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Hanshin Tigers 2 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 1 (May 29, 2011)

by on May.29, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Yasutomo Kubo (HAN) 2-3, 3.76 - Takashi Kawai (RAK) 0-1, 3.60

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

Attendance: 19679 | Series tied, 1-1-0 | Time: 2:41

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: L6, 6: SO, 8: G3
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 0-for-3 1: S1, 4: G6, 7: G4, 8: G4
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 0-for-4 1: G4, 4: G6, 7: G5, 9: G3
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: L1, 4: G6, 7: 1B, 9: G5
(DH) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: F6, 5: G4, 7: HR, 9: BB
PR-DH Uemoto, Hiroki 0-for-0 9: (SB)
(C) Jojima, Kenji 1-for-4 2: SO, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: F7
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-3 2: SO, 5: G4, 7: 1B
(LF) Arai, Ryota 0-for-2 3: G5, 6: SO
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-1 7: G3
CF Shibata, Kohei 0-for-0
(CF-LF) Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-3 3: G6, 6: G5, 8: F9

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kubo, Yasutomo, W 8 113 30 28 5 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 3.302
Fujikawa, Kyuji, S 1 24 4 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.692
9 137 34 31 5 0 4 2 0 1 0 0 1 1

Rakuten

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 3-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: E4, 5: 2B, 8: 1B
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 0-for-3 1: F9, 3: S1, 5: G4, 8: f5
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 1-for-3 1: 1B, 3: BB, 6: G4, 8: SO
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-4 1: F4, 3: DP, 6: SO, 9: SO
(LF) Nakamura, Masato 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 4: G1, 6: SO, 9: G6
(1B) Yokogawa, Fuminori 0-for-3 1: F8, 4: F8, 7: G3, 9: BB
PR Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0
(3B) Kusano, Daisuke 0-for-4 2: F7, 4: F9, 7: G4, 9: F7
(C) Shima, Motohiro 0-for-3 2: G3, 5: G3, 7: G6
(2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-3 2: G4, 5: G3, 8: G5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kawai, Takashi, L 6 2/3 98 25 24 5 1 5 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 3.086
Mima, Manabu 1 1/3 15 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.706
Katayama, Hiroshi 1 17 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.214
9 130 33 31 5 1 5 1 0 1 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 3 hits
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Hijirisawa hits an infield single. Teppei flies out to right. Matsui hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Yamasaki flies out to second. Nakamura hits an RBI double, runners on second and third. Yokogawa flies out to center.

Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Hirano grounds out to second. Toritani grounds out to third. Arai hits a single to center. Kanemoto hits a 2-run homer to right. Jojima hits a single to right. Brazell hits single to right, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Mima in for Kawai.
Hiyama, pinch-hitting for R. Arai, grounds out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Murton hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hirano. Toritani grounds out to second, runner on third. Arai lines out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 3rd
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Hijirisawa reaches on a fielding error (E4) and advances to second on a sac bunt by Teppei. Matsui walks, runners on first and second. Yamasaki hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Bottom of the 5th
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Shima grounds out to first. Uchimura grounds out to first. Hijirisawa hits a double to left. Teppei grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th
Katayama on the mound for Rakuten
Toritani grounds out to first. Arai grounds out to third. Kanemoto walks. Uemoto enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kanemoto. Uemoto steals second. Jojima flies out to left.

Notes

Hanshin: Kubo recorded his 17th career Inter-league victory. ... Kanemoto picked up his 34th career Inter-league homer.