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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 1 – Saitama Seibu Lions 2 (September 18, 2011)

by on Sep.18, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles vs Saitama Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 13:00
Potential Starters: Kohei Hasebe (RAK) 0-0, 3.65 - Fumiya Nishiguchi (SEI) 8-6, 2.62

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

Attendance: 26981 | Seibu leads series, 11-8-1 | Time: 3:10

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 0-for-4 1: G6, 2: F4, 4: G3, 7: L4
(2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 1-for-4 1: G4, 3: 1B (SB), 5: G5, 8: G1
(3B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-3 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: F4, 8: F5
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: F3, 5: F7, 8: SO
(LF) Kusano, Daisuke 0-for-3 1: F8, 3: F3, 6: SO
LF Yokogawa, Fuminori 1-for-1 9: 1B
(RF) Makida, Akihisa 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: f2, 6: SO, 9: S3
(1B) Garcia, Luis 0-for-3 2: BB, 4: G6, 6: G6, 9: G1
1B Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0
(C) Shima, Motohiro 0-for-3 2: S1, 4: SO, 7: G6, 9: F8
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: S9, 4: 1B (SB), 7: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Hasebe, Kohei 6 109 24 18 2 0 4 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 2.945
Katayama, Hiroshi, H 1 0/3 23 5 4 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.857
Speier, Ryan, L 1 2/3 28 8 8 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5.870
8 2/3 160 37 30 7 0 7 4 0 3 0 0 2 2

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF) Kuriyama, Takumi 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: F7, 6: BB, 7: SO, 9: 1B
(3B) Hara, Takuya 1-for-3 1: F8, 4: f2, 6: S1, 8: 1B
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: SO, 6: 2B, 8: G5
(1B) Nakamura, Takeya 1-for-3 2: BB, 4: 1B, 6: G5, 8: F8
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 0-for-3 2: F9, 4: F9, 6: BB, 8: G6
(RF) Asamura, Hideto 0-for-3 2: F7, 5: BB, 6: G5, 9: SO
(CF) Akiyama, Shogo 1-for-3 2: F8, 5: S1, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(C) Uemoto, Tatsuyuki 1-for-3 3: SO, 5: F8, 7: S1, 9: 1B
PR Kumashiro, Masato 0-for-0, 1 R
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 1-for-4 3: G6, 5: SO, 7: L6, 9: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishiguchi, Fumiya, W 9 133 35 29 5 0 5 3 0 2 0 0 1 1 2.486
9 133 35 29 5 0 5 3 0 2 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Makida hits a single to right. Garcia walks, runners on first and second. Shima hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Hijirisawa hits a sac fly to right, runner on third. Matsui flies out to second.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Hasebe on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Yokogawa takes over in left.
Kuriyama walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hara. Nakajima hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Nakamura grounds out to third, runner on third. Fernandez walks, runners on first and third. Asamura grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 3 hits
Speier on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Nishimura takes over at first.
Asamura strikes out swinging. Akiyama strikes out swinging. Uemoto hits a single to right and is replaced by pinch-runner Kumashiro. Kataoka hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Kuriyama hits a walk-off RBI single to left.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Matsui grounds out to short. Uchimura grounds out to second. Takasu hits a single to center. Yamasaki walks, runners on first and second. Kusano flies out to center.

Top of the 3rd
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Uchimura hits a single to right and steals second. Takasu walks, runners on first and second. Yamasaki flies out to first. Kusano flies out to first. Makida fouls out to the catcher.

Top of the 4th
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Garcia grounds out to short. Shima strikes out looking. Hijirisawa hits a single to right and steals second. Matsui grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 5th
Hasebe on the mound for Rakuten
Asamura walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Akiyama. Uemoto flies out to center. Kataoka strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th
Katayama on the mound for Rakuten
Akiyama hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Uemoto. Kataoka lines out to short. Kuriyama strikes out looking.

Top of the 9th
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Yokogawa hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Makida. Garcia grounds out to the pitcher, runner on third. Shima flies out to center.

Notes

Rakuten: The Eagles lost their 4th straight game, their 4th straight game at Seibu Dome, and their 4th straight against the Lions.  They were also handed their 8th walk-off loss of the season (4th in their last 6 games). ... Speier took the loss in relief and dropped to 1-4.

Seibu: The Lions are now 4-0-1 since their last loss on 9/13 (vs Softbank).  This was also their 4th walk-off victory of the year. ... Nishiguchi got the win and improved to 9-6.  He's also 6-0 in 8 starts since his last loss on 7/18 (vs Softbank).  This was his 40th complete game victory of his career (2nd of the season). ... Coming into the game, T-Okada was hitless in his last 30 trips to the plate.