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Saitama Seibu Lions 3 – Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 5 (July 18, 2011)

by on Jul.18, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Saitama Seibu Lions vs Fukuoka Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Fumiya Nishiguchi (SEI) 3-5, 3.28 - Sho Iwasaki (SOF) 2-1, 2.30

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

Attendance: 37025 | Softbank leads series, 7-2-0 | Time: 3:19

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 1-for-3, 1 R 1: G4, 4: HBP, 6: 2B, 7: DP
(2B) Hara, Takuya 1-for-3 1: F7, 4: 1B, 6: F8
PH-1B Hirao, Hiroshi 0-for-1 7: F7
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F8, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: G4
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 0-for-4 2: f2, 4: F8, 6: f2, 8: F6
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 0-for-3 2: L6, 4: SO, 6: BB, 8: SO
(1B-2B) Asamura, Hideto 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G5, 4: F6, 6: G6, 9: HR
(LF) Sakata, Ryo 0-for-2 3: F8, 5: G5
PH-RF Kumashiro, Masato 1-for-1, 1 R 7: 1B
PH Oshima, Hiroyuki 0-for-1 9: SO
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 1-for-3 3: SO, 5: G5, 7: 1B
PH Uemoto, Tatsuyuki 0-for-1 9: SO
(RF) Akiyama, Shogo 0-for-2 3: F8, 5: G3
PH Goto, Taketoshi 1-for-1 7: 1B
LF Sato, Tomoaki 0-for-1 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishiguchi, Fumiya, L 3 73 17 14 5 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 4 4 3.805
Sakamoto, Yataro 1 2/3 42 8 7 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.375
Matsunaga, Hironori 1 1/3 11 5 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.628
Kimura, Fumikazu 2 21 6 6 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
8 147 36 32 8 1 5 4 0 0 0 1 5 4

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 0-for-3 1: SO, 2: G6, 4: BB, 6: F7
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 2B, 3: G2, 4: F7, 6: 1B
(LF) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 2B, 4: G6, 6: SO
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-2, 2 R 1: BB, 3: BB, 5: 2B, 7: f2
1B Akashi, Kenji 0-for-0
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 0-for-4, 1 R 1: F7, 3: G8, 5: G6, 7: G4
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: G6, 3: HR, 5: G5, 7: SO
(DH) Ortiz, Jose 2-for-3 2: 1B, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 8: G1
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-4 2: G4, 3: SO, 5: E4, 8: G5
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 0-for-4 2: F4, 4: F8, 5: L4, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwasaki, Sho, W 6 100 24 22 4 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 2.170
Morifuku, Masahiko 2/3 12 4 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.317
Kanazawa, Takehito, H 1/3 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.871
Falkenborg, Brian, H 1 14 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.769
Mahara, Takahiro, S 1 15 4 4 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.984
9 146 36 34 8 1 6 1 1 0 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Kawasaki strikes out swinging. Honda hits a double to right. Matsunaka hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Kokubo walks, runners on first and second. Tamura flies out to left. Matsuda grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 3rd - 3 runs, 2 hits
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Honda grounds out to the catcher. Matsunaka hits a double to left. Kokubo walks, runners on first and second. Tamura grounds out to center, runners on first and second. Matsuda hits a 3-run homer to left. Ortiz walks. Hasegawa strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Iwasaki on the mound for Softbank
Kuriyama gets hit by a pitch. Hara hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Nakajima hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Nakamura flies out to center. Fernandez strikes out swinging. Asamura flies out to short.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Sakamoto on the mound for Seibu
Kokubo hits a double to center. Tamura grounds out to short. Matsuda grounds out to third. Ortiz hits an infield single, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Matsunaga in for Sakamoto.
Hasegawa reaches on a fielding error (E4) and a run scores, runners on first and second. Yamazaki lines out to second.

Top of the 7th - 1 run 3 hits
Morifuku on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Kidokoro takes over in center; Hasegawa moves from center to left.
Kumashiro, pinch-hitting for Sakata, hits a single to left. Ginjiro hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Goto, pinch-hitting for Akiyama, hits a single to left, bases loaded. Kuriyama hits into a double play as a run scores, runner on third.
Pitching change: Kanazawa in for Morifuku.
Hirao, pinch-hitting for Hara, flies out to left.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Mahara on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Akashi takes over at first.
Asamura hits a solo homer to left. Oshima, pinch-hitting for Kumashiro, strikes out looking. Uemoto, pinch-hitting for Ginjiro, strikes out looking. Sato strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Ortiz hits a single to left. Hasegawa grounds out to second, runner on second. Yamazaki flies out to second. Kawasaki grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 4th
Sakamoto on the mound for Seibu
Yamazaki flies out to center. Kawasaki walks. Honda flies out to left. Runner advances to second on a balk. Matsunaka grounds out to short.

Top of the 6th
Iwasaki on the mound for Softbank
Kuriyama hits a double to center. Hara flies out to center. Nakajima hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Nakamura fouls out to the catcher. Fernandez walks, bases loaded. Asamura grounds out to short.

Notes

Seibu: The Lions lost their 7th game in a row. ... Nishiguchi lost his 3rd straight start and dropped to 3-6.  He's also 0-2 in 2 starts against the Hawks this season.

Softbank: The Hawks moved into a first place tie with the Nippon Ham Fighters. ...  Iwasaki got the win and improved to 3-1.  He is now 3-0 in 4 starts since losing his second start of the year on 5/5 vs Rakuten. ... Mahara saved his 12th game of the year. ... Since 9/5/2010, the Hawks are 15-0-1 in games that Matsuda homers in.