  Takahashi (HAM) was taken to a hospital for an exam and was found to be alright.  As of now, he is currently scheduled to travel with the team to Sendai for their series against the Rakuten Eagles.

Home runs
HAM: Tanaka (3)
SEI: G.G. Sato (6), Sato (2)