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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 5 – Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 2 (August 24, 2011)

by on Aug.24, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles vs Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Ryohei Isaka (RAK) 1-3, 4.50 - Keisaku Itokazu (HAM) 2-0, 3.91

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 12 0
Nippon Ham 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0

Attendance: 21939 | Nippon Ham leads series, 11-5-0 | Time: 3:02

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 2nd, 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 3-for-5, 2 R 1: 1B, 2: 2B, 4: 1B, 6: F7, 9: F7
(2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 1-for-3 1: S1, 2: S2, 4: 1B, 6: f5, 9: SO
(3B-1B) Kusano, Daisuke 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HBP, 2: 1B, 4: F8, 6: F9, 9: F9
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 2: DP, 5: F7, 7: f3
(RF-LF) Yokogawa, Fuminori 2-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: HBP, 5: 1B, 7: F6
(1B) Garcia, Luis 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: DP, 5: G4, 7: SO
3B Iwamura, Akinori 0-for-0
(LF) Nakamura, Masato 2-for-3, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 1B (CS), 5: G6
RF Makida, Akihisa 0-for-1 8: G5
(C) Shima, Motohiro 1-for-4 1: L3, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 8: G3
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4 1: F8, 4: G5, 6: 1B, 8: L6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Isaka, Ryohei 3 42 13 13 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 4.636
Satake, Kenta, H 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.226
Koyama, Shinichiro, W 2 29 6 6 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.108
Katayama, Hiroshi, H 1 20 4 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.500
Aoyama, Koji, H 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.259
Rasner, Darrell, S 1 12 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.560
9 126 32 31 5 0 10 1 0 0 0 1 2 2

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Scales, Bobby 0-for-4 1: G3, 3: SO, 5: G1, 8: G3
C Ono, Shota 0-for-0
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: 1B (SB), 6: SO, 8: SO
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B (SB), 3: 2B, 6: SO, 9: SO
(LF-1B) Nakata, Sho 0-for-4 1: F7, 3: G6, 6: SO, 9: SO
(DH) Inaba, Atsunori 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: f5, 7: SO, 9: F6
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 0-for-3 2: DP, 4: F8, 7: SO
(1B) Hoffpauir, Micah 0-for-2 2: G3, 4: SO
PH-LF Ugumori, Atsushi 0-for-0 7: BB
(SS) Kaneko, Makoto 1-for-3, 1 R 3: 1B, 5: F8, 7: F9
(C) Tsuruoka, Shinya 0-for-2 3: G4, 5: G5
PH-2B Sugiya, Kenshi 0-for-1 8: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Itokazu, Keisaku, L 3 51 16 11 7 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 5 3 4.500
Ishii, Yuya 1 30 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.435
Tadano, Kazuhito 3 2/3 51 14 14 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Miyanishi, Naoki 1 1/3 14 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.982
9 146 39 34 12 0 2 1 2 2 0 0 5 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 4 runs, 4 hits
Itokazu on the mound for Nippon Ham
Matsui hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Uchimura. Kusano gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Yamasaki walks, bases loaded. Yokogawa hits a 2-run single to right, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on a passed ball. Garcia hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and third. Nakamura hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Shima lines out to first. Hijirisawa flies out to center.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Itokazu on the mound for Nippon Ham
Matsui hits a double to right and advances to third on a sac bunt by Uchimura. Kusano hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Yamasaki hits into a 3-6-3 double play.

Bottom of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Isaka on the mound for Rakuten
Kaneko hits a single to right and advances to second on a balk. Tsuruoka grounds out to second, runner on third. Scales strikes out swinging. Yang (Yoh) hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Yang (Yoh) steals second. Itoi hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Nakata grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Isaka on the mound for Rakuten
Scales grounds out to first. Yang (Yoh) flies out to center. Itoi hits a single to right and steals second. Nakata flies out to left.

Top of the 4th
Ishii on the mound for Nippon Ham
Shima flies out to right. Hijirisawa grounds out to third. Matsui hits a single to left. Uchimura hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Kusano flies out to center.

Top of the 5th
Tadano on the mound for Nippon Ham
Yamasaki flies out to left. Yokogawa hits a single to center. Garcia grounds out to second, runner on second. Nakamura grounds out to short.

Top of the 6th
Tadano on the mound for Nippon Ham
Shima hits a single to right. Hijirisawa reaches on a bunt single, runners on first and second. Matsui flies out to left. Uchimura fouls out to third. Kusano flies out to right.

Notes

Rakuten: The Eagles won their 4th game on a row and 3rd in a row at Sapporo Dome. ... Koyama got the win in relief and is now 5-2. ... Rasner saved his 6th game of the year.

Nippon Ham: The Fighters lost their 2nd game in a row. ... Itokazu started his 5th game of the season and took the loss.  He is now 2-1.