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Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 2 – Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 5 (August 14, 2011)

by on Aug.14, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Fukuoka Softbank Hawks vs Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome - 13:00
Potential Starters: Tadashi Settsu (SOF) 10-5, 2.72 - Yuki Saito (HAM) 3-2, 2.84

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Softbank 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 11 0
Nippon Ham 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 X 5 10 0

Attendance: 37353 | Softbank leads series, 8-6-0 | Time: 3:07

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 0-for-4 1: G5, 2: HBP, 4: G3, 6: G1, 9: G6
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 1-for-4, 1 R 1: BB, 2: F7, 4: F8, 7: F9, 9: 2B
(DH) Uchikawa, Seiichi 3-for-5, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 3: 1B, 5: f3, 7: 2B, 9: G4
(LF) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 1-for-4 1: F7, 3: 1B, 5: G3, 7: F8
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 2-for-4 1: G5, 3: 1B, 5: 2B, 7: f2
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 0-for-4 2: G5, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: F9
(1B) Ortiz, Jose 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 3: DP, 6: 1B, 8: F9
(CF) Hasegawa, Yuya 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: 2B, 6: F7, 8: F8
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 0-for-1 2: S1, 4: SO, 6: S1
PH Akashi, Kenji 0-for-1 9: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Settsu, Tadashi, L 6 91 26 21 7 0 5 1 1 1 0 0 3 3 2.814
Yoshikawa, Teruaki 1 22 5 3 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1.929
Fujita, Soichi 0/3 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6.000
Kanazawa, Takehito 1 8 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.651
8 122 35 28 10 1 5 2 1 2 0 0 5 5

Nippon Ham

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Scales, Bobby 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: G1, 7: f5
2B Imanami, Takahiro 0-for-0
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 0-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G6, 3: S7, 6: BB, 7: S5
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 1-for-3, 1 R 1: SO, 3: G5, 6: 1B, 7: BB (BrO)
(LF) Nakata, Sho 2-for-3, 2 RBI 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: S9, 7: 1B
(DH) Inaba, Atsunori 1-for-2 2: G3, 4: HBP, 6: 1B
PH-DH Ugumori, Atsushi 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 8: HR
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 0-for-4 2: F4, 4: DP, 6: SO, 8: F4
(1B) Hoffpauir, Micah 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: G4, 5: SO, 6: 1B, 8: G4
(SS) Iiyama, Yuji 1-for-4, 1 R 3: 1B, 5: G5, 6: F9, 8: G6
(C) Tsuruoka, Shinya 2-for-2, 1 R 3: S1, 5: 1B, 7: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Saito, Yuki 5 2/3 94 27 23 9 1 3 1 1 2 0 0 2 2 2.880
Ishii, Yuya, W 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.519
Sakakibara, Ryo, H 1 26 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.723
Masui, Hirotoshi, H 1 14 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.286
Takeda, Hisashi, S 1 11 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.964
9 147 39 35 11 1 3 1 1 2 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Saito on the mound for Nippon Ham
Kawasaki grounds out to third. Honda walks. Uchikawa hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Matsunaka flies out to left. Matsuda grounds out to third.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Saito on the mound for Nippon Ham
Tamura grounds out to third. Ortiz hits a solo homer to left. Hasegawa hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hosokawa. Kawasaki gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Honda flies out to left.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Settsu on the mound for Softbank
Iiyama hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tsuruoka. Scales hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Yang (Yoh) hits a sac fly to left, runner on first. Itoi grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Settsu on the mound for Softbank
Yang (Yoh) walks. Itoi hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Nakata hits a sac fly to right, runner on first. Inaba hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Koyano strikes out swinging. Hoffpauir hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Iiyama flies out to right.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yoshikawa on the mound for Softbank
Tsuruoka hits a single to center. Scales fouls out to third. Yang (Yoh) hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Itoi walks, runners on first and second. Nakata hits an RBI single to left and Itoi gets thrown out trying to advance to third.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Fujita on the mound for Softbank.
Ugumori, pinch-hitting for Inaba, hits a solo homer to left.
Pitching change: Kanazawa in for Fujita.
Koyano flies out to second. Hoffpauir grounds out to second. Iiyama grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Saito on the mound for Nippon Ham
Uchikawa hits a single to center. Matsunaka hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Matsuda hits a single to center, bases loaded. Tamura strikes out looking. Ortiz hits into a 5-4-3 double play.

Top of the 4th
Saito on the mound for Nippon Ham
Hasegawa hits a double to left. Hosokawa fails on 3 sac bunt attempts. Kawasaki grounds out to first, runner on third. Honda flies out to center.

Top of the 5th
Saito on the mound for Nippon Ham
Uchikawa fouls out to first. Matsunaka grounds out to first. Matsuda hits a double to left. Tamura strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th
Saito on the mound for Nippon Ham
Ortiz hits a single to left. Hasegawa flies out to left. Hosokawa hits a sac bunt, runner on second.
Pitching change: Ishii in for Saito.
Kawasaki grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 7th
Sakakibara on the mound for Nippon Ham
Honda flies out to right. Uchikawa hits a double to left. Matsunaka flies out to center. Matsuda fouls out to the catcher.

Top of the 9th
H. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Akashi, pinch-hitting for Hosokawa, grounds out to second. Kawasaki grounds out to short. Honda hits a double to right. Uchikawa grounds out to second.

Notes

Softbank: The Hawks dropped their 2nd series in a row (a first this season). ... Settsu took the loss and is now 10-6.  His personal 2-game winning streak came to an end.  Coming into the game, Settsu was also 2-0 with a 1.64 ERA in 3 starts against the Fighters.

Nippon Ham: Ishii got the win in relief and improved to 2-0. ... H. Takeda saved his 29th game of the year.