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Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 4 – Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 1 (May 6, 2011)

by on May.06, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Fukuoka Softbank Hawks vs Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Hiroki Yamada (SOF) 2-1, 3.74 - Brian Wolfe (HAM) 2-1, 4.58

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

Attendance: 22650 | Softbank leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 2:35

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 3, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 0-for-3, 1 R 1: G1, 4: G6, 7: G4, 9: BB
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 0-for-4 1: G4, 4: G6, 7: G3, 9: f2
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: G5, 4: L5, 7: 1B, 9: HR
(DH) Cabrera, Alex 0-for-3, 1 R 2: G4, 5: F8, 7: G5, 9: BB
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-3 2: F8, 5: G4, 8: 1B
PR-CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-1, 1 R 9: G1
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 2-for-4, 2 RBI 2: G5, 5: G6, 8: 2B, 9: 2B
(LF) Ortiz, Jose 0-for-4 3: G6, 6: SO, 8: G6, 9: G6
LF Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-0
(CF-1B) Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-2 3: G4, 6: HBP, 8: F4
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 0-for-2 3: F8, 6: SO
PH Uchikawa, Seiichi 0-for-1 8: G6
C Yamazaki, Katsuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamada, Hiroki, W 8 88 28 26 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 3.034
Falkenborg, Brian, S 1 12 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
9 100 31 29 3 1 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 1

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 0-for-3 1: F8, 3: BB (SB), 6: G6, 8: F7
(SS) Iiyama, Yuji 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: F8, 6: SO, 9: SO
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 1-for-4 1: DP, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 9: SO
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 0-for-4 2: F9, 4: G5, 6: F4, 9: SO
(RF) Inaba, Atsunori 0-for-2 2: HBP, 4: F6, 7: f7
(DH) Nioka, Tomohiro 0-for-3 2: G6, 5: G6, 7: F8
(1B) Hoffpauir, Micah 0-for-3 2: F9, 5: G3, 7: G4
(LF) Nakata, Sho 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: SO, 5: HR, 8: f2
(C) Ono, Shota 0-for-3 3: G5, 5: G6, 8: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wolfe, Brian 8 102 27 26 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3.506
Miyanishi, Naoki, L 1/3 16 3 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.724
Tanimoto, Keisuke 2/3 14 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.000
9 132 34 31 5 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yamada on the mound for Softbank
Nioka grounds out to short. Hoffpauir grounds out to first. Nakata hits a solo homer. Ono grounds out to short.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Kokubo hits a single to center and gets replaced by pinch-runner Kidokoro. Tamura hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Oritz grounds out to short. Fukuda flies out to second. Uchikawa, pinch-hitting for Hosokawa, grounds out to short.

Top of the 9th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Miyanishi on the mound for Nippon Ham
Kawasaki walks. Honda fouls out to the catcher. Matsuda hits a 2-run homer.
Pitching change: Tanimoto in for Miyanishi.
Cabrera walks. Kidokoro grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second. Tamura hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Oritz grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Yamada on the mound for Softbank
Koyano flies out to right. Inaba gets hit by a pitch. Nioka grounds out to short, runner on second. Hoffpauir flies out to right.

Bottom of the 3rd
Yamada on the mound for Softbank
Nakata strikes out swinging. Ono grounds out to third. Tanaka walks and steals second. Iiyama flies out to center.

Notes

Softbank: Yamada is 3-0 in 5 career starts against the Fighters. ... Honda failed to extended his hitting streak to 20 games.

Nippon Ham: Wolfe had a no-hitter going until Matsuda hit an infield single in the 7th with 2 out.