Softbank Hawks vs Rakuten Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 11530 | Softbank leads series, 10-3-1 | Time: 3:12
Potential Starters: Shinsuke Ogura (SOF) 3-5, 4.67 - Ryohei Isaka (RAK) 2-2, 4.13
Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 9th)
|(SS)||Kawasaki, Munenori||1-for-3||1: 1B, 3: G2, 4: G4, 7: BB, 9: BB|
|(2B)||Honda, Yuichi||1-for-3, 1 R||1: S1, 3: F7, 5: 1B, 7: G5, 9: BB|
|(RF)||Tamura, Hitoshi||1-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: SO, 3: L5, 5: G5, 7: HR, 9: DP|
|(1B)||Kokubo, Hiroki||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: BB, 4: HR, 5: F7, 7: SO, 9: F8|
|(LF)||Ortiz, Jose||2-for-4, 1 R||1: G6, 4: 2B, 5: f5, 8: 1B|
|(DH)||Petagine, Roberto||0-for-4||2: G3, 4: SO, 6: G6, 8: F9|
|(3B)||Matsuda, Nobuhiro||1-for-4, 1 RBI||2: F7, 4: 2B, 6: F9, 8: F8|
|(CF-LF)||Hasegawa, Yuya||1-for-3||2: 1B (CS), 4: F7, 6: G4, 8: HBP|
|(C)||Tanoue, Hidenori||2-for-4||3: 1B, 4: 1B, 7: SO, 8: F9|
|Ogura, Shinsuke, W||6||96||21||20||4||0||7||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||4.256|
Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 1st, 5th)
|(CF)||Hijirisawa, Ryo||2-for-4||1: 1B, 3: SO, 6: 1B, 8: SO|
|(2B)||Takasu, Yosuke||0-for-3||1: DP, 4: F9, 6: BB, 9: G3|
|(RF)||Tsuchiya, Teppei||1-for-4||1: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G4, 9: G4|
|(3B)||Nakamura, Norihiro||0-for-4||1: SO, 4: F9, 7: G1, 9: SO|
|(LF)||Kusano, Daisuke||1-for-3||2: G4, 5: 1B, 7: SO|
|(DH)||Yamasaki, Takeshi||0-for-3||2: SO, 5: SO, 7: F8|
|(1B)||Ruiz, Randy||0-for-3||2: SO, 5: DP, 8: SO|
|(C)||Shima, Motohiro||1-for-3||3: F8, 6: G4, 8: 1B|
|(SS)||Uchimura, Kensuke||0-for-2||3: L3, 6: SO|
|PH||Nakamura, Masato||0-for-1||8: L4|
|Isaka, Ryohei, L||5||81||23||21||8||1||2||1||0||1||0||0||2||2||4.050|
|Satake, Kenta||1 2/3||28||6||5||0||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||1||1||5.400|
|Kawagishi, Tsuyoshi||1 1/3||31||7||6||2||1||1||0||1||0||0||0||1||1||5.400|
Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Isaka on the mound for Rakuten
Kokubo hits a solo homer. Ortiz hits a double to left. Petagine strikes out swinging. Matsuda hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Hasegawa flies out to left. Tanoue hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Kawasaki grounds out to second.
Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Satake on the mound for Rakuten
Tanoue strikes out swinging. Kawasaki walks. Honda grounds out to third, runner on first.
Pitching change: Kawagishi in for Satake.
Tamura hits a 2-run homer. Kokubo strikes out swinging.
Top of the 1st
Kawasaki hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Tamura strikes out swinging. Kokubo walks, runners on first and second. Ortiz grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 6th
Shima grounds out to second. Uchimura strikes out swinging. Hijirisawa hits a single to center. Takasu walks, runners on first and second. Teppei grounds out to second.
Top of the 8th
Ortiz hits a single to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Kidokoro. Petagine flies out to right. Matsuda flies out to center. Kidokoro steal second. Hasegawa gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Tanoue flies out to right.
Top of the 9th
Kawasaki walks. Honda walks, runners on first and second. Tamura hits into a double play, runner on second. Kokubo flies out to center.
The Hawks stopped a 2-game losing streak and are now 45-40-3 (3rd place). ... The Eagles are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 38-44-2 (6th place).
Ogura (SOF) got the win, his first since 6/2 vs Yakult. In between wins, Ogura went 0-3 over 5 starts. Ogura is now 4-5. ... Isaka (RAK) dropped his second game in three starts and falls to 2-3 on the season.
Kokubo's homer in the 4th inning was his first since 5/16 (vs Yakult).
SOF: Kokubo (11), Tamura (15)