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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 5 – Saitama Seibu Lions 7 (September 19, 2011)

by on Sep.19, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs Saitama Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 14:00
Potential Starters: Brian Wolfe (HAM) 12-7, 2.92 - Kazuhisa Ishii (SEI) 6-8, 4.09

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon Ham 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 5 11 0
Seibu 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 X 7 10 1

Attendance: 25321 | Nippon Ham leads series, 10-7-1 | Time: 2:59

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 0-for-4 1: G3, 3: G4, 5: HBP, 6: G6, 8: F9
(2B) Sugiya, Kenshi 2-for-4, 2 R 1: G5, 4: 1B (SB), 5: SO, 7: 2B
PH Hoffpauir, Micah 1-for-1 9: 1B
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G4, 4: F7, 5: HBP, 7: 1B (SB), 9: F7
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 2-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: f9, 4: 2B, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: G6
(1B) Inaba, Atsunori 1-for-5, 2 RBI 2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: F8, 7: G4, 9: G4
(LF) Nakata, Sho 1-for-4 2: G6, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 7: G3
(DH) Scales, Bobby 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: HR, 4: F9, 6: E6, 7: SO
(C) Ono, Shota 1-for-3 3: SO, 5: 1B, 6: SO
PH Kato, Masayoshi 0-for-1 8: G4
C Tsuruoka, Shinya 0-for-0
(SS) Iiyama, Yuji 0-for-1 3: F8, 5: S1
PH-SS Imanami, Takahiro 1-for-2 6: 1B, 8: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wolfe, Brian, L 5 81 24 21 8 2 2 1 0 2 0 0 7 7 3.277
Tadano, Kazuhito 1 13 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.684
Tanimoto, Keisuke 1 11 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.898
Ishii, Yuya 1 15 4 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.964
8 120 36 29 10 2 4 4 0 3 0 0 7 7

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF) Kuriyama, Takumi 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G3, 3: G4, 5: 1B, 6: SO
(3B) Hara, Takuya 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F8, 4: SO, 5: 1B, 7: BB
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 1-for-3, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: F4, 4: BB, 5: HR, 7: F7
(1B) Nakamura, Takeya 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: F8, 5: HR, 7: 1B
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 0-for-4 2: G1, 4: G1, 5: G6, 7: DP
(RF) Osaki, Yutaro 1-for-3, 1 R 2: G1, 5: 1B, 5: G6
RF Kumashiro, Masato 0-for-1 8: SO
(CF) Akiyama, Shogo 2-for-2, 1 R 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 6: BB (BrO), 8: BB (SB)
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 1-for-1 3: S2, 5: S1, 6: 1B, 8: S2
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: G6, 5: 1B, 6: F9, 8: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishii, Kazuhisa 4 2/3 67 21 18 5 1 4 0 2 1 0 0 3 3 4.167
Okamoto, Atsushi, W 1 1/3 29 7 7 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
Graman, Alex 1/3 16 4 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4.985
Hsu, Ming-Chieh, H 1 2/3 18 5 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.482
Makita, Kazuhisa, S 1 13 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.901
9 143 41 38 11 1 7 0 2 1 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
K. Ishii on the mound for Seibu
Scales hits a solo homer (9) to left. Ono strikes out looking. Iiyama flies out to center. Yang (Yoh) grounds out to second.

Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 3 hits
K. Ishii on the mound for Seibu
Sugiya hits a single to center. Itoi flies out to left. Sugiya steals second. Koyano hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Inaba hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Nakata strikes out looking. Scales flies out to right.

Bottom of the 5th - 7 runs, 7 hits
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Osaki reaches on a bunt single. Akiyama hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Ginjiro hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Kataoka hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Kuriyama hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Hara hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Nakajima hits a 3-run homer (16) to center. Nakamura hits a solo homer (41) to left. Fernandez grounds out to short. Osaki grounds out to short.

Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Graman on the mound for Seibu
Sugiya hits a double to center. Itoi hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Itoi steals second, runners on second and third. Koyano hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Inaba drives in a run with a ground out to second, runner on first.
Pitching change: Ming-Chieh in for Graman.
Nakata grounds out to first, runner on second. Scales strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Akiyama hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ginjiro. Kataoka grounds out to short, runner on third. Kuriyama grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th
K. Ishii on the mound for Seibu
Ono hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Iiyama. Yang (Yoh) gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Sugiya strikes out swinging. Itoi gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded.
Pitching change: A. Okamoto in for K. Ishii.
Koyano strikes out looking.

Top of the 6th
A. Okamoto on the mound for Seibu
Inaba flies out to center. Nakata hits a single to center. Scales reaches on a throwing error (E6), runners on first and second. Ono strikes out swinging. Imanami, pinch-hitting for Iiyama, hits a single to left, bases loaded. Yang (Yoh) grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 7th
Tanimoto on the mound for Nippon Ham
Hara walks. Nakajima files out to left. Nakamura hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Fernandez hits into a 1-4-3 double play.

Bottom of the 8th
Ishii on the mound for Nippon Ham
Defensive changes: Tsuruoka is the new catcher.
Kumashiro strikes out looking. Akiyama walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ginjiro. Akiyama steals third. Kataoka grounds out to short.

Top of the 9th
Makita on the mound for Seibu
Hoffpauir, pinch-hitting for Sugiya, hits a single to right. Itoi flies out to left. Koyano grounds out to short, runner on second. Inaba grounds out to second.

Notes

Nippon Ham: The Fighters are now 0-3-1 since their last victory on 9/15 (vs Lotte). ... Wolfe took the loss and is now 12-8, including 2-3 in 5 starts against the Lions.

Seibu: The Lions are now 5-0-1 since their last loss on 9/13 (vs Softbank).  They also sent 10 batters to the plate in the bottom of the 7th. ... A. Okamoto got the win in relief and is now 1-1. ... Makita saved his 15th game of the year. ... Nakamura's homer in the 5th was the 200th of his career.