Seibu Lions vs Rakuten Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 14:00
Attendance: 16861 | Seibu leads series, 14-8-1 | Time: 3:06
Potential Starters: Kazuyuki Hoashi (SEI) 11-8, 3.71 - Darrell Rasner (RAK) 5-10, 4.54
Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)
|(CF)||Kuriyama, Takumi||2-for-5, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 2: G6, 5: 1B, 7: L4, 8: SO|
|(3B)||Hara, Takuya||0-for-4||1: S1, 3: F5, 5: F6, 7: SO, 9: G4|
|(SS)||Nakajima, Hiroyuki||0-for-3||1: G6, 3: f3, 5: HBP, 7: BB, 9: G6|
|(1B)||Fernandez, Jose||0-for-4||1: BB, 3: F7, 5: F9, 7: G6, 9: G4|
|(DH)||Nakamura, Takeya||2-for-3, 2 R, 2 RBI||1: BB, 4: SO, 6: HR, 8: HR|
|(LF)||Brown, Dee||0-for-3||1: F8, 4: F8, 6: BB, 8: F9|
|(RF)||Takayama, Hisashi||0-for-3||2: G6, 4: SO, 6: G1, 8: BB|
|(C)||Uemoto, Tatsuyuki||1-for-4||2: 2B, 5: SO, 6: F7, 8: G4|
|(2B)||Abe, Masahiro||2-for-4, 1 R||2: F9, 5: 2B, 6: SO, 8: 1B|
|Hoashi, Kazuyuki||3 1/3||57||14||13||3||1||1||1||0||0||0||0||1||1||3.692|
|Osada, Shuichiro, W||2 2/3||28||8||8||0||0||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.268|
|Kishi, Takayuki, S||3||54||14||12||3||0||5||2||0||0||0||0||1||1||3.427|
Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)
|(CF)||Hijirisawa, Ryo||0-for-4||1: F7, 3: G6, 5: SO, 8: SO|
|(SS)||Watanabe, Naoto||0-for-3||1: BB (SB), 3: G5, 6: G4, 8: L4|
|(2B)||Takasu, Yosuke||0-for-4||1: G1, 3: G5, 6: SO, 9: F9|
|(DH)||Yamasaki, Takeshi||2-for-4||1: G6, 4: 1B, 6: F8, 9: 1B|
|PR-DH||Nishimura, Wataru||0-for-0, 1 R|
|(1B)||Ruiz, Randy||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: HR, 4: G1, 7: F8, 9: BB|
|(RF)||Makida, Akihisa||1-for-4, 1 RBI||2: G5, 4: f3, 7: SO, 9: 2B|
|(3B)||Nakagawa, Taishi||0-for-4||2: SO, 4: F8, 7: SO, 9: SO|
|(C)||Shima, Motohiro||2-for-3||2: 1B, 5: SO, 8: 1B, 9: IBB|
|(LF)||Masuda, Shintaro||0-for-4||2: G5, 5: F4, 8: SO, 9: G1|
|Rasner, Darrell, L||6||104||27||22||5||1||4||3||1||1||0||0||2||2||4.480|
Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Hoashi on the mound for Seibu
Ruiz hits a solo homer. Makida grounds out to third. Nakagawa strikes out swinging. Shima hits a single to right. Masuda grounds out to third.
Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Uemoto strikes out swinging. Abe hits a double to left. Kuriyama hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Hara flies out to short. Nakajima gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Fernandez flies out to right.
Top of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Nakamura hits a solo homer. Brown walks. Takayama grounds out to the pitcher. Uemoto flies out to left. Abe strikes out swinging.
Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Katayama on the mound for Rakuten
Nakamura hits a solo homer. Sato flies out to right. Takayama walks. Uemoto grounds out to second, runner on first. Abe hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Kuriyama strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kishi on the mound for Seibu
Takasu flies out to right. Yamasaki hits a single to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Nishimura. Ruiz walks, runners on first and second. Uchimura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Ruiz. Makida hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Nakagawa strikes out swinging. Shima gets an intentional walk, bases loaded. Masuda grounds out to the pitcher.
Top of the 1st
Kuriyama hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hara. Nakajima grounds out to short. Fernandez walks, runners on first and second. Nakamura walks, bases loaded. Brown flies out to center.
Bottom of the 1st
Hijirisawa flies out to left. Watanabe walks and steals second. Takasu grounds out to the pitcher, runner on third. Yamasaki grounds out to short.
Top of the 2nd
Takayama grounds out to short. Uemoto hits a double to left. Abe flies out to right, runner on third. Kuriyama grounds out to short.
The Lions snapped a 5-game losing streak and are now 77-64-1 (2nd place). ... The Eagles lost their 2nd game in a row and are now 61-77-3 (6th place).
Osada (SEI) got the win in relief and is now 5-3. Kishi (SEI) records his first save of his career. ... Rasner (RAK) took the loss and dropped to 5-11. Coming into tonight's game, Rasner was 0-2 with a 9.45 ERA in 4 starts against the Lions.
Hoashi (SEI) left the game after he took a Ruiz (RAK) line drive off his left arm in the bottom of the 4th with a runner on first and no out.
SEI: Nakamura (22, 23)
RAK: Ruiz (12)