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Nippon Ham Fighters 1 – Softbank Hawks 5 (August 13, 2010)

by on Aug.13, 2010 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters vs Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 18:00

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

Attendance: 31477 | Nippon Ham leads series, 9-6-0 | Time: 2:56

Potential Starters: Yu Darvish (HAM) 10-5, 1.72 - Hiroki Yamada (SOF) 2-3, 5.72

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: G5 (CS), 8: SO
(LF) Morimoto, Hichori 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: DP, 5: G5, 8: SO
(RF) Inaba, Atsunori 1-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: F7, 8: SO
RF Yang, Dai-Kang 0-for-0
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 3-for-4 2: 1B, 4: 2B, 6: 1B, 9: SO
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 1-for-3 2: S1, 4: G4, 6: F8, 9: 1B
(1B) Nioka, Tomohiro 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: F9, 4: S8, 6: F9, 9: G4
(DH) Nakata, Sho 1-for-4 2: F9, 4: 1B, 7: F5, 9: G6
(C) Tsuruoka, Shinya 0-for-3 3: G6, 4: F8, 7: F6
(SS) Kaneko, Makoto 2-for-3 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: L5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Darvish, Yu, L 8 141 33 33 11 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 1.933
8 141 33 33 11 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 5 5

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 3-for-4, 2 RBI 1: G6, 3: 1B, 4: 2B (BrO), 7: 1B
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: 1B, 5: F8, 7: L6
(LF-3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 2-for-4 1: SO, 3: G5, 5: 2B (CS), 8: 1B (SB)
(DH) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F9, 4: 1B, 5: SO, 8: SO
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 0-for-4 2: G6, 4: SO, 6: G6, 8: SO
RF Shibahara, Hiroshi 0-for-0
(1B) Petagine, Roberto 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: G3, 4: HR, 6: SO, 8: SO
1B Morimoto, Satoru 0-for-0
(3B) Lee, Bum-Ho 2-for-3, 1 R 3: 2B (BrO), 4: 1B, 6: F6
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 1-for-3, 1 R 3: G5, 4: 1B, 7: G3
(C) Tanoue, Hidenori 0-for-3, 1 R 3: G5, 4: SO, 7: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamada, Hiroki, W 7 108 27 25 8 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 4.840
Settsu, Tadashi 1 12 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
Falkenborg, Brian 1 21 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.331
9 141 34 32 9 0 7 0 0 1 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 3 hits
Darvish on the mound for Nippon Ham
Lee hits a double to right and advances to second on a passed ball. Hasegawa grounds out to third. Tanoue hits a grounder to third and Lee gets thrown out running the bases, runner on first. Kawasaki hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Honda hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Matsuda grounds out to third.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 3 hits
Yamada on the mound for Softbank
Inaba hits an infield single. Koyano hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Itoi grounds out to second. Nioka hits a sac fly to center, runner on second. Nakata hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Tsuruoka flies out to center.

Bottom of the 4th - 4 runs, 5 hits
Darvish on the mound for Nippon Ham
Kokubo hits a single to right. Tamura strikes out looking. Petagine hits a 2-run homer. Lee hits a single to left. Hasegawa hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Tanoue strikes out swinging. Kawasaki clears the bases with a 2-run double to left and Kawasaki is thrown out trying to get to third.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Koyano hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Itoi. Nioka flies out to right. Nakata flies out to right.

Top of the 3rd
Tsuruoka grounds out to short. M. Kaneko hits a single to left. Tanaka hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Morimoto grounds into a double play.

Bottom of the 5th
Honda flies out to center. Matsuda hits a double to center and gets thrown out trying to steal third. Kokubo strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th
Matsuda hits a single to center. Kokubo strikes out swinging. Matsuda steals second. Tamura strikes out swinging. Petagine strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th
Koyano strikes out swinging. Itoi hits a single to left and advances to second on a fielding error (E7). Nioka grounds out to second, runner on third. Nakata grounds out to short.

Notes

The Hawks are 2-2-1 over their last 5 games and are now 58-47-4 (2nd place). ... The Fighters lost their 2nd game in a row and are now 53-52-2 (4th place tie).

Yamada (SOF) got the win and evened his record out to 3-3 on the year.  He's also 2-0 in 2 starts against the Fighters this years. ... Darvish (HAM) took the loss and is now 10-6.  In 3 starts against the Hawks this season, Darvish is now 1-2.

Darvish (HAM) now has 6 losses this season.  That establishes a new career high for Darvish (the most he ever lost in one season up until now was 5 games).  Darvish also tied his career high for most hits allowed in a game with 11.

Home runs
SOF: Petagine (8)