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Seibu Lions 4 – Softbank Hawks 11 (July 19, 2010)

by on Jul.19, 2010 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Seibu Lions vs Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seibu 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 4 11 1
Softbank 1 1 1 0 4 2 2 0 X 11 18 0

Attendance: 36463 | Seibu leads series, 9-4-0 | Time: 3:21

Potential Starters: Ming-Chieh Hsu (SEI) 5-5, 3.76 - Dennis Houlton (SOF) 5-4, 5.11

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 1-for-5, 1 R 1: SO, 3: G6, 6: 2B, 7: G4, 9: F4
(3B) Hara, Takuya 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: SO, 6: G3, 8: G3
PH Ishii, Yoshihito 0-for-0 9: BB
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 2-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: F8, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: BB, 9: BB
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 2-for-5, 1 R 1: F4, 4: 1B, 6: F9, 8: 2B, 9: G1
(DH) Brown, Dee 0-for-4 2: G4, 4: DP, 6: SO, 8: SO
(1B) Fernandez, Jose 2-for-4, 2 RBI 2: 1B, 4: SO, 7: G5, 8: 1B
1B Abe, Masahiro 0-for-0
(LF) Sakata, Ryo 1-for-4 2: SO, 5: f7, 7: 1B, 8: G6
(RF) Takayama, Hisashi 0-for-2 2: F7, 5: SO
RF Hoshi, Hidekazu 2-for-2 7: 1B, 9: 2B
(C) Uemoto, Tatsuyuki 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: G4, 7: F8
C Takeno, Tatsuya 0-for-1 9: F4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Hsu, Ming-Chieh, L 4 1/3 91 26 22 11 0 3 2 0 2 0 1 6 5 4.104
Iwasaki, Tetsuya 1 2/3 28 10 9 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 2 10.800
Taninaka, Shinji 2 38 9 8 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 9.000
8 157 45 39 18 1 5 2 2 2 0 1 11 9

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 3-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: BB, 4: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: HBP
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 2-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: S1, 2: 1B, 4: S1, 5: HBP, 7: 1B
(LF) Ortiz, Jose 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: SO, 4: G6, 5: F8
LF-RF Shibahara, Hiroshi 1-for-1, 2 RBI 7: 2B
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 0-for-5 1: F4, 3: F4, 4: F8, 5: F7, 7: F6
1B Morimoto, Satoru 0-for-0
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 2-for-5, 2 R 1: F6, 3: 1B, 5: F8, 6: 1B, 7: F7
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0
(DH) Petagine, Roberto 2-for-2, 1 R 2: BB, 3: 1B, 5: 1B
PR-DH Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-0, 1 R 5: (SB)
PH-DH Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 1-for-2, 1 R, 2 RBI 6: HR, 7: F4
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F9, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 6: SO, 8: F9
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 3-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 6: SO, 8: 1B (BrO)
(C) Tanoue, Hidenori 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 3: F9, 5: 1B, 6: F7, 8: F9

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Houlton, Dennis, W 6 78 23 23 6 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4.880
Kanazawa, Takehito 2 40 11 10 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 4.426
Yoshikawa, Teruaki 1 31 6 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
9 149 40 37 11 0 8 3 0 0 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 3 hits
Hsu on the mound for Seibu
Kawasaki hits a single to left, advances to second on a balk, and moves up to third on a sac bunt by Honda.  Ortiz hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.  Kokubo flies out to second.  Tamura flies out to short.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Hsu on the mound for Seibu
Petagine walks.  Matsuda flies out to right.  Hasegawa hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Tanoue strikes out swinging.  Kawasaki walks to load the bases.  Honda hits an RBI infield single, bases remain loaded.  Ortiz strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 3 hits
Hsu on the mound for Seibu
Kokubo flies out to second.  Tamura hits a single to left.  Petagine hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Matsuda hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.  Hasegawa strikes out swinging.  Tanoue flies out to right.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Houlton on the mound for Softbank
Kuriyama hits a single to left.  Nakajima hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Brown hits into a double play as a run scores.  Fernandez strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 4 runs, hits
Hsu on the mound for Seibu
Tamura flies out center.  Petagine hits a single to center and is replaced by pinch-runner by Fukuda.  Fukuda steals second.  Matsuda hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Hasegawa hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Iwasaki in for Hsu.
Tanoue hits an RBI single to right, and second run scores on a fielding error (E9), Tanoue to third.  Kawasaki hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.  Honda gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Ortiz flies out to center.  Kokubo flies out to left.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Houlton on the mound for Softbank
Defense: Shibahara takes over in right.
Kataoka hits a double to right.  Hara grounds out to first, runner on third.  Kuriyama hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.  Nakajima flies out to right.  Brown strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Iwasaki on the mound for Seibu
Defense: Hoshi takes over in right.
Tamura hits a single to center.  Matsunaka, pinch-hitting for Fukuda, hits a 2-run homer.  Matsuda strikes out swinging.  Hasegawa strikes out swinging.  Tanoue flies out to left.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Taninaka on the mound for Seibu
Kawasaki gets hit by a pitch.  Honda hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Shibahara clears the bases with a 2-run double to center, runner on second.  Kokubo flies out to short.  Tamura flies out to left.  Matsunaka flies out to second.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kanazawa on the mound for Softbank
Defense: Morimoto takes over at first;  Kidokoro takes over at center;  Shibahara moves from left to right;  Hasegawa moves from center to left.
Hara grounds out to first.  Kuriyama walks.  Nakajima hits a double to center, runners on second and third.  Brown strikes out swinging.  Fernandez clears the bases with a 2-run single to center, runner on first.  Sakata grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 4th
Kawasaki hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt Honda.  Ortiz grounds out to short.  Kokubo flies out to center.

Top of the 7th
Fernandez grounds out to third.  Sakata hits an infield single.  Hoshi hits an infield single, runners on first and second.  Uemoto flies out to center.  Kataoka grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th
Hoshi hits a double to left.  Takeno flies out to second.  Kataoka flies out to second.  Y. Ishii, pinch-hitting for Hara, walks, runners on first and second.  Kuriyama walks to load the bases.  Nakajima grounds out to the pitcher.

Notes

The Hawks won their fourth game in a row and are now 49-40-3 (2nd place). ... The Lions dropped their second game in a row and are now 53-39-0 (1st place).

Houlton (SOF) started and won his first game since 5/19 (vs Hanshin).  He improved to 6-4 on the year and picked up his first victory against the Lions this season (Houlton is now 1-2 in three starts against the Lions). ... Hsu (SEI) lost his second consecutive start and is 5-6.  Hsu is also 0-2 in three starts against the Hawks this season.

Matsunaka's (SOF) pinch-hit homer in the 6th inning was his first pinch-hit homer since 1999.

The attendance of 36,463 set a new club record (at least based on published attendance figures since 2005).

Home runs
SOF: Matsunaka (7)