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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 7 – Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 2 (August 21, 2011)

by on Aug.21, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles vs Fukuoka Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 13:00
Potential Starters: Takahiro Shiomi (RAK) 4-7, 2.71 - Tadashi Settsu (SOF) 10-6, 2.81

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 0 1 0 4 0 0 2 0 0 7 10 0
Softbank 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 12 0

Attendance: 34991 | Softbank leads series, 10-7-1 | Time: 3:23

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F7, 2: F7, 4: G4, 7: 2B, 9: G3
(2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-3, 1 R 1: G3, 3: BB (CS), 4: SO, 7: BB, 9: SO
(3B) Takasu, Yosuke 0-for-4 1: F7, 3: G1, 5: G6, 7: SO
3B Iwamura, Akinori 0-for-1 9: G3
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-4, 2 RBI 2: F9, 3: F7, 5: G6, 7: 2B
PR-DH Nakashima, Toshiya 0-for-0
(RF-LF) Yokogawa, Fuminori 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: f5, 5: SO, 7: G1
(1B) Garcia, Luis 3-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: 1B
PR-1B Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0
(LF) Nakamura, Masato 1-for-2, 1 R 2: BB, 4: 2B, 6: G5, 8: S1
RF Makida, Akihisa 0-for-0
(C) Ishimine, Tadashi 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: SO, 4: 2B, 6: SO, 8: SO
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: 1B, 4: 3B, 7: SO, 8: G3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shiomi, Takahiro, W 5 93 25 21 8 0 4 2 0 2 0 0 2 2 2.755
Yamamura, Hiroki, H 2 29 8 7 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.620
Aoyama, Koji 2/3 8 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.214
Katayama, Hiroshi 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.648
Rasner, Darrell 1 19 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.700
9 151 41 36 12 0 7 3 0 2 0 0 2 2

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 12, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 4: G6, 6: BB, 8: G1
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 1-for-3, 1 R 1: S1, 3: S5, 5: 1B, 6: G6, 9: SO
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 0-for-5 1: G6, 3: G6, 5: F4, 7: SO, 9: G4
(LF) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: 1B, 5: F7, 7: G4, 9: 1B
(DH) Cabrera, Alex 2-for-5 1: F4, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F9, 4: F7, 5: 1B, 7: F7
(CF) Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: BB, 5: SO, 8: G6
(1B) Ortiz, Jose 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: F7, 6: G6, 8: 1B (BrO)
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 1-for-3 2: SO, 4: 2B, 6: G1
PH Tamura, Hitoshi 1-for-1 8: 1B
C Yamazaki, Katsuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Settsu, Tadashi, L 4 79 20 18 7 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 5 5 3.090
Kim, Mu-Young 2 29 6 6 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.421
Fujita, Soichi 1/3 16 3 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 8.526
Brazoban, Yhency 1 2/3 29 7 6 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0.000
Yoshikawa, Teruaki 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.753
9 164 39 35 10 0 9 3 0 1 0 1 7 7

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 3 hits
Settsu on the mound for Softbank
Yamasaki flies out to right. Yokogawa hits a single to center. Garcia hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Nakamura walks, bases loaded. Ishimine strikes out swinging. Hijirisawa hits an RBI infield single, bases loaded. Matsui flies out to left.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Shiomi on the mound for Rakuten
Kawasaki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Uchikawa grounds out to short. Matsunaka hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Cabrera strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th - 4 runs, 4 hits
Settsu on the mound for Softbank
Yokogawa fouls out to third. Garcia hits a single to left. Nakamura hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Ishimine hits a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Hijirisawa hits an RBI triple to right, runner on third. Matsui drives in a run with a ground out to second. Uchimura strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 3 hits
Shiomi on the mound for Rakuten
Honda hits a single to center. Uchikawa flies out to second. Matsunaka flies out to left. Cabrera hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Matsuda hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Hasegawa strikes out looking.

Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Fujita on the mound for Softbank
Hijirisawa strikes out swinging. Matsui hits a double to center. Uchimura walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Brazoban in for Fujita.
Takasu strikes out swinging. Yamasaki hits a 2-run double to right, runner on second. Nakashima enters the game as a pinch-runner for Yamasaki. Yokogawa grounds out to the pitcher.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Shiomi on the mound for Rakuten
Kawasaki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Uchikawa grounds out to short. Matsuanka walks, runners on first and second. Cabrera flies out to second.

Bottom of the 4th
Shiomi on the mound for Rakuten
Matsuda flies out to left. Hasegawa walks. Ortiz flies out to left. Hosokawa hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Kawasaki grounds out to short.

Top of the 8th
Brazoban on the mound for Softbank
Garcia hits a single to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Nishimura. Runner advances to second on a balk. Nakamura hits a sac bunt, runner on third. Ishimine strikes out swinging. Hijirisawa grounds out to first.

Notes

Rakuten: The Eagles won their 2nd in a row.  They also won their first series against the Hawks since 9/2009. ... Shiomi stopped a personal 2-game losing streak and is now 5-7, including 2-2 in 4 starts against Softbank.

Softbank: The Hawks lost their 2nd in a row. ... Settsu lost his 2nd start in a row and is now 10-7.