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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 2 – Saitama Seibu Lions 1 (June 27, 2011)

by on Jun.27, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles vs Saitama Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Satoshi Nagai (RAK) 3-3, 2.65 - Masamitsu Hirano (SEI) 1-2, 4.22

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

Attendance: 16719 | Seibu leads series, 5-3-0 | Time: 3:12

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 6th, 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: F7, 5: F9, 8: 1B
(SS) Uchimura, Kensuke 2-for-4 1: F2, 3: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: G5
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4 1: F8, 3: SO, 6: 1B, 8: G4 (SB)
(1B) Ruiz, Randy 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 3: F9, 6: BB, 8: F8
(3B) Kusano, Daisuke 0-for-3 1: G4, 4: SO, 6: SO, 9: HBP
PR-3B Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0, 1 R
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 0-for-3 2: G5, 4: G6, 6: DP, 9: S1
2B Matsui, Kazuo 0-for-0
(DH) Garcia, Luis 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F4, 4: SO, 7: SO, 9: 1B
PR-DH Yokogawa, Fuminori 0-for-0
(LF) Nakamura, Masato 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: F3, 7: G4, 9: DP
(C) Shima, Motohiro 1-for-3 3: 1B, 5: G5, 7: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nagai, Satoshi 7 116 29 25 4 0 3 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 2.400
Mima, Manabu, W 1 15 6 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.284
Speier, Ryan, S 1 18 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.121
9 149 38 33 6 0 3 5 0 0 1 0 1 1

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF-1B) Asamura, Hideto 2-for-5 1: 1B, 3: E6 (BrO), 5: 1B, 7: G5, 9: G6
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 1-for-5 1: G1, 3: 1B, 5: G6 (SB), 7: F9, 9: L4
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: F8, 5: G4, 8: 1B
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 0-for-3, 1 R 1: SO, 4: BB, 5: F7, 8: G6
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: BB, 6: G6, 8: G4
(1B) Fernandez, Jose 0-for-3 2: F7, 4: F9, 6: F4, 8: BB
PR-LF Saito, Shogo 0-for-0
(DH) Brown, Dee 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: f5, 4: BB, 6: BB, 8: 1B
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 0-for-4 2: G5, 4: F9, 6: F8, 8: F8
(RF) Kumashiro, Masato 0-for-2 3: SO, 4: F8
PH Goto, Taketoshi 0-for-1 7: f3
RF Akiyama, Shogo 0-for-0
PH Hirao, Hiroshi 0-for-1 9: G3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Hirano, Masamitsu 7 112 27 26 6 0 6 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 3.692
Graman, Alex 1 13 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.306
Hsu, Ming-Chieh, L 1 9 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1.213
9 134 35 32 8 0 6 1 1 1 1 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Hirano on the mound for Seibu
Teppei hits a single to right. Uchimura pops out on a sac bunt attempt. Hijirisawa flies out to center. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Ruiz hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Kusano grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Mima on the mound for Rakuten
Nakajima hits a single to right. Nakamura grounds out to short, runner on first. Kuriyama grounds out to second, runner on second. Fernandez walks, runners on first and second. Brown hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Saito enters the game as a pinch-runner for Fernandez. Ginjiro flies out to center.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Ming-Chieh on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: Asamura moves from left to first, Saito takes over in left.
Kusano gets hit by a pitch and is replaced by a pinch-runner Nishimura. Takasu hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Garcia hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Yokogawa enters the game as a pinch-runner for Garcia. Nakamura hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Asamura hits a single to right. Kataoka grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second. Nakajima hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Nakamura strikes out swinging. Kuriyama strikes out swinging.

Top of the 3rd
Hirano on the mound for Seibu
Shima hits a single to right. Teppei flies out to left. Uchimura hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Hijirisawa strikes out swinging. Ruiz flies out to right.

Bottom of the 3rd
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Kumashiro strikes out swinging. Asamura reaches on a throwing error (E6), runner on first. Kataoka hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Nakajima flies out to center and Asamura gets doubled off second.

Bottom of the 4th
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Nakamura walks. Kuriyama walks, runners on first and second. Fernandez flies out to right. Brown walks, bases loaded. Ginjiro flies out to right. Kumashiro flies out to center.

Bottom of the 5th
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Asamura hits an infield single. Kataoka grounds out to short, runner on first. Kataoka steals second. Nakajima grounds out to second, runner on third. Nakamura flies out to left.

Top of the 6th
Hirano on the mound for Seibu
Uchimura reaches on a bunt single. Hijirisawa reaches on a bunt single, runners on first and second. Ruiz walks, bases loaded. Kusano strikes out swinging. Takasu hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Bottom of the 6th
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Kuriyama grounds out to short. Fernandez flies out to second. Brown walks and advances to second on a wild pitch. Ginjiro flies out to center.

Top of the 8th
Graman on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: Akiyama takes over in right.
Teppei hits an infield single. Uchimura fails to advance the runner on sac bunt, runner on first. Hijirisawa grounds out to second, runner on first. Hijirisawa steals second. Ruiz flies out to center.

Notes

Rakuten: Mima got the win and improved to 2-1. ... Speier saved his 8th game of the year.

Seibu: Ming-Chieh suffered his first loss of the season and is now 3-1 on the year.