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Saitama Seibu Lions 1 – Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 4 (April 29, 2011)

by on Apr.29, 2011 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Saitama Seibu Lions vs Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kazuhisa Makita (SEI) 0-1, 1.76 - Brian Wolfe (HAM) 1-1, 6.75

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seibu 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 2
Nippon Ham 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 X 4 6 0

Attendance: 25287 | Seibu leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 2:26

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B (SB), 3: G3, 5: G6, 8: G5
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 1-for-3 1: S2, 4: 1B, 6: G5, 9: G4
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 2-for-3, 1 RBI 1: S8, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 9: 1B
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: SO, 6: SO, 9: SO
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 0-for-4 2: G5, 4: SO, 7: G4, 9: G5
(LF) Brown, Dee 0-for-3 2: f2, 4: G3, 7: F7
LF Sato, Tomoaki 0-for-0
(1B) Asamura, Hideto 0-for-3 2: G5, 5: F8, 7: F9
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 1-for-2 3: G1, 5: 2B
PH Abe, Masahiro 0-for-1 8: SO
C Uemoto, Tatsuyuki 0-for-0
(RF) Akiyama, Shogo 0-for-3 3: F7, 5: G3, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Makita, Kazuhisa, L 7 1/3 123 31 29 6 0 6 1 1 0 0 0 4 4 2.779
Graman, Alex 2/3 11 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
8 134 33 30 6 0 6 1 1 0 0 0 4 4

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 0-for-4, 1 R 1: G4, 3: F8, 6: G2, 7: F7
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 1-for-3, 2 R 1: SO, 4: F9, 6: HBP, 8: 2B
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 2-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: SO, 4: G3, 6: 2B, 8: 2B
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 0-for-4 2: G5, 4: SO, 6: G1, 8: G4
(1B) Inaba, Atsunori 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: G4, 5: 2B, 6: L3, 8: S7
(DH) Hoffpauir, Micah 0-for-2 2: f5, 5: f2, 7: BB
PH-DH Nioka, Tomohiro 0-for-1 8: f9
(LF) Nakata, Sho 0-for-3 3: F4, 5: SO, 7: F7
LF Murata, Kazuya 0-for-0
(C) Ono, Shota 1-for-3 3: SO, 5: F6, 7: 1B
(SS) Iiyama, Yuji 1-for-3 3: E9, 6: 1B, 7: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wolfe, Brian, W 7 81 25 23 4 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 4.585
Masui, Hirotoshi, H 1 15 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Takeda, Hisashi, S 1 19 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 115 32 30 5 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Kataoka hits a single to right and steals second. Kuriyama hits a sac bunt, runner on third. Nakajima hits a sac fly to center. Nakamura strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Makita on the mound for Seibu
Iiyama hits an infield single. Tanaka fails to advance the runner on sac bunt, runner on first. Yang (Yoh) gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Itoi clears the bases on a 2-run double to center, Itoi to third on error (E2). Koyano grounds out to the pitcher. Inaba lines out to first.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Makita on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: Uemoto is the new catcher.
Yang (Yoh) hits a double. Itoi hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Koyano grounds out to second, runner on third.
Pitching change: Graman in for Makita.
Inaba hits a sac fly. Nioka, pinch-hitting for Hoffpauir, fouls out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Makita on the mound for Seibu
Nakata flies out to second. Ono strikes out looking. Iiyama reaches and advances to third on a fielding error (E9). Tanaka flies out to center.

Top of the 4th
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Kuriyama hits a single to left. Nakajima hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Nakamura strikes out swinging. Fernandez strikes out swinging. Brown grounds out to first.

Top of the 5th
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Asamura flies out to center. Ginjiro hits a double to center. Akiyama grounds out to first, runner on third. Kataoka grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 5th
Makita on the mound for Seibu
Inaba hits a double to right. Hoffpauir fouls out to the catcher. Nakata strikes out swinging. Ono flies out to short.

Top of the 7th
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Hoffpauir walks. Nakata flies out to left. Ono hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Iiyama strikes out swinging. Tanaka flies out to left.

Notes

Seibu: The Lions' offense has not produced a timely hit over their last 18 innings. ... Asamura 12-game hitting streak came to an end.

Nippon Ham: Yang (Yoh) extended his hitting streak to 12 straight.