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Saitama Seibu Lions 4 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 0 (May 7, 2011)

by on May.07, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Saitama Seibu Lions vs Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Ming-Chieh Hsu (SEI) 1-0, 1.59 - Darrell Rasner (RAK) 2-1, 2.76

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seibu 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 11 1
Rakuten 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 2

Attendance: 15552 | Seibu leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 3:13

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 12, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 2-for-5 1: F7, 2: 1B (CS), 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: G5 (SB)
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 2-for-4, 2 R 1: 1B, 3: BB, 4: G3, 6: F7, 8: 1B
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: G6, 7: BB (SB), 8: f2
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 1-for-3, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: S8, 5: BB (SB), 7: F8, 9: E5
3B Hara, Takuya 0-for-0
(RF) Sakata, Ryo 1-for-4 1: G4, 3: 1B, 5: G6, 7: G6
RF-LF Sato, Tomoaki 0-for-0 9: S2
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F8, 5: BB, 7: F9, 9: G1
(1B) Asamura, Hideto 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G4, 3: BB, 5: G6, 8: 2B, 9: F8
(LF) Oshima, Hiroyuki 1-for-4 2: SO, 3: F8, 6: F7, 8: 1B
PR-RF Saito, Shogo 0-for-0 8: (SB)
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: G6, 6: SO, 8: S2

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Hsu, Ming-Chieh, W 9 132 35 34 8 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.614
9 132 35 34 8 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Rakuten

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 1-for-4 1: 1B (CS), 3: SO, 5: G4, 7: SO
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: G3, 6: 1B, 7: F8
(LF) Nakamura, Masato 2-for-4 1: G3, 4: G3, 5: (SB), 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(1B) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-4 2: G1, 4: F8, 6: F7, 8: F6
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-4 2: G5, 4: 1B, 6: E3, 8: DP
(3B) Iwamura, Akinori 1-for-4 2: 2B, 4: F7, 6: G3, 9: F8
(DH) Ruiz, Randy 0-for-4 2: G1, 5: SO, 6: G2, 9: G6
(C) Shima, Motohiro 1-for-3 3: G4, 5: 1B, 7: SO
C Ishimine, Tadashi 0-for-1 9: SO
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 1-for-2 3: BB, 5: F8, 7: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Rasner, Darrell, L 6 116 29 24 8 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 3.224
Koyama, Shinichiro 2 37 10 8 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 5.586
Mima, Manabu 1 13 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 4.500
9 166 43 35 11 0 4 5 0 2 1 0 4 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 4 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Kataoka flies out to left. Kuriyama hits a single to left. Nakajima hist a single to center, runners on first and second. Nakamura hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Sakata grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Fernandez hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Asamura grounds out to second.

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Kuriyama walks. Nakajima hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Nakamura hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. Sakata hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Fernandez flies out to center, runners on first and third. Asamura walks, bases loaded. Oshima flies out to center.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 3 hits
Koyama on the mound for Seibu
Asamura hits a double to left. Oshima hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Saito enters the game as a pinch-runner for Oshima. Oshima steals second and a run scores on a throwing error (E2). Ginjiro hits a sac bunt, runner on third. Kataoka hits a gounder to third and Saito gets thrown out running the bases, runner on second. Kuriyama hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Nakajima fouls out to the catcher.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Ming-Chieh on the mound for Seibu
Yamasaki grounds out to the pitcher. Takasu grounds out to third. Iwamura hits a double to center. Ruiz grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 5th
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Nakajima grounds out to short. Nakamura walks and steals second. Sakata grounds out to short. Fernandez walks, runners on first and second. Asamura grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 6th
Ming-Chieh on the mound for Seibu
Hijiirisawa hits a single to right. Nakamura hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Yamasaki flies out to left. Takasu reaches on a fielding error (E3), bases loaded. Iwamura grounds out to first, bases remain loaded. Ruiz grounds out to the catcher.

Top of the 7th
Koyama on the mound for Seibu
Nakajima walks and steals second. Nakamura flies out to center, runner on third. Sakata grounds out to short. Fernandez flies out to right.

Top of the 9th
Mima on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Ishimine is the new catcher.
Nakamura reaches on a throwing error (E5), advances to second on a sac bunt by Sato, and gets to third on a wild pitch. Fernandez grounds out to the pitcher. Asamura flies out to center.

Notes

Seibu: The Lions have now won 3 games in a row.  They have also won 5 straight at Kleenex Stadium (going back to 9/5/2010). ... This was Ming-Chieh's first complete game shutout victory since 8/21/2002 (vs Daiei).

Rakuten: The Eagles were shutout for the second time in a row. ... Rasner had trouble with his right leg cramping up in the 5th inning, but managed to shake it off. Rasner is also 0-5 in 7 starts since his last victory against the Lions on 9/27/2009. ... Nakamura has hit safely in 6 straight.