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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 5 – Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 3 (July 11, 2011)

by on Jul.11, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles vs Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Takahiro Shiomi (RAK) 1-4, 2.73 - Yuki Saito (HAM) 2-1, 3.60

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 5 10 0
Nippon Ham 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 1

Attendance: 25154 | Nippon Ham leads series, 5-3-0 | Time: 3:28

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 12, DPs in: 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 0-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F7, 2: f5, 4: S9, 6: G4, 8: SO
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: L3, 3: L4, 4: 2B, 6: G1, 9: 2B
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 2-for-5 1: 1B, 3: F8, 4: SO, 7: SO, 9: 1B
(DH) Ruiz, Randy 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: G6, 5: BB, 7: G6, 9: F4
(3B) Iwamura, Akinori 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: G3, 5: DP, 7: 1B
PH-LF Makida, Akihisa 0-for-0 9: HBP
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 2-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: BB, 5: BB, 7: F9, 9: 1B
PR-2B Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-0
(1B) Garcia, Luis 2-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 5: BB, 8: G6
1B Hiraishi, Yosuke 0-for-0
PH-1B Morita, Jobu 0-for-1 9: f2
(LF) Yokogawa, Fuminori 0-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 4: E3, 5: F4, 8: BB, 9: SO
3B Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0
(C) Shima, Motohiro 1-for-4, 2 RBI 2: G4, 4: 1B, 6: F9, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shiomi, Takahiro, W 6 95 27 24 7 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 3 3 2.915
Koyama, Shinichiro, H 1 13 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.219
Aoyama, Koji, H 1 12 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.477
Rasner, Darrell, S 1 14 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.115
9 134 36 33 8 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 3 3

Nippon Ham

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Scales, Bobby 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: HR, 5: BB, 7: F9
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 0-for-3 1: G4, 3: F9, 5: S1, 7: SO
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 2-for-3 1: 1B, 3: 2B, 5: HBP, 7: G4
(LF) Nakata, Sho 0-for-4 1: F6, 3: f5, 5: G5, 8: G6
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 0-for-4 2: G5, 4: G5, 5: F9, 8: F8
(DH) Nioka, Tomohiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G6, 4: HR, 6: G6, 8: G6
(1B) Inaba, Atsunori 1-for-4 2: F4, 4: F6, 6: F4, 9: 1B
PR Murata, Kazuya 0-for-0
(SS) Kaneko, Makoto 1-for-4 3: F8, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 9: DP
(C) Ono, Shota 2-for-3, 1 R 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 6: G6
PH Hoffpauir, Micah 0-for-1 9: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Saito, Yuki, L 4 78 21 18 6 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 4 2 3.724
Ishii, Yuya 1 28 5 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.771
Sakakibara, Ryo 2 22 7 7 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.333
Tanimoto, Keisuke 2/3 13 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.109
Miyanishi, Naoki 1 1/3 28 8 7 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2.282
9 169 44 36 10 0 6 6 1 0 0 0 5 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Saito on the mound for Nippon Ham
Iwamura strikes out swinging. Takasu hits a single to center. Garcia hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Yokogawa walks, bases loaded. Shima drives in a run with a ground out to second, runners on first and third. Teppei fouls out to third.

Bottom of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Shiomi on the mound for Rakuten
Kaneko flies out to center. Ono hits a single to right. Scales hit a 2-run homer to left. Yang (Yoh) flies out to right. Itoi hits a double to left. Nakata fouls out to third.

Top of the 4th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Saito on the mound for Nippon Ham
Iwamura grounds out to first. Takasu walks. Garcia hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Yokogawa reaches on a fielding error (E3), bases loaded. Shima hits an RBI single to right, bases loaded. Teppei hits a sac fly to right, runners on first and third. Matsui hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Hijirisawa strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Shiomi on the mound for Rakuten
Koyano grounds out to third. Nioka hits a solo homer to left. Inaba flies out to short. Kaneko flies out to right.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 3 hits
Miyanishi on the mound for Nippon Ham
Matsui hits a double to center. Hijirisawa reaches on a bunt single, runners on first and third. Ruiz flies out to second. Makida, pinch-hitting for Iwamura, gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Takasu hits an RBI single to right, bases loaded. Uchimura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Takasu. Jobu, pinch-hitting for Hiraishi, fouls out to the catcher. Yokogawa strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 5th
Ishii on the mound for Nippon Ham
Ruiz walks. Iwamura hits a into a 6-3 double play. Takasu walks. Garcia walks, runners on first and second. Yokogawa flies out to second.

Bottom of the 5th
Shiomi on the mound for Rakuten
Ono hits a single to right. Scales walks, runners on first and second. Yang (Yoh) hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Itoi gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Nakata grounds out to third, bases loaded. Koyano flies out to right.

Top of the 8th
Tanimoto on the mound for Nippon Ham
Garcia grounds out to short. Yokogawa walks and steals second. Shima strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Miyanishi in for Tanimoto.
Teppei strikes out swinging.

Notes

Rakuten: The Eagles stopped a 2-game losing streak. ... Shiomi got the win and is now 2-4.  This was Shiomi's first victory since his first start of the year on 5/5 (vs Softbank).  In between win, Shiomi went 0-4 in 8 starts. ... Rasner saved his 2nd game of the year.

Nippon Ham: The Fighters 3-game winning streak came to an end. ... Saito lost his second start in a row and is now 2-2. ... Scales picked up his first NPB career homer in the 3rd. ... Nioka has hit a homer in each of his last two games.