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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 4 – Saitama Seibu Lions 5 (September 20, 2011)

by on Sep.20, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs Saitama Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Masaru Takeda (HAM) 10-9, 1.83 - Hideaki Wakui (SEI) 7-11, 2.77

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

Attendance: 13521 | Nippon Ham leads series, 10-8-1 | Time: 3:21

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 1-for-5 1: F7, 4: 1B, 5: SO, 6: DP, 9: SO
(LF) Sugiya, Kenshi 1-for-3, 1 R 1: SO, 4: S1, 6: 1B, 7: F7, 9: HBP
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: BB, 6: 2B, 7: G5
CF Murata, Kazuya 0-for-0 9: S5
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 0-for-4, 1 R 2: SO, 4: L4, 6: BB, 7: SO, 9: G6
(DH) Inaba, Atsunori 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G6, 4: BB, 6: 2B, 8: F8
(2B) Scales, Bobby 0-for-3 2: G4, 4: F8, 6: BB, 8: SO
(1B) Hoffpauir, Micah 0-for-2, 1 RBI 3: F8, 5: G4, 6: S8, 8: BB
(C) Ono, Shota 1-for-3, 1 RBI 3: F8, 5: 1B, 6: E3
PH Kato, Masayoshi 0-for-0 8: HBP
C Tsuruoka, Shinya 0-for-0
(SS) Imanami, Takahiro 1-for-4 3: G6, 5: F9, 6: 1B, 8: G5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Takeda, Masaru, L 6 0/3 89 25 24 6 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 5 5 2.054
Sakakibara, Ryo, H 2/3 11 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.469
Miyanishi, Naoki 1 1/3 20 6 5 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.985
8 120 34 30 7 0 7 3 0 1 0 0 5 5

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF) Kuriyama, Takumi 1-for-3, 1 R 1: G1, 4: 1B, 5: G3, 7: BB
(3B) Hara, Takuya 0-for-3 1: F9, 4: f2, 6: f5
PH Sakata, Ryo 0-for-0
PH-3B Abe, Masahiro 1-for-1, 1 RBI 7: 1B
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 1-for-3, 2 R 1: SO, 4: BB, 6: 1B (SB), 7: SO
(1B) Nakamura, Takeya 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: f3, 4: 1B, 6: F8, 8: F4
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 2-for-4, 3 RBI 2: SO, 4: 2B, 6: 2B, 8: SO
(RF) Asamura, Hideto 0-for-3 2: F7, 4: f7, 6: F7, 8: BB
RF Kumashiro, Masato 0-for-0
(CF) Akiyama, Shogo 1-for-4, 1 R 3: F7, 4: SO, 7: 1B, 8: SO
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 0-for-2 3: F9, 5: G5, 7: S1
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 0-for-3 3: F5, 5: F6, 7: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wakui, Hideaki 5 1/3 108 27 21 6 0 4 4 0 1 0 0 4 4 2.908
Okamoto, Atsushi, W 1 2/3 14 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.877
Hsu, Ming-Chieh, H 1 28 5 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.455
Makita, Kazuhisa, S 1 21 4 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.876
9 171 40 30 6 0 7 5 2 2 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 4th - 3 runs, 3 hits
M. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Kuriyama hits an infield single. Hara fouls out on sac bunt attempt. Nakajima walks, runners on first and second. Nakamura hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Fernandez hits a 2-run double to center, runner on second. Asamura fouls out to left. Akiyama strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th - 4 runs, 4 hits
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Sugiya hits a single to left. Itoi hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Koyano walks, runners on first and second. Inaba hits an RBI double to right, runners on second and third. Scales walks, bases loaded. Hoffpauir hits a sac fly to center, runners on first and third. Ono reaches on a throwing error (E3) and a run scores, runners on first and second. Imanami hits an infield single, bases loaded.
Pitching change: A. Okamoto in for Wakui.
Yang (Yoh) hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
M. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Hara fouls out to third. Nakajima hits a single to left. Nakamura flies out to center. Nakajima steals second. Fernandez hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Asamura flies out to left.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
M. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Defensive changes: Murata takes over in center.
Akiyama hits a single to center.
Pitching change: Sakakibara in for M. Takeda.
Ginjiro hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Kataoka strikes out swinging. Kuriyama walks, runners on first and second. Sakata enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Hara.
Pitching change: Miyanishi in for Sakakibara.
Abe, pinch-hitting for Sakata, hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Nakajima strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 4th
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Yang (Yoh) hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Sugiya. Itoi walks, runners on first and second. Koyano lines out to second. Inaba walks, bases loaded. Scales flies out to center.

Top of the 8th
Ming-Chieh on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: Abe takes over at third.
Inaba flies out to center. Scales strikes out swinging. Hoffpauir walks. M. Kato, pinch-hitting for Ono, gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Imanami grounds out to third.

Top of the 9th
Makita on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: Kumashiro takes over in right.
Yang (Yoh) strikes out swinging. Sugiya gets hit by a pitch and advances to second on a sac bunt by Murata. Koyano grounds out to short.

Notes

Nippon Ham: The Fighters are now (0-4-1) since their last victory on 9/15 (vs Lotte). ... M. Takeda took the loss and is now 10-10, including 2-1 in 3 starts against the Lions.  This is the first double-digit loss season Takeda has recorded in his career.

Seibu: The Lions are now 6-0-1 since their last loss on 9/13 (vs Softbank).  They have also won their last 6 games at Seibu Dome. ... A. Okamoto got the win in relief and improved to 2-1 (second win in as many days). ... Makita saved his 16th game of the year. ... Nakamura recorded his third 100 RBI season with his RBI single in the 4th.