Nippon Ham Fighters vs Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 15448 | Nippon Ham leads series, 8-5-0 | Time: 3:17
Potential Starters: Tomoya Yagi (HAM) 1-2, 6.41 - Ryoma Nogami (SEI) 1-0, 5.36
Hitting (LOB: 13, DPs in: 5th)
|(2B)||Tanaka, Kensuke||2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: BB, 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: F6, 9: BB (CS)|
|(LF)||Morimoto, Hichori||0-for-0||1: HBP|
|PR-LF||Konta, Toshimasa||1-for-4||2: 1B, 4: G6, 7: G2, 9: SO|
|(1B-RF)||Inaba, Atsunori||0-for-3||1: G4, 2: G4, 5: HBP, 7: F9, 9: BB|
|(3B)||Koyano, Eiichi||2-for-4, 1 RBI||1: S8, 3: G4, 5: 1B, 7: E5, 9: 1B|
|(CF)||Itoi, Yoshio||0-for-3||1: BB, 3: F8, 5: DP, 7: G4, 9: BB|
|(DH)||Tsuboi, Tomochika||0-for-4||1: F8, 3: F8, 5: BB, 8: SO, 9: SO|
|(RF)||Yang, Dai-Kang||1-for-3, 1 R||2: 1B, 4: G6, 5: G1, 8: HBP|
|(C)||Ono, Shota||0-for-2||2: S3, 4: SO, 6: G4, 8: S1|
|(SS)||Kaneko, Makoto||1-for-4||2: G6, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: SO|
|Tateyama, Yoshinori, H||1||6||3||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.761|
|Miyanishi, Naoki, H||1||10||4||3||1||0||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||1.337|
|Takeda, Hisashi, L||1/3||12||5||3||1||0||0||0||2||0||0||0||1||0||3.306|
Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 5th, 6th)
|(2B)||Kataoka, Yasuyuki||1-for-3, 1 R||1: G6, 3: 1B (SB), 5: G3, 8: S1|
|(1B)||Hirao, Hiroshi||1-for-2, 1 RBI||1: F9, 3: 2B|
|PH-1B||Ishii, Yoshihito||1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI||6: HR|
|PH-3B||Abe, Masahiro||0-for-1||8: F5|
|(CF)||Kuriyama, Takumi||1-for-4||1: G1, 3: L6, 6: 1B, 8: G4|
|(SS)||Nakajima, Hiroyuki||0-for-3, 1 R||2: SO, 3: L4, 6: G5, 9: HBP|
|(DH)||Brown, Dee||2-for-4||2: 2B, 4: F9, 6: DP, 9: 1B|
|(3B-1B)||Fernandez, Jose||0-for-4||2: G4, 4: G3, 7: F8, 9: G6|
|(LF)||Sakata, Ryo||0-for-2||2: BB, 4: G4, 7: F7, 9: HBP|
|(RF)||Takayama, Hisashi||0-for-3||2: F8, 5: HBP, 7: F7, 9: E4|
|(C)||Uemoto, Tatsuyuki||1-for-3||3: F8, 5: DP, 8: 1B|
|Nogami, Ryoma||4 2/3||77||23||17||6||0||1||2||2||1||1||0||2||2||5.200|
|Okamoto, Atsushi||2 1/3||41||9||8||0||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.375|
|Osada, Shuichiro, H||1||12||4||2||0||0||2||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||3.106|
|Sikorski, Brian, W||1||27||6||3||1||0||2||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.434|
Top of the 1st - 1 run, 0 hits
Nogami on the mound for Seibu
Tanaka walks. Morimoto gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Konta enters the game as a pinch-runner for Morimoto. Runners advance to second and third on wild pitch. Inaba grounds out to second. Koyano hits a sac fly to center, runner on third. Itoi walks, runners on first and third. Tsuboi flies out to center.
Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 3 hits
Nogami on the mound for Seibu
Yang (Yoh) hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ono. M. Kaneko grounds out to short, runner on third. Tanaka hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Konta hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Inaba grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Yagi on the mound for Nippon Ham
Uemoto flies out to center. Kataoka hits a single to center and steals second. Hirao hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Kuriyama lines out to short. Nakajima lines out to second.
Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Sakakibara on the mound for Nippon Ham
Y. Ishii, pinch-hitting for Hirao, hits a solo homer. Kuriyama hits a single to left. Nakajima grounds out to third, runner on first. Brown grounds into a double play.
Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
H. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Nakajima gets hit by a pitch. Brown hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Fernandez grounds out to short, runners on first and third. Hara enters the game as a pinch-runner for Fernandez. Sakata gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Takayama reaches on an error (E4), game-winning runs scores.
Bottom of the 2nd
Nakajima strikes out swinging. Brown hits a double to right. Fernandez grounds out to second, runner on third. Sakata walks, runners on first and third. Takayama flies out to center.
Top of the 4th
Yang (Yoh) grounds out to short. Ono strikes out looking. M. Kaneko hits a single to center. Tanaka hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Konta grounds out to short.
Top of the 5th
Inaba gets hit by a pitch. Koyano hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Itoi grounds into a double play, runner on third.
Pitching change: A. Okamoto in for Nogami.
Tsuboi walks, runners on first and third. Yang (Yoh) grounds out to the pitcher.
Top of the 8th
Tsuboi strikes out swinging. Yang (Yoh) gets hit by a pitch and is replaced by pinch-runner Takaguchi. Ono hits a sac bunt, runner on second. M. Kaneko strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 8th
Uemoto hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kataoka. Abe, pinch-hitting for Y. Ishii, flies out to third. Kuriyama grounds out to second.
Top of the 9th
Tanaka walks. Konta strikes out swinging. Tanaka gets thrown out trying to steal second. Inaba walks. Koyano hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Itoi walks to load the bases. Tsuboi strikes out looking.
The Lions are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 50-37-0 (1st place). The Lions are the first to 50 wins this season. ... The Fighters are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 44-41-2 (4th place).
Sikorski (SEI) picked up his first win of the year and is now 1-2. ... H. Takeda (HAM) took the loss and drops to 0-5.
Morimoto (HAM) hurt his right hand after he was hit by a pitch on his right hand during his at bat in the first inning. He was removed from the game and taken to the hospital for tests.
SEI: Y. Ishii (4)