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Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 4 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 5 (June 29, 2011)

by on Jun.29, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Fukuoka Softbank Hawks vs Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Tsuyoshi Wada (SOF) 6-1, 1.84 - Takashi Kawai (RAK) 0-3, 4.01

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Softbank 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 10 0
Rakuten 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2x 5 12 0

Attendance: 16740 | Softbank leads series, 5-3-0 | Time: 3:46

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 8th, 10th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 4-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: 1B (SB), 5: SO, 7: 1B, 10: 1B
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 2-for-4, 1 R 1: S1, 2: L4, 5: 1B (SB), 7: G6, 10: 1B (BrO)
(LF) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 2-for-4, 2 RBI 1: F8, 3: G6, 5: 1B, 8: 1B, 10: S9
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 0-for-3 1: HBP, 3: SO, 5: G6, 8: SO
1B Morimoto, Satoru 0-for-0
(DH) Cabrera, Alex 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: SO, 6: F7, 8: DP
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 0-for-4 1: G6, 4: F7, 6: F5, 9: G6
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 2B, 4: G3, 6: SO, 9: F8
(RF) Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-3 2: S1, 4: G4, 7: G6, 9: G3
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 0-for-1 2: F6
C Hosokawa, Toru 0-for-3 5: F7, 7: SO, 10: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wada, Tsuyoshi 8 123 33 30 9 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 2.004
Falkenborg, Brian, H 1 12 4 2 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.048
Mahara, Takahiro, L 2/3 22 5 5 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5.268
9 2/3 157 42 37 12 0 8 2 0 1 0 0 5 5

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B (SB), 2: S8, 5: G3, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 0-for-5 1: SO, 2: F4, 5: f2, 7: F9, 10: SO
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-5 1: G1, 3: 1B (CS), 5: G3, 7: F7, 10: SO
(1B) Ruiz, Randy 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: SO, 6: G6, 8: F9
1B Hiraishi, Yosuke 0-for-0
PH Kusano, Daisuke 1-for-1 10: 1B
PR Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-0, 1 R
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 2-for-5, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: G4, 6: G5, 8: F9, 10: 1B
PR Yokogawa, Fuminori 0-for-0, 1 R
(3B) Iwamura, Akinori 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: 1B, 4: F6, 6: BB, 8: F7, 10: 2B
(DH) Garcia, Luis 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G4, 9: BB
PR-DH Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0
(LF) Makida, Akihisa 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: S9, 4: 2B, 7: F8, 9: SO
(C) Shima, Motohiro 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 4: G5, 7: 1B, 9: S1

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kawai, Takashi 5 86 22 19 6 0 3 0 1 2 0 0 3 3 4.247
Aoyama, Koji, H 2 28 7 7 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.927
Mima, Manabu, H 1 2/3 29 5 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.076
Arime, Kanehisa, W 1 1/3 21 5 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.500
10 164 39 35 10 0 7 0 1 2 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Kawasaki hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Matsuanaka flies out to center. Kokubo gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Cabrera hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third. Matsuda grounds out to short.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Hasegawa hits a double to right. Fukuda hits a sac bunt, runner on third. Yamazaki flies out to short. Kawasaki hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Kawasaki steals second. Honda lines out to second.

Bottom of the 2nd - 3 runs, 4 hits
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Takasu hits a single to center. Iwamura hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Garcia hits a single to right, bases loaded. Makida hits a sac fly to right, runners on first and third. Shima hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Teppei hits a sac fly to center, runner on second. Matsui flies out to second.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Hosokawa flies out to left. Kawasaki strikes out swinging. Honda hits an infield single and steals second. Matsunaka hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Kokubo grounds out to short.

Top of the 10th - 1 run, 2 hits
Arime on the mound for Rakuten
Hosokawa strikes out swinging. Kawasaki hits a single to left. Honda hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Matsunaka hits a sac fly to right and Honda gets thrown out running the bases.

Bottom of the 10th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Mahara on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Kidokoro takes over in center; Morimoto takes over at first; Hasegawa moves from center to left.
Matsui strikes out swinging. Hijirisawa strikes out swinging. Kusano, pinch-hitting for Hiraishi, hits an infield single. Uchimura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kusano. Takasu hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Yokogawa enters the game as a pinch-runner for Takasu. Iwamura clears the bases with a walk-off 2-run double to left.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Teppei hits a single to center. Matsui strikes out swinging as Teppei steals second. Hijirisawa grounds out to the pitcher. Ruiz strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Iwamura flies out to short. Garcia strikes out swinging. Makida hits a double to left. Shima grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 7th
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Makida flies out to center. Shima hits a single to left. Teppei hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Matsui flies out to right, runners on first and third. Hijirisawa flies out to left.

Bottom of the 9th
Falkenborg on the mound for Softbank
Garcia walks and gets replaced by pinch-runner Nishimura. Makida strikes out swinging. Shima hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Teppei strikes out swinging.

Notes

Softbank: The Hawks have dropped their last 3 games at Kleenex Stadium. This was also their first walk-off loss of the year. ... Mahara took the loss and dropped to 0-2. ... Wada still has not lost a game against the Eagles since 4/24/2009.  That's a span of 10 games and 6 victories. ... Honda has now stolen 20 0r more bases 5 years in a row.

Rakuten: This was the Eagles' 4th walk-off victory of the year. ... Arime recorded his first win since 9/14/2008 and is now 1-0. ... Iwamura recorded his 2nd walk-off hit of his career (his first came in 8/9/2002).