Softbank Hawks vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 27516 | Series tied, 5-5-0 | Time: 3:30
Potential Starters: Toshiya Sugiuchi (SOF) 10-3, 3.82 - Toshiyuki Yanuki (HAM) 1-1, 4.05
Hitting (LOB: 11, DPs in: 4th)
|(SS)||Kawasaki, Munenori||4-for-5, 3 R||1: G6, 3: BB (SB), 5: 1B, 6: 3B, 7: 1B, 9: 1B|
|(2B)||Honda, Yuichi||1-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI||1: 1B (SB), 3: f2, 5: S9, 6: BB, 7: L6, 9: SO|
|(LF)||Ortiz, Jose||2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: G5, 3: BB, 5: F8, 6: 2B, 8: 2B|
|PR-1B||Morimoto, Satoru||0-for-1, 1 RBI||9: G6|
|(RF)||Tamura, Hitoshi||3-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI||1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 6: 1B|
|RF||Shibahara, Hiroshi||1-for-2, 1 RBI||8: G1, 9: 2B|
|(1B)||Petagine, Roberto||2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: f7, 4: BB, 5: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: G4|
|CF||Kidokoro, Ryuma||0-for-1||9: G4|
|(DH)||Matsunaka, Nobuhiko||1-for-3, 1 R, 3 RBI||2: G4, 4: F8, 5: BB, 6: HR, 8: BB|
|(3B)||Matsuda, Nobuhiro||0-for-4||2: SO, 4: DP, 5: G6, 6: SO, 8: HBP|
|(CF-LF)||Hasegawa, Yuya||1-for-5, 1 R||2: f5, 5: 1B, 6: G6, 7: F8, 8: G3|
|(C)||Tanoue, Hidenori||1-for-4, 2 R||3: G6, 5: BB, 6: SO, 7: SO, 9: 1B|
|Sugiuchi, Toshiya, W||9||132||34||33||7||0||9||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.500|
Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 2nd)
|(2B)||Tanaka, Kensuke||0-for-4||1: SO, 3: F8, 6: G4, 8: F4|
|(LF)||Morimoto, Hichori||0-for-4||1: F9, 4: G5, 6: F9, 8: SO|
|(1B)||Inaba, Atsunori||2-for-3||1: 2B, 4: G4, 6: 1B|
|1B||Takaguchi, Takayuki||0-for-1||9: G4|
|(3B)||Koyano, Eiichi||2-for-4||1: G1, 4: 1B, 6: F9, 9: 1B|
|(CF)||Itoi, Yoshio||1-for-4||2: 1B, 4: SO, 7: G3, 9: F6|
|(DH)||Ugumori, Atsushi||1-for-3||2: SO, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: BB|
|(RF)||Yang, Dai-Kang||0-for-4||2: DP, 5: G5, 7: SO, 9: SO|
|(C)||Tsuruoka, Shinya||0-for-2||3: F9, 5: G6|
|PH||Takahashi, Shinji||0-for-1||7: SO|
|(SS)||Kaneko, Makoto||1-for-3||3: F9, 6: 1B, 8: SO|
|Yanuki, Toshiyuki, L||5||112||25||19||6||0||2||5||0||0||1||0||4||4||4.680|
Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Yanuki on the mound for Nippon Ham
Kawasaki grounds out to short. Honda hits an infield single and steals second. Ortiz grounds out to third. Tamura hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Petagine fouls out to left.
Top of the 5th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Yanuki on the mound for Nippon Ham
Hasegawa hits a single to right. Tanoue walks, runners on first and second. Kawasaki hits a single to right, bases loaded. Honda hits a sac fly to right, runners on first and third. Ortiz flies out to center. Tamura hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Petagine hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Matsunaka walks to load the bases. Matsuda grounds out to short.
Top of the 6th - 6 runs, 5 hits
Tanimoto on the mound for Nippon Ham
Hasegawa grounds out to short. Tanoue strikes out swinging. Kawasaki hits a triple to right. Honda walks, runners on first and third. Ortiz clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Tamura hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Petagine hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Matsunaka hits a 3-run homer. Matsuda strikes out swinging.
Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Tanoue hits a single to center. Kawasaki hits an infield single, runners advances to second and third on throwing error (E1). Honda strikes out swinging. Morimoto drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on third. Shibahara hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Kidokoro grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 1st
Tanaka strikes out swinging. Morimoto flies out to right. Inaba hits a double to left. Koyano grounds out to short.
Top of the 3rd
Tanoue grounds out to short. Kawasaki walks and steals second. Honda fouls out to the catcher. Runner advances to third on wild pitch. Ortiz walks, runners on first and third. Tamura strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 6th
M. Kaneko hits a single to left. Tanaka grounds out to second, runner on first. Morimoto flies out to right. Inaba hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Koyano flies out to right.
Top of the 8th
Ortiz hits a double to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Morimoto. Shibahara grounds out to the pitcher. Petagine grounds out to second, runner on third. Matsunaka walks, runners on first and third. Matsuda gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Hasegawa grounds out to first.
Bottom of the 9th
Takaguchi grounds out to second. Koyano hits a single to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Konta. Itoi flies out to short. Ugumori walks, runners on first and second. Yang (Yoh) strikes out swinging.
The Hawks are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 43-36-3 (3rd place). ... The Fighters' 2-game winning streak came to an end. They are now 39-39-2 (5th place).
Sugiuchi (SOF) won his second straight start and improved to 11-3. This was Sugiuchi's second complete game shutout of the year (both against Nippon Ham). ... Yanuki (HAM) took the loss and dropped to 1-2 on the year.
Inaba (SOF) became the 28th player in NPB history reach 350 doubles in the first inning.
SOF: Matsunaka (6)