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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 3 – Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 10 (April 20, 2011)

by on Apr.20, 2011 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles vs Fukuoka Softbank Hawks @ Kitakyushu Municipal Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Darrell Rasner (RAK) 1-0, 1.50 - D.J. Houlton (SOF) 0-1, 1.35

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 9 4
Softbank 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 5 X 10 13 0

Attendance: 15711 | Series tied, 1-1-0 | Time: 3:27

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 0-for-4 1: f2, 3: F9, 6: F7, 8: F6
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F6, 4: HR, 6: 1B (SB), 8: 1B
(LF) Nakamura, Masato 1-for-3 1: 1B, 4: G6, 6: G6
PH-LF Nakashima, Toshiya 0-for-1 8: F7
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-4 1: f2, 4: F6, 6: G4, 8: 1B
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 2-for-4 2: F8, 4: 2B, 7: 1B, 8: G4
(3B) Iwamura, Akinori 0-for-4 2: G4, 4: G3, 7: G4, 9: SO
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 1-for-4, 2 R 2: G5, 5: F6, 7: G5 (SB), 9: 1B
(C) Shima, Motohiro 1-for-3, 1 RBI 3: F8, 5: G6, 7: 1B
PH Masuda, Shintaro 0-for-1 9: SO
(1B) Kusano, Daisuke 0-for-4 3: f3, 5: SO, 7: f5, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Rasner, Darrell, L 5 94 27 21 7 1 4 4 0 1 1 0 4 3 3.273
Satake, Kenta 0/3 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.000
Kawagishi, Tsuyoshi 1 18 5 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Koyama, Shinichiro 2 31 11 10 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 5 5 15.000
8 148 45 37 13 2 6 6 0 1 2 0 10 8

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 11, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 2-for-4, 3 R 1: 1B, 2: E5, 4: BB, 6: 1B, 7: G6
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 1-for-4, 1 R 1: S1, 2: f2, 4: F6, 6: E2, 8: 1B
(CF-LF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 2-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 2: F8, 4: HR, 6: F4, 8: G5
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: S7, 3: SO, 4: 1B, 6: BB, 8: F7
1B Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-0
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: 2B, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: BB
(LF) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 0-for-3 1: SO, 3: SO, 5: F6
CF Hasegawa, Yuya 1-for-2, 1 R, 2 RBI 6: SO, 8: 2B
(DH) Ortiz, Jose 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F8, 3: BB, 5: G6, 6: F5, 8: 2B
PR-DH Imamiya, Kenta 0-for-0, 1 R
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI 2: 2B, 3: G4, 5: BB, 7: SO, 8: HR
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 1-for-5, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: F9, 5: F9, 7: F8, 8: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Houlton, D.J., W 7 120 27 27 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1.976
Morifuku, Masahiko, H 1 14 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Mahara, Takahiro 1 23 4 4 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 9.818
9 157 36 36 9 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Kawasaki hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Uchikawa hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Cabrera hits a sac fly to left, runner on first. Tamura walks, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Matsunaka strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Oritz flies out to center. Matsuda hits a double and advances to third on a fielding error (E9). Hosokawa hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Kawasaki reaches on a fielding error (E5), runners on first and second. Honda fouls out to the catcher. Uchikawa flies out to center.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Houlton on the mound for Softbank
Hijirisawa hits a solo homer to left. Nakamura grounds out to short. Yamasaki flies out to short. Takasu hits a double to right. Iwamura grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Hosokawa flies out to right. Kawasaki walks. Honda flies out to short. Uchikawa hits a 2-run homer to left. Cabrera hits a single to right. Tamura strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Satake on the mound for Rakuten
Kawasaki hits a single to left. Honda reaches on a throwing error (E2), runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Kawagishi in for Satake.
Uchikawa flies out to second. Cabrera walks, bases loaded. Tamura hits an RBI single to left, bases remain loaded. Hasegawa strikes out swinging. Oritz flies out to third.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Houlton on the mound for Softbank
Takasu hits a single to left. Iwamura grounds out to second, runner on first. Teppei grounds out to third, runner on first. Teppei steals second. Shima hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Kusano fouls out to third.

Bottom of the 8th - 5 runs, 4 hits
Kawagishi on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Nakashima takes over in left.
Honda hits an infield single and advances to second on a throwing error (E3). Uchikawa grounds out to third. Cabrera flies out to left. Tamura walks, runners on first and second. Hasegawa clears the bases with a 2-run double, runner on second. Ortiz hits an RBI double, runner on second. Imamiya enters the game as a pinch-runner for Ortiz. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Matsuda hits a 2-run homer. Hosokawa flies out to center.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Mahara on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Fukuda takes over at first.
Iwamura strikes out swinging. Teppei hits a single to right. Masuda, pinch-hitting for Shima, strikes out swinging, runner on second. Run scores on a wild pitch. Kusano strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Cabrera strikes out swinging. Tamura hits a double. Matsunaka strikes out swinging. Oritz walks, runners on first and second. Matsuda grounds out to second.

Top of the 6th
Houlton on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Hasegawa takes over in center; Uchikawa moves from center to left.
Matsui flies out to left. Hijirisawa hits a single to center and steals second. Nakamura grounds out to short. Yamasaki grounds out to second.

Top of the 8th
Morifuku on the mound for Softbank
Matsui flies out to short. Hijirisawa hits a single to left. Nakashima, pinch-hitting for Nakamura, flies out to left. Yamasaki hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Takasu grounds out to second.

Notes

Softbank: Uchikawa picked up his first homer in a Softbank uniform.