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Saitama Seibu Lions 4 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 1 (May 8, 2011)

by on May.08, 2011 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Saitama Seibu Lions vs Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Kazuyuki Hoashi (SEI) 1-1, 3.98 - Yasunori Kikuchi (RAK)

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

Attendance: 16821 | Seibu leads series, 3-1-0 | Time: 2:52

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 11, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 1-for-3, 2 R 1: BB (SB), 2: BB, 3: F6, 6: F8, 9: 1B
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 1-for-3 1: HBP, 2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: G3, 9: S1
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 0-for-4 1: BB, 2: SO, 4: G5, 7: E5, 9: F9
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 2-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: F2, 3: HR, 4: F8, 7: G6, 9: 2B
3B Hara, Takuya 0-for-0
(RF) Sakata, Ryo 0-for-4 1: F6, 3: G4, 4: G6, 7: G3, 9: BB
PR-RF Saito, Shogo 0-for-0
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: 2B, 5: F8, 7: F9, 9: G6
(1B) Asamura, Hideto 0-for-4 1: F9, 3: E4, 5: SO, 8: F8
(LF) Oshima, Hiroyuki 1-for-3 2: 1B, 3: BB, 5: F7, 8: SO
LF Sato, Tomoaki 0-for-0
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: S2, 3: G6, 6: f3, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Hoashi, Kazuyuki, W 8 108 29 29 8 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.176
Okamoto, Atsushi, S 1 13 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.964
9 121 32 32 8 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 2nd, 5th, 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4 1: G6, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: 1B (CS)
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 1-for-4 1: G3, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: F9
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 0-for-4 1: G5, 4: F9, 6: G6, 9: E2
(1B) Yamasaki, Takeshi 2-for-4 2: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: G5, 9: F8
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 2-for-4 2: G4, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: DP
(3B) Iwamura, Akinori 0-for-3 2: DP, 5: SO, 7: F9
(LF) Nakamura, Masato 1-for-3 3: F9, 5: DP, 7: 1B
(C) Shima, Motohiro 0-for-3 3: G6, 6: G3, 7: G6
(DH) Nakashima, Toshiya 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: G6, 6: HR, 8: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kikuchi, Yasunori, L 2 1/3 69 17 10 3 1 2 5 1 1 0 0 3 2 7.714
Mima, Manabu 3 2/3 32 12 12 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.793
Aoyama, Koji 3 39 13 11 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 4.765
9 140 42 33 6 1 5 6 1 2 0 0 4 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 0 hits
Kikuchi on the mound for Rakuten
Kataoka walks and steals second. Kuriyama gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Nakajima walks, bases loaded. Nakamura flies out to the catcher. Sakata flies out to short. Fernandez walks in a run, bases remain loaded. Asamura flies out to right.

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kikuchi on the mound for Rakuten
Nakamura hits a solo homer to left. Sakata grounds out to second. Fernandez hits a dobule. Asamura reaches on a fielding error (E4), runners on first and third. Oshima walks, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Mima in for Kikuchi.
Ginjiro drives in a run with a ground out to short, runners on second and third. Kataoka flies out to short.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Hoashi on the mound for Seibu
Shima grounds out to first. Nakashima hits a solo homer. Hijirisawa strikes out swinging. Teppei hits a single to center. Matsui grounds out to short.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Aoyama on the mound for Rakuten
Kataoka hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kuriyama. Nakajima flies out to right. Nakamura hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Sakata walks, runners on first and second. Saito enters the game as a pinch-runner for Sakata. Fernandez grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Kikuchi on the mound for Rakuten
Oshima hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ginjiro. Kataoka walks, runners on first and second. Kuriyama strikes out swinging. Nakajima strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th
Mima on the mound for Rakuten
Kuriyama hits an infield single. Nakajima grounds out to third, runner on second. Nakamura flies out to center, runner on third. Sakata grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 5th
Hoashi on the mound for Seibu
Yamasaki hits a single to center. Takasu hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Iwamura strikes out looking. Nakamura hits into a 1-6-3 double play.

Top of the 7th
Aoyama on the mound for Rakuten
Nakajima reaches on a fielding error by Iwamura (E5). Nakamura grounds out to short, runner on second. Sakata grounds out to first, runners on third. Fernandez flies out to right.

Bottom of the 7th
Hoashi on the mound for Seibu
Yamasaki grounds out to third. Takasu hits a single to center. Iwamura flies out to right. Nakamura hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Shima grounds out to short.

Notes

Seibu: The Lions have won their last four games in a row.  They also extended their winning streak at Kleenex Stadium to 6 games.

Rakuten: The Eagles dropped their fourth game in a row at Kleenex Stadium. The Eagles' offense was also held to under 10 hits for the 11 game in a row. ... Nakashima's homer in the 6th was his first since 2009.