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Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 4 – Yokohama Bay Stars 6 (June 18, 2011)

by on Jun.18, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Fukuoka Softbank Hawks vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Toshiya Sugiuchi (SOF) 4-2, 1.43 - Kentaro Takasaki (YOK) 1-5, 2.78

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Softbank 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 12 0
Yokohama 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 X 6 11 0

Attendance: 19409 | Softbank leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 3:22

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 2nd, 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 1-for-5 1: 1B, 3: F8, 5: SO, 7: G3, 9: f7
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: S1, 4: 1B (CS), 5: 1B, 7: f7, 9: G3
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 2-for-4 1: G4, 4: f3, 5: 1B, 8: 2B
PR-RF Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-0
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 0-for-4 1: F8, 4: F6, 5: F6, 8: G4
(LF) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 1-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 5: 1B, 6: SO, 8: SO
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 2-for-3, 1 R 2: G6, 5: 1B, 6: 2B, 8: BB
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 2-for-4, 1 R 2: DP, 5: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 0-for-3 3: G6, 5: F9, 6: DP
PH Tanoue, Hidenori 0-for-1 9: SO
(P) Sugiuchi, Toshiya 1-for-3, 1 R, 3 RBI 3: G4, 5: 2B, 7: G6
P Falkenborg, Brian 0-for-0
PH Cabrera, Alex 1-for-1 9: 1B
PR Nakamura, Akira 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sugiuchi, Toshiya 7 121 29 26 8 1 7 2 0 1 0 0 4 4 1.776
Falkenborg, Brian, L 1 22 6 6 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.566
8 143 35 32 11 2 10 2 0 1 0 0 6 6

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 3-for-4, 2 R 1: 1B, 3: G6, 6: 2B, 7: 2B
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 1-for-3 1: S3, 3: 1B (SB), 6: SO, 7: SO
(CF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 3: f2, 6: G5, 8: SO
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G6, 4: BB, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 4: DP, 6: f5, 8: HR
(1B) Harper, Brett 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: G4, 7: G6, 8: SO
1B Inada, Naoto 0-for-0
(RF) Yoshimura, Yuki 1-for-3 2: BB, 5: SO, 7: f3, 8: 1B
(C) Takeyama, Shingo 0-for-2 2: F6, 5: SO
PH Shimamura, Ikki 1-for-1, 1 R 7: 1B
P Ushida, Shigeki 0-for-0
PH Naito, Yuta 0-for-1 8: SO
P Yamaguchi, Shun 0-for-0
(P) Takasaki, Kentaro 0-for-1 3: F9
PH Morimoto, Hichori 0-for-1 5: SO
P Ohara, Shinji 0-for-0
PH Nakamura, Norihiro 1-for-1, 1 R, 2 RBI 7: HR
C Niinuma, Shinji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Takasaki, Kentaro 5 72 22 20 8 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 4 4 3.100
Ohara, Shinji 2 23 7 7 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.077
Ushida, Shigeki, W 1 26 5 4 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.102
Yamaguchi, Shun, S 1 15 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.588
9 136 38 35 12 0 5 2 0 1 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Sugiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Watanabe hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Kinjo hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Murata grounds out to short, runner on third. Sledge strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th - 4 runs, 6 hits
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Matsunaka hits an infield single. Matsuda hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Hasegawa hits a single to left, bases loaded. Yamazaki flies out to right. Sugiuchi clears the bases with a 3-run double to right, runner on second. Kawasaki strikes out looking. Honda hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Uchikawa hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Kokubo flies out to short.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Sugiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Watanabe hits a double to left. Ishikawa strikes out swinging. Kinjo grounds out to third. Murata hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Sledge fouls out to third.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Sugiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Harper grounds out to short. Yoshimura fouls out to first. Ikki, pinch-hitting for Takeyama, hits a single to left. Nakamura, pinch-hitting for S. Ohara, hits a 2-run homer. Watanabe hits a double to left. Ishikawa strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Falkenborg on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Kidokoro takes over in center; Fukuda takes over in right; Hasegawa moves from center to left.
Kinjo strikes out swinging. Murata hits an infield single. Sledge hits a 2-run homer to right-center. Harper strikes out swinging. Yoshimura hits a single to right. Naito, pinch-hitting for Ushida, strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Kawasaki hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Uchikawa grounds out to second, runner on third. Kokubo flies out to center.

Bottom of the 3rd
Sugiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Takasaki flies out to right. Watanabe grounds out to short. Ishikawa hit a single to left and steals second. Kinjo fouls out to the catcher.

Top of the 6th
S. Ohara on the mound for Yokohama
Matsunaka strikes out looking. Matsuda hits a double to left. Hasegawa hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Yamazaki hits into a double play.

Top of the 8th
Ushida on the mound for Yokohama
Defensive changes: Niinuma is the new catcher.
Uchikawa hits a double to center. Kokubo grounds out to second, runner on third. Fukuda enters the game as a pinch-runner for Uchikawa. Matsunaka strikes out swinging. Matsuda walks, runners on first and third. Hasegawa strikes out swinging.

Notes

Injuries: Cabrera (SOF) entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the 9th and tweaked his left hamstring while running out a single.

Softbank: The Hawks sent 9 players to the plate in the 5th inning.  The Hawks have now lost 3 in a row at Yokohama. ... Sugiuchi recorded his 1,500th strikeout in the 6th inning (Ishikawa). He failed to notch his 100th career victory. ... Falkenborg surrendered his 2nd homer of the season and set a new career high for home runs allowed in a season.  He also gave up homers in back-to-back outings for the first time in his career.

Yokohama: The Bay Stars stopped a 4-game losing streak. ...  Nakamura recorded his first homer since 8/27/2010.