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Softbank Hawks 4 – Nippon Ham Fighters 6 (August 4, 2010)

by on Aug.04, 2010 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Softbank Hawks vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Asahikawa "Starffin" Stadium - 13:00

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

Attendance: 15311 | Nippon Ham leads series, 9-5-0 | Time: 2:53

Potential Starters: Tsuyoshi Wada (SOF) 13-4, 2.91 - Masao Kida (HAM) 4-1, 4.40

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: G6, 5: G3, 7: BB, 9: F9
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 0-for-4 1: S1, 3: SO, 5: G4, 7: G1, 9: DP
(LF) Ortiz, Jose 0-for-1 1: G6
LF Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 2-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 4: HR, 6: 1B, 7: SO
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: L5, 6: SO, 8: HR
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: F9, 6: F7, 8: G6
(DH) Petagine, Roberto 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F7, 4: BB, 6: 1B, 8: HR
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(CF) Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-3 2: G5, 5: BB (CS), 6: G4, 8: F8
(C) Tanoue, Hidenori 1-for-3 3: SO, 5: BB, 7: f2, 9: 1B
PR Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wada, Tsuyoshi, L 6 95 26 24 6 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 6 6 3.211
Kanazawa, Takehito 1 12 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.208
Katto, Keisuke 1 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.564
8 116 33 31 7 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 6 6

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 3, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 0-for-4 1: L6, 3: F7, 5: F8, 7: G3
(LF) Morimoto, Hichori 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: 2B, 5: F8, 7: 1B
(RF) Inaba, Atsunori 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F9, 3: F9, 6: 1B, 7: G1
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: G6, 4: SO, 6: HR, 8: G3
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F4, 4: HR, 6: G3, 8: SO
(DH) Nioka, Tomohiro 0-for-3 2: BB, 4: G6, 6: F7, 8: G1
(1B) Nakata, Sho 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F6, 4: SO, 6: HR
1B Takaguchi, Takayuki 0-for-0
(C) Ono, Shota 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: BB, 5: HR, 6: f4
C Tsuruoka, Shinya 0-for-0
(SS) Kaneko, Makoto 0-for-3, 1 R 3: G6, 5: SO, 7: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kida, Masao, W 5 78 20 16 3 1 5 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 4.125
Sakakibara, Ryo, H 1 1/3 23 7 7 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.189
Miyanishi, Naoki 2/3 15 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.409
Tateyama, Yoshinori 1 25 5 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.019
Takeda, Hisashi, S 1 16 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.062
9 157 38 33 9 3 8 4 0 1 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Ono walks. M. Kaneko grounds out to short, runner on first. Tanaka flies out to left.
Defense: Matsunaka takes over in left.
Morimoto hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Inaba flies out to right.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kida on the mound for Nippon Ham
Matsunaka hits a solo homer. Kokubo lines out to third. Tamura flies out to right. Petagine walks. Matsuda strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Koyano strikes out looking. Itoi hits a solo homer. Nioka grounds out to short. Nakata strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Ono hits a solo homer. M. Kaneko strikes out swinging. Tanaka flies out to center. Morimoto flies out to center.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 3 hits
Sakakibara on the mound for Nippon Ham
Matsunaka hits a single to left. Kokubo strikes out swinging. Tamura flies out to left. Petagine hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Matsuda hits an RBI single to left, runner on first and second. Hasegawa grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 6th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Inaba hits a single to center. Koyano hits a 2-run homer. Itoi grounds out to first. Nioka flies out to left. Nakata hits a solo homer. Ono fouls out to second.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Nippon Ham
Kokubo hits a solo homer. Tamura grounds out to short. Petagine hits a solo homer. Matsuda strikes out swinging. Hasegawa flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Kawasaki hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Ortiz grounds out to short, runner on third. Kokubo strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Fighters won their second game in a row and are now 49-49-2 (5th place). ... The Hawks lost their second game in a row and are now 56-43-3 (1st place).

Kida (HAM) got the win and improved to 5-1 on the year.  As a starter, he's now 3-1 in 5 starts.  H. Takeda (HAM) picked up his 7th save of the year. ... Wada (SOF) dropped in his first game since 6/19 (vs Seibu) and is now 13-5.  In between the losses, Wada was 4-0 in 5 starts.  This was Wada's first start against the Fighters.

Wada (HAM) gave up a career high 4 home runs.

Masataka Nashida celebrated his 57th birthday.

Home runs
SOF: Matsunaka (8), Kokubo (12), Petagine (6)
HAM: Itoi (13), Ono (2), Koyano (11), Nakata (4)