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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 4 – Saitama Seibu Lions 7 (June 24, 2011)

by on Jun.24, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles vs Saitama Seibu Lions @ Omiya Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kelvin Jimenez (RAK) 0-0, 11.25 - Kazuyuki Hoashi (SEI) 4-1, 1.98

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 8 1
Seibu 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 5x 7 10 0

Attendance: 20338 | Seibu leads series, 4-1-0 | Time: 3:24

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: G4, 2: HBP, 4: 1B (BrO), 6: HBP (CS), 9: SO
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4 1: 1B (CS), 2: SO, 4: G3, 7: G4
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G6, 2: SO, 4: 1B, 7: F3
(DH) Ruiz, Randy 0-for-3 2: SO, 3: SO, 5: BB, 7: f9
(3B) Kusano, Daisuke 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 2B, 3: F8, 5: DP
3B Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-1 8: SO
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: HBP, 8: G5
2B Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-0
(1B) Garcia, Luis 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: F8
1B Hiraishi, Yosuke 0-for-0
(LF) Makida, Akihisa 0-for-2 2: HBP, 4: SO, 6: F7
PH-LF Nakamura, Masato 0-for-1 9: G6
(C) Shima, Motohiro 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: BB, 6: SO, 9: G3
C Nakatani, Jin 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Jimenez, Kelvin 4 1/3 97 25 18 7 0 1 5 1 0 0 0 2 1 6.480
Kawagishi, Tsuyoshi, H 1 1/3 20 6 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 5.143
Arime, Kanehisa, H 1/3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Koyama, Shinichiro, H 1 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.808
Mima, Manabu, H 1 16 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.176
Speier, Ryan, L 2/3 23 7 3 2 2 1 2 1 1 0 0 5 5 5.400
8 2/3 164 46 32 10 2 3 9 2 2 0 0 7 6

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 13, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF) Asamura, Hideto 3-for-5, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: L5, 2: G4, 4: 1B, 6: BB, 8: 2B, 9: HR
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 0-for-4 1: G3, 3: G5, 4: G5, 6: S1, 8: SO
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 2B, 3: 2B (BrO), 5: HBP, 6: F7, 8: L6
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 2-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 6: BB, 9: SO
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 0-for-1, 1 R 1: BB, 3: BB, 5: BB, 6: F9, 9: BB
(1B) Fernandez, Jose 1-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: G5, 3: G6, 5: S8, 7: F7, 9: HR
PR Saito, Shogo 0-for-0, 1 R
(DH) Brown, Dee 1-for-3 2: 2B (BrO), 4: SO, 5: BB, 7: G1, 9: HBP
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 0-for-4 2: G6, 4: G4, 5: F4, 7: G1, 9: S2
(RF) Kumashiro, Masato 1-for-2 2: G4, 4: 1B
PH Ishii, Yoshihito 0-for-1 5: F5
RF Akiyama, Shogo 0-for-1 8: G1
PH Hirao, Hiroshi 0-for-0, 1 R 9: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Hoashi, Kazuyuki 4 89 21 18 8 0 6 1 2 0 0 0 4 4 2.455
Fujiwara, Ryohei 1 2/3 26 6 4 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
Matsunaga, Hironori 1 1/3 23 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Fujita, Taiyo 1 13 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.586
Graman, Alex, W 1 10 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.522
9 161 37 31 8 0 10 2 4 0 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 3 runs, 4 hits
Hoashi on the mound for Seibu
Ruiz strikes out swinging. Kusano hits a double to right. Takasu hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Garcia hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Makida gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Shima hits an RBI single to right, bases loaded. Teppei gets hit by a pitch and a run scores, bases loaded. Hijirisawa strikes out swinging. Matsui strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Hoashi on the mound for Seibu
Makida strikes out swinging. Shima walks. Teppei hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Hijirisawa grounds out to first, runners on second and third. Matsui hits an RBI single to left and Teppei gets thrown out running the bases.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Jimenez on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Nishimura takes over at third.
Nakajima gets hit by a pitch. Nakamura hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Kuriyama walks, bases loaded. Fernandez hits a sac fly to center, runners on first and third. Brown walks, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Kawagishi in for Jimenez.
Ginjiro flies out to second and a run scores on a fielding error, runners on second and third. Y. Ishii, pinch-hitting for Kumashiro, flies out to to third.

Bottom of the 9th - 5 runs, 2 hits
Speier on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Nakatani is the new catcher, Nakamura takes over in left.
Nakamura strikes out swinging. Kuriyama walks. Fernandez hits a 2-run homer. Brown gets hit by a pitch and Saito enters the game as a pinch-runner for Brown. Ginjiro hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Hirao, pinch-hitting for Akiyama, walks, runners on first and second. Asamura hits a walk-off 3-run homer to left.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Jimenez on the mound for Rakuten
Asamura flies out to third. Kataoka grounds out to first. Nakajima hits a double to left. Nakamura walks, runners on first and second. Kuriyama walks, bases loaded. Fernandez grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 2nd
Jimenez on the mound for Rakuten
Brown hits a double to center. Ginjiro hits a grounder to short and Brown gets thrown out running the bases, runner on first. Kumashiro grounds out to second, runner on second. Asamura grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 3rd
Jimenez on the mound for Rakuten
Kataoka grounds out to third. Nakajima hits a double to center. Nakamura hits a single to right and Nakajima gets thrown out running the bases, runner on first. Kuriyama walks, runners on first and second. Fernandez grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 4th
Jimenez on the mound for Rakuten
Brown strikes out swinging. Ginjiro grounds out to second. Kumashiro hits a single to left. Asamura hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Kataoka grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 6th
Kawagishi on the mound for Rakuten
Asamura walks and advances to second  on a sac bunt by Kataoka. Nakajima flies out to left, runner on third. Nakamura walks, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Arime in for Kawagishi.
Kuriyama flies out to right.

Bottom of the 8th
Mima on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Uchimura takes over at second, Hiraishi takes over at first.
Akiyama grounds out to the pitcher. Asamura hits a double to right. Kataoka strikes out looking. Nakajima lines out to short.

Notes

Rakuten: The Eagles suffered their first walk-off loss since 8/29/2010.  They also lost their 4th in a row against the Lions. ... Speier took the loss and dropped to 1-2.

Seibu: This was the Lions' first walk-off victory since 9/7/2010. ... Graman got the win and is now 2-1 on the year.