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Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 5 – Saitama Seibu Lions 2 (July 6, 2011)

by on Jul.06, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Fukuoka Softbank Hawks vs Saitama Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Tsuyoshi Wada (SOF) 6-1, 2.00 - Fumiya Nishiguchi (SEI) 3-3, 2.83

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Softbank 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 5 11 0
Seibu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 7 1

Attendance: 14833 | Softbank leads series, 6-2-0 | Time: 3:25

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 12, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 2-for-2, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: S2, 5: BB, 6: 1B (SB), 8: BB
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: S1, 3: S9, 5: 1B, 6: F5, 8: BB
(LF) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HBP, 3: F7, 5: 2B, 6: G4
LF Egawa, Tomoaki 0-for-1 8: SO
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F4, 4: 1B, 5: G5, 7: SO
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 1-for-1 9: 1B
(DH) Cabrera, Alex 1-for-4 1: SO, 4: SO, 5: BB, 7: G6, 9: 1B
PR-DH Akashi, Kenji 0-for-0
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: HBP, 5: SO, 7: F4, 9: SO
(CF-RF) Fukuda, Shuhei 2-for-5, 2 RBI 2: F6, 4: G4, 5: 1B, 8: 2B, 9: G3
(RF-1B) Nakamura, Akira 1-for-5, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: 1B, 5: G3, 8: G4, 9: G6
(C) Tanoue, Hidenori 1-for-4, 1 R 3: 2B, 4: SO, 6: G5, 8: SO
C Yamazaki, Katsuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wada, Tsuyoshi, W 8 129 29 26 4 0 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.814
Yoshikawa, Teruaki 1/3 12 4 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.512
Mahara, Takahiro, S 2/3 8 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.696
9 149 35 32 7 1 10 3 0 0 0 0 2 2

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 3rd, 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Asamura, Hideto 1-for-4 1: F4, 3: 1B, 6: SO, 8: SO
(LF) Sato, Tomoaki 1-for-4 1: G5, 3: 1B, 6: G5, 8: G5
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: DP, 6: F4, 9: G6
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 4: BB, 7: SO, 9: HR
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 2-for-4, 1 R 2: F7, 4: DP, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
(1B) Goto, Taketoshi 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: G4, 7: BB
PH Oshima, Hiroyuki 1-for-1 9: 2B
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: BB, 5: F5, 7: SO, 9: G5
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: SO
PH Hirao, Hiroshi 0-for-1 7: G4
C Hoshi, Takanori 0-for-0
PH Hara, Takuya 0-for-1 9: SO
(RF) Kumashiro, Masato 0-for-3 3: G4, 5: f3, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishiguchi, Fumiya, L 4 2/3 98 25 18 7 0 6 2 2 2 0 0 5 5 3.630
Matsunaga, Hironori 1 1/3 26 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Hirano, Masamitsu 1 14 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.586
Egusa, Hirotaka 1 32 6 4 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.429
Makita, Kazuhisa 1 11 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.711
9 181 44 35 11 0 10 4 2 2 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Tanoue hits a double to center and advances to third on a sac bunt by Kawasaki. Honda hits a sac fly to right. Matsunaka flies out to left.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Kokubo hits a single to left. Cabrera strikes out swinging. Matsuda gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Fukuda grounds out to second, runners first and third. Nakamura hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Tanoue strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Kawasaki walks. Honda reaches on a bunt single, runners on first and second. Matsunaka hits an RBI double to right, runners on second and third. Kokubo grounds out to third. Cabrera walks, bases loaded. Matsuda strikes out swinging. Fukuda hits a 2-run single to left, runners advance to second and third on a throwing error (E7).
Pitching change: Matsunaga in for Nishiguchi.
Nakamura grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 9th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Yoshikawa on the mound for Softbank
Nakajima grounds out to short. Nakamura hits a solo homer to center. Kuriyama hits a single to left. Oshima, pinch-hitting for Goto, hits a double to right, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Mahara in for Yoshikawa.
Defensive changes: Yamazaki is the new catcher.
Fernandez drives in a run with a ground out to third, runner on second. Hara, pinch-hitting for T. Hoshi, strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Kawasaki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Matsunaka gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Kokubo flies out to second. Cabrera strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Nakamura hits a double to left. Kuriyama flies out to left. Goto strikes out swinging. Fernandez walks, runners on first and second. Ginjiro strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Kumashiro grounds out to second. Asamura hits a single to left. Sato hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Nakajima hits into a 1-4-3 double play.

Top of the 6th
Matsunaga on the mound for Seibu
Tanoue grounds out to third. Kawasaki hits an infield single and steals second. Honda flies out to third. Matsunaka grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Egawa takes over in left.
Nakamura strikes out swinging. Kuriyama hits a single to center. Goto walks, runners on first and second. Fernandez strikes out swinging. Hirao, pinch-hitting for Ginjiro, grounds out to second.

Top of the 8th
Egusa on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: T. Hoshi is the new catcher.
Fukuda hits a double to center. Nakamura grounds out to second, runner on third. Tanoue strikes out swinging. Kawasaki walks, runners on first and third. Honda walks, bases loaded. Egawa strikes out looking.

Top of the 9th
Makita on the mound for Seibu
Kidokoro hits a single to right. Cabrera hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Akashi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Cabrera. Matsuda strikes out swinging. Fukuda grounds out to first, runners on first and third. Nakamura grounds out to short.

Notes

Softbank: The Hawks are the first team in either league to win 40 games this season. ... Wada got the win and improved to 7-1.  His lone loss came in his third start of the year (4/26 vs Nippon Ham) and since then, Wada is 7-0 in 9 starts. ... Mahara saved his 11th game of the year.

Seibu: The Lions have now lost 5 in row. ... Nishiguchi took the loss and saw his personal 2-game winning streak come to an end.  He's now 3-4. Nishiguchi also extended his consecutive games without a complete game streak to 96.