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Saitama Seibu Lions 6 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 0 (April 13, 2013)

by on Apr.13, 2013 @ 8:52 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Seibu Lions vs Rakuten Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 14:00
Starters: Kikuchi, Yusei (SEI) 1-0, 0.79 - Duckworth, Brandon (RAK) 1-0, 1.38

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seibu 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 6 12 0
Rakuten 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1

Attendance: 14537 | Time: 2h46m | Series tied, 1-1-0

Seibu Lions

Hitters (LOB: 9, DP: 1)

Pos Player AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki .232 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 BB   DP   SH1 BB   Fo3  
(CF) Akiyama, Shogo .340 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 G4   BB   BB G5     HBP
(LF) Kuriyama, Takumi .304 4 0 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1B (8)     Ks 2B (7)   1B (7)   BB
(DH) Spilborghs, Ryan .143 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 F8     E6 F9   F8   F9
(3B) German, Esteban .354 5 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 G1     1B (8) Kl   1B (9)   1B (8)
SS Nagae, Kyohei .118 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(1B) Asamura, Hideto .353 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   F4   2B (7)   F4 G4   F7
(SS/3B) Kaneko, Yuji .347 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   G1   1B (8)   1B (8) G4    
(RF) Hoshi, Hidekazu .000 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   F7   G4   BB   Ks  
RF Kumashiro, Masato .200 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro .175 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0     1B (7)   1B (8) 1B (7)   F7  
(P) Kikuchi, Yusei .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .266 34 6 12 6 3 7 1 0 0 0  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
W Kikuchi, Yusei 3 2 0 0 9.0 128 30 30 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.443
            9.0 128 30 30 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  

Rakuten Eagles

Hitters (LOB: 3, DP: 0)

Pos Player AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo .298 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 G6     Kl   2B (7)     G3
(2B) Nishida, Tetsuro .105 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Kl     L3   G6     L4
(LF) Nakashima, Toshiya .111 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 F8     F8     G4   F1
(DH) Jones, Andruw .231 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   F8     G5   L6    
(RF) Makida, Akihisa .286 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   Kl     1B (6)   G6    
(1B) McGehee, Casey .429 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   F9     F7     1B (4)  
(3B) Takasu, Yosuke .000 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0     L6   F8     F7  
(C) Shima, Motohiro .341 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0     Ks     G6   F9  
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo .235 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0     G5     G3   L5  
(P) Duckworth, Brandon .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Katayama, Hiroshi .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Fukuyama, Hiroyuki .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Heuser, Jim .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .253 30 0 3 0 4 0 0 0 1 0  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
L Duckworth, Brandon 3 1 1 0 5.2 102 28 22 9 0 2 5 0 1 0 0 5 3 2.411
  Katayama, Hiroshi 3 0 0 0 1.1 14 6 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
  Fukuyama, Hiroyuki 3 0 0 0 1.0 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
  Heuser, Jim 7 1 0 0 1.0 14 5 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 9.000
            9.0 139 42 34 12 0 3 6 1 1 0 0 6 4  

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Notes

General: About 450 fans showed up to watch pre-game workouts free of charge.  Source: Nikkan Sports 4/13/2013

Seibu: The Lions recorded their first shutout victory of the season. ... Kikuchi recorded the first shutout victory of his career.  He set a new personal high by topping out at 152km/h.  Source: Nikkan Sports 4/13/2013 ... Kuriyama recorded his first modasho since July 29, 2012 (vs Rakuten); German picked up his second modasho of the year; and Sumitani his first modasho since August 18, 2012 (vs Rakuten).

Rakuten: This was the Eagles' second shutout loss of the year.  The three hits set a new team low for the season. ... Duckworth's personal four-game winning streak (4-0, six starts) came to an end with his first loss since September 1, 2012 (vs Orix).