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Saitama Seibu Lions 2 – Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 3 (July 16, 2011)

by on Jul.16, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Saitama Seibu Lions vs Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome - 14:00
Potential Starters: Kazuhisa Ishii (SEI) 4-4, 4.17 - Bobby Keppel (HAM) 8-2, 2.89

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seibu 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 6 0
Nippon Ham 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 X 3 11 0

Attendance: 42063 | Nippon Ham leads series, 7-2-1 | Time: 3:01

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 1st, 4th, 5th, 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 0-for-3 1: HBP, 3: SO, 6: G1, 7: G4
(2B) Hara, Takuya 0-for-3 1: DP, 3: G4, 6: BB, 8: SO
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 0-for-3 1: G6, 4: HBP, 6: DP, 8: F8
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 2-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 4: 1B, 7: BB, 8: SO
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 1-for-4 2: G6, 4: DP, 7: 1B, 9: F9
(LF) Sakata, Ryo 0-for-2 2: G4, 4: G3
PH Sato, Tomoaki 0-for-1 7: SO
C Hoshi, Takanori 0-for-0
PH Uemoto, Tatsuyuki 0-for-1 9: SO
(1B-LF) Asamura, Hideto 2-for-4 2: 1B, 5: 2B (BrO), 7: SO, 9: F7
(RF) Oshima, Hiroyuki 0-for-1 2: G1, 5: S1, 7: BB
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 1-for-2 3: 1B (CS), 5: F7
PH-1B Hirao, Hiroshi 0-for-0, 1 RBI 7: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishii, Kazuhisa, L 6 95 25 24 7 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 4.204
Osada, Shuichiro 1/3 20 4 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.649
Hoshino, Tomoki 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.857
Hsu, Ming-Chieh 1 1/3 14 6 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.939
8 133 36 34 11 1 5 2 0 0 0 0 3 3

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Scales, Bobby 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: HR, 5: SO, 7: BB
2B Iiyama, Yuji 0-for-0
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 1-for-4 1: G3 (CS), 3: SO, 6: G6, 7: 1B
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G4, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 7: SO
(LF) Nakata, Sho 2-for-4, 1 R 2: f3, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 7: G6
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 3B, 4: 1B, 6: G1, 8: G4
(1B) Inaba, Atsunori 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F7, 4: G3, 6: 3B, 8: F7
(DH) Ugumori, Atsushi 0-for-3 2: F8, 4: L4, 6: F7
PH-DH Hoffpauir, Micah 1-for-1 8: 1B
PR-DH Murata, Kazuya 0-for-0
(SS) Kaneko, Makoto 1-for-4 3: G6, 5: SO, 7: L6, 8: 1B
(C) Tsuruoka, Shinya 1-for-4 3: G4, 5: G6, 7: 1B, 8: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Keppel, Bobby, W 6 0/3 76 23 18 6 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 2 2 2.897
Sakakibara, Ryo, H 1 23 5 3 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.321
Masui, Hirotoshi, H 1 15 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.317
Takeda, Hisashi, S 1 10 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.149
9 124 34 27 6 1 6 4 2 1 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Keppel on the mound for Nippon Ham
Nakamura hits a solo homer to left. Fernandez grounds out to short. Sakata grounds out to second. Asamura hits a single to center. Oshima grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
K. Ishii on the mound for Seibu
Kaneko grounds out to short. Tsuruoka grounds out to second. Scales hits a solo homer to left. Yang (Yoh) strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
K. Ishii on the mound for Seibu
Yang (Yoh) grounds out to short. Itoi hits a single to center. Nakata hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Koyano drives in a run with a ground out to the pitcher, runner on second. Inaba hits an RBI triple to center, runner on third. Ugumori flies out to left.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Keppel on the mound for Nippon Ham
Nakamura walks. Fernandez hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Sato enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Sakata.
Pitching change: Sakakibara in for Keppel.
Sato strikes out looking. Asamura strikes out swinging. Oshima walks, bases loaded. Hirao, pinch-hitting for Ginjiro, walks in a run, bases loaded. Kuriyama grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
K. Ishii on the mound for Seibu
Nakata fouls out to first. Koyano hits a triple to right. Inaba flies out to left. Ugumore flies out to center.

Top of the 4th
Keppel on the mound for Nippon Ham
Nakajima gets hit by a pitch. Nakamura hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Fernandez hits into a 4-6-3 double play. Sakata grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 4th
K. Ishii on the mound for Seibu
Itoi strikes out swinging. Nakata hits a single to center. Koyano hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Inaba grounds out to first, runners on second and third. Ugumori lines out to second.

Top of the 5th
Keppel on the mound for Nippon Ham
Asamura hits a double to left and advances to third on a sac bunt by Oshima. Ginjiro flies out to left and Asamura gets thrown out trying to tag up and score.

Bottom of the 7th
Osada on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: T. Hoshi is the new catcher; Asamura moves from first to left; Hirao takes over at first.
Kaneko lines out to short. Tsuruoka hits a single to left. Scales walks, runners on first and second. Yang (Yoh) hits a single to right, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Hoshino in for Osada.
Itoi strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Ming-Chieh in for Hoshino.
Nakata grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 8th
Ming-Chieh on the mound for Seibu
Koyano grounds out to second. Inaba flies out to left. Hoffpauir, pinch-hitting for Ugumori, hits a single to left. Kaneko hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Murata enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hoffpauir. Tsuruoka flies out to center.

Notes

Seibu: The Lions lost their 5th in a row.  They are also 0-7-1 in their last 8 games against the Fighters. ... K. Ishii took the loss and dropped to 4-5. ... Nakamura knocked out his 26th homer of the year.

Nippon Ham: The Fighters won their 3rd in a row. ... Keppel got the win and improved to 9-2.  Since losing on 6/26 vs Softbank, Keppel has gone 2-0 in his last 3 starts. Keppel is also 4-0 in his last 4 starts at Sapporo Dome and no losses in all 6 straight starts at Sapporo Dome this year. ... H. Takeda saved his 24th game of the year. ... Scales has hit homers in back-to-back games.