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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 4 – Saitama Seibu Lions 0 (August 9, 2011)

by on Aug.09, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs Saitama Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Brian Wolfe (HAM) 9-4, 2.99 - Hideaki Wakui (SEI) 5-8, 3.17

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

Attendance: 17638 | Nippon Ham leads series, 9-2-1 | Time: 3:20

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Scales, Bobby 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: HR
SS Iiyama, Yuji 0-for-1 9: f2
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 0-for-5 1: L4, 3: SO, 6: SO, 7: SO, 9: SO
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 2-for-4 1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: 2B, 8: BB, 9: G3
(LF) Nakata, Sho 1-for-3 2: HBP, 4: DP, 6: 1B, 8: G5
(DH) Inaba, Atsunori 1-for-3 2: G3, 4: 1B, 6: F7
PH-DH Ugumori, Atsushi 1-for-1, 1 R 8: 1B
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 1-for-2, 1 R 2: BB, 4: HBP, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(1B) Hoffpauir, Micah 0-for-2, 1 R 2: F9, 4: G4, 7: BB, 8: BB
(SS-2B) Imanami, Takahiro 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: G6, 5: SO, 7: S1, 8: 1B
(C) Ono, Shota 0-for-4 3: G6, 5: G6, 7: G1, 8: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wolfe, Brian, W 6 78 21 18 3 0 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.814
Sakakibara, Ryo, H 1 14 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.743
Ishii, Yuya 1/3 14 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.600
Masui, Hirotoshi, H 2/3 10 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.324
Tanimoto, Keisuke 1 7 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.100
9 123 33 29 5 0 6 3 0 1 0 0 0 0

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 0-for-2 1: SO, 3: G5, 6: S3, 8: BB
(2B) Hara, Takuya 0-for-3 1: G6, 3: G3, 6: SO
PH Hirao, Hiroshi 0-for-1 8: SO
C Hoshi, Takanori 0-for-0
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 1-for-4 1: 2B, 4: F9, 6: F7, 8: SO
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 0-for-3 1: G5, 4: BB, 7: f2, 9: SO
(1B) Fernandez, Jose 1-for-4 2: G3, 4: DP, 7: 1B, 9: G5
(LF) Asamura, Hideto 1-for-4 2: 1B (SB), 5: F8, 7: F4, 9: G6
(DH) Mulhern, Ryan 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: G5, 7: G6
(RF) Akiyama, Shogo 1-for-2 2: G4, 5: 1B (CS)
PH-RF Kumashiro, Masato 0-for-1 8: G5
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 0-for-1 3: F9, 6: BB
PH-2B Abe, Masahiro 1-for-1 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wakui, Hideaki, L 7 128 29 24 5 1 9 2 2 1 0 0 2 2 3.128
Hoshino, Tomoki 2/3 18 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.742
Kimura, Fumikazu 0/3 19 4 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 3.057
Sakamoto, Yataro 1 1/3 13 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
9 178 39 32 8 1 10 4 2 1 1 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Hoffpauir walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Imanami. Ono grounds out to the pitcher. Scales hits a 2-run homer to center. Yang (Yoh) strikes out looking.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Hoshino on the mound for Seibu
Itoi walks and gets picked off first. Nakata grounds out to third. Ugumori enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Inaba.
Pitching change: Kimura in for Hoshino.
Ugumori hits a single to left. Koyano hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Hoffpauir walks on a wild pitch and a run scores, runners on first and third. Imanami hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Sakamoto in for Kimura.
Ono grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Kuriyama strikes out looking. Hara grounds out to short. Nakajima hits a double to center. Nakamura grounds out to third.

Top of the 2nd
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Nakata gets hit by a pitch. Inaba grounds out to first, runner on second. Koyano walks, runners on first and second. Hoffpauir flies out to right. Imanami grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 2nd
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Fernandez grounds out to first. Asamura hits a single to right and steals second. Mulhern strikes out swinging. Akiyama grounds out to second.

Top of the 4th
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Itoi hits a single to right. Nakata hits into a 6-4-3 double play. Inaba hits a single to right. Koyano gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Hoffpauir grounds out to second.

Top of the 6th
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Yang (Yoh) strikes out looking. Itoi hits a double to left. Nakata hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Inaba flies out to left. Koyano strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Ginjiro walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kuriyama. Hara strikes out swinging. Nakajima flies out to left.

Bottom of the 8th
Ishii on the mound for Nippon Ham
Kumashiro, pinch-hitting for Akiyama, grounds out to third. Abe, pinch-hitting for Ginjiro, hits a single to left. Kuriyama walks, runners on first and second. Hirao enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Hara.
Pitching change: Masui in for Ishii.
Hirao strikes out swinging. Nakajima strikes out swinging.

Notes

Nippon Ham: The Fighters won their 5th in a row.  They also recorded their 16th shutout victory of the year. ... Wolfe got the win and improved to 10-4.  The Fighters now have three pitchers with 10 or more victories.

Seibu: The Lions are winless in their last 5 games (0-3-2).  They also suffered their 9th shutout loss of the season. ... Wakui took the loss and dropped to 5-9. He is also 0-3 in 4 starts since his last victory on 7/9 (vs Orix).