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Saitama Seibu Lions 5 – Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 5 (September 15, 2011)

by on Sep.15, 2011 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Saitama Seibu Lions vs Fukuoka Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Yusei Kikuchi (SEI) 4-1, 4.34 - Sho Iwasaki (SOF) 5-2, 2.78

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seibu 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 5 9 0
Softbank 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 14 1

Attendance: 30924 | Softbank leads series, 12-5-3 | Time: 3:36

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF) Kuriyama, Takumi 0-for-4, 1 R 1: G6, 3: BB, 5: G4, 6: L6, 9: SO
(3B) Hara, Takuya 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F9, 3: E4, 5: 2B, 7: F8
PH Sakata, Ryo 0-for-1 9: f5
P Makita, Kazuhisa 0-for-0
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F7, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 7: G5, 9: F7
(1B-3B) Nakamura, Takeya 1-for-3, 2 RBI 2: f5, 3: S7, 5: 2B, 7: SO
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F7, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 8: 1B
PR-DH-RF Kumashiro, Masato 0-for-0
(RF-1B) Asamura, Hideto 0-for-3 2: G6, 4: F2, 5: F6, 8: S5
(CF) Akiyama, Shogo 1-for-4, 1 R 3: 1B, 4: G1, 5: F7, 8: F7
(C) Hoshi, Takanori 1-for-2, 1 R 3: HBP, 4: 1B, 6: F8
PH Osaki, Yutaro 1-for-1 8: 1B
C Sumitani, Ginjiro 0-for-0
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 1-for-4 3: F9, 4: G4, 6: 1B (CS), 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kikuchi, Yusei 3 1/3 52 17 16 8 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 4 4.869
Okamoto, Atsushi 2 2/3 35 9 7 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.106
Hoshino, Tomoki 2/3 15 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.500
Graman, Alex 1/3 19 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.219
Sakamoto, Yataro, H 1 20 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.755
Makita, Kazuhisa 1 13 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.972
9 154 39 36 14 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 5 5

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 3rd, 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 1-for-4 1: G1, 2: 2B, 5: BB (BrO), 7: G1, 9: F2
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 3-for-4, 2 R 1: 1B, 2: F6, 5: S1, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 2-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: F9, 5: G6, 7: 1B, 9: DP
(DH) Cabrera, Alex 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 2B, 3: F9, 5: F9, 7: 1B
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-4 1: F9, 3: 1B (BrO), 6: F9, 7: G4
C Takaya, Hiroaki 0-for-0
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: HR, 3: G4, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(LF) Ortiz, Jose 2-for-4 1: F7, 4: 2B (CS), 6: G6, 8: 2B
PR-CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0 8: (BrO)
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-3 2: G4, 4: S1, 6: G3, 8: G1
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 1-for-2 2: 1B, 4: G5
PH-1B Akashi, Kenji 0-for-2 7: G4, 8: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwasaki, Sho 4 1/3 89 22 18 5 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 5 3 2.986
Brazoban, Yhency 1 2/3 17 6 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Yoshikawa, Teruaki 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.755
Falkenborg, Brian, H 1 20 5 4 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.815
Mahara, Takahiro 1 14 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.797
9 151 39 34 9 0 4 2 1 1 0 0 5 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 4 runs, 4 hits
Kikuchi on the mound for Seibu
Kawasaki grounds out to the pitcher. Honda hits an infield single. Uchikawa hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Cabrera hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Kokubo flies out to right. Matsuda hits a 3-run homer to left. Ortiz flies out to left.

Top of the 3rd - 3 runs, 1 hit
Iwasaki on the mound for Softbank
Akiyama hits a single to center. T. Hoshi get hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Kataoka flies out to right, runners on first and third. Kuriyama walks, bases loaded. Hara reaches on a fielding error (E4) and one run scores, bases loaded. Nakajima walks in a run, bases loaded. Nakamura hits a sac fly to left, runners on second and third. Fernandez strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Iwasaki on the mound for Softbank
Kuriyama grounds out to second. Hara hits a double to right. Nakajima hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Nakamura hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Brazoban in for Iwasaki.
Fernandez hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Asamura flies out to short. Akiyama flies out to left.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 3 hits
Hoshino on the mound for Seibu
Akashi, pinch-hitting for Yamazaki, grounds out to second. Kawasaki grounds out to the pitcher. Honda hits a single to left.
Pitching change: Graman in for Hoshino.
Uchikawa hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Cabrera hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Kokubo grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Kikuchi on the mound for Seibu
Hasegawa grounds out to second. Yamazaki hits a single to center. Kawasaki hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Honda flies out to short. Uchikawa flies out to right.

Bottom of the 4th
Kikuchi on the mound for Seibu
Ortiz hits a double to left and advances to third on a sac bunt by Hasegawa.
Pitching change: A. Okamoto in for Kikuchi.
Ortiz gets thrown out trying to steal home (failed squeeze play). Yamazaki grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 5th
A. Okamoto on the mound for Seibu
Kawasaki walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Uchikawa hits a grounder to second and Kawasaki gets thrown out running the bases, runner on first. Cabrera flies out to right.

Bottom of the 6th
A. Okamoto on the mound for Seibu
Kokubo flies out to right. Matsuda hits a single to right. Ortiz grounds out to short, runner on second. Hasegawa grounds out to first.

Top of the 8th
Falkenborg on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Takaya is the new catcher; Akashi takes over at first.
Fernandez hits an infield single and is replaced by pinch-runner Kumashiro. Asamura hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Akiyama flies out to left. Osaki, pinch-hitting for T. Hoshi, hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Kataoka strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th
Sakamoto on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: Ginjiro is the new catcher.
Matsuda strikes out swinging. Ortiz hits a double to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Kidokoro. Hasegawa hits a grounder to the pitcher and Kidokoro gets thrown out running the bases, runner on second. Akashi grounds out to short.

Notes

Softbank: This was Mahara's first Ichi-gun appearance since 7/18 (vs Seibu). ... Matsuda has now hit homers in back-to-back games for the 5th time this season.