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Softbank Hawks 1 – Rakuten Eagles 4 (July 13, 2010)

by on Jul.13, 2010 @ 5:40 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Softbank Hawks vs Rakuten Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Softbank 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 7 1
Rakuten 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 X 4 8 0

Attendance: 10299 | Softbank leads series, 9-3-1 | Time: 3:18

Potential Starters: Toshiya Sugiuchi (SOF) 11-3, 3.50 - Darrell Rasner (RAK) 2-7, 4.55

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G6, 3: 1B, 6: 2B, 8: G6
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 0-for-3 1: BB (SB), 3: f5, 6: SO, 8: G4
(LF) Ortiz, Jose 1-for-4 1: SO, 4: G6, 6: F9, 8: 1B
C Takaya, Hiroaki 0-for-0
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 0-for-4 1: F8, 4: F8, 6: G4, 8: SO
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-4 2: F8, 4: F7, 7: G5, 9: 1B
(DH) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 0-for-4 2: F7, 5: L6, 7: F7, 9: F8
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-4 2: F6, 5: G5, 7: 2B, 9: DP
(CF-LF) Shibahara, Hiroshi 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: G6
(C) Tanoue, Hidenori 1-for-2, 1 R 3: F9, 6: 2B
PH-CF Hasegawa, Yuya 1-for-1 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sugiuchi, Toshiya, L 6 123 30 26 8 0 7 3 0 1 0 0 4 3 3.553
Katto, Keisuke 1 22 5 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.842
Kanazawa, Takehito 1 13 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.154
8 158 38 32 8 0 8 5 0 1 0 0 4 3

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 2-for-5, 2 R 1: F8, 3: 1B, 4: 1B (SB), 6: G6, 8: F9
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: S5, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: G4
2B Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-0
(3B-1B) Nakamura, Norihiro 0-for-2 1: F9, 3: BB, 4: BB, 6: F4
(1B) Ruiz, Randy 0-for-4 2: G4, 3: SO, 4: SO, 7: F9
3B Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 3: BB, 5: F8, 7: f3
(C) Shima, Motohiro 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 1B (SB), 3: E5, 5: 1B (SB), 7: BB
(LF) Linden, Todd 0-for-3 2: SO, 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: BB
(RF) Makida, Akihisa 0-for-4 2: G6, 4: SO, 5: F4, 7: G4
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4, 1 R 3: 1B, 4: G6, 6: SO, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Rasner, Darrell, W 7 121 26 25 4 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.300
Aoyama, Koji, H 1 23 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.653
Koyama, Shinichiro, S 1 8 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.831
9 152 34 33 7 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Sugiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Ruiz grounds out to second.  Yamasaki hits a double to center.  Shima hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.  Linden strikes out swinging.  Shima steals second.  Makida grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 3rd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Sugiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Hijirisawa hits a single to right.  Watanabe hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Takasu hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.  Nakamura walks to load the bases.  Ruiz strikes out swinging.  Yamasaki walks in a run, bases loaded.  Shima reaches on a fielding error (E5), a run scores, bases remain loaded.  Linden strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Sugiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Makida strikes out swinging.  Hijirisawa grounds out to short.  Watanabe hits a single to right and steals second.  Takasu hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.  Nakamuwa walks, runners on first and second.  Ruiz strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Tanoue hits a double to right.  Kawasaki hits an RBI double to right, runner on second.  Honda strikes out looking.  Oritz flies out to right, runner on third.  Tamura grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Kawasaki grounds out to short.  Honda walks and steals second.  Ortiz strikes out swinging.  Tamura flies out to center.

Bottom of the 5th
Yamasaki flies out to center.  Shima hits a single to center and steals second.  Linden strikes out looking.  Makida flies out to second.

Top of the 7th
Kokubo grounds out to third.  Matsunaka flies out to left.  Matsuda hits a double to left.  Shibahara grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 7th
Ruiz flies out to right.  Yamasaki fouls out to first.  Shima walks.  Linden walks, runners on first and second.  Makida grounds out to second.

Top of the 8th
Hasegawa, pinch-hitting for Tanoue, hits a single to center.  Kawasaki grounds out to short, runner on first.  Honda grounds out to second, runner on first.  Ortiz hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Tamura strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Eagles are 4-1 over their last 5 games and are now 38-43-2 (6th place). ... The Hawks dropped their second straight game and are now 44-40-3 (3rd place).

Rasner (RAK) won his second consecutive start and is now 3-7.  Koyama saved his 4th game of the season. ... Sugiuchi (SOF) took the loss, his second straight at Kleenex Stadium this season.  He is now 11-4.

This was the first time the Eagles beat the Hawks since 4/17 -- a span of 7 games in which they went 0-6-1.

Home runs
None.