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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 3 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 4 (April 23, 2011)

by on Apr.23, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles @ Hotto Motto Field Kobe - 18:30
Potential Starters: Tomoya Yagi (HAM) - Satoshi Nagai (RAK) 1-0, 1.23

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon Ham 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 0
Rakuten 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1x 4 10 1

Attendance: 12212 | Series tied, 1-1-0 | Time: 3:10

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: F8, 5: G4, 7: F7
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 2-for-4, 1 R 1: G6, 4: 2B, 5: SO, 8: 1B
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 0-for-2, 1 R 1: G1, 4: BB, 6: G4, 8: S2
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 0-for-4, 1 R 2: E6, 4: F8, 6: G6, 8: F9
(DH) Inaba, Atsunori 4-for-4 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: 2B, 8: 1B
(1B) Hoffpauir, Micah 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: S9, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: SO
(LF) Nakata, Sho 1-for-4, 2 RBI 2: DP, 4: 1B, 7: SO, 9: SO
LF Murata, Kazuya 0-for-0
(C) Ono, Shota 0-for-3 3: SO, 4: G3, 7: BB, 9: F6
(SS) Iiyama, Yuji 0-for-3 3: F9, 5: G5, 7: S1, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yagi, Tomoya 6 92 26 21 5 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 3 3 4.500
Miyanishi, Naoki, H 1 16 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.857
Tanimoto, Keisuke, L 1 0/3 22 4 4 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.500
8 130 34 29 10 1 3 2 1 1 0 0 4 4

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 0-for-3, 1 R 1: G4, 2: BB, 4: G5, 7: F3
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 3-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B (SB), 2: 1B, 4: G6, 7: 1B
(LF) Nakashima, Toshiya 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: SO, 2: HBP, 5: F8, 7: F9
(1B) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-2, 1 RBI 1: BB, 2: S9, 5: SO, 8: 2B (BrO)
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: f3, 5: F8, 8: 1B (CS)
(3B) Iwamura, Akinori 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: G1, 6: G6, 8: SO
(DH) Ruiz, Randy 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: F9, 6: G5, 9: HR
(C) Shima, Motohiro 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: F8, 6: G6
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 1-for-2 2: S1, 4: F8, 7: 1B (CS)

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nagai, Satoshi 7 2/3 125 31 26 6 0 5 2 0 2 0 0 3 2 1.800
Katayama, Hiroshi, H 1/3 9 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.200
Mima, Manabu, W 1 17 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.750
9 151 36 31 7 0 8 2 0 2 0 0 3 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 3 hits
Yagi on the mound for Nippon Ham
Matsui grounds out to second. Hijirisawa hits a single to left. Nakashima strikes out swinging as Hijirisawa steals second. Yamasaki walks, runners on first and second. Takasu hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Iwamura hits a single to left, bases loaded. Ruiz flies out to center.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Koyano reaches on a fielding error (E6). Inaba hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Hoffpauir hits a sac fly to right, runner on first. Nakata hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Bottom of the 2nd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Yagi on the mound for Nippon Ham
Shima hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Teppei. Matsui walks, runners on first and second. Hijirisawa reaches on a bunt single, bases loaded. Nakashima gets hit by a pitch, a run scores, bases remain loaded. Yamasaki hits a sac fly to right, runners on first and third. Takasu fouls out to first.

Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Yang (Yoh) hits a double. Itoi walks, runners on first and second. Koyano flies out to center. Inaba hits a single to right, bases loaded. Hoffpauir strikes out looking. Nakata hits a 2-run single, runners on first and second. Ono grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Tanimoto on the mound for Nippon Ham
Defensive changes: Murata takes over in left.
Ruiz hits a walk-off solo homer to left-center.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 6th
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Itoi grounds out to second. Koyano grounds out to short. Inaba hits a double to left. Hoffpauir strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Nakata strikes out looking. Ono walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Iiyama. Tanaka flies out to left.

Top of the 8th
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Yang (Yoh) hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Itoi. Koyano flies out to right.
Pitching change: Katayama in for Nagai.
Inaba hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Hoffpauir strikes out swinging.

Notes

Nippon Ham: The Fights 5-game winning streak came to an end. ... Inaba recorded his 14th career 4-hit game.

Rakuten: This was the Eagles first walk-off victory since 9/19/2010 (vs Chiba). ... Mima recorded his first career victory. ... Yamasaki extended his hitting streak to 11 games.