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Saitama Seibu Lions 2 – Hanshin Tigers 1 (May 22, 2011)

by on May.22, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Saitama Seibu Lions vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Kazuyuki Hoashi (SEI) 3-1, 2.86 - Randy Messenger (HAN) 2-0, 2.49

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Seibu 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 7 0
Hanshin 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 1

Attendance: 46847 | Seibu leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 3:34

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 0-for-4 1: F4, 3: F6, 5: BB, 8: F9, 10: SO
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 0-for-5 1: G4, 4: SO, 5: G4, 8: SO, 11: G1
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G6, 4: BB, 6: G4, 8: SO, 11: 1B
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 0-for-5 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: SO, 9: SO, 11: G6
(1B) Fernandez, Jose 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: BB (CS), 4: 1B, 6: HR, 9: SO, 11: IBB
PR-LF Saito, Shogo 0-for-0
(LF) Asamura, Hideto 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: G6, 6: F9, 9: F8
LF Sato, Tomoaki 0-for-0
PH-1B Hirao, Hiroshi 1-for-1, 1 RBI 11: 1B
(RF) Akiyama, Shogo 1-for-5 3: 2B, 5: F7, 7: G4, 10: SO, 11: SO
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 2-for-4 3: G4, 5: 1B, 7: G6, 10: 1B
(P) Hoashi, Kazuyuki 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: S5, 7: SO
PH Hara, Takuya 0-for-0 10: S2
P Graman, Alex 0-for-0
P Okamoto, Atsushi 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Hoashi, Kazuyuki 9 106 32 28 7 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 2.473
Graman, Alex, W 1 13 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.500
Okamoto, Atsushi, S 1 10 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.293
11 129 39 34 8 0 4 4 0 1 0 0 1 1

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 4th, 5th, 7th, 8th, 11st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF-LF-CF) Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-3 1: SO, 3: G3, 6: G5, 9: S3
PH Lin, Wei-Chu 0-for-1 11: DP
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 2-for-3 1: G6, 4: 1B, 6: 1B (CS), 9: IBB, 11: BB
(RF) Murton, Matt 1-for-4 1: SO, 4: DP, 7: BB, 9: 1B, 11: F8
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 0-for-4 2: G3, 4: F7, 7: DP, 9: G4
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 1-for-3 2: F8, 5: 1B, 7: F3
CF Shibata, Kohei 0-for-0
PH-LF Arai, Ryota 0-for-1 9: L5
(C) Jojima, Kenji 0-for-3 2: G4, 5: DP, 8: BB, 10: G6
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-4 3: 2B, 5: G4, 8: DP, 10: G5
(SS) Uemoto, Hiroki 0-for-4 3: G4, 6: SO, 8: G1, 10: SO
(P) Messenger, Randy 0-for-1 3: G1
PH Toritani, Takashi 1-for-1, 1 R 6: 1B
P Enokida, Daiki 0-for-0
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0
PH Sekimoto, Kentaro 1-for-1 9: 1B
PR Araki, Fumiya 0-for-0
P Kobayashi, Hiroyuki 0-for-0
P Kojima, Tatsuya 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 1-for-1 11: 1B
PR Fujii, Akihito 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Messenger, Randy 6 108 24 20 4 1 6 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 2.277
Enokida, Daiki, H 2 26 6 6 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.519
Fujikawa, Kyuji, H 1 14 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.818
Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, L 1 2/3 47 9 7 3 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 4.200
Kojima, Tatsuya 1/3 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.038
11 200 43 37 7 1 14 4 0 2 1 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
Nakajima grounds out to second. Nakamura strikes out looking. Fenandez hits a solo homer. Asamura flies out to right.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Hoashi on the mound for Seibu
Uemoto strikes out swinging. Toritani, pinch-hitting for Messenger, hits a single to left. Shunsuke grounds out to third, runner on second. Hirano hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Delayed steal, Toritani scores as Hirano gets thrown out at second.

Top of the 11th - 1 run, 2 hits
H. Kobayashi on the mound for Hanshin
Kuriyama grounds out to the pitcher. Nakajima hits a single to left. Runner advances all the way to third on a wild pitch and a throwing error (E2). Nakamura grounds out to short. Fernandez gets an intentional walk, runners on first and third. Saito enters the game as a pinch-runner for Fernandez. Hirao, pinch-hitting for Sato, hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Kojima in for H. Kobayashi.
Akiyama strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
Akiyama hits a double to right. Ginjiro grounds out to second, runner on third. Hoashi strikes out swinging. Kataoka flies out to short.

Bottom of the 3rd
Hoashi on the mound for Seibu
Brazell hits a double to center. Uemoto grounds out to second, runner on third. Messenger grounds out to the pitcher. Shunsuke grounds out to first.

Top of the 4th
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
Kuriyama strikes out looking. Nakajima walks. Nakamura strikes out swinging. Fernandez hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Asamura grounds out to short.

Top of the 5th
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
Akiyama flies out to left. Ginjiro hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hoashi. Kataoka walks, runners on first and second. Kuriyama grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 9th
Hoashi on the mound for Seibu
Sekimoto, pinch-hitting for Fujikawa, hits a single to right. Araki enters the game as a pinch-runner for Sekimoto. Shunsuke hits a sac bunt, runner on second.
Defensive changes: Sato takes over in left.
Hirano gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Murton hits a single to right, bases loaded. Arai grounds out to second, bases remain loaded. R. Arai, pinch-hitting for Shibata, lines out to third.

Top of the 10th
H. Kobayashi on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Shunsuke moves from left to center; R. Arai takes over in left.
Akiyama strikes out swinging. Ginjiro hits a single to left. Hara, pinch-hitting for Hoashi, hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Kataoka strikes out swinging.

Notes

Seibu: Fernandez has hit a homer in 3 straight games. ... Graman recorded his first victory since 8/16/2008.

Hanshin: The Tigers dropped their 4th game in a row and finally managed to break through with a run in the 6th after being held scoreless over 37 consecutive innings. ... This was Toritani's 1,000th career game. ... H. Kobayashi dropped his second game of the season.