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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 4 – Saitama Seibu Lions 5 (June 26, 2011)

by on Jun.26, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles vs Saitama Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 13:00
Potential Starters: Takashi Kawai (RAK) 0-3, 3.63 - Kazuhisa Ishii (SEI) 2-3, 4.55

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

Attendance: 25033 | Seibu leads series, 5-2-0 | Time: 3:01

Rakuten

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F8, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: SO
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4 1: 2B, 3: F6, 5: SO, 7: G5
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 0-for-3, 1 R 1: G4, 3: BB, 5: F8, 8: F7
(DH) Ruiz, Randy 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: 1B, 6: SO, 8: SO
(3B) Kusano, Daisuke 0-for-4 2: F8, 3: E9, 6: G4, 8: F9
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-4, 1 R 2: G4, 3: F8, 6: 1B, 9: G6
(1B) Garcia, Luis 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: G4, 4: 1B, 6: HR, 9: F5
(LF) Makida, Akihisa 0-for-3 2: G6, 4: DP, 6: G5
PH Nakamura, Masato 0-for-1 9: G6
(C) Shima, Motohiro 0-for-3 3: SO, 4: SO, 7: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kawai, Takashi 2 1/3 57 16 13 6 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 2 4.014
Kawagishi, Tsuyoshi, H 1 2/3 19 5 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.154
Koyama, Shinichiro, L 1 2/3 38 10 7 2 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 4.500
Arime, Kanehisa 1/3 6 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Aoyama, Koji 2 16 7 6 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4.154
8 136 39 32 9 0 4 4 2 1 0 0 5 2

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF-1B) Asamura, Hideto 0-for-3, 1 R 1: G5, 2: BB, 4: F9, 6: BB, 8: G6
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 0-for-5, 1 R 1: F8, 2: L5, 4: F8, 6: E6, 8: G6
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 3-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 4: F9, 6: 2B, 8: F9
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 0-for-1 1: BB, 3: L4, 5: HBP, 6: BB
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HBP, 3: 2B, 5: DP, 6: SO
(1B) Fernandez, Jose 2-for-4 1: G5, 3: 1B, 5: G6, 7: 1B
PR-LF Saito, Shogo 0-for-0
(DH) Goto, Taketoshi 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: F9, 3: 1B, 6: G5
PH-DH Hara, Takuya 0-for-0 7: S1
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 1-for-4 2: 1B, 3: F9, 6: SO, 7: SO
(RF) Kumashiro, Masato 1-for-3, 1 R 2: G6, 3: SO, 6: 1B
PH Hirao, Hiroshi 0-for-1 7: L5
RF Akiyama, Shogo 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishii, Kazuhisa, W 6 91 26 25 6 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 4 3 4.540
Egusa, Hirotaka, H 1 14 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Hsu, Ming-Chieh, H 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.942
Makita, Kazuhisa, S 1 9 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.813
9 125 35 34 6 1 9 1 0 0 0 0 4 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 2 hits
K. Ishii on the mound for Seibu
Shima strikes out looking. Teppei hits a single to left. Hijirisawa flies out to short. Matsui walks, runners on first and second. Ruiz hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and seocnd. Kusano reaches on a fielding error (E9) and a run scores, runners on second and third. Takasu flies out to center.

Bottom of the 3rd - 2 run, 4 hits
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Nakajima hits a single to left. Nakamura lines out to second. Kuriyama hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Fernandez hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Goto hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Kawagishi in for Kawai.
Ginjiro flies out to right. Kumashiro strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
K. Ishii on the mound for Seibu
Ruiz strikes out swinging. Kusano grounds out to second. Takasu hits a single to left. Garcia hits a 2-run homer to left. Makida grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 6th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Koyama on the mound for Rakuten
Goto grounds out to third. Ginjiro strikes out swinging. Kumashiro hits a single to right. Asamura walks, runners on first and second. Kataoka reaches on a throwing error (E6) and a run scores, runners on first and third. Nakajima clears the bases with a 2-run double to right, runner on second. Nakamura walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Arime in for Koyama.
Runners advance to second and third on a passed ball. Kuriyama strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
K. Ishii on the mound for Seibu
Teppei flies out to center. Hijirisawa hits a double to center. Matsui grounds out to second, runner on third. Ruiz strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 1st
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Asamura grounds out to third. Kataoka flies out to center. Nakajima hits an infield single. Nakamura walks, runners on first and second. Kuriyama gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Fernandez grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 2nd
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Goto flies out to right. Ginjiro hits a single to center. Kumashiro grounds out to short, runner on second. Asamura walks, runners on first and second. Kataoka lines out to third.

Bottom of the 7th
Aoyama on the mound for Rakuten
Fernandez hits a single to left and gets replaced by pinch-runner Saito. Hara, pinch-hitting for Goto, hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Ginjiro strikes out swinging. Hirao, pinch-hitting for Kumashiro, lines out to third.

Notes

Rakuten: Koyama took the loss and is now 3-2.

Seibu: K. Ishii stopped a personal 2-game losing streak and evened his record to 3-3. ... Makita recorded his first Ichi-gun save of his career.  He also became the first Seibu rookie to record a win (as a starter) and a save in his first season since Nogami in 2009.