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Rakuten Eagles 0 – Softbank Hawks 5 (September 8, 2010)

by on Sep.08, 2010 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Rakuten Eagles vs Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1
Softbank 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 X 5 8 0

Attendance: 32229 | Softbank leads series, 16-5-1 | Time: 2:50

Potential Starters: Satoshi Nagai (RAK) 8-9, 3.79 - Tsuyoshi Wada (SOF) 14-8, 3.42

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: SO, 6: F9, 8: F3
(C) Shima, Motohiro 1-for-3 1: S1, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 8: G6
(CF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 0-for-4 1: G4, 4: G4, 6: F8, 8: SO
(1B) Ruiz, Randy 1-for-4 1: SO, 4: SO, 7: 1B, 9: F8
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: G6, 7: G1, 9: SO
(3B) Nakamura, Norihiro 0-for-3 2: F8, 5: G6, 7: BB, 9: SO
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-3 2: F4, 5: SO, 7: 1B
(LF) Kusano, Daisuke 0-for-3 3: SO, 6: F7, 7: F9
(RF) Makida, Akihisa 1-for-3 3: G4, 6: 1B, 7: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nagai, Satoshi, L 6 1/3 124 32 26 7 2 2 5 0 1 0 0 5 5 3.921
Satake, Kenta 1 2/3 28 6 6 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5.294
8 152 38 32 8 2 4 5 0 1 1 0 5 5

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 3-for-5 1: 2B, 2: 1B, 4: G6, 6: F9, 8: 1B
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 1-for-4, 1 R 1: S3, 2: F6, 5: G4, 7: 2B, 8: G6
(LF) Ortiz, Jose 0-for-3, 1 R 1: F9, 3: G6, 5: BB, 7: G5
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: BB, 5: F9, 7: 1B
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 2-for-3, 2 R, 4 RBI 1: F7, 3: HR, 5: HR, 7: BB
(DH) Petagine, Roberto 0-for-3 2: BB, 3: G4, 5: F9, 7: SO
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 0-for-4 2: SO, 3: F8, 6: F4, 7: F8
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-4 2: F8, 4: F8, 6: F7, 8: F7
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: E4, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wada, Tsuyoshi, W 8 119 30 28 5 0 7 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.245
Falkenborg, Brian 1 14 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.118
9 133 33 31 5 0 9 1 0 1 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 3rd - 2 runs, 1 hit
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Ortiz grounds out to short. Kokubo walks. Tamura hits a 2-run homer. Petagine grounds out to second. Matsuda flies out to center.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Honda grounds out to second. Ortiz walks. Kokubo flies out to right. Tamura hits a 2-run homer. Petagine flies out to right.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Honda hits a double to left. Ortiz grounds out to third. Kokubo hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Tamura walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Satake in for Nagai.
Petagine strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Watanabe hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Shima. Teppei grounds out to second, runner on third. Ruiz strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 1st
Kawasaki hits a double to left and advances to third on a sac bunt by Honda. Oritz flies out to right. Kokubo walks, runners on first and third. Tamura flies out to left.

Bottom of the 2nd
Petagine walks. Matsuda strikes out swinging. Hasegawa flies out to center. Yamasaki hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Kawasaki hits a single to right, bases loaded. Honda flies out to short.

Top of the 6th
Kusano flies out to left. Makida hits a single to left. Watanabe flies out to right. Shima hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Teppei flies out to center.

Top of the 7th
Ruiz hits an infield single. Yamasaki grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second. Nakamura walks, runners on first and second. Takasu hits a single to center, bases loaded. Kusano flies out to right. Makida grounds out to short.

Notes

The Hawks won their 3rd game in a row and are now 69-57-5 (2nd place). ... The Eagles lost their third straight game and are now 53-70-3 (6th place).

Wada (SOF) got the win and improved to 15-8 on the year.  Coming in to tonight, Wada was 0-3 in his last three starts since his last victory on 8/11 (vs Orix).  Wada is now 4-0 in 4 starts against the Eagles this year. ... Nagai (RAK) lost his second start in a row and dropped to 8-10.  He's now 1-3 in 4 starts against the Hawks this season.

The 15 wins Wada has won so far are a career high.

The Eagles have not scored a run in 21 innings.

Home runs
SOF: Tamura (24, 25)