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Saitama Seibu Lions 1 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 4 (August 2, 2011)

by on Aug.02, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Saitama Seibu Lions vs Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Hideaki Wakui (SEI) 5-7, 3.08 - Takahiro Shiomi (RAK) 3-5, 2.53

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

Attendance: 14440 | Seibu leads series, 5-4-0 | Time: 2:44

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 2-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 4: 2B, 6: 2B, 8: F9
(2B) Hara, Takuya 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: S1, 6: G3, 8: SO
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 2-for-3, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: BB, 9: 1B
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 0-for-4 2: G6, 4: f5, 6: F6, 9: F7
(LF) Sakata, Ryo 0-for-4 2: G4, 4: F9, 7: SO, 9: DP
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 1-for-3 2: G5, 5: G1, 7: 1B
(1B) Asamura, Hideto 0-for-3 3: F9, 5: F7, 7: F8
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 0-for-3 3: G6, 5: SO, 7: G5
(RF) Kumashiro, Masato 0-for-2 3: SO, 6: SO
PH-RF Akiyama, Shogo 0-for-1 8: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wakui, Hideaki, L 6 119 26 22 6 0 1 3 0 1 1 0 4 3 3.166
Sakamoto, Yataro 1 1/3 18 5 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.000
Matsunaga, Hironori 2/3 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.059
8 144 33 27 7 0 1 4 0 2 1 0 4 3

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 3rd, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-3 1: F8, 3: 1B, 5: F7, 7: S5
(SS-2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-2, 1 R 1: G6, 3: L4, 6: BB, 7: BB
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: f9, 4: G5, 6: 1B, 7: DP
SS Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-3, 2 R 2: G5, 4: 1B, 6: BB, 8: F7
(3B) Iwamura, Akinori 0-for-3 2: f5, 4: G4, 6: S1, 8: G4
(1B) Garcia, Luis 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: BB, 4: 1B, 6: G6
1B Kusano, Daisuke 0-for-1 8: G3
(LF) Nakamura, Masato 1-for-3, 2 RBI 2: G1, 4: F8, 6: 2B
LF Makida, Akihisa 0-for-0
(RF) Yokogawa, Fuminori 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: G3, 6: G3
(C) Shima, Motohiro 2-for-3 3: 1B (BrO), 5: L6, 7: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shiomi, Takahiro, W 9 122 32 30 5 0 8 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 2.367
9 122 32 30 5 0 8 1 0 1 1 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Shiomi on the mound for Rakuten
Kuriyama hits a double to left. Hara hits a sac bunt, runner on third. Nakajima hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Nakamura fouls out to third. Sakata flies out to right.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Takasu grounds out to third. Yamasaki hits a single to left. Iwamura grounds out to second, runner on second. Garcia hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Nakamura flies out to center.

Bottom of the 6th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Uchimura walks and advances to third on a wild pitch and a throwing error (E2). Takasu hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Yamasaki walks, runners on first and second. Iwamura hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Garcia grounds out to short. Nakamura hits a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Yokogawa grounds out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Yokogawa strikes out looking. Shima hits a single to right. Hijirisawa hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Uchimura lines out to second and Shima gets doubled of second.

Top of the 6th
Shiomi on the mound for Rakuten
Kumashiro strikes out swinging. Kuriyama hits a double to right. Hara grounds out to first, runner on third. Nakajima walks, runners on first and third. Runner on second advances to third on a wild pitch, runners on second and third. Nakamura flies out to short.

Bottom of the 7th
Sakamoto on the mound for Seibu
Shima hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hijirisawa. Uchimura walks, runners on first and second. Takasu hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Notes

Seibu: The Lions' 2-game winning streak came to an end.  Their 6-game winning streak at Kleenex Stadium also came to an end. ... Wakui took the loss and dropped to 5-8 on the year.  He's also 0-5 in his last 7 starts against the Eagles. ... Hisanobu Watanabe celebrated his 46th birthday today.

Rakuten: The Eagles won their 2nd game in a row.  They're also 5-0-1 in their last 6 games at Kleenex Stadium. ... Shiomi notched his 2nd complete game victory of the year (and of his career) and is now 4-5.