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Rakuten Eagles 5 – Seibu Lions 5 (August 28, 2010)

by on Aug.28, 2010 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Rakuten Eagles vs Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 17:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Rakuten 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 14 2
Seibu 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 5 15 2

Attendance: 28856 | Seibu leads series, 10-6-1 | Time: 5:23

Potential Starters: Darrell Rasner (RAK) 4-8, 4.30 - Hideaki Wakui (SEI) 13-7, 3.25

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 12, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 2-for-6 1: G5, 2: F9, 4: 2B, 6: G1, 8: 1B (CS), 11: G4
(2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-5 1: SO, 2: F4, 4: F9, 6: F9, 8: F8
PH-2B Takasu, Yosuke 0-for-0 11: BB
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 3-for-4, 2 R 1: BB (SB), 3: BB, 5: 3B, 6: 1B, 9: G3, 11: 2B
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: DP, 5: 1B, 6: G6, 9: G6, 11: SO
(1B) Ruiz, Randy 3-for-6, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: HR, 7: F7, 9: F7, 12: SO
3B Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0
(3B-1B) Nakamura, Norihiro 0-for-5 1: SO, 3: BB, 5: SO, 7: G6, 10: G6, 12: G1
(LF) Kusano, Daisuke 2-for-4 2: 1B, 3: G4, 5: 1B, 7: F4
LF Makida, Akihisa 1-for-2 10: f2, 12: 1B
(C) Shima, Motohiro 1-for-6 2: G5, 4: G6, 5: F8, 8: 1B, 10: G5, 12: G5
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 1-for-5, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: G4, 5: F9, 8: G1, 11: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Rasner, Darrell 5 1/3 101 25 22 7 0 4 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 4.182
Katayama, Hiroshi 0/3 10 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.980
Yabu, Keiichi, H 2/3 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.400
Aoyama, Koji 1 1/3 31 9 8 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 1.446
Koyama, Shinichiro 1 2/3 21 6 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.954
Yamamura, Hiroki 3 52 11 9 3 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.856
12 220 54 47 15 0 9 5 1 1 1 0 5 2

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 13, DPs in: 2nd, 6th, 10th, 12nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 2-for-6, 2 RBI 1: G4, 3: F9, 5: F7, 6: DP, 8: 1B, 10: 1B
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 3-for-5 1: BB (SB), 3: L6, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 8: 1B, 10: DP
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 2-for-6 1: F9, 4: 2B, 5: 1B, 7: F8, 8: F4, 11: F8
(DH) Nakamura, Takeya 0-for-5 1: SO, 4: BB, 5: G5, 7: SO, 8: SO, 11: SO
(1B) Fernandez, Jose 2-for-6 2: 1B, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 7: G6, 9: F8, 11: f3
(LF) Oshima, Hiroyuki 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: F6
PH-LF Sato, Tomoaki 3-for-4, 2 R 6: 1B, 8: 1B, 9: f2, 12: 1B
(RF) Takayama, Hisashi 1-for-4, 2 R 2: 1B, 4: HBP, 6: G2, 8: E5, 9: F9
PH Hoshi, Hidekazu 0-for-0 12: S1
(C) Uemoto, Tatsuyuki 0-for-2 2: DP, 4: G4
PH Hirao, Hiroshi 1-for-1, 2 RBI 6: 1B
C Hosokawa, Toru 0-for-2 8: SO, 10: SO
PH Sakata, Ryo 0-for-0 12: BB
(3B) Hara, Takuya 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: SO
PH-3B Abe, Masahiro 1-for-2, 1 R 6: BB, 8: BB, 10: 1B, 12: DP

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wakui, Hideaki 4 1/3 119 25 21 9 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 3.382
Onodera, Chikara 2/3 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.989
Doi, Yoshihiro 2/3 15 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.425
Fujita, Taiyo 1 1/3 12 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.280
Graman, Alex 1 18 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0.000
Sikorski, Brian, H 3 45 11 10 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.656
Okamoto, Atsushi 1 18 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.522
12 233 53 48 14 1 6 5 0 0 1 0 5 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Hijirisawa grounds out to third. Uchimura strikes out swinging. Teppei walks and steals second. Yamasaki walks, runners on first and second. Ruiz hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Nakamura strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Teppei hits a double to center. Yamasaki hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Ruiz hits a 2-run homer. Nakamura strikes out swinging. Kusano hits an infield single.
Pitching change: Onodera in for Wakui.
Shima flies out to center. Watanabe flies out to right.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Fernandez hits a single to center. Sato, pinch-hitting for Oshima, hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Takayama fails to advance the runners on a sac bunt, but a throwing error (E5) allows the runners to advance to second and third.
Pitching change: Katayama in for Rasner.
Hirao, pinch-hitting for Uemoto, clears the bases with a 2-run single to left, runner on first. Abe, pinch-hitting for Hara, walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Yabu in for Katayama.
Kataoka hits into a double play.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Graman on the mound for Seibu
Shima hits a single to right. Watanabe fails to advance runner on a sac bunt, but a throwing error (E6) allows the runner to advance to second. A run scores on a wild pitch and a throwing error (E1). Hijirisawa hits a single to center and gets caught trying to steal second. Uchimura flies out to second.

Bottom of the 8th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Aoyama on the mound for Rakuten
Sato hits an infield single. Takayama reaches on a fielding error (E5), runners on second and third. Hosokawa strikes out looking. Abe walks to load the bases. Kataoka hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Koyama in for Aoyama.
Kuriyama hits a single to right, bases loaded. Nakajima flies out to second. A run scores on a wild pitch, runners on second and third. Nakamura strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Kataoka grounds out to second. Kuriyama walks and steals second. Nakajima flies out to right. Nakamura strikes out swinging.

Top of the 2nd
Kusano hits a single to right. Shima grounds out to third, runner on first. Watanabe hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Hijirisawa flies out to right. Uchumura flies out to second.

Bottom of the 2nd
Fernandez hits a single to center. Oshima strikes out swinging. Takayama hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Uemoto grounds into a double play.

Top of the 3rd
Teppei walks. Yamasaki grounds into a double play. Ruiz hits a single to right. Nakamura walks, runners on first and second. Kusano grounds out to second.

Top of the 4th
Shima grounds out to short. Watanabe grounds out to second. Hijirisawa hits a double to right. Uchimura flies out to right.

Bottom of the 4th
Nakajima hits a double to left. Nakamura walks, runners on first and second. Fernandez grounds out to second, runners on second and third. Oshima flies out to short. Takayama gets hit by a pitch. Uemoto grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 5th
Hara strikes out swinging. Kataoka flies out to left. Kuriyama hits a single to left. Nakajima hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Nakamura grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 10th
Hosokawa strikes out swinging. Abe hits a single to right. Kataoka reaches on a bunt single, runners on first and second. Kuriyama hits into a double play.

Top of the 11th
Watanabe strikes out swinging. Hijirisawa grounds out to second. Takasu, pinch-hitting for Uchimura, walks. Teppei hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Yamasaki strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 12th
Sato hits a single to left. Hoshi, pinch-hitting for Takayama, hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Sakata, pinch-hitting for Hosokawa, walks, runners on first and second. Abe grounds into a double play.

Notes

The Eagles are 3-1-1 in their last 5 games and are now 51-63-3 (6th place). ... The Lions are 0-4-1 over their last 5 games and are now 65-55-1 (3rd place).

This game clocked in a 5 hour and 23 minutes and is the longest game of the year.  The longest game in PL history is 5 hours and 42.

Wakui (SEI) has now given up a career high 17 home runs this season (his previous season high was 16, set in 2006 and 2008).

Home runs
RAK: Ruiz (10)