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Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 3 – Hanshin Tigers 5 (June 3, 2011)

by on Jun.03, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Fukuoka Softbank Hawks vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Dennis Houlton (SOF) 6-1, 1.60 - Minoru Iwata (HAN) 1-5, 2.70

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

Attendance: 46790 | Softbank leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 3:04

Softbank

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 1-for-4 1: 1B, 2: F7, 5: SO, 7: G6
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 1-for-3, 1 R 1: G1, 3: BB, 6: 1B, 8: L6
(LF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 1-for-3 1: BB, 3: DP, 6: f3, 8: 1B
PR-CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0 8: (CS)
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: G6, 6: G6, 8: F8
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: G6, 6: F4, 9: SO
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: SO, 7: L6, 9: G6
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 1-for-2, 1 R 2: BB, 4: G1, 7: 1B, 9: BB
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 0-for-1 2: S1, 5: F8
PH Ortiz, Jose 1-for-1, 1 R, 2 RBI 7: HR
C Yamazaki, Katsuki 0-for-0
PH Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 0-for-1 9: SO
(P) Houlton, Dennis 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: SO
P Yoshikawa, Teruaki 0-for-0
PH Cabrera, Alex 0-for-1 7: SO
P Kanazawa, Takehito 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Houlton, Dennis, L 5 86 27 23 8 0 4 2 1 1 0 0 5 4 2.102
Yoshikawa, Teruaki 1 8 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.600
Kanazawa, Takehito 2 29 6 6 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.675
8 123 37 32 9 0 6 2 1 2 0 0 5 4

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 2-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: DP, 4: SO, 6: 2B, 8: SO
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 0-for-2 1: S2, 2: SO, 4: G3, 6: S1
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 0-for-3, 1 R 1: G1, 3: G4, 5: BB, 6: G4
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F7, 5: 1B, 6: G5
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: F2, 5: 1B, 7: G3
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: E6, 5: F8
LF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-1 7: G3
(C) Jojima, Kenji 0-for-2, 1 R 2: BB, 4: HBP, 5: E6, 7: G4
(CF) Shibata, Kohei 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 5: G3, 8: SO
(P) Iwata, Minoru 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: SO, 5: SO
P Enokida, Daiki 0-for-0
PH Lin, Wei-Chu 0-for-1 8: f5
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwata, Minoru, W 7 108 28 24 5 1 7 3 0 1 0 0 3 3 2.872
Enokida, Daiki, H 1 21 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.806
Fujikawa, Kyuji, S 1 21 4 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.643
9 150 35 30 6 1 9 4 0 1 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Kawasaki hits a single to center. Honda grounds out to the pitcher, runner on first. Uchikawa walks, runners on first and second. Runner on second advances to third on a passed ball, runners on first and third. Kokubo strikes out swinging. Tamura hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Matsuda strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Houlton on the mound for Softbank
Murton hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hirano. Toritani grounds out to the pitcher. Arai hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Brazell flies out to center.

Bottom of the 2nd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Houlton on the mound for Softbank
Kanemoto hits a single to right. Jojima walks, runners on first and second. Shibata reaches on a bunt single, bases loaded. Iwata hits an RBI single to center, bases loaded. Murton hits into a double play as a run scores, runner on third. Hirano strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 run, 2 hits
Houlton on the mound for Softbank
Toritani walks. Arai hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Brazell hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Kanemoto flies out to center. Jojima reaches on a fielding error (E6), bases loaded. Shibata drives in a run with a ground out to first, runners on second and third. Iwata strikes out looking.

Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Matsuda lines out to short. Hasegawa hits a single to right. Ortiz, pinch-hitting for Hosokawa, hits a 2-run homer to center. Cabrera, pinch-hitting for Yoshikawa, strikes out looking. Kawasaki grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Hasegawa walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hosokawa. Houlton strikes out swinging. Kawasaki flies out to left.

Bottom of the 4th
Houlton on the mound for Softbank
Kanemoto reaches on a throwing error (E6). Jojima gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Shibata reaches on a bunt single, bases loaded. Iwata strikes out looking. Murton strikes out swinging. Hirano grounds out to first.

Top of the 6th
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Shunsuke takes over in left.
Honda hits a single to center. Uchikawa fouls out to first on a line drive, runner on first. Kokubo grounds out to short, runner on second. Tamura flies out to second.

Bottom of the 6th
Yoshikawa on he mound for Softbank
Murton hits a double and advances to third on a sac bunt by Hirano. Toritani grounds out to second. Arai grounds out to third.

Notes

Softbank: This was the Hawks' first loss during Inter-league play. The run the Hawks allowed in the 1st inning snapped a 22 scoreless innings streak. ... Ortiz recorded a homer in his first at bat since returning to the active roster today.

Hanshin: The Tigers stopped their winless streak against foreign starters at 7. They also stopped a runless streak of 20 consecutive innings. ... Fujikawa recorded his 165th save and moved into a 7th place tie with Takahiro Mahara on the All-Time list.