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Chunichi Dragons 6 – Saitama Seibu Lions 5 (May 20, 2011)

by on May.20, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Saitama Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kenta Asakura (CHU) 0-1, 11.25 - Kazuhisa Makita (SEI) 1-3, 3.13

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chunichi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 12 0
Seibu 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 5 10 0

Attendance: 16814 | Chunichi leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 3:22

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 3rd, 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 4-for-5, 1 R 1: F4, 3: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: 1B, 9: 1B
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 0-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F4, 3: G5, 6: DP, 8: G5, 9: BB
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: L4, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: F9, 9: S8
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-3, 1 R 2: G1, 4: F6, 6: F6, 8: BB, 9: BB
(DH) Blanco, Tony 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: HBP, 4: SO, 7: 1B (BrO), 8: G5, 9: BB
(1B) Saeki, Takahiro 4-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: SO, 5: 1B, 7: 2B, 9: 2B, 9: 1B
(RF) Guzman, Joel 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: F4
PH-RF Donoue, Takehiro 1-for-2, 1 R 7: G6, 9: 1B
PH Hirata, Ryosuke 0-for-1 9: G6
C Oyama, Keiji 0-for-0
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-2 3: BB, 5: SO, 7: SO
PH-CF Oshima, Yohei 0-for-1 9: SO
(CF) Nomoto, Kei 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: DP, 5: F7, 7: F6, 9: 1B
RF Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Chen, Wei-Ying 7 106 29 28 8 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 3.259
Oguma, Ryosuke, W 1 17 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.000
Asao, Takuya, S 1 17 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.174
9 140 37 36 10 1 7 1 0 0 0 0 5 5

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 2-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B (SB), 3: G4, 5: 1B, 7: F7, 9: SO
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 1-for-3, 2 R 1: BB, 3: DP, 5: F9, 8: 1B
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: L4, 4: F9, 6: SO, 8: 2B
3B Hara, Takuya 0-for-0
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 2-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: HR, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: L6
(1B) Asamura, Hideto 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: L6, 6: G3, 8: G5
(LF) Nishiguchi, Fumiya 0-for-0
LF Sato, Tomoaki 0-for-3 2: f9, 5: G6, 6: G4
PH Sakata, Ryo 0-for-1 8: SO
LF Saito, Shogo 0-for-0
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: F9, 7: F7
PH Uemoto, Tatsuyuki 0-for-1 9: F8
(RF) Akiyama, Shogo 2-for-4, 1 R 2: G4, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Makita, Kazuhisa 8 1/3 141 36 33 10 0 7 2 1 0 0 0 3 3 3.153
Okamoto, Atsushi, L 1/3 28 5 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 3.553
Graman, Alex 1/3 7 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.143
9 176 43 36 12 0 7 5 1 0 0 0 6 6

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 3 runs, 2 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Kataoka hits a single to left and steals second. Kuriyama grounds out to second, runner on third. Nakajima walks, runners on first and third. Nakamura lines out to second. Fernandez hits a 3-run homer to right. Asamura strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 3 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Sato grounds out to short. Ginjiro flies out to right. Akiyama hits a single to center. Kataoka hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Kuriyama hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Nakajima flies out to right.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Oguma on the mound for Chunichi
Nakajima hits a single to center. Nakamura hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Fernandez lines out to short. Asamura grounds out to third. Sakata, pinch-hitting for Sato, strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th - 6 runs, 5 hits
Makita on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: Hara takes over at third; Saito takes over in left.
Saeki hits a double to center. T. Donoue hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Oshima, pinch-hitting for Tanishige, strikes out swinging. Nomoto hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: A. Okamoto in for Makita.
Araki hits an infield single, bases loaded. Ibata walks in a run, bases loaded. Morino hits a sac fly to center, runners on first and second. Wada walks, bases loaded. Blanco walks in a run, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Graman in for A. Okamoto.
Saeki hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and second. Hirata, pinch-hitting for T. Donoue, grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 7th
Makita on the mound for Seibu
Blanco hits a single to left. Saeki hits a double to right, runners on second and third. T. Donoue, pinch-hitting for Guzman, hits a grounder to short, Blanco gets thrown out running the bases, runners on first and second. Tanishige strikes out swinging. Nomoto flies out to short.

Top of the 8th
Makita on the mound for Seibu
Araki hits a single to center. Ibata grounds out to third, runner on second. Morino flies out to right, runner on third. Wada walks, runners on first and third. Blanco grounds out to third.

Notes

Kenichi Yazawa struck out against Hirohisa Matsunuma during the old timer's ceremonial first AB before the game.

Chunichi: The Dragons are the only team to start Inter-league play 3-0. ... Saeki made it into the starting line-up for the first time this year. He also recorded his first 4-hit game since 7/16/2007. ... Oguma recorded his first pro victory in his 3rd career appearance.

Seibu: The Lions 3-game winning streak came to an end.