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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 4 – Saitama Seibu Lions 2 (July 2, 2011)

by on Jul.02, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs Saitama Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 14:00
Potential Starters: Masaru Takeda (HAM) 5-5, 1.34 - Hideaki Wakui (SEI) 4-5, 2.30

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

Attendance: 27507 | Nippon Ham leads series, 4-2-1 | Time: 2:50

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 0-for-5 1: L4, 3: SO, 5: G4, 7: F8, 9: SO
(2B) Sugiya, Kenshi 2-for-3, 2 R 1: 1B, 3: BB (SB), 5: G4, 8: 1B (SB)
2B Iiyama, Yuji 0-for-0
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: 1B (SB), 5: SO, 8: F4
(LF) Nakata, Sho 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: BB, 6: F9, 8: 2B
(1B) Inaba, Atsunori 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 3: 1B, 6: SO, 8: G3
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 2-for-3 2: 1B, 3: DP, 6: 1B, 8: IBB
(DH) Hoffpauir, Micah 0-for-3 2: F7, 4: G4, 6: F7
PH-DH Nioka, Tomohiro 0-for-1 8: G6
(SS) Kaneko, Makoto 0-for-4 2: G6, 4: G1, 7: G5, 9: G6
(C) Ono, Shota 0-for-4 2: G6, 4: G6, 7: G1, 9: F7

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Takeda, Masaru, W 6 1/3 80 23 20 2 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.344
Sakakibara, Ryo, H 1/3 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Miyanishi, Naoki, H 1/3 6 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.288
Masui, Hirotoshi, H 1 15 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.543
Takeda, Hisashi, S 1 9 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.025
9 117 34 30 5 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 2 2

Seibu

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

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

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wakui, Hideaki, L 7 1/3 104 31 29 8 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 4 3 2.424
Egusa, Hirotaka 2/3 11 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.500
Hsu, Ming-Chieh 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.102
9 126 37 34 8 0 4 3 0 0 1 0 4 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Inaba hits a single to center. Koyano hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Hoffpauir flies out to left, runners tag up and one run scores on a catching error (E6), runner on second. Kaneko grounds out to short. Ono grounds out to short.

Top of the 3rd - 2 run, 2 hits
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Yang (Yoh) strikes out swinging. Sugiya walks and steals second. Itoi hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Itoi steals second. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Nakata walks, runners on first and third. Inaba hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Koyano hits into a double play.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 1 hit
M. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Nakamura walks. Kuriyama flies out to right.
Pitching change: Sakakibara in for M. Takeda.
Goto strikes out looking.
Pitching change: Miyanishi in for Sakakibara.
Fernandez, pinch-hitting for Brown, hits a 2-run homer to left. Ginjiro fouls out to first.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Sugiya hits an infield single and steals second. Itoi flies out to second. Nakata hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.
Pitching change: Egusa in for Wakui.
Inaba grounds out to first, runner on third. Koyano gets an intentional walk, runners on first and third. Nioka, pinch-hitting for Hoffpauir, grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
M. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Nakamura flies out to right. Kuriyama flies out to center. Goto walks. Brown walks, runners on first and second. Ginjiro lines out to second.

Bottom of the 3rd
M. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Oshima flies out to second. Asamura hits a single to left. Kataoka hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Asamura gets picked off second. Nakajima strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th
Masui on the mound for Nippon Ham
Defensive changes: Iiyama takes over at second.
Oshima hits a single to right and gets replaced by pinch-runner Akiyama. Asamura walks, runners on first and second. Kataoka strikes out looking. Nakajima hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Notes

Nippon Ham: The Fighters have now won 3 in a row. ... M. Takeda got the win and improved to 6-5.  Takeda has gone 4-0 in 5 starts since his last loss on 5/23 (vs Yokohama). ... H. Takeda saves his 20th game of the year.

Seibu: Wakui lost his 4th start in a row and dropped to 4-6. ... Fernandez picked up his 5th pinch-hit career homer in the 7th.