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Saitama Seibu Lions 2 – Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 1 (September 14, 2011)

by on Sep.14, 2011 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Saitama Seibu Lions vs Fukuoka Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Hideaki Wakui (SEI) 6-11, 2.88 - Tsuyoshi Wada (SOF) 12-5, 1.84

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

Attendance: 31491 | Softbank leads series, 12-5-2 | Time: 2:57

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 1st, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF) Kuriyama, Takumi 1-for-3 1: BB, 3: SO, 6: G4, 8: 1B
(3B) Hara, Takuya 0-for-3 1: DP, 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: S1
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 1-for-3, 1 R 1: HBP (SB), 4: F8, 7: 2B, 8: F9
(1B) Nakamura, Takeya 2-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: BB, 4: f2, 7: 1B, 9: HR
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 1-for-4 1: G3, 4: G5, 7: 1B, 9: F9
(RF) Asamura, Hideto 1-for-3 2: F7, 5: F8, 7: S5, 9: 1B (BrO)
(CF) Akiyama, Shogo 1-for-2 2: 1B (CS), 5: G4
PH Hirao, Hiroshi 0-for-0 7: BB
PR-CF Kumashiro, Masato 0-for-1 9: G5
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 1-for-4 2: f3, 5: SO, 7: DP, 9: 1B
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 0-for-3 3: SO, 6: G5, 8: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wakui, Hideaki, W 9 122 33 28 5 1 5 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 2.768
9 122 33 28 5 1 5 3 1 1 0 0 1 1

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 2nd, 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 1-for-4 1: L1, 4: 1B, 6: F9, 8: SO
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 1-for-3 1: 1B (CS), 4: G2, 6: SO, 9: BB
(LF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 2-for-4 1: SO, 4: 2B, 6: G5, 9: 1B
(DH) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 0-for-1 2: F8, 4: HBP
PH-DH Cabrera, Alex 0-for-2 7: SO, 9: F9
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 0-for-3 2: BB, 4: DP, 7: F3, 9: F4
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: DP, 5: HR, 7: F7, 9: G1
(CF) Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-2 3: F6, 5: G4, 8: BB
(RF) Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: F9, 8: 守妨
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 0-for-2 3: F7, 5: F8, 8: S2

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wada, Tsuyoshi 7 2/3 113 29 23 5 0 5 3 1 2 0 0 1 1 1.804
Morifuku, Masahiko, L 2/3 10 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.894
Kanazawa, Takehito 2/3 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.019
9 127 35 29 8 1 5 3 1 2 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Matsuda hits a solo homer to left-center. Hasegawa grounds out to second. Fukuda flies out to right. Yamazaki flies out to center.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 3 hits
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Nakajima hits a double to left. Nakamura hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Fernandez hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Asamura hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Hirao, pinch-hitting for Akiyama, walks, bases loaded. Kumashiro enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hirao. Ginjiro hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 3 hits
Morifuku on the mound for Softbank
Nakamura hits a solo homer to left-center. Fernandez flies out to right. Asamura hits a single to center.
Pitching change: Kanazawa in for Morifuku.
Kumashiro grounds out to third, runner on second. Ginjiro hits a single to left and Asamura gets thrown out running the bases.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Kuriyama walks. Hara hits into a 1-6-3 double play. Nakajima gets hit by a pitch.  Nakajima steals second and advances to third on a throwing error (E2). Nakamura walks, runners on first and third. Fernandez grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 4th
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Kawasaki hits a single to center. Honda fails to advance the runner on a sac bunt, runner on first. Uchikawa hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Matsunaka gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Kokubo hits into a 5-3 double play.

Top of the 8th
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Kataoka grounds out to short. Kuriyama hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hara.
Pitching change: Morifuku in for Wada.
Nakajima flies out to right.

Bottom of the 8th
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Hasegawa walks. Fukuda is out on offensive interference. Yamazaki hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Kawasaki strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Honda walks. Uchikawa hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Cabrera flies out to right, runners on first and third. Kokubo flies out to second. Matsuda grounds out to the pitcher.

Notes

Injuries: Matsunaka (SOF) was taken out of the game after he was hit by a pitch on his right knee during his 2nd at bat in the 4th inning.  He had to be helped off the field.

Seibu: Wakui got the win and is now 7-11.  This was also his first start against Softbank this season.  Wakui now has 32 complete game victories over his career (and 4 this season). ... Nakamura's homer in the 9th was his 40th of the season.  His 2 RBIs also gave him an even 500 over his career.

Softbank: Morifuku took the loss in relief and is now 4-1.