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Saitama Seibu Lions 0 – Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 3 (May 14, 2011)

by on May.14, 2011 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Saitama Seibu Lions vs Fukuoka Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 14:00
Potential Starters: Takayuki Kishi (SEI) - Toshiya Sugiuchi (SOF) 0-2, 2.10

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

Attendance: 33748 | Softbank leads series, 4-1-0 | Time: 2:48

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: F9, 6: F5, 9: 1B
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 0-for-4 1: G6, 4: SO, 7: G4, 9: G4
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 1-for-3 1: E5 (SB), 4: F9, 7: 2B, 9: BB
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: SO, 7: SO, 9: SO
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: SO, 7: G6, 9: G5
(1B) Asamura, Hideto 1-for-3 2: SO, 5: F8, 8: 2B
(RF) Sakata, Ryo 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: SO
PH Abe, Masahiro 0-for-1 8: G4
RF Sato, Tomoaki 0-for-0
(LF) Takayama, Hisashi 0-for-3 3: SO, 6: G4, 8: SO
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 1-for-3 3: SO, 6: 1B (BrO), 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kishi, Takayuki, L 6 104 27 21 5 1 4 5 0 0 1 0 2 2 3.000
Hoshino, Tomoki 1/3 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.000
Hsu, Ming-Chieh 2/3 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.587
Okamoto, Atsushi 1 18 5 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.742
8 132 36 28 7 1 5 6 0 1 1 0 3 3

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: G4, 5: F8, 7: 2B
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 1-for-3 1: SO, 3: 1B (SB), 5: F8, 7: S1
(LF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 0-for-4 1: f3, 3: G6, 5: G4, 7: G4
LF Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-0
(DH) Cabrera, Alex 1-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 3: F6, 6: BB, 7: F8
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 3-for-4 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: 2B, 8: SO
1B Morimoto, Satoru 0-for-0
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 0-for-1 2: BB, 4: BB, 6: BB (BrO), 8: G4
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 0-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: G1, 6: S9, 8: BB (SB)
(CF) Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-2 2: G5 (SB), 4: SO
PH Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 0-for-0 6: IBB
PR-CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 1-for-1, 1 RBI 6: (SB), 8: 1B
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 0-for-4 2: F4, 4: G1, 6: F8, 8: F9

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sugiuchi, Toshiya, W 9 142 32 31 4 0 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.615
9 142 32 31 4 0 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Kishi on the mound for Seibu
Cabrera hits a solo homer. Kokubo hits a single to left. Tamura walks, runners on first and second. Matsuda strikes out swinging. Fukuda grounds out to third, runners on first and third. Yamazaki flies out to second.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kishi on the mound for Seibu
Cabrera walks. Kokubo hits a double, runners on second and third. Tamura walks, bases loaded. Matsuda hits a sac fly, runners on first and third. Matsunaka enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Fukuda. Tamura gets thrown out running the bases, runner on third. Matsunaka gets an intentional walk, runners on first and third. Kidokoro enters the game as a pinch-runner for Matsunaka. Kidokoro steals second, runners on second and third. Yamazaki flies out to center.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
A. Okamoto on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: Sato takes over in right.
Kokubo strikes out swinging. Tamura grounds out to second. Matsuda walks and steals second. Kidokoro hits an RBI single to right, runner advances to second on throw. Yamazaki flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Sugiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Kataoka strikes out swinging. Kuriyama grounds out to short. Nakajima reaches on a fielding error (E5) and steals second. Nakamura strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd
Kishi on the mound for Seibu
Kawasaki grounds out to second. Honda hits a single to left, steals second, and advance to third on a throwing error (E2). Uchikawa grounds out to short. Cabrera flies out to short.

Bottom of the 4th
Kishi on the mound for Seibu
Kokubo hits a single to left. Tamura walks, runners on first and second. Matsuda grounds out to the pitcher, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Fukuda strikes out swinging. Yamazaki grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 7th
Sugiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Kidokoro takes over in center.
Kuriyama grounds out to second. Nakajima hits a double to right. Nakamura strikes out swinging. Fernandez grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 7th
Hoshino on the mound for Seibu
Kawasaki hits a double to left and advances to third on a sac bunt by Honda.
Pitching change: Ming-Chieh in for Hoshino.
Uchikawa grounds out to second. Cabrera flies out to center.

Top of the 8th
Sugiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Asamura hits a double. Abe, pinch-hitting for Sakata, grounds out to second, runner on third. Takayama strikes out swinging. Ginjiro strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th
Sugiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Hasegawa takes over in left; Morimoto takes over at first.
Kataoka hits a single to right. Kuriyama grounds out to second, runner on second. Nakajima walks, runners on first and second. Nakamura strikes out swinging. Fernandez grounds out to third.

Notes

Seibu: The Lions have been shutout 5 times this season.

Softbank: Cabrera became the quickest player in NPB history to reach 350 homers (1,169 games).  Hiromitsu Ochiai was the previous record holder at 1,257 games. ... Sugiuchi finally picked up his first victory of the year.  This was also the 43rd time he has recorded double-digit strikeouts in his career.