Fukuoka Softbank Hawks vs Saitama Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 13:00
Announced Starters: Tadashi Settsu (SOF) 17-5, 1.91 - Kazuhisa Makita (SEI) 13-9, 2.43
Attendance: 32074 | Softbank leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 2:54
Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)
|(2B)||Honda, Yuichi||1-for-4, 1 R||1: L3, 3: 3B, 4: G4, 7: G6|
|(CF-LF)||Hasegawa, Yuya||1-for-4||1: 1B, 3: G6, 5: F7, 8: F9|
|(LF)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||1-for-4, 1 RBI||1: F9, 3: 1B, 5: F4, 8: G5|
|(DH)||Pena, Wily Mo||0-for-4||1: SO, 3: SO, 5: G6, 8: SO|
|(3B)||Matsuda, Nobuhiro||2-for-4, 1 R||2: 1B, 3: 1B, 6: G4, 9: f9|
|(1B)||Kokubo, Hiroki||0-for-3||2: f7, 3: G4, 6: SO|
|1B||Akashi, Kenji||0-for-1||9: F7|
|(RF)||Tamura, Hitoshi||2-for-4||2: 1B, 4: G4, 6: G1, 9: 1B|
|PR-RF||Nakamura, Akira||0-for-0||9: (CS)|
|(SS)||Imamiya, Kenta||0-for-2, 1 RBI||2: S1, 4: SO, 7: G5|
|(C)||Hosokawa, Toru||0-for-2||2: f3, 4: HBP, 7: F8|
|Settsu, Tadashi, W||8||119||30||27||4||0||5||1||1||1||0||0||0||0||0.000|
|Morifuku, Masahiko, S||1||9||3||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.000|
Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 8th)
|(2B)||Asamura, Hideto||0-for-4||1: SO, 3: G1, 5: F6, 8: f2|
|(CF)||Akiyama, Shogo||0-for-4||1: G1, 3: F6, 6: G4, 8: E3|
|(SS)||Nakajima, Hiroyuki||1-for-4||1: F9, 4: F8, 6: 1B, 8: DP|
|(DH)||Nakamura, Takeya||0-for-2||2: F8, 4: HBP, 6: SO, 9: BB (CS)|
|PR-DH||Saito, Shogo||0-for-0, 1 R|
|(1B)||Ortiz, Jose||1-for-4||2: G3, 4: SO, 6: G5, 9: 2B|
|(LF)||German, Esteban||1-for-3||2: 1B (SB), 4: G6, 7: SO, 9: BB|
|(RF)||Osaki, Yutaro||1-for-3||2: G1, 5: 1B, 7: G1|
|PH||Carter, Chris||0-for-1, 1 RBI||9: G6|
|(C)||Sumitani, Ginjiro||0-for-1||3: F3, 5: S1|
|PH-C||Uemoto, Tatsuyuki||0-for-2||7: SO, 9: F6|
|(3B)||Hara, Takuya||1-for-2||3: 2B, 5: G3, 8: BB|
|PH||Takayama, Hisashi||0-for-1||9: F8|
|Makita, Kazuhisa, L||9||122||34||32||7||0||5||0||1||1||0||0||2||2||2.000|
2nd inning: Matsuda single to left; Kokubo foul out to left; Tamura single to right, runners on first and third; Imamiya executes a squeeze bunt, one run scores, runner on second; Hosokawa fouls out to first.
3rd inning: Honda hits a triple to center; Hasegawa grounds out to short; Uchikawa hits an RBI single to center, runner on first; Pena strikes out swinging, Matsuda hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Kokubo grounds out to second.
9th inning: Falkenborg in to pitch; Nakamura walks and is replaeced by Saito; Ortiz hits a double to left, runners on second and third, Kumashiro replaces Ortiz; German walks, bases loaded; Falkenborg replaced by Morifuku; Carter in for Osaki and drives in a run with a ground out to short, runners on second and third; Uemoto flies out to short; Takayama, pinch-hitting for Onizaki, flies out to center.
Runners in Scoring Position (only listing innings in which zero runs cross the plate)
Seibu: runner on second with two out in the bottom of the 2nd; runner on second with one out in the bottom of the 3rd; runner on third with one out in the bottom of the 5th; runners on first and second with one out in the bottom of the 8th.
Game Hero: Tadashi Settsu
Softbank: Settsu got the win and Morifuku recorded the save. Settsu has not lost any of his starts at Seibu Dome this season -- he was 4-0 in four regular season games this year.
Seibu: Going back to last season, the Lions have lost their last four Climax Series games against Softbank. ... Makita tossed a complete game and took the loss.