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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 2 – Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 5 (June 26, 2011)

by on Jun.26, 2011 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs Fukuoka Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 14:00
Potential Starters: Bobby Keppel (HAM) 7-1, 2.39 - Tadashi Settsu (SOF) 6-3, 2.99

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon Ham 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 8 0
Softbank 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 5 10 0

Attendance: 35767 | Series tied, 4-4-0 | Time: 2:54

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 1-for-4 1: F3, 3: SO, 5: 2B, 7: G5
(2B) Imanami, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 4: 1B, 5: F8, 8: SO
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G1, 4: 1B, 6: HR, 8: SO
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: F4, 6: F8, 8: SO
(1B) Inaba, Atsunori 1-for-4 2: 2B, 4: SO, 6: SO, 9: G4
(LF) Nakata, Sho 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 9: 2B
(DH) Hoffpauir, Micah 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: SO, 9: SO
(C) Tsuruoka, Shinya 0-for-1 3: G1
PH-C Imanari, Ryota 1-for-3 5: G6, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(SS) Kaneko, Makoto 0-for-2 3: F8, 5: SO
PH Sato, Kenji 0-for-1 7: SO
SS Iiyama, Yuji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Keppel, Bobby, L 3 56 17 14 8 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 5 5 2.955
Tadano, Kazuhito 1 2/3 20 5 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Ishii, Yuya 1 1/3 27 7 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.080
Tanimoto, Keisuke 1 19 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.528
Miyanishi, Naoki 1 12 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.077
8 134 35 31 10 0 6 2 2 0 0 0 5 5

Softbank

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 1-for-2, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 2: 1B, 4: F8, 6: BB
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 1-for-4 1: f2, 2: 1B, 4: G5, 6: G4
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 0-for-3, 1 R 1: HBP, 2: DP, 5: F8, 7: SO
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 2: 1B (BrO), 5: G6, 7: G4
(DH) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 2-for-3 1: HBP, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: F6
(LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: G4, 5: G4, 8: SO
(RF) Fukuda, Shuhei 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B (SB), 3: 1B (CS), 6: G4, 8: G4
(CF) Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: SO, 6: F8, 8: SO
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 2-for-3, 1 R 2: 2B, 4: SO, 6: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Settsu, Tadashi, W 7 110 28 28 7 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.948
Falkenborg, Brian, H 1 14 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
Mahara, Takahiro, S 1 11 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.154
9 135 35 35 8 1 17 0 0 0 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 3 runs, 2 hits
Keppel on the mound for Nippon Ham
Kawasaki walks. Honda fouls out on a sac bunt attempt. Matsuda gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Kokubo hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Matsunaka gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Hasegawa drives in a run with a ground out to second, runners on first and third. Fukuda hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Fukuda steals second, runners on second and third. Kidokoro strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd - 2 run, 4 hits
Keppel on the mound for Nippon Ham
Hosokawa hits a double to left. Kawasaki hits an RBI infield single, runner on first. Honda hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Matsuda hits into a double play, runner on third. Kokubo hits an RBI single to left and gets thrown out trying to advance to second.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 3 hits
Settsu on the mound for Softbank
Imanami hits a single to left. Itoi hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Koyano flies out to second. Inaba strikes out looking. Nakata hits an RBI single to center, runner on first and second. Hoffpauir strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Settsu on the mound for Softbank
Itoi hits a solo homer to right. Koyano flies out to center. Inaba strikes out swinging. Nakata strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Settsu on the mound for Softbank
Koyano strikes out looking. Inaba hits a double to left. Nakata strikes out swinging. Hoffpauir strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 3rd
Keppel on the mound for Nippon Ham
Matsunaka hits a single to right. Hasegawa grounds out to second, runner on second. Fukuda reaches on a bunt single, runners on first and third. Fukuda gets caught trying to steal second. Kidokoro strikes out looking.

Top of the 5th
Settsu on the mound for Softbank
Imanari, pinch-hitting for Tsuruoka, grounds out to short. Kaneko strikes out swinging. Yang (Yoh) hits a double to right. Imanami flies out to center.

Bottom of the 6th
Ishii on the mound for Nippon Ham
Fukuda grounds out to second. Kidokoro flies out to center. Hosokawa hits a single to right. Kawasaki walks, runners on first and second. Honda grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th
Mahara on the mound for Softbank
Inaba grounds out to second. Nakata hits a double to center. Hoffpauir strikes out swinging. Imanari strikes out swinging.

Notes

Nippon Ham: The Fighters struck out 17 times and set a new franchise record. ... Keppel's 3-game winning streak came to an end as he dropped his first game since 5/26 (vs Chunichi) and is now 7-2.  This was also his shortest outing of the season.

Softbank: The Hawks are now guaranteed a winning June. ... Settsu got the win and improved to 7-3.  This was also his first double-digit strikeout game of his career. ... Mahara saved his 9th game of the year.