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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 6 – Yokohama Bay Stars 6 (May 25, 2011)

by on May.25, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Shizuoka Kusanagi Baseball Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Satoshi Nagai (RAK) 2-1, 2.63 - Shigeru Kaga (YOK) 1-1, 3.48

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 1 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 6 9 0
Yokohama 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 6 14 0

Attendance: 11525 | Series tied, 0-0-1 | Time: 3:34

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 2-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B (SB), 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: F7
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 0-for-1 1: SO
PH-RF Yokogawa, Fuminori 0-for-3 4: G4, 5: G6, 8: SO
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: BB, 5: SO, 8: F4
(1B) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: DP, 4: HR, 6: G5, 8: BB
PR-1B Hiraishi, Yosuke 0-for-0
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-4 2: G5, 4: G4, 6: F9, 8: 1B
PR-2B Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-0
(LF) Nakamura, Masato 1-for-4, 1 R 2: G4, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 8: F9
(3B) Kusano, Daisuke 2-for-3, 2 R, 2 RBI 2: G3, 4: HR, 7: BB, 9: 2B
PR-3B Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0
(C) Nakatani, Jin 0-for-3 3: G4, 4: G6, 7: S1, 9: SO
(P) Nagai, Satoshi 0-for-2 3: F8, 5: G1
PH Ohiro, Shoji 1-for-1 7: 1B (SB) (BrO)
P Katayama, Hiroshi 0-for-0
P Aoyama, Koji 0-for-0
PH Shima, Motohiro 0-for-1 9: G5
P Speier, Ryan 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nagai, Satoshi 6 121 30 28 12 1 8 1 1 0 1 0 5 5 3.298
Katayama, Hiroshi, H 2/3 18 3 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.462
Aoyama, Koji 1 1/3 19 6 4 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 3.960
Speier, Ryan 1 10 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.273
9 168 42 37 14 1 12 2 1 2 1 0 6 6

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 3-for-5, 1 RBI 1: G6, 3: 1B (SB) (BrO), 4: G3, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(CF) Morimoto, Hichori 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: G1, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: S5
(RF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: SO, 6: SO, 8: G6
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: DP, 3: 2B, 5: G4, 7: SO, 9: G4
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B (BrO), 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: BB, 9: G5
(1B) Harper, Brett 2-for-5, 1 R, 4 RBI 2: F4, 3: 1B, 5: HR, 7: SO, 9: SO
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 1-for-3 2: HBP, 3: 2B, 5: G4, 7: SO
(C) Takeyama, Shingo 0-for-2 2: SO, 3: G6
PH Yamazaki, Noriharu 0-for-1 6: SO
P Ohara, Shinji 0-for-0
P Ushida, Shigeki 0-for-0
PH Naito, Yuta 1-for-1 8: 2B
PR Inada, Naoto 0-for-0, 1 R
P Yamaguchi, Shun 0-for-0
(P) Suda, Kota 1-for-2 2: 1B, 4: SO
P Sanada, Hiroki 0-for-0
PH Yoshimura, Yuki 1-for-1 6: 1B
C Hosoyamada, Takeshi 0-for-0 8: S1

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Suda, Kota 5 98 21 20 6 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 5 5 5.806
Sanada, Hiroki, H 1 9 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.929
Ohara, Shinji 0/3 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.000
Ushida, Shigeki 2 28 8 6 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.000
Yamaguchi, Shun 1 20 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 160 37 33 9 2 6 3 0 1 1 0 6 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Suda on the mound for Yokohama
Hijirisawa hits a single to center. Teppei strikes out swinging. Hijirisawa steals second. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Matsui hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Yamasaki hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Bottom of the 3rd - 3 runs, 4 hits
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Ishikawa hits a single to left and steals second. Morimoto fails on a sac bunt attempt, runner on first. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Kinjo walks, runners on first and second. Murata hits an RBI double to right, runners on second and third. Sledge strikes out swinging. Harper clears the bases with a 2-run single to center, runner on first. Watanabe hits a dobule, runners on second and third. Takeyama grounds out to short.

Top of the 4th - 4 runs, 3 hits
Suda on the mound for Yokohama
Yokogawa, pinch-hitting for Teppei, grounds out to second. Matsui walks. Yamasaki hits a 2-run homer. Takasu grounds out to second. Nakamura hits an infield single. Kusano hits a 2-run homer to right. Nakatani grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Kinjo strikes out looking. Murata grounds out to second. Sledge hits a single to center. Harper hits a 2-run homer. Watanabe grounds out to second.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
S. Ohara on the mound for Yokohama
Defensive changes: Hosoyamada is the new catcher.
Kusano walks.
Pitching change: Ushida in for S. Ohara.
Nakatani hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Ohiro, pinch-hitting for Nagai, hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Hijirisawa strikes out swinging, wild pitch, one run scores, Ohiro gets thrown out trying to advance to third.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Aoyama on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Hiraishi takes over at first; Uchimura takes over at second.
Naito, pinch-hitting for Ushida, hits a double to left. Inada enters the game as a pinch-runner for Naito. Hosoyamada hits a sac bunt, runner on third. Ishikawa hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Morimoto hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Kinjo grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Ishikawa grounds out to short. Morimoto hits a single to center. Kinjo hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Murata hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Bottom of the 2nd
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Sledge hits a single to right. Harper flies out to second. Watanabe gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Takeyama strikes out swinging. Suda hits a single to center and Sledge gets thrown out running the bases.

Top of the 5th
Suda on the mound for Yokohama
Nagai grounds out to the pitcher. Hijirisawa hits a single to left. Yokogawa grounds out to short, runner on second. Matsui strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Yamazaki, pinch-hitting for Takeyama, strikes out swinging. Yoshimura, pinch-hitting for Sanada, hits an infield single. Ishikawa hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Morimoto strikes out swinging. Kinjo strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
Ushida on the mound for Yokohama
Yokogawa strikes out looking. Matsui files out to second. Yamasaki walks and gets replaced by pinch-runner Hiraishi. Takasu hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Uchimura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Takasu. Nakamura flies out to right.

Top of the 9th
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yokohama
Kusano hits a double to left and gets replaced by pinch-runner Nishimura. Nakatani strikes out swinging. Shima, pinch-hitting for Aoyama, grounds out to third. Hijirisawa flies out to left.

Notes

Rakuten: Yamasaki now has 41 career Inter-league homers.