Softbank Hawks vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 19557 | Nippon Ham leads series, 12-8-0 | Time: 3:15
Potential Starters: Hiroki Yamada (SOF) 4-3, 4.34 - Masaru Takeda (HAM) 11-6, 2.65
Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 9th)
|(SS)||Kawasaki, Munenori||1-for-3||1: 1B, 3: S2, 5: G4, 7: G4|
|(2B)||Honda, Yuichi||1-for-3||1: S2, 3: G3, 5: 1B (CS), 8: G3|
|(DH)||Ortiz, Jose||0-for-4||1: SO, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: F7|
|(1B)||Kokubo, Hiroki||1-for-4, 1 R||1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: F9, 8: F8|
|(RF)||Tamura, Hitoshi||1-for-4||2: G4, 4: 1B, 6: G1, 9: G1|
|(LF)||Hasegawa, Yuya||2-for-3, 1 RBI||2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: G1|
|PH||Morimoto, Satoru||1-for-1||9: 1B|
|(3B)||Matsuda, Nobuhiro||0-for-3||2: G6 (SB), 4: S1, 7: SO, 9: DP|
|(CF)||Kidokoro, Ryuma||1-for-3||2: F8, 4: SO, 7: 1B|
|(C)||Yamazaki, Katsuki||1-for-2||3: 1B, 4: SO, 7: S2|
|Morifuku, Masahiko, L||2||30||8||8||3||1||2||0||0||0||0||0||1||1||2.480|
Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)
|(2B)||Tanaka, Kensuke||1-for-2||1: G6, 2: BB, 4: 2B (CS), 6: BB|
|(LF)||Morimoto, Hichori||1-for-4||1: G6, 2: F9, 4: 1B, 6: SO|
|(RF)||Inaba, Atsunori||1-for-4||1: 1B, 3: G5, 4: SO, 7: F7|
|(3B)||Koyano, Eiichi||1-for-3||1: F8, 3: 1B, 5: G1, 7: BB|
|(DH)||Nioka, Tomohiro||1-for-4, 1 R||2: 1B, 3: G4, 5: SO, 7: F9|
|(1B)||Nakata, Sho||1-for-4||2: SO, 3: 1B, 5: G3, 7: F8|
|(CF)||Yang, Dai-Kang||0-for-3||2: BB, 3: SO, 6: G5, 8: f3|
|(C)||Ono, Shota||2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: BB, 4: HR, 6: 1B, 8: F8|
|(SS)||Iiyama, Yuji||0-for-2, 1 RBI||2: S9, 4: G6, 6: S5, 8: SO|
|Takeda, Masaru, W||8||117||31||27||8||0||7||0||0||4||0||0||1||1||2.568|
|Tateyama, Yoshinori, H||1/3||4||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.216|
|Takeda, Hisashi, S||2/3||1||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.717|
Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Yamada on the mound for Softbank
Nioka hits a single to right. Nakata strikes out swinging. Yang (Yoh) walks, runners on first and second. Ono walks to load the bases. Iiyama hits a sac fly to right, runners on first and third. Tanaka walks to reload the bases. Morimoto flies out to right.
Top of the 4th - 1 run, 3 hits
M. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Kokubo hits a single to left. Tamura hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Hasegawa hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Matsuda hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Kidokoro strikes out swinging. Yamazaki strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 3 hits
Morifuku on the mound for Softbank
Ono hits a solo homer. Iiyama grounds out to short. Tanaka hits a double to right and gets thrown out trying to steal third. Morimoto hits a single to right, runner on first. Inaba strikes out swinging.
Top of the 1st
Kawasaki hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Ortiz strikes out swinging. Kokubo strikes out swinging.
Top of the 2nd
Tamura grounds out to second. Hasegawa hits an infield single. Matsuda grounds out to short, runner on first. Matsuda steals second. Kidokoro flies out to center.
Top of the 3rd
Yamazaki hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kawasaki. Honda grounds out to first, runner on third. Ortiz strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 3rd
Inaba grounds out to third. Koyano hits a single to center. Nioka grounds out to second, runner on second. Nakata hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Yang (Yoh) strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 6th
Yang (Yoh) grounds out to third. Ono hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Iiyama. Tanaka walks, runners on first and second. Morimoto strikes out swinging.
Top of the 7th
Matsuda strikes out swinging. Kidokoro hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Yamazaki. Kawasaki grounds out to second.
Nippon Ham took the series, 2-1.
The Fighters won their 2nd game in a row and are now 61-59-3 (4th place). ... The Hawks lost their 2nd game in a row and are now 66-55-5 (2nd place tie).
M. Takeda (HAM) won his 7th start in a row and improved to 12-6 on the year. He's now also 5-0 in 6 starts against the Softbank Hawks this year. H. Takeda (HAM) recorded his 12th save of the year. ... Morifuku (SOF) took the loss in relief and is now 1-1.
HAM: Ono (4)