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Softbank Hawks 3 – Rakuten Eagles 8 (September 26, 2010)

by on Sep.26, 2010 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Softbank Hawks vs Rakuten Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Softbank 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 9 1
Rakuten 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 2 X 8 10 0

Attendance: 15090 | Softbank leads series, 16-7-1 | Time: 3:14

Potential Starters: Kenji Otonari (SOF) 4-8, 4.47 - Satoshi Nagai (RAK) 9-10, 3.84

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 1-for-5 1: G4, 3: F7, 5: F7, 7: SO, 9: 1B
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 3-for-5 1: 1B (CS), 3: 1B (SB), 6: 1B (SB), 7: G3, 9: G6
(LF) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 0-for-4 1: G3, 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: SO
RF Shibahara, Hiroshi 0-for-1 9: SO
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-4 2: G6, 4: SO, 6: F5, 8: 1B
PR-CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0, 1 R
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 1-for-3 2: F4, 4: f3, 6: BB, 8: 1B
PR-1B Nakazawa, Tadaatsu 0-for-0, 1 R
(DH) Petagine, Roberto 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: BB, 4: G1, 6: BB, 8: 1B
PR-DH Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-0
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: F8, 5: G5, 6: F3, 8: S9
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: 1B, 5: BB, 7: HR, 8: SO
(C) Tanoue, Hidenori 0-for-2 3: S3, 5: F9, 7: G6
PH Ortiz, Jose 0-for-1 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Otonari, Kenji, L 4 0/3 84 19 17 4 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.310
Kanazawa, Takehito 2 26 7 7 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.893
Morifuku, Masahiko 1 17 7 5 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 4 2.589
Fujioka, Yoshiaki 1 23 6 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 4.500
8 150 39 34 10 2 5 3 0 2 0 0 8 7

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 2-for-4, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: G5, 5: 1B, 7: ギ野 (BrO), 8: 1B
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: G4, 5: SO, 7: S1, 8: F9
(1B) Ruiz, Randy 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 2B, 3: G4, 5: SO, 7: G5
PR-1B Hiraishi, Yosuke 0-for-1, 1 R 8: F7
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 4: SO, 5: G6, 7: 1B
(RF) Makida, Akihisa 2-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: E6, 4: 1B (SB), 6: G4, 7: HR
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G6, 4: SO, 6: HR, 7: G6
(C) Shima, Motohiro 0-for-3, 1 R 2: F9, 4: F9, 6: G4, 8: BB
(3B) Nakagawa, Taishi 1-for-3 2: G5, 5: 1B, 6: G4
3B Nishimura, Wataru 1-for-1, 1 R 8: 2B
(LF) Uchimura, Kensuke 1-for-3, 1 R 2: G6, 5: BB, 7: 1B, 8: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nagai, Satoshi, W 7 115 29 24 5 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 3.745
Aoyama, Koji 2 36 10 9 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1.720
9 151 39 33 9 1 8 4 0 1 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Otonari on the mound for Softbank
Hijirisawa strikes out swinging. Watanabe grounds out to second. Ruiz hits a double to right. Yamasaki walks, runners on first and second. Makida reaches on a fielding error (E6) and a runner scores, runners on first and second. Takasu grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kanazawa on the mound for Softbank
Makida grounds out to second. Takasu hits a solo homer. Shima grounds out to second. Nakagawa grounds out to second.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Hasegawa hits a solo homer. Tanoue grounds out to short. Kawasaki strikes out swinging. Honda grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 7th - 4 runs, 3 hits
Morifuku on the mound for Softbank
Uchimura hits a single to right. Hijirisawa reaches on a fielder's choice (bunt), runners on first and second. Watanabe hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Ruiz hits a grounder to third, Uchimura gets thrown out at home, runners on first and third. Yamasaki hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Hiraishi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Ruiz. Makida hits a 3-run homer. Takasu grounds out to short.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Aoyama on the mound for Rakuten
Defense: Nishimura takes over at third; Hiraishi take over at first.
Matsunaka strikes out swinging. Kokubo hits an infield single and is replaced by a pinch-runner Kidokoro. Tamura hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Nakazawa enters the game as a pinch-runner for Tamura. Petagine hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Fukuda enters the game as a pinch-runner for Petagine. Matsuda hits a sac fly to right, runner on first. Hasegawa strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Fujioka on the mound for Softbank
Defense: Shibahara takes over in right; Kidokoro takes over in center; Nakazawa takes over at first; Hawsegawa moves from center to left.
Shima walks. Nishimura hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Uchimura grounds out to second. Hijirisawa clears the bases with a 2-run single to left, runner on first. Watanabe flies out to right. Hiraishi flies out to left.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Hasegawa hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanoue. Kawasaki flies out to left. Honda hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Honda steals second, runners on second and third. Matsunaka strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 4th
Yamasaki strikes out swinging. Makida hits a single to center. Takasu strikes out swinging. Makida steals second. Shima flies out to right.

Bottom of the 5th
Nakagawa hits a single to center. Uchimura walks, runners on first and second. Hijirisawa hits a single to left, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Kanazawa in for Otonari.
Watanabe strikes out swinging. Ruiz strikes out swinging. Yamasaki grounds out to short.

Top of the 6th
Honda hits a single to center. Matsunaka strikes out swinging as Honda steals second. Kokubo flies out to third. Tamura walks, runners on first and second. Petagine walks, bases loaded. Matsuda flies out to first.

Notes

Softbank won the season series, 16-7-1.

The Eagles stopped a 2-game slide. ... The Hawks' 5-game winning streak came to an end.

Nagai (RAK) got the win and evened his record to 10-10.  Coming into tonight's game, Nagai was 1-3 in 4 starts with a 3.26 ERA against Softbank. ... Otonari (SOF) took the loss and dropped to 4-9 on the year.  Before tonight, Otanari was 2-0 in 5 starts since his last loss on 7/29 (vs Rakuten) and was 1-1 in 3 starts with a 3.43 ERA against the Eagles.

Home runs
SOF: Hasegawa (3)
RAK: Takasu (6), Makida (6)