Fukuoka Softbank Hawks vs Saitama Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 13:00
Announced Starters: Shota Takeda (SOF) 8-1, 1.07 - Takayuki Kishi (SEI) 11-12, 2.45
Attendance: 33918 | Series tied, 1-1-0 | Time: 3:23
Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 7th)
|(2B)||Honda, Yuichi||0-for-4||1: F8, 3: SO, 5: F8, 7: G1|
|(CF-RF)||Hasegawa, Yuya||1-for-3||1: 2B, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: BB|
|(LF)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||2-for-4||1: 1B, 3: G4, 6: 1B, 8: SO|
|(DH)||Pena, Wily Mo||0-for-4||1: F6, 4: SO, 6: F7, 8: F4|
|(3B)||Matsuda, Nobuhiro||0-for-4||1: SO, 4: G4, 6: F8, 8: G6|
|(1B)||Kokubo, Hiroki||1-for-4||2: G6, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 9: F9|
|(RF)||Tamura, Hitoshi||2-for-3||2: 1B, 4: 1B, 7: E3|
|PR-CF||Yanagita, Yuki||1-for-1||7: (CS), 9: 1B|
|(SS)||Imamiya, Kenta||0-for-3||2: F3, 4: SO, 7: SO|
|PH||Matsunaka, Nobuhiko||0-for-1||9: G4|
|(C)||Hosokawa, Toru||0-for-1||2: SO|
|PH-C||Takaya, Hiroaki||0-for-2||5: F9, 7: HBP, 9: SO|
|Takeda, Shota, L||21/3||66||13||7||2||0||3||4||0||2||0||0||5||4||15.429|
Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 4th)
|(2B-1B)||Asamura, Hideto||1-for-4, 2 R||1: G4, 3: BB, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: G6|
|(CF)||Akiyama, Shogo||1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: S1, 3: 1B, 4: HBP, 6: SO|
|(SS)||Nakajima, Hiroyuki||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: SO, 3: 2B, 4: S3, 6: SO|
|(DH)||Nakamura, Takeya||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: SO, 3: BB, 4: 1B, 7: SO|
|(1B)||Ortiz, Jose||1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: BB, 3: 1B, 4: BB, 7: F4|
|(LF)||German, Esteban||0-for-4||2: G6 (BrO), 3: SO, 4: DP, 7: SO|
|(RF)||Osaki, Yutaro||1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI||2: SO, 3: 2B (SB), 5: F8|
|PH||Carter, Chris||0-for-1||8: SO|
|(C)||Sumitani, Ginjiro||2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||3: BB (SB) (BrO), 3: 1B, 5: G4, 8: 1B|
|(3B)||Hara, Takuya||1-for-3||3: S2, 3: 1B, 5: G4, 8: G4|
|Kishi, Takayuki, W||6||99||24||24||6||0||8||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.000|
3rd inning: Sumitani walks; Hara hits a sac bunt, runner on second; runner advances to third on a passed ball; Asamura walks, runners on first and third; Akiyama hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and second; Nakajima hits an RBI double to right, runners on second and third; Nakamura walks, bases loaded; Kanazawa in for Takeda; Ortiz hits an RBI single to left, bases loaded; German strikes out swinging; Oshima hits a two-run double to left, runners on second and third; Sumitani hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third; double-steal -- throw goes to second as Oshima crosses the plate, Sumitani safe at second; Hara hits a single to left and Sumitani is thrown out at home.
4th inning: Fujioka in for Kanazawa; Asamura hits a single to right; Akiyama gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second; Nakajima hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third; Nakamura hits a n RBI single to center, runners on first and third; Ortiz walks, bases loaded; German hits into a 5-4-3 double play.
Runners in Scoring Position (only listing innings in which zero runs cross the plate)
Softbank: runners on first and third and one out in the top of the 1st; runners on first and second and two out in the top of the 4th; runner on second and two out in the top of the 9th.
Seibu: runner on third and one out in the bottom of the 1st.
Game Hero: Takayuki Kishi, Hiroyuki Nakajima
Softbank: The Hawks suffered the franchise's fifth playoff/Climax Series shutout loss. ... Takeda took the loss. He became the first rookie out of high school to start a Climax Series game.
Seibu: This was the Lions fourth franchise playoff/Climax Series shutout. The win also stopped a four-game Climax Series losing streak. ... Kishi got the win. This was the first playoff/Climax Series victory of his career. ... The Lions sent eleven batters to the plate in the 3rd inning.