Welcome to Yakyubaka.com

Seibu Lions 6 – Rakuten Eagles 7 (September 4, 2010)

by on Sep.04, 2010 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Seibu Lions vs Rakuten Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 14:00

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

Attendance: 16868 | Seibu leads series, 12-7-1 | Time: 3:06

Potential Starters: Hideaki Wakui (SEI) 13-7, 3.38 - Takashi Kawai (RAK) 2-5, 4.17

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 0-for-5 1: G4, 2: F5, 5: G5, 6: G4, 9: G4
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 0-for-5 1: G6, 3: F7, 5: G6, 7: F8, 9: SO
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 1-for-5, 1 R 1: F8, 3: SO, 5: 1B (SB), 7: F8, 9: F7
(1B) Fernandez, Jose 1-for-1 2: 1B
PR-1B Hirao, Hiroshi 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: G4, 5: 2B
PH-1B Oshima, Hiroyuki 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 7: HR
(DH) Nakamura, Takeya 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 4: HR, 5: F7, 7: SO
(LF) Sato, Tomoaki 0-for-4 2: f2, 4: F9, 6: G6, 8: G6
LF Hoshi, Hidekazu 0-for-0
(RF) Takayama, Hisashi 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: BB, 4: G5, 6: HR, 8: 2B
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 2-for-4 2: F6, 4: 2B, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(3B) Abe, Masahiro 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: G6, 6: F6, 8: L5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wakui, Hideaki 8 0/3 119 34 30 9 0 5 1 1 2 0 0 6 6 3.530
Sikorski, Brian, L 2/3 18 6 5 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.211
8 2/3 137 40 35 12 0 5 2 1 2 0 0 7 7

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: BB, 5: G4, 8: G5, 9: 1B
(2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: S1, 5: SO, 8: F6, 9: G5
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 1-for-2, 1 R 1: S1, 3: HBP, 6: G3, 9: 1B, 9: BB
(1B) Ruiz, Randy 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: DP, 6: SO, 9: 2B, 9: 1B
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 4: G6, 6: G6, 9: 1B
(3B) Nakamura, Norihiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G4, 4: G5, 7: F7, 9: 1B
(LF) Kusano, Daisuke 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: F7, 9: 2B
PR Makida, Akihisa 0-for-0, 1 R
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: G4, 9: G5
(C) Nakatani, Jin 0-for-2 2: F7, 5: G1
PH Nakamura, Masato 0-for-1 8: f2
C Shima, Motohiro 1-for-1, 1 RBI 9: 1B (BrO), 9: (BrO)

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kawai, Takashi 5 78 23 22 7 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 3 4.304
Yabu, Keiichi 1 23 5 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.909
Aoyama, Koji 1 7 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.588
Katayama, Hiroshi 1 16 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.868
Koyama, Shinichiro, W 1 10 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
9 134 39 38 11 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 6 5

===

Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Fernandez hits a single to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Hirao. Nakamura hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Sato fouls out to the catcher. Takayama walks to load the bases. Hosokawa flies out to short. Abe hits an RBI single and a second run scores on a throwing error (E5), runners on first and third. Kataoka flies out to third.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Defense: Hirao takes over at first.
Yamasaki hits a double to right. Nakamura grounds out to second, runner on third. Kusano strikes out swinging. Watanabe hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Nakatani flies out to left.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Nakamura hits a solo homer. Sato flies out to right. Takayama grounds out to third. Hosokawa hits a double to center. Abe grounds out to short.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Kataoka grounds out to third. Kuriyama grounds out to short. Nakajima hits a single to right and steals second. Hirao hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Nakamura flies out to left.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yabu on the mound for Rakuten
Sato grounds out to short. Takayama hits a solo homer. Hosokawa hits a single to left. Abe flies out to short. Kataoka grounds out to second.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Aoyama on the mound for Rakuten
Kuriyama flies out to center. Nakajima flies out to center. Oshima, pinch-hitting for Hirao, hits a solo homer. Nakamura strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th - 6 runs, 8 hits
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Teppei hits a single to right. Ruiz hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Yamasaki hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and third. Nakamura hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Kusano hits an RBI double to right, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Sikorski in for Wakui.
Makida enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kusano. Watanabe grounds out to third. Shima hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Hijirisawa hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Uchimura hits a grounder to third and Shima gets thrown out running the bases, runners on first and second. Teppei walks to load the bases. Ruiz hits a walk-off RBI single to left.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Hijirisawa grounds out to second. Uchimura hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Teppei. Ruiz strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd
Hijirisawa walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Uchimura. Teppei gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Ruiz grounds into a double play.

Bottom of the 5th
Watanabe hits a single to center. Nakatani grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second. Hijirisawa grounds out to second, runner on third. Uchimura strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
Sato grounds out to short. Takayama hits a double to right. Hosokawa strikes out swinging. Abe lines out to third.

Notes

The Eagles stopped a 3-game slide and are now 53-67-3 (6th place). ... The Lions' 3-game winning streak came to an end.  They are now 69-57-1 (1st place)

Koyama (RAK) got the win in relief and is now 4-3 on the year. ... Sikorski (SEI) took the loss in relief and dropped to 1-3.

The homer Nakamura hit in the 4th was the 150th of his career.

Fernandez (SEI) hurt his left hamstring while turning the corner at first on his hit to left in the 2nd inning and was taken out of the game.

Home runs
SEI: Nakamura (16), Takayama (8), Oshima (1)