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Saitama Seibu Lions 8 – Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 10 (April 17, 2011)

by on Apr.17, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Saitama Seibu Lions vs Fukuoka Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 13:00
Potential Starters: Masamitsu Hirano (SEI) - Sho Iwasaki (SOF)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seibu 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 3 1 8 17 1
Softbank 1 1 0 4 0 1 1 0 2x 10 12 1

Attendance: 32179 | Softbank leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 3:59

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 11, DPs in: 4th, 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 1-for-5, 2 R 1: G5, 2: F8, 5: F7, 7: 1B, 8: BB (SB), 9: L6
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 3-for-4, 2 R 1: G5, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 8: BB
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 3-for-5, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G5, 5: G6, 7: 1B, 8: 2B
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 2-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: SO, 6: HR, 7: DP, 8: 2B
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 0-for-4 2: G4, 3: SO, 6: G4, 7: BB, 8: G5
(LF) Brown, Dee 0-for-3 2: F8, 4: G3, 6: SO
PH Abe, Masahiro 0-for-1 7: SO
LF Sato, Tomoaki 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 9: HR
(1B) Asamura, Hideto 3-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 7: SO, 9: BB
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 1-for-2 2: 1B, 4: DP
PH-C Uemoto, Tatsuyuki 2-for-3 6: 1B, 8: SO, 9: 1B (BrO)
(RF) Akiyama, Shogo 1-for-5, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 5: G3, 6: G4, 8: SO, 9: G2

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Hirano, Masamitsu 4 96 21 18 5 1 1 3 0 0 1 0 6 2 4.500
Osada, Shuichiro 2 33 10 8 3 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 6.000
Fujita, Taiyo 1 22 5 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 5.400
Graman, Alex 1 11 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Sikorski, Brian, L 2/3 18 4 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 10.800
8 2/3 180 44 38 12 3 6 4 1 1 1 0 10 6

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 1-for-5, 2 RBI 1: G6, 2: G3, 4: G4, 6: 1B (SB), 8: SO
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 2-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: G1, 3: F8, 4: 1B, 6: F6, 8: 1B
(CF-LF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 2B, 3: 1B (SB), 4: F9, 6: HBP, 8: F8
C Yamazaki, Katsuki 0-for-0
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 0-for-4 1: BB, 3: F9, 5: F4, 6: SO, 8: G4
1B Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-0
(LF) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 3-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F8, 5: 2B, 7: HR
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0
PH Shibahara, Hiroshi 0-for-1 9: F7
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 0-for-4 1: F9, 4: BB, 5: SO, 7: F9, 9: SO
(DH) Ortiz, Jose 1-for-4, 1 R 2: G3, 4: E6, 5: G6, 7: BB, 9: 2B
PR-DH Imamiya, Kenta 0-for-0, 1 R
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 3-for-4, 4 R, 3 RBI 2: HR, 4: BB, 6: 2B, 7: F9, 9: HR
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 0-for-3, 1 R 2: SO, 4: G1, 6: S1, 7: SO
LF Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwasaki, Sho 5 2/3 89 26 26 10 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.176
Fujita, Soichi, H 1/3 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10.800
Kanazawa, Takehito 0/3 11 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 6.750
Morifuku, Masahiko, H 1 17 4 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Falkenborg, Brian 1 25 7 5 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 6.750
Mahara, Takahiro, W 1 22 5 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 10.800
9 170 46 42 17 2 8 4 0 0 1 0 8 7

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Hirano on the mound for Seibu
Kawasaki grounds out to short. Honda grounds out to the pitcher. Uchikawa hits a double to left. Cabrera walks, runners on first and second. Matsunaka hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Tamura flies out to right.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 3 hits
Iwasaki on the mound for Softbank
Fernandez grounds out to second. Brown flies out to center. Asamura hits a single to left. Ginjiro hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Akiyama hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Kataoka flies out to center.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Hirano on the mound for Seibu
Ortiz grounds out to first. Matsuda hits a solo homer to left. Hosokawa strikes out swinging. Kawasaki grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 4th - 4 runs, 1 hit
Hirano on the mound for Seibu
Tamura walks. Ortiz reaches on a fielding error (E6), runners on first and second. Matsuda walks, bases loaded. Hosokawa grounds out to the pitcher, bases remain loaded. Kawasaki drives in a run with a grounder to second, runners on second and third. Honda hits a 2-run single to center, runner on first. Runner advances to second on a passed ball. Runner scores on a wild pitch. Uchikawa flies out to right.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 3 hits
Iwasaki on the mound for Softbank
Nakamura hits a solo homer to left. Fernandez grounds out to second. Brown strikes out looking. Asamura hits a single to left. Uemoto, pinch-hitting for Ginjiro, hits a single to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Fujita in for Iwasaki.
Akiyama grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Osada on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: Uemoto is the new catcher.
Matsuda hits a double to left and advances to third on a sac bunt by Hosokawa. Kawasaki hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Kawasaki steals second. Honda flies out to short. Uchikawa gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Cabrera strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kanazawa on the mound for Softbank
Kataoka hits a single to center and advances to second on a wild pitch. Kuriyama hits a single to left. Nakajima hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Morifuku in for Kanazawa.
Nakamura hits a grounder to short, force out at second, Nakamura reaches and advances to second on an error (E3), a run also scores. Fernandez walks, runners on first and second. Abe, pinch-hitting for Brown, strikes out looking. Asamura strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Fujita on the mound for Seibu
Matsunaka hits a solo homer to right. Tamura flies out to right. Oritz walks. Matsuda flies out to right. Hosokawa strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Falkenborg on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Kidokoro takes over in center; Uchikawa moves from center to left.
Uemoto strikes out swinging. Akiyama strikes out swinging. Kataoka walks and steals second. Kuriyama walks, runners on first and second. Nakajima hits a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Nakamura hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Fernandez grounds out to third.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 3 hits
Mahara on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Yamazaki is the new catcher; Fukuda takes over at first; Hasegawa takes over in left.
Sato hits a solo homer to left. Asamura walks. Uemoto hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Akiyama fails to advance runners on sac bunt, runners on first and second. Kataoka lines out to short and Uemoto is doubled off second.

Bottom of the 9th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Sikorski on the mound for Seibu
Shibahara, pinch-hitting for Kidokoro, flies out to left. Tamura strikes out swinging. Ortiz hits a double to left and is replaced by a pinch-runner Imamiya. Matsuda hits a walk-off 2-run homer to left-center.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Hirano on the mound for Seibu
Honda flies out to center. Uchikawa hits a single to center. Cabrera flies out to right. Uchikawa steals second. Matsunaka flies out to center.

Bottom of the 5th
Osada on the mound for Seibu
Cabrera flies out to second. Matsunaka hits a double to left. Tamura strikes out swinging. Ortiz grounds out to short.

Notes

Seibu: Nakamura has now hit a homer in three straight games.