Seibu Lions vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome - 15:00
Attendance: 33775 | Nippon Ham leads series, 11-8-0 | Time: 2:47
Potential Starters: Hideaki Wakui (SEI) 13-6, 3.14 - Hirotoshi Masui (HAM) 3-3, 3.78
Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 2nd)
|(2B)||Kataoka, Yasuyuki||3-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI||1: SO, 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: 2B, 8: G5|
|(CF)||Kuriyama, Takumi||4-for-5, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: 2B, 9: G1|
|(3B)||Ishii, Yoshihito||1-for-4, 1 RBI||1: BB, 2: F7, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 9: G4|
|(1B)||Fernandez, Jose||0-for-5||1: f2, 3: F9, 4: G4, 6: F9, 9: G6|
|(DH)||Brown, Dee||0-for-3||1: BB, 3: G3, 5: F9, 7: SO|
|(LF)||Oshima, Hiroyuki||0-for-3||1: F8, 3: F6, 5: SO|
|PH-LF||Sato, Tomoaki||0-for-1||7: F8|
|(RF)||Takayama, Hisashi||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: BB, 4: HR, 5: SO, 7: G5|
|(C)||Uemoto, Tatsuyuki||0-for-2, 1 R||2: DP, 4: SO, 6: BB|
|PH||Hirao, Hiroshi||0-for-1||8: SO|
|(SS)||Asamura, Hideto||0-for-2||2: HBP, 4: G6, 6: S1, 8: F8|
|Wakui, Hideaki, L||8||108||32||27||8||0||2||1||0||3||1||0||5||5||3.255|
Hitting (LOB: 3, DP: 0)
|(2B)||Tanaka, Kensuke||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: G4, 3: 3B, 4: f5, 7: L3|
|(LF)||Morimoto, Hichori||2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: G6, 7: L4|
|(RF)||Inaba, Atsunori||1-for-4, 1 R||1: F8, 3: 1B, 5: F6, 8: F9|
|(3B)||Koyano, Eiichi||1-for-4, 1 RBI||1: F9, 3: 2B, 5: G3, 8: G5|
|(CF)||Itoi, Yoshio||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: G3, 3: G6, 6: 1B, 8: BB (CS)|
|(DH)||Nioka, Tomohiro||0-for-2||2: SO, 3: F3, 6: S5|
|(1B)||Nakata, Sho||1-for-2, 1 RBI||2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: S8|
|(C)||Tsuruoka, Shinya||1-for-2, 1 R||3: 1B, 4: S1, 6: F8|
|(SS)||Iiyama, Yuji||0-for-2||3: S5, 4: G5, 7: L3|
|Masui, Hirotoshi||3 2/3||79||21||17||7||1||2||3||1||0||0||0||2||2||3.857|
|Sakakibara, Ryo, W||2 1/3||38||10||8||2||0||2||1||0||1||0||0||2||2||2.872|
|Hayashi, Masanori, H||1||8||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||4.235|
|Tateyama, Yoshinori, H||1||13||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.785|
|Takeda, Hisashi, S||1||10||3||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||4.039|
Bottom of the 3rd - 4 runs, 5 hits
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Tsuruoka hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Iiyama. Tanaka hits an RBI triple to left, runner on third. Morimoto hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Inaba hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Koyano hits an RBI double to right, runners on second and third. Itoi drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on third. Nioka flies out to first.
Top of the 4th - 2 run, 4 hits
Masui on the mound for Nippon Ham
Takayama hits a solo homer. Uemoto strikes out swinging. Asamura grounds out to short. Kataoka hits a single to center. Kuriyama hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Y. Ishii hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Sakakibara in for Masui.
Fernandez grounds out to second.
Top of the 6th - 2 run, 2 hits
Sakakibara on the mound for Nippon Ham
Uemoto walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Asamura. Kataoka hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Kuriyama hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Y. Ishii grounds out to second, runner on third. Fernandez flies out to right.
Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Itoi hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Nioka. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Nakata hits a sac fly to center. Tsuruoka flies out to center.
Top of the 1st
Kataoka strikes out swinging. Kuriyama hits a single to center. Y. Ishii walks, runners on first and second. Fernandez fouls out to the catcher. Brown walks to load the bases. Oshima flies out to center.
Top of the 2nd
Takayama walks. Uemoto hits into a double play. Asamura gets hit by a pitch. Kataoka hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Kuriyama hits a single to right, bases loaded. Y. Ishii flies out to left.
Bottom of the 4th
Nakata hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tsuruoka. Iiyama grounds out to third. Tanaka fouls out to third.
The Fighters won their 2nd second straight game and are now 57-55-2 (4th place). ... The Lions lost their 2nd game in a row and are now 65-50-0 (1st place).
Sakakibara (HAM) picked up the win in relief and is now 6-1. H. Takeda (HAM) picked up his 11th save of the year. ... Wakui (SEI) took the loss and is now 13-6. Prior to today's loss, Wakui had gone 2-0 in two starts since his last loss on 7/31 (vs Nippon Ham). Wakui also dropped to 1-2 in 5 starts against the Fighters so far this year.
SEI: Takayama (7)