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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 9 – Saitama Seibu Lions 1 (June 25, 2011)

by on Jun.25, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles vs Saitama Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 14:00
Potential Starters: Masahiro Tanaka (RAK) 6-2, 1.19 - Hideaki Wakui (SEI) 4-4, 2.11

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 4 1 9 14 0
Seibu 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 2

Attendance: 31295 | Seibu leads series, 4-2-0 | Time: 3:00

Rakuten

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 3-for-5, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: G6, 7: f2, 8: 1B
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 0-for-5, 1 R 1: F8, 3: F8, 6: E5, 7: G5, 8: G4
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 1-for-5, 1 R 1: F7, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 7: SO, 9: G6
(DH) Ruiz, Randy 2-for-4, 2 R, 3 RBI 1: SO, 4: HR, 6: 2B, 8: E5
PR-DH Makida, Akihisa 1-for-1, 2 R 9: 2B
(3B) Kusano, Daisuke 1-for-3 2: G3, 4: G1, 6: S2, 8: 1B
PR-3B Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-1, 1 R 9: G4
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: BB, 4: G1, 6: 1B
PR-2B Uchimura, Kensuke 2-for-2, 1 R, 2 RBI 6: (SB), 8: 1B (SB), 9: 1B
(1B) Garcia, Luis 0-for-3 2: DP, 5: SO, 6: f5
1B Hiraishi, Yosuke 0-for-2 8: SO, 9: G4
(LF) Nakamura, Masato 1-for-3, 1 RBI 3: F7, 5: 1B, 6: G4, 8: S8
(C) Shima, Motohiro 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: G6, 5: S1, 7: 2B, 8: 3B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tanaka, Masahiro, W 8 104 27 26 3 1 12 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1.182
Mima, Manabu 1 22 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.042
9 126 31 30 4 1 13 0 0 1 0 0 1 1

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 3, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF) Asamura, Hideto 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: F8, 6: F8, 9: F8
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 0-for-3 1: S1, 4: G4, 6: SO, 9: G3
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 1-for-4 1: F9, 4: SO, 7: G5, 9: 2B
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: SO, 7: HR, 9: SO
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: G1, 7: SO
(1B) Fernandez, Jose 1-for-3 2: F4, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(DH) Brown, Dee 0-for-3 2: G6, 5: SO, 8: F4
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 0-for-2 3: F8, 5: SO
PH Ishii, Yoshihito 0-for-1 8: SO
C Hoshi, Takanori 0-for-0
(RF) Kumashiro, Masato 0-for-2 3: SO, 6: SO
PH-RF Akiyama, Shogo 0-for-1 8: F5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wakui, Hideaki, L 6 109 26 23 7 1 2 1 0 2 0 0 4 3 2.300
Matsunaga, Hironori 1 2/3 35 10 9 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0.000
Fujiwara, Ryohei 1 1/3 22 7 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.050
9 166 43 39 14 1 4 1 0 2 0 0 9 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Matsui grounds out to second. Ruiz hits a solo homer to left. Kusano grounds out to the pitcher. Takasu grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 6th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Hijirisawa reaches on a throwing error (E5). Matsui hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Ruiz clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Kusano hits a sac bunt, runner on third. Takasu hits an RBI infield single, runner on first. Uchimura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Takasu. Garcia fouls out to third. Uchimura steals second. Nakamura grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Nakajima grounds out to third. Nakamura hits a solo homer to left. Kuriyama strikes out looking. Fernandez strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th - 4 runs, 4 hits
Matsunaga on the mound for Seibu
Ruiz reaches on a fielding error (E5). Kusano hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Makida enters the game as a pinch-runner for Ruiz. Nishimura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kusano. Uchimura hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Hiraishi strikes out swinging. Nakamura hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. Uchimura steals second. Shima hits an RBI triple to center, runner on third.
Pitching change: Fujiwara in for Matsunaga.
Teppei hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Hijirisawa grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Fujiwara on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: T. Hoshi is the new catcher, Akiyama takes over in right.
Matsui grounds out to short. Makida hits a double to left. Nishimura grounds out to second, runner on third. Uchimura hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Hiraishi grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Asamura hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kataoka. Nakajima flies out to right, runner on third. Nakamura strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Garcia strikes out swinging. Nakamura hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Shima. Teppei grounds out to short.

Top of the 7th
Matsunaga on the mound for Seibu
Shima hits a double to left. Teppei fouls out on a sac bunt attempt. Hijirisawa grounds out to third. Matsui strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th
Mima on the mound for Rakuten
Asamura flies out to center. Kataoka grounds out to first. Nakajima hits a double to center. Nakamura strikes out swinging.

Notes

Rakuten: Tanaka won his fourth straight and improved to 7-2. His consecutive scoreless inning streak came to an end at 20. Tanaka also recorded his 3rd double-digit strikeout game of the season (and 20th of his career) and is now 1-2 against Wakui. ... Ruiz is now 10-for-17 with 4 homers and 10 RBI against Wakui.

Seibu: Wakui lost his third straight start and dropped to 4-5.