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Saitama Seibu Lions 6 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 12 (August 4, 2011)

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

Saitama Seibu Lions vs Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Masamitsu Hirano (SEI) 1-5, 4.06 - Takashi Kawai (RAK) 1-4, 3.04

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seibu 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 6 11 2
Rakuten 1 0 5 6 0 0 0 0 X 12 15 2

Attendance: 12743 | Seibu leads series, 6-5-0 | Time: 3:34

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F8, 2: G1, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 9: 1B
(2B) Hara, Takuya 3-for-5, 1 R 1: 2B, 3: 1B, 4: E1, 7: G6, 9: 2B
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 1-for-3, 2 RBI 1: E5, 3: 1B, 4: S9, 7: SO, 9: S7
(3B-1B) Nakamura, Takeya 2-for-5, 1 RBI 1: f3, 3: G6, 4: F7, 7: 1B, 9: 2B
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 0-for-5 1: G5, 3: F8, 5: G6, 7: F7, 9: G4
(1B) Hirao, Hiroshi 0-for-3 2: F9, 3: G4, 5: G6
C Hoshi, Takanori 0-for-1 8: G5
(RF) Sakata, Ryo 0-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 4: G3, 5: F8, 8: G6
(LF) Asamura, Hideto 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI 2: HR, 4: 2B, 6: SO, 8: SO
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 1-for-2, 1 R 2: F9, 4: 1B
PH-3B Onizaki, Yuji 0-for-2 6: SO, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Hirano, Masamitsu, L 2 0/3 51 13 10 6 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 5 4 4.500
Sakamoto, Yataro 1 2/3 46 13 11 5 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 6 2 3.375
Matsunaga, Hironori 2 1/3 40 9 9 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.397
Hoshino, Tomoki 1 13 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.929
Kimura, Fumikazu 1 22 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.080
8 172 42 37 15 2 4 3 0 2 0 0 12 7

Rakuten

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4, 2 R 1: BB, 3: 1B, 3: G6, 4: G6, 7: SO
(2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 1-for-3, 2 R 1: S3, 3: SE, 4: G5, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 3-for-4, 2 R, 5 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 2B, 4: HR, 5: DP
SS Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-1 8: G1
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 2B, 4: G6, 5: SO
PH-DH Kusano, Daisuke 1-for-1 8: 1B
(3B) Iwamura, Akinori 2-for-5, 1 R 1: DP, 3: F6, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: G6
(1B) Garcia, Luis 1-for-5, 1 R 2: F9, 3: 1B, 4: F9, 6: F3, 8: SO
(RF) Makida, Akihisa 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: F8, 3: 2B, 4: BB, 6: F9
(C) Shima, Motohiro 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 3: BB, 4: 1B, 6: G4
(LF) Yokogawa, Fuminori 0-for-2 2: G4, 3: F7
PH-LF Nakashima, Toshiya 1-for-2, 1 R, 3 RBI 4: HR, 7: F9

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kawai, Takashi 3 1/3 72 19 18 7 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 3 3.375
Koyama, Shinichiro, W 2 27 7 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.584
Katayama, Hiroshi 1 2/3 25 6 6 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.455
Isaka, Ryohei 1 10 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.000
Aoyama, Koji 1 28 6 5 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.397
9 162 41 38 11 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 6 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Hirano on the mound for Seibu
Hijirisawa walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Uchimura. Matsui hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Yamasaki hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Iwamura hits into a 5-3 double play.

Top of the 2nd - 2 runs, 1 hit
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Hirao flies out to right. Sakata walks. Asamura hits a 2-run homer to left. Ginjiro flies out to right. Kuriyama grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 3rd - 5 runs, 5 hits
Hirano on the mound for Seibu
Hijirisawa hits an infield single. Uchimura bunts and reaches on an error (E1), runners on second and third. Matsui hits a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Yamasaki hits an RBI double to right, runner on second.
Pitching change: Sakamoto in for Hirano.
Iwamura flies out to short. Garcia hits a single to center, runners on second and third on throw. Makida hits a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Shima walks, runners on first and second. Yokogawa flies out to left. Hijirisawa grounds out to short.

Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Sakata grounds out to first. Asamura hits a double to right. Ginjiro hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Kuriyama hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Koyama in for Kawai.
Hara reaches on a throwing error (E1), bases loaded. Nakajima hits a sac fly to right, runners on first and third. Nakamura flies out to left.

Bottom of the 4th - 6 runs, 4 hits
Sakamoto on the mound for Seibu
Uchimura reaches on a catching error (E3), runner on first. Matsui hits a 2-run homer to right. Yamasaki grounds out to short. Iwamura hits a single to right, runner on first. Garcia flies out to right. Makida walks, runners on first and second. Shima hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Matsunaga in for Sakamoto.
Nakashima, pinch-hitting for Yokogawa, hits a 3-run homer to left. Hijirisawa grounds out to short.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Aoyama on the mound for Rakuten
Onizaki strikes out looking. Kuriyama hits a single to right. Hara hits  double to right, runners on second and third. Nakajima hits a sac fly to left, runner on second. Nakamura hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Fernandez grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Kuriyama flies out to center. Hara hits a double to left. Nakajima reaches on a fielding error (E5), runners on first and third. Nakamura fouls out to first. Fernandez grounds out to third.

Top of the 3rd
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Hara hits a single to center. Nakajima hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Nakamura grounds out to short, runners on first and second. Fernandez flies out to center, runners on first and third. Hirao grounds out to second.

Notes

Seibu: Hirano lost his 4th straight start and is now 1-6 (0-5 in 8 games as a starter).

Rakuten: The Eagles sent 10 batters to the plate in the 3rd inning and 9 batters to the plate in the 4th inning. ... Koyama got the win in relief and is now 4-2.