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Softbank Hawks 5 – Seibu Lions 4 (August 17, 2010)

by on Aug.17, 2010 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

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

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Softbank 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 5 12 1
Seibu 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 8 0

Attendance: 20808 | Seibu leads series, 12-7-0 | Time: 3:46

Potential Starters: Yao-Hsun Yang (SOF) 1-0, 3.26 - Ming-Chieh Hsu (SEI) 6-8, 4.27

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 12, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: G4, 5: G3, 6: G4, 8: 2B
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 1-for-5 1: G5, 3: 1B (SB), 5: G4, 7: F8, 8: G4
(LF-3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 3-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: G6, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 7: HR, 8: 3B
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-5, 1 R 2: 2B, 3: F7, 5: SO, 7: F8, 8: G2
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 1-for-3 2: 1B, 3: BB, 6: G6, 7: BB, 9: F4
(DH) Petagine, Roberto 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: S8, 3: SO, 6: 2B, 7: BB, 9: SO
(3B) Lee, Bum-Ho 0-for-4 2: F8, 4: G6, 6: G5, 7: SO
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0 9: BB
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 2-for-5, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 8: G6, 9: F4
(C) Tanoue, Hidenori 2-for-4 2: F9, 4: F8, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
PR Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-0, 1 R
C Takaya, Hiroaki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yang, Yao-Hsun 2 2/3 57 15 12 4 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.273
Katto, Keisuke 1 1/3 29 9 6 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 3 1 2.969
Kanazawa, Takehito 1 15 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.857
Settsu, Tadashi, W 2 19 6 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.177
Falkenborg, Brian, H 1 15 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.303
Mahara, Takahiro, S 1 13 4 3 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.993
9 148 40 33 8 0 9 3 1 2 0 0 4 2

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 1-for-5, 1 R 1: G4, 3: F8, 4: G6, 6: G1, 9: 2B
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: G4, 3: 2B, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 9: S1
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 1-for-5 1: G6, 3: G5, 4: 2B, 6: L5, 9: SO
(1B) Fernandez, Jose 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: SO, 3: 1B, 4: HBP, 7: SO, 9: SO
(DH) Brown, Dee 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 3: BB, 4: S7, 7: G4
(RF) Takayama, Hisashi 1-for-3 2: 1B, 3: BB, 4: G5, 7: F1
(3B) Asamura, Hideto 0-for-3 2: f3, 3: SO, 5: F4
3B Hara, Takuya 0-for-1 8: L3
(C) Uemoto, Tatsuyuki 1-for-3 2: BB, 4: 2B (BrO), 5: G4, 8: SO
(LF) Sato, Tomoaki 0-for-2, 1 R 2: SO, 4: SE, 5: SO
PH-LF Oshima, Hiroyuki 0-for-1 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Hsu, Ming-Chieh 6 111 28 25 8 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 4.200
Okamoto, Atsushi, H 2/3 18 4 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.713
Doi, Yoshihiro 0/3 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9.000
Onodera, Chikara, L 1 1/3 26 7 7 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4.500
Sikorski, Brian 1 19 4 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.277
9 180 44 38 12 1 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 3 hits
Hsu on the mound for Seibu
Kokubo hits a double to left. Tamura hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Petagine hits a sac bunt, runner on first. Lee flies out to center. Hasegawa hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Tanoue flies out to right.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Yang on the mound for Softbank
Kataoka flies out to center. Kuriyama hits a double to center. Nakajima grounds out to third. Fernandez hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Brown walks, runners on first and second. Takayama walks to load the bases.
Pitching change: Katto in for Yang.
Asamura strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 4th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Katto on the mound for Softbank
Uemoto hits a double to left. Sato reaches on an error (E1), runners on first and third. Kataoka hits a grounder to short and Uemoto gets thrown out trying to score, runners on second and third. Kuriyama clears the bases with a 2-run single to left, runner on first. Nakajima hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Fernandez gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded.  Brown hits a sac fly to left, runners on first and third. Takayama grounds out to third.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 3 hits
Hsu on the mound for Seibu
Defense: Hara takes over at third.
Tamura grounds out to short. Petagine hits a double to left. Lee grounds out to third. Hasegawa hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Tanoue hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Kawasaki grounds out to second.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
A. Okamoto on the mound for Seibu
Honda flies out to center. Matsuda hits a solo homer. Kokubo flies out to center. Tamura walks.
Pitching change: Doi in for A. Okamoto.
Runner advances to second on passed ball. Petagine walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Onodera in for Doi.
Lee strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Onodera on the mound for Seibu
Hasegawa grounds out to short. Tanoue hits a single to center and gets replaced by pinch-runner Fukuda. Kawasaki hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Honda grounds out to second, runner on third. Matsuda hits an RBI triple to right, runner on third. Kokubo grounds out to the catcher.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Fernandez strikes out swinging. Brown hits an infield single. Takayama hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Asamura fouls out to first. Uemoto walks to load the bases. Sato strikes out swinging.

Top of the 3rd
Kawasaki grounds out to second. Honda hits a single to right and steals second. Matsuda walks, runners on first and second. Kokubo flies out to left. Tamura walks to load the bases. Petagine strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th
Kataoka hits a double to right and advances to third on a sac bunt by Kuriyama. Nakajima strikes out swinging. Fernandez strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Hawks are 3-1-1 over their last 5 games and are now 60-48-4 (2nd place). ... The Lions winning streak ended at 8.  They are now 63-48-0 (1st place).

Settsu (SOF) got the win in relief and is 4-2.  Mahara (SOF) notched his 24th save of the year. ... Onodera (SEI) got the loss in relief and dropped to 1-2.

Home runs
SOF: Matsuda (15)