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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 5 – Saitama Seibu Lions 6 (September 16, 2011)

by on Sep.16, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles vs Saitama Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kenji Tomura (RAK) 0-1, 3.45 - Kazuyuki Hoashi (SEI) 8-5, 2.95

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 6 1
Seibu 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1x 6 12 0

Attendance: 14414 | Seibu leads series, 9-8-1 | Time: 3:23

Rakuten

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 0-for-3 1: L3, 3: F8, 6: F9
SS Nishimura, Wataru 1-for-1, 1 R 9: 1B
(2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 1-for-4 1: 1B (CS), 4: F8, 7: G6, 9: SO
(3B) Takasu, Yosuke 0-for-2 1: BB, 4: G5, 7: F8
3B Kusano, Daisuke 0-for-0, 1 R 9: HBP
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: G5, 7: G6, 9: BB
PR-DH-LF Nakamura, Masato 0-for-0, 1 R
(1B) Garcia, Luis 0-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: BB, 5: SO, 8: G6, 9: BB
(RF-CF) Makida, Akihisa 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: DP, 5: F3, 8: G6, 9: 1B
(LF) Nakashima, Toshiya 0-for-2 2: F8, 5: G4, 8: BB (BrO)
PH Iwamura, Akinori 0-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 9: G4
P Koyama, Shinichiro 0-for-0
(C) Shima, Motohiro 2-for-4, 2 RBI 3: G4, 6: G3, 8: 1B, 9: 2B
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-3 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: 1B
CF-RF Yokogawa, Fuminori 0-for-1 9: F4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tomura, Kenji 5 1/3 112 27 22 8 1 3 2 1 2 1 0 5 5 4.714
Matsuzaki, Shingo 2 2/3 39 11 9 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.000
Koyama, Shinichiro, L 1/3 25 5 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.623
8 1/3 176 43 34 12 1 3 5 1 3 1 0 6 5

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 12, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF) Kuriyama, Takumi 2-for-3, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: HBP, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 8: BB
(3B) Hara, Takuya 0-for-4 1: S1, 2: F7, 4: F9, 6: DP, 8: F8
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 3-for-5, 3 R, 2 RBI 1: HR, 3: 1B, 4: f3, 7: 1B (SB), 9: E4 (SB)
(1B) Nakamura, Takeya 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: 2B, 5: F4, 7: F4, 9: F4
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 0-for-3, 1 R 1: F9, 3: BB, 5: F9, 7: f3, 9: IBB
(RF) Osaki, Yutaro 2-for-2 2: 1B, 3: S3, 5: 1B (SB)
PH Hirao, Hiroshi 0-for-1 7: F9
RF Kumashiro, Masato 0-for-0
PH Asamura, Hideto 0-for-0 9: BB
(CF) Akiyama, Shogo 3-for-5, 3 RBI 2: F9, 3: 2B, 5: SO, 8: 1B, 9: 1B
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 1-for-3 2: F5, 3: f2, 6: 2B, 8: S1
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 0-for-3 2: BB, 3: G4, 6: SO, 8: G5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Hoashi, Kazuyuki 8 97 27 24 3 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.784
Hsu, Ming-Chieh 1/3 25 6 3 2 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 5 5 1.528
Makita, Kazuhisa, W 2/3 12 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.954
9 134 36 30 6 0 5 5 1 0 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
Tomura on the mound for Rakuten
Kuriyama hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hara. Nakajima hits a 2-run homer to left. Nakamura strikes out looking. Fernandez flies out to right.

Bottom of the 3rd - 3 runs, 3 hits
Tomura on the mound for Rakuten
Nakajima hits a single to right and advances to second on a wild pitch. Nakamura hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Fernandez walks, runners on first and second. Osaki hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Akiyama hits a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Ginjiro fouls out to the catcher. Kataoka grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th - 5 runs, 3 hits
Ming-Chieh on the mound for Seibu
Nishimura hits a single to right. Uchimura strikes out swinging. Kusano gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Yamasaki walks, bases loaded. Nakamura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Yamasaki. Garcia walks in a run, bases loaded. Makida hits an RBI single to right, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Makita in for Ming-Chieh.
Iwamura, pinch-hitting for Nakashima, drives in a run with a ground out to second, runners on first and third. Shima hits a 2-run double to right, runner on second. Yokogawa flies out to second.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Koyama on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Nakamura takes over in left; Makida moves from right to center; Yokogawa moves from center to right.
Nakajima reaches on a fielding error (E4), runner on first. Nakajima steals second. Nakamura flies out to second. Fernandez gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Asamura, pinch-hitting for Kumashiro, walks, bases loaded. Akiyama hits a walk-off RBI single to center.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Tomura on the mound for Rakuten
Osaki hits a single to center. Akiyama flies out to right. Ginjiro flies out to third. Kataoka walks, runners on first and second. Kuriyama gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Hara flies out to left.

Bottom of the 5th
Tomura on the mound for Rakuten
Nakamura flies out to second. Fernandez flies out to right. Osaki hits a single to right and steals second. Akiyama strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Tomura on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Nishimura takes over at short.
Ginjiro hits a double to center. Kataoka strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Matsuzaki in for Tomura.
Kuriyama hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Hara hits into a 1-6-3 double play.

Bottom of the 7th
Matsuzaki on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Kusano takes over a third.
Nakajima hits a single to left and steals second. Nakamura flies out to second. Fernandez fouls out to first. Hirao, pinch-hitting for Osaki, flies out to right.

Top of the 8th
Hoashi on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: Kumashiro takes over in right.
Garcia grounds out to short. Makida grounds out to short. Nakashima walks. Shima hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Hijirisawa hits an infield single and Nakashima gets thrown out running the bases.

Bottom of the 8th
Matsuzaki on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Yokogawa takes over in center.
Akiyama hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ginjiro. Kataoka grounds out to third. Kuriyama walks, runners on first and second. Hara flies out to center.

Notes

Injuries: Iwamura (RAK) hurt himself while plowing into home plate in the top of the 9th and was removed from the game in order to go to the hospital.

Rakuten: The Eagles lost their 2nd game in a row (both on walk-off hits).  They now have 60 losses on the year. ... Koyama took the loss in relief and is now 7-4.  He also lost Thursday night's game on a walk-off.

Seibu: The Lions are now 2-0-1 since their last loss on 9/13 vs Softbank.  This was also their 3rd walk-off victory of the year. ... Makita got the win in relief and is now 4-7. ... This was Akiyama's first walk-off hit of his career.  This was also his third 3-hit game of his career.