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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 5 – Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 2 (May 8, 2013)

by on May.08, 2013 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Rakuten Eagles vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome - 18:00
Starters: Tanaka, Masahiro (RAK) 4-0, 1.70 - Kisanuki, Hiroshi (HAM) 3-1, 3.06

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

Attendance: 24129 | Time: 2h56m | Nippon Ham leads series, 4-3-0

Rakuten Eagles

Hitters (LOB: 4, DP: 4)

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 .261 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 Ks   BB BB     F7    
(2B) Fujita, Kazuya .258 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 G6   BB L4     1B (9)    
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo .280 3 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 BB   2B (9)   Ks   DP    
CF Moriyama, Makoto .219 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(DH) Jones, Andruw .238 2 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 BB   Ks   1B (9)     BB  
PR/DH Nakashima, Toshiya .280 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(3B) McGehee, Casey .345 4 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 F4   HR (7)   F7     F3  
(1B) Akaminai, Ginji .224 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   F7 G6     L3   DP  
(LF) Shimauchi, Hiroaki .167 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   G4 G3     BB     G4
(C) Shima, Motohiro .272 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   G4   Ks   DP     Kl
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei .217 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0     1B (7) G4     BB   Ks
(P) Tanaka, Masahiro .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Rasner, Darrell .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Aoyama, Koji .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .249 28 5 5 5 6 8 0 0 0 1  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
W Tanaka, Masahiro 6 5 0 0 7.0 95 25 25 4 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1.841
H Rasner, Darrell 6 0 0 0 1.0 16 4 4 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.571
S Aoyama, Koji 11 0 0 7 1.0 20 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.688
            9.0 131 33 33 6 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 2 2  

Nippon Ham Fighters

Hitters (LOB: 4, 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
(CF) Yoh, Dai-Kang .242 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 F9     Kl   1B (8)   1B (8)  
(RF) Sugiya, Kenshi .148 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 F7     Fo7   G4      
PH Nioka, Tomohiro .100 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0               Kl  
SS Nakashima, Takuya .333 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi .306 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 G4     Ks     1B (8)   1B (8)
(LF) Nakata, Sho .336 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   F9     1B (8)   F8   Fo3
(1B) Inaba, Atsunori .074 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   F7     G4   G3   F7
(DH) Abreu, Michel .270 4 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 1   Ks     Kl   HR (8)   Ks
(C) Tsuruoka, Shinya .254 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0     Ks            
PH/C Kondo, Kensuke .000 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0         G6   Ks    
(SS) Obiki, Keiji .255 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0     Kl     G3      
PH Hoffpauir, Micah .232 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0               Ks  
RF Otani, Shohei .269 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(2B) Nishikawa, Haruki .281 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0     G3     G4   Ks  
(P) Kisanuki, Hiroshi .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Nakamura, Masaru .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Nemoto, Tomohisa .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .251 33 2 6 2 11 0 0 0 0 1  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
L Kisanuki, Hiroshi 6 3 2 0 5.0 98 23 18 4 1 4 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 3.857
  Nakamura, Masaru 7 0 4 0 3.0 38 10 7 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.261
  Nemoto, Tomohisa 1 0 0 0 1.0 17 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
            9.0 153 36 28 5 1 6 8 0 0 0 0 5 5  

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Notes

Rakuten: The Eagles won their fourth game in a row.  They also stopped a two-game losing streak against the Fighters. ... Tanaka is 9-0 in thirteen starts since his last loss on August 19, 2012 (vs Seibu).  He is also 8-0 in his last nine starts against the Fighters and 5-1 in ten starts at Sapporo Dome (the one loss came in his first start at the Dome in 2007). ... Hijirisawa extended his hitting streak to eight games. ... McGehee homered in his second straight game.

Nippon Ham: The Fighters have lost four in a row.  The runs in the 7th were the team's first in twenty-six innings. ... Kisanuki's two-game winning streak (two starts) came to an end.  His two-game winning streak against the Eagles (four starts) also came to an end.  He reached the 1,000 inning milestone in the 5th inning (he came into the game at 995.1 innings). ... Yoh extended hit hitting streak to six games. ... Abreu leads the league with ten home runs.