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Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 2 – Hanshin Tigers 0 (June 4, 2011)

by on Jun.04, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Fukuoka Softbank Hawks vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Toshiya Sugiuchi (SOF) 2-2, 1.67 - Atsushi Nomi (HAN) 2-3, 3.33

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

Attendance: 46875 | Softbank leads series, 3-1-0 | Time: 2:47

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 0-for-3 1: G4, 3: F8, 6: BB, 8: G3
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 2-for-3, 1 R 1: 2B, 4: SO, 6: S1, 9: 2B
(LF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: f5, 6: G6, 9: G1
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 3-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 7: F8, 9: 1B
PR-1B Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-0, 1 R
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F9, 4: f5, 7: G6, 9: 2B
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 0-for-3 2: F9, 5: G5, 7: G5, 9: BB
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 1-for-4 2: G5, 5: SO, 8: 1B, 9: G3
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: S1
PH Ortiz, Jose 0-for-0 9: IBB
C Hosokawa, Toru 0-for-0
(P) Sugiuchi, Toshiya 0-for-2 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: S5
PH Cabrera, Alex 0-for-1 9: G6
P Mahara, Takahiro 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sugiuchi, Toshiya, W 8 123 30 26 2 0 11 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.452
Mahara, Takahiro, S 1 20 5 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.000
9 143 35 30 3 0 12 5 0 0 1 0 0 0

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 0-for-4 1: G4, 4: SO, 6: G5, 8: SO
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-4 1: F7, 4: 1B (SB), 6: SO, 8: F9
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: SO, 6: G4, 8: F8
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 0-for-3 2: G4, 4: BB, 7: SO, 9: G5
(1B) Brazell, Craig 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: G1, 7: F6, 9: SO
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 1-for-2 2: SO, 5: BB, 7: 1B
PR-CF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 1-for-1 9: 2B
(C) Jojima, Kenji 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: F8, 7: BB, 9: BB
PR Uemoto, Hiroki 0-for-0
(CF) Shibata, Kohei 0-for-2 3: F3, 5: F6
PH Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-0 7: IBB
PR-LF Lin, Wei-Chu 0-for-1 9: G4
(P) Nomi, Atsushi 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: F6, 7: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nomi, Atsushi, L 9 112 36 30 7 0 7 3 0 3 0 0 2 2 3.133
9 112 36 30 7 0 7 3 0 3 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 9th - 2 run, 3 hits
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Honda hits a double to center. Uchikawa grounds out to the pitcher. Kokubo hits an RBI single to center, runner on advances to second on the throw. Fukuda enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kokubo. Tamura hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Matsuda walks, runners on first and second. Hasegawa grounds out to first, runners on second and third. Ortiz, pinch-hitting for Yamazaki, gets an intentional walk, bases loaded. Cabrera, pinch-hitting for Sugiuchi, grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Kawasaki grounds out to second. Honda hits a double to left and steals third. Uchikawa strikes out swinging. Honda gets picked off third.

Bottom of the 4th
Sugiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Murton strikes out swinging. Hirano hits a single to center. Toritani strikes out swinging. Hirano steals second. Arai walks, runners on first and second. Brazell grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 6th
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Sugiuchi strikes out looking. Kawasaki walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Uchikawa grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 7th
Sugiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Arai strikes out swinging. Brazell flies out to short. Kanemoto hits a single to right and gets replaced by pinch-runner Shunsuke. Jojima walks, runners on first and second. Sekimoto enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Shibata. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Sekimoto gets an intentional walk, bases loaded. Lin enters the game as a pinch-runner for Sekimoto. Nomi strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Shunsuke takes over in center; Lin takes over in left.
Hasegawa hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Yamazaki and to third on a sac bunt by Sugiuchi. Kawasaki grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 9th
Mahara on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Kidokoro takes over in center; Hosokawa is the new catcher; Fukuda takes over at first; Hasegawa moves from center to left.
Arai grounds out to third. Brazell strikes out swinging. Hiyama, pinch-hitting for Shunsuke, hits a double to center. Jojima walks, runners on first and second. Uemoto enters the game as a pinch-runner for Jojima. Lin grounds out to second.

Notes

Softbank: The Hawks recorded their 9th shutout victory of the season. ... Sugiuchi recorded his 45th career double-digit strikeout game.  That puts him in a 5th place tie with Daisuke Matsuzaka on the All-Time list.  This was also Sugiuchi's 17th Inter-league victory of his career. ... Kokubo recorded his 1,000th RBI as a Hawk (1,000 RBI with the Daiei / Softbank Hawks and 238 RBI with the Yomiuri Giants).

Hanshin: The Tigers were shutout for the 7th time this season.