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Saitama Seibu Lions 9 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 3 (September 1, 2011)

by on Sep.01, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Saitama Seibu Lions vs Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Hideaki Wakui (SEI) 5-10, 3.02 - Kelvin Jimenez (RAK) 1-6, 3.61

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seibu 2 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 2 9 10 1
Rakuten 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 13 0

Attendance: 9964 | Series tied, 8-8-1 | Time: 3:09

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 3-for-5, 3 R 1: 1B, 3: F7, 5: 2B, 7: G6, 9: 1B
(2B) Hara, Takuya 0-for-2, 1 R 1: S1, 3: SO, 5: S3, 7: BB, 9: G3
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 1-for-3, 2 R 1: 1B, 3: G6, 5: BB, 7: F8, 9: BB
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 3-for-4, 1 R, 6 RBI 1: 2B, 4: SO, 5: S7, 7: HR, 9: 2B
(DH) Osaki, Yutaro 1-for-3, 1 R 1: F7, 4: 1B, 5: G6
PH-DH Mulhern, Ryan 0-for-2 7: SO, 9: SO
(1B) Fernandez, Jose 1-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 4: 2B, 6: G6, 8: F8
1B Asamura, Hideto 0-for-0
(LF) Sakata, Ryo 1-for-4, 2 RBI 2: f5, 4: 2B, 6: G6, 8: G4
LF Kumashiro, Masato 0-for-0
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 0-for-3 2: F5, 4: G6, 6: BB, 8: G4
(RF) Akiyama, Shogo 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: G3, 9: G3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wakui, Hideaki, W 7 122 30 29 10 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.923
Graman, Alex 1/3 17 5 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 4.737
Hoshino, Tomoki, H 2/3 10 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.317
Makita, Kazuhisa 1 12 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.981
9 161 40 37 13 0 6 3 0 0 0 0 3 3

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 6th, 7th, 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 0-for-3 1: SO, 3: F7, 5: SO
3B Iwamura, Akinori 1-for-2 7: 1B, 8: DP
(2B-SS-2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 2-for-5, 1 RBI 1: G5, 3: G6, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: G3
(3B-2B) Takasu, Yosuke 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: G3, 7: DP
SS Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-1 9: G1
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-5 1: G6, 3: F8, 5: SO, 8: G5, 9: f3
(LF) Yokogawa, Fuminori 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: G4, 6: G6
PH-LF Nakashima, Toshiya 1-for-1, 1 R 8: 1B
(1B) Garcia, Luis 1-for-3, 1 R 2: G6, 4: G1, 6: 1B, 8: BB
(RF) Makida, Akihisa 3-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B (SB), 4: 2B, 6: DP, 8: 1B
(C) Shima, Motohiro 1-for-2 2: BB, 4: 1B, 7: SO
C Ishimine, Tadashi 0-for-0 8: BB
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: G1, 7: 2B, 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Jimenez, Kelvin, L 6 105 27 22 7 0 5 2 0 2 0 0 5 3 3.695
Satake, Kenta 1 17 5 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 6.171
Tsuchiya, Tomohiro 2 38 9 8 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.000
9 160 41 34 10 1 7 4 0 2 0 0 9 7

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 run, 3 hits
Jimenez on the mound for Rakuten
Kuriyama hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hara. Nakajima hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Run scores on a passed ball, runner on second. Nakamura hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Osaki flies out to left. Fernandez strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Jimenez on the mound for Rakuten
Nakamura strikes out swinging. Osaki hits a single to left. Fernandez hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Sakata hits a 2-run double to right, runner on second. Ginjiro grounds out to short. Akiyama strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Jimenez on the mound for Rakuten
Kuriyama hits a double to right and advances to third on a sac bunt by Hara. Nakajima walks, runners on first and third. Nakamura hits a sac fly to left, runner on second. Osaki grounds out to short.

Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Satake on the mound for Rakuten
Kuriyama grounds out to short. Hara walks. Nakajima flies out to center. Nakamura hits a 2-run homer to left. Mulhern, pinch-hitting for Osaki, strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 3 hits
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Shima strikes out looking. Hijirisawa hits a double to left. Iwamura hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Uchimura hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Takasu hits into a 4-3 double play.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Graman on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: Asamura takes over a first; Kumashiro takes over in left.
Yamasaki grounds out to third. Nakashima, pinch-hitting for Yokogawa, hits a single to right. Garcia walks, runners on first and second. Makida hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Ishimine walks, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Hoshino in for Guzman.
Hijirisawa hits an RBI single to right, bases loaded. Iwamura hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Tsuchiya on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Nakashima takes over in left.
Akiyama grounds out to first. Kuriyama hits a single to center. Hara grounds out to first, runner on second. Nakajima walks, runners on first and second. Nakamura hits a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Mulhern strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Yokogawa strikes out swinging. Garcia grounds out to short. Makida hits a single to center and steals second. Shima walks, runners on first and second. Hijirisawa strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Yokogawa grounds out to second. Garcia grounds out to the pitcher. Makida hits a double to left. Shima hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Hijirisawa grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 5th
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Matsui strikes out swinging. Uchimura hits an infield single and advances to second on a throwing error (E1). Takasu grounds out to first, runner on third. Yamasaki strikes out swinging.

Notes

Seibu: The Lions stopped a 2-game losing streak. ... Wakui stopped a personal 4-game losing streak (first win since 7/9) and is now 6-10, including 1-3 in 5 starts against the Eagles (he also snapped a 5-game losing streak against the Eagles). ... Nakamura tied a career high with 6 RBIs.

Rakuten: The Eagles 2-game winning streak came to an end. ... Jimenez took the loss and dropped to 1-7, including 0-2 in 3 starts against Seibu.