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Practice Games from March 2-3, 2013

by on Mar.03, 2013 @ 11:25 pm, under NPB

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March 3

Hanshin Tigers 10 - Seibu Lions 1

Hanshin

  • Daiki Enokida started the game and tossed three shutout innings.  He allowed one hit.
  • Kazuhito Futagami relieved Enokida and gave up one hit over three shutout innings.  He struck out three.
  • Tsuyoshi Nishioka started at second and batted lead-off.  He went 0-for-3.  In the 1st inning, he reached based on an E6, stole second, advanced to third on a ground out, and three batters later scored on a sac fly by Murton.
  • Kosuke Fukudome batted third.  He went 0-for-2 with two walks and two runs scored.
  • Matt Murton collected two sac flies: sac fly to center with bases loaded and one out in the 1st inning; and sac fly to right with runners on second and third and no out in the 3rd inning.
  • Brooks Conrad started at third and batted sixth.  He went 2-for-3 with three RBI: RBI double to right in the 1st and a two-run homer to right in the 3rd inning.
  • Hayata Ito started in right and batted seventh.  He collected three hits and two RBI: single to right in the 3rd, RBI double to right in the 5th, RBI single to right in the 7th.

Seibu

  • Toshihiro Iwao started the game and gave up six runs over three innings of work.
  • Yusei Kikuchi tossed a shutout inning in relief.  He allowed one hit and topped out at 150km/h.
  • Hideto Asamura started at third and batted fifth.  He went 2-for-3.  He committed an error in the 7th.

Source: Sanspo 3/3/2013, Nikkan Sports 3/3/3013, Nikkan Sports 3/3/2013, Nikkan Sports 3/3/2013, Daily Sports 3/3/2013, Daily Sports 3/3/2013, Sanspo 3/4/2013, Sanspo 3/4/2013, Sanspo 3/4/2013, Sanspo 3/4/2013, Sanspo 3/4/2013, Sponichi 3/4/2013, NIkkan Sports 3/4/2013, Nikkan Sports 3/4/2013

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Chiba Lotte Marines 0 - Orix Buffaloes 2

Lotte

  • Takahiro Fujioka started the game and tossed four shutout innings while allowing three hits.

Orix

  • Shun Tono started the game and tossed three shutout innings.  He allowed one hit and topped out at 144km/h.

Source: Sports Hochi 3/3/2013, Sports Hochi 3/3/2013

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March 2

Orix Buffaloes 1 - Hanshin Tigers 1

Hanshin

  • 1st round draft pick Shintaro Fujinami started the game and tossed two shutout innings.
  • Minoru Iwata relieved Fujinami and gave up a run on three hits over three innings of work.

Source: Nikkan Sports 3/3/2013, Sports Hochi 3/3/2013, Daily Sports 3/3/2013

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Chiba Lotte Marines 1 - Seibu Lions 2

Lotte

  • Masatomo Uematsu entered the game in the 4th and tossed four shutout innings while allowing two hits.

Source: Sponichi 3/3/2013