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Saitama Seibu Lions 3 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 2 (August 3, 2011)

by on Aug.03, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Saitama Seibu Lions vs Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kazuyuki Hoashi (SEI) 5-5, 3.05 - Hisashi Iwakuma (RAK) 4-2, 1.67

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

Attendance: 14151 | Seibu leads series, 6-4-0 | Time: 3:15

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 2-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 3: G6, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(2B) Hara, Takuya 0-for-2 1: G4, 4: G4, 6: S3, 8: S2
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 0-for-4 1: G6, 4: G6, 6: SO, 8: SO
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 1-for-4, 2 RBI 2: F9, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: G6
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 0-for-4 2: F9, 5: G6, 6: G6, 9: G4
(LF) Sakata, Ryo 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 5: HR, 7: SO, 9: 1B
PR-RF Akiyama, Shogo 0-for-0
(1B) Asamura, Hideto 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: G4, 7: G1, 9: G6
(RF) Oshima, Hiroyuki 0-for-2 3: G2, 5: SO
PH-RF Sato, Tomoaki 0-for-1 7: G5
PH Hirao, Hiroshi 0-for-1 9: F4
LF Kumashiro, Masato 0-for-0
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 1-for-2, 1 R 3: G5, 6: BB, 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Hoashi, Kazuyuki, W 6 1/3 113 26 24 7 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.842
Hsu, Ming-Chieh, H 1 2/3 36 8 8 2 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0.831
Makita, Kazuhisa, S 1 14 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.641
9 163 37 35 9 0 8 0 1 1 1 0 2 0

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: HBP (SB), 5: G6, 7: SO, 9: F4
(2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-3 1: S5, 3: G1, 5: SO, 8: SO
(3B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-4 1: G4, 3: 1B, 6: G6, 8: SO
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G6, 3: G6, 6: G6, 8: 1B
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F7, 4: G6, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(1B) Garcia, Luis 1-for-4 2: G6, 4: 2B, 7: G5, 8: E7
PR-RF Yokogawa, Fuminori 0-for-0
(RF) Makida, Akihisa 2-for-3 2: 1B (BrO), 4: f6, 7: 1B
PH Iwamura, Akinori 0-for-1 8: SO
1B Kusano, Daisuke 0-for-0
(C) Shima, Motohiro 2-for-4 2: 2B, 4: G4, 7: 1B, 9: G3
(LF) Nakashima, Toshiya 0-for-2 3: G5, 5: SO
PH-LF Nakamura, Masato 0-for-2 7: SO, 9: F9

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwakuma, Hisashi, L 6 105 23 21 4 1 5 1 0 1 0 0 3 3 1.950
Arime, Kanehisa 1 1/3 21 6 5 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.818
Yamamura, Hiroki 1 2/3 18 6 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 144 35 32 7 1 7 1 0 2 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Iwakuma on the mound for Rakuten
Fernandez grounds out to short. Sakata hits a solo homer to right. Asamura grounds out to second. Oshima strikes out looking.

Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Iwakuma on the mound for Rakuten
Ginjiro walks. Kuriyama hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Hara hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Nakajima strikes out swinging. Nakamura hits a 2-run infield single, runner on first. Fernandez grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Uchimura strikes out swinging. Takasu strikes out swinging. Yamasaki hits a single to left. Matsui hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Garcia reaches on a fielding error (E7) and 2 runs score, runner on second. Yokogawa enters the game as a pinch-runner for Garcia. Iwamura, pinch-hitting for Makida, strikes out looking.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Hoashi on the mound for Seibu
Hijirisawa hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Uchimura. Takasu grounds out to second, runner on third. Yamasaki grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 2nd
Hoashi on the mound for Seibu
Matsui flies out to left. Garcia grounds out to short. Makida hits a single to left. Shima hits a double to right and Makida gets thrown out running the bases.

Bottom of the 3rd
Hoashi on the mound for Seibu
Nakashima grounds out to third. Hijirisawa gets hit by a pitch and steals second. Uchimura grounds out to the pitcher. Takasu hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Yamasaki grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 4th
Hoashi on the mound for Seibu
Matsui grounds out to short. Gacia hits a double to left. Makida fouls out to short. Shima grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th
Hoashi on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: Sato takes over in right.
Garcia grounds out to third. Makida hits a single to right. Shima hits a single to center, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Ming-Chieh in for Hoashi.
Nakamura, pinch-hitting for Nakashima, strikes out swinging. Hijirisawa strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
Arime on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Nakamura takes over in left.
Ginjiro hits a single to center. Kuriyama hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Hara hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Yamamura in for Arime.
Nakajima strikes out swinging. Nakamura grounds out to short.

Top of the 9th
Arime on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Kusano takes over at first; Yokogawa takes over in right.
Fernandez grounds out to second. Sakata hits a single to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Akiyama. Asamura grounds out to short, runner on second. Hirao, pinch-hitting for Sato, flies out to second.

Notes

Seibu: Hoashi won his 2nd straight start and improved to 6-5. He's now also 11-1 lifetime against the Eagles. ... Makita saved his 8th game of the year.

Rakuten: The Eagles's 2-game winning streak came to an end (as well as their 5-game winning streak at Kleenex Stadium). ... Iwakuma took the loss and is now 4-3.