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Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 0 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 0 (July 14, 2011)

by on Jul.14, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Fukuoka Softbank Hawks vs Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kenji Otonari (SOF) 0-0, 6.00 - Masahiro Tanaka (RAK) 9-2, 1.27

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Softbank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Rakuten 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2

Attendance: 12319 | Softbank leads series, 7-4-1 | Time: 3:38

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 1-for-4 1: 1B (BrO), 3: G5, 5: SO, 8: G4, 11: SE (SB)
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 0-for-4 1: S1, 3: G4, 6: F8, 9: G4, 11: G3 (SB)
(LF) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: G3, 6: G4, 9: SO
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-1 11: G4
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-5 1: L6, 4: 1B, 6: F4, 9: G1, 11: F4
C Yamazaki, Katsuki 0-for-0
(DH) Ortiz, Jose 0-for-5 2: F8, 4: SO, 7: G6, 10: SO, 12: SO
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 2-for-5 2: G6, 4: F4, 7: SO, 10: 1B, 12: 2B
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 1-for-4 2: 1B (SB), 4: G5, 7: SO, 10: G4, 12: IBB
(RF) Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-0 2: BB
RF Nakamura, Akira 0-for-4 5: F8, 8: G4, 10: F7, 12: SO
(C) Tanoue, Hidenori 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: SO, 8: SO
PH-1B Akashi, Kenji 1-for-2 11: 1B, 12: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Otonari, Kenji 8 115 27 24 1 0 7 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.636
Morifuku, Masahiko, H 1 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.066
Falkenborg, Brian, H 1 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
Mahara, Takahiro 2 17 6 6 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.927
12 148 39 36 1 0 11 2 0 1 1 0 0 0

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 3, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 0-for-4 1: BB, 3: SO, 6: SO, 9: F9, 12: F8
(2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-4 1: S3, 3: G3, 6: G5, 9: F9, 12: SO
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-5 1: G4, 4: SO, 7: 1B (SB), 9: G4, 12: SO
(DH) Ruiz, Randy 0-for-4 1: G1, 4: SO, 7: F8, 10: SO
(3B) Takasu, Yosuke 0-for-3 2: BB, 4: F7, 7: G5, 10: G4
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: G6, 7: F5, 10: f3
(LF) Makida, Akihisa 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: F7, 8: F8
PH-LF Yokogawa, Fuminori 0-for-1 11: G1
(1B) Kusano, Daisuke 0-for-4 2: F9, 5: F8, 8: SO, 11: f6
(C) Ishimine, Tadashi 0-for-4 3: F7, 6: G3, 8: F7, 11: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tanaka, Masahiro 10 136 35 32 4 0 9 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.160
Rasner, Darrell, H 1 15 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.893
Aoyama, Koji 1 23 5 4 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.302
12 174 45 40 6 0 11 3 0 2 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

None.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Kawasaki hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Matsunaka walks, runners on first and second. Kokubo lines out to short and Kawasaki gets doubled off second.

Bottom of the 1st
Otonari on the mound for Softbank
Teppei walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Uchimura. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Hijirisawa grounds out to second. Ruiz grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 2nd
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Ortiz flies out to center. Matsuda grounds out to short. Hasegawa hits a single to center and steals second. Fukuda walks, runners on first and second. Tanoue strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th
Otonari on the mound for Softbank
Hijirisawa hits an infield single. Ruiz flies out to center. Hijirisawa steals second. Takasu grounds out to third, runner on third. Matsui flies out to third.

Top of the 10th
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Ortiz strikes out swinging. Matsuda hits a single to left. Hasegawa hits a grounder to second, Matsuda is thrown out and Hasegawa advances to second on a throwing error (E6). Nakamura flies out to left.

Top of the 11th
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Akashi, pinch-hitting for Tanoue, hits a single to left. Kawasaki reaches on an error (E1), runners on first and second. Honda fails to advance the runners on a sac bunt, runners on first and second. Double steal, runners on second and third. Kidokoro hits a grounder to second and Kawasaki gets thrown out running the bases, runners on first and third. Kokubo flies out to second.

Top of the 12th
Aoyama on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Yokogawa takes over in left.
Ortiz strikes out swinging. Matsuda hits a double to center. Hasegawa gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Nakamura strikes out swinging. Akasahi flies out to center.

Notes

Injuries: Fukuda (SOF) made a diving catch in the 2nd inning and injured his left shoulder.  He stayed in the game after the play but ended up leaving in the 4th on defense.

Softbank: The Hawks recorded their first 0-0 tie since 9/25/2009 vs Nippon Ham.  The Hawks' offense has also not scored a run in 24 consecutive innings.

Rakuten: The Eagles recorded their first ever 0-0 tie.  They were also limited to just 1 infield hit. The last time they were 1-hit was back on 7/1/2006 vs Nippon Ham.

4 comments on “Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 0 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 0 (July 14, 2011)

  1. Tim

    So, Tanaka hasn’t been able to outpitch Otonari (at least, since I have watched NPB). Otonari seems to like to go on a rally with Tanaka somehow.

    1. Gen Post author

      If I’m not mistaken, the two have faced each other two other times, both in 2010.

      4/4: Hawks 3 – Eagles 2
      Tanaka L, CG, 9 IP, 10 H, 4 BB, 0 HBP, 4 SO, 2 ER.
      Otonari W, 6 IP, 5 H, 5 BB, 0 HBP, 2 SO, 1 ER.

      4/18: Hawks 1 – Eagles 0
      Tanaka L, CG, 8.2 IP, 5 H, 3 BB, 1 HBP, 9 SO, 1 ER.
      Otonari ND, 8 IP, 3 H, 2 BB, 0 HBP, 3 SO, 0 ER.

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