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Yomiuri Giants 1 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 2 (May 22, 2013)

by on May.22, 2013 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Rakuten Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 18:00
Starters: Sawamura, Hirokazu (YOM) 2-2, 3.57 - Tanaka, Masahiro (RAK) 6-0, 2.08

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 0
Rakuten 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 X 2 6 0

Attendance: 21354 | Time: 2h54m | Rakuten leads series, 1-0-0

Yomiuri Giants

Hitters (LOB: 5, DP: 2)

Pos Player AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
(RF) Chono, Hisayoshi .243 4 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 HR (7)   Ks     Ks   1B (7)  
(DH) Ishii, Yoshihito .227 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1B (8)   Kl     F7   G5  
PR/DH Fujimura, Daisuke .118 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato .306 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 DP     Kl   Kl   F9  
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke .273 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Ks     G4     F7   G6
(1B) Lopez, Jose .309 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1B (7)   Ks     G6   G5
(LF) Kamei, Yoshiyuki .286 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   G4     G6   1B (9)   F8
(3B) Murata, Shuichi .285 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   G4     Ks   G5    
(2B) Tateoka, Soichiro .286 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0     G3   3B (8)     G5  
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya .269 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0     2B (8)   F7     BB  
(P) Sawamura, Hirokazu .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Takagi, Kyosuke .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Mathieson, Scott .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .254 32 1 7 1 8 1 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 Sawamura, Hirokazu 8 2 3 0 5.1 103 26 19 6 0 4 3 1 1 1 0 2 2 3.553
  Takagi, Kyosuke 14 3 0 0 1.1 21 5 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.857
  Mathieson, Scott 18 0 2 0 1.1 29 5 4 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.596
            8.0 153 36 26 6 0 6 5 1 2 1 0 2 2  

Rakuten Eagles

Hitters (LOB: 10, 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 .255 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2B (9) Ks     G1 G5      
(2B) Fujita, Kazuya .283 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 SH1   G4   1B (7)   G4    
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo .282 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 HBP   G1   1B (7)   F6    
(DH) Jones, Andruw .241 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 BB   Ks   BB   BB    
(3B) McGehee, Casey .333 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 SF8     BB SF7   F8    
(1B) Akaminai, Ginji .270 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 G5     F9 G3     G4  
(RF) Shimauchi, Hiroaki .216 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0   Ks   F7   F8   BB  
(C) Shima, Motohiro .297 4 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   Ks   1B (9)   1B (8)   Ks  
(LF) Moriyama, Makoto .282 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0   1B (8)   G4   SH1   Ks  
(P) Tanaka, Masahiro .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .260 26 2 6 2 6 6 2 2 0 0  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
W Tanaka, Masahiro 8 7 0 0 9.0 113 33 32 7 1 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.918
            9.0 113 33 32 7 1 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 1  

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Notes

Yomiuri: The Giants have lost three in a row.  They have also dropped their last two against the Eagles. ... Sawamura is 0-1 in four starts since his last victory on April 25 (vs Yokohama).  He is also 0-5 in his last six Inter-league starts. ... Kamei extended his hitting streak to six games. ... Chono picked up the fourth lead-off home run of his career.

Rakuten: The Eagles won their third straight game.  They have also won six in a row at Kleenex Stadium. ... Tanaka is 4-0 in four starts this month.  He is now 11-0 in fifteen starts since his last loss on August 19, 2012 (Seibu).  The lead-off home run he gave up to Chono was the first of his career.  This was his thirty-eighth complete game victory. ... Shima extended his hitting streak to six games.