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Rakuten Eagles 9 – Nippon Ham Fighters 0 (September 14, 2010)

by on Sep.14, 2010 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Rakuten Eagles vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 3 1 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 9 16 0
Nippon Ham 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0

Attendance: 20202 | Rakuten leads series, 11-9-0 | Time: 3:00

Potential Starters: Satoshi Nagai (RAK) 8-10, 3.92 - Masaru Nakamura (HAM) 1-1, 3.94

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 7th)

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

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nagai, Satoshi, W 9 131 33 30 4 0 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.713
9 131 33 30 4 0 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: DP, 8: f5
(LF) Morimoto, Hichori 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: SO, 6: G6, 8: G6
(DH) Inaba, Atsunori 0-for-3 1: F8, 3: BB, 6: F9, 9: G3
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 0-for-3 1: F7, 3: G5, 6: BB, 9: F7
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 0-for-3 2: F8, 4: SO, 6: F8, 9: BB
(1B) Nakata, Sho 0-for-4 2: G5, 4: G6, 7: F4, 9: SO
(RF) Sato, Kenji 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: F8, 7: SO
C Ozaki, Masaya 0-for-0
(C) Tsuruoka, Shinya 1-for-2 3: 2B, 5: G1
PH-RF Yang, Dai-Kang 0-for-1 7: F9
(SS) Takaguchi, Takayuki 1-for-3 3: SO, 5: 1B, 8: f2

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakamura, Masaru, L 2 60 13 11 5 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 4 5.500
Sunaga, Hideki 4 80 19 18 7 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 5 5 7.839
Yoshikawa, Mitsuo 3 37 12 12 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.013
9 177 44 41 16 1 5 3 0 0 0 0 9 9

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 3 runs, 3 hits
Nakamura on the mound for Nippon Ham
Hijirisawa walks. Watanabe flies out to center. Teppei hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Yamasaki hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Nakamura flies out to right. Kusano hits a 2-run double to center, runner on second. Shima strikes out swinging.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Nakamura on the mound for Nippon Ham
Masuda flies out to left. Makida fouls out to the catcher. Hijirisawa walks and steals second. Watanabe hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Teppei hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Yamasaki flies out to second.

Top of the 4th - 3 runs, 5 hits
Sunaga on the mound for Nippon Ham
Makida hits a double to right. Hijirisawa hits an infield single and Makida gets thrown out running the bases, runner on first. Watanabe hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Teppei hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Yamasaki hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Nakamura flies out to center. Kusano grounds out to first.

Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Sunaga on the mound for Nippon Ham
Hijirisawa grounds out to the pitcher. Watanabe grounds out to first. Teppei hits an infield single. Yamasaki hits a 2-run homer. Nakamura flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Tsuruoka hits a double to center. Takaguchi strikes out swinging. Tanaka hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Morimoto strikes out swinging. Inaba walks to load the bases. Koyano grounds out to third.

Notes

The Eagles won their 3rd game in a row and are now 57-71-3 (6th place). ... The Fighters lost their 2nd game in a row (both on shutouts) and are now 66-64-3 (5th place).

Nagai (RAK) stopped a personal 2-game losing streak and is now 9-10 on the year.  He also improved to 3-1 in 4 starts against the Fighters this season. ... Nakamura (HAM) took the loss and dropped to 1-2 in four starts this year.

This was Nagai's (RAK) first complete game shutout of the year.

Teppei (RAK) picked up his first 5-hit game of his career. ... The five consecutive hits the Eagles collected in the 4th inning tied a club record.

Home runs
RAK: Yamasaki (25)