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NS: Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 5 – Yomiuri Giants 6 (October 30, 2013)

by on Oct.30, 2013 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB, Postseason

Rakuten Eagles vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:15
Starters: Heuser, Jim (RAK) 2-2, 6.03 - Houlton, Dennis (YOM) 9-4, 3.73

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 10 2
Yomiuri 1 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 X 6 7 0

Attendance: 44968 | Time: 4h7m | Series tied, 2-2-0

Rakuten Eagles

Hitters (LOB: 7, 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
(RF) Okajima, Takero .333 4 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 BB 1B (9)   Ks   1B (6)     G1
(2B) Fujita, Kazuya .375 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 HBP 1B (8)   G4   G4     F8
(1B) Akaminai, Ginji .263 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 F8 G3     G5   Ks   F7
(LF) Jones, Andruw .333 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 HR (7)   1B (7)   Fo3   G6    
(3B) McGehee, Casey .333 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 Kl   F8   Ks   Ks    
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo .313 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Ks   1B (8)     1B (8)   F7  
(C) Shima, Motohiro .308 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   G5 G4     SH1   G4  
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo .455 3 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0   1B (9)   1B (6)   2B (7)   BB  
(P) Heuser, Jim .000 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   G5   G5          
P Miyagawa, Sho .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Koyama, Shinichiro .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
PH Shimauchi, Hiroaki .000 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0           Fo5      
P Hasebe, Kohei .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
PH Masuda, Shintaro .167 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0               Ks  
P Kaneto, Norihito .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .306 35 5 10 5 7 3 1 0 2 1  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
  Heuser, Jim 2 0 0 0 3.0 72 16 11 3 0 2 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 2.700
  Miyagawa, Sho 1 0 0 0 0.0+ 25 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 2 *
  Koyama, Shinichiro 2 0 0 0 2.0 30 10 8 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 3.375
L Hasebe, Kohei 1 0 1 0 2.0 43 11 7 2 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 4.500
  Kaneto, Norihito 1 0 0 0 1.0 19 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
            8.0 189 44 30 7 0 5 10 2 1 0 0 6 5  

Yomiuri Giants

Hitters (LOB: 14, 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/RF) Chono, Hisayoshi .400 3 0 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 BB 1B (7)   1B (9) 2B (8)   IBB    
(2B) Terauchi, Takayuki .286 4 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 G4 F4   HBP Ks   1B (9)    
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato .143 3 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 Kl   BB Ks G6   BB    
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke .091 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 BB   F5 SF8   F8 F5    
(3B) Murata, Shuichi .188 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1B (7)   BB E5   F9 F9    
(RF/LF) Yano, Kenji .333 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 F8   HBP F4          
P Sawamura, Hirokazu .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
PH Tani, Yoshitomo .--- 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0           BB      
P Mathieson, Scott .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
PH Suzuki, Takahiro .000 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               F7  
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(LF) Bowker, John .000 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   G5 G1            
P Imamura, Nobutaka .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
1B Lopez, Jose .000 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0         G5 G6   F3  
(1B) Nakai, Daisuke .000 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   Ks              
PH/CF Matsumoto, Tetsuya .500 2 3 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0       BB BB   1B (8) Kl  
(P) Houlton, Dennis 1.000 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1B (7)              
RF/LF Kamei, Yoshiyuki .111 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0       BB E4   SH1    
    .161 30 6 7 6 5 12 1 1 0 0  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
  Houlton, Dennis 1 0 0 0 3.0 68 16 14 6 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 4 4 12.000
  Imamura, Nobutaka 2 0 0 0 1.0 17 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
  Sawamura, Hirokazu 2 0 0 0 2.0 28 9 8 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 5.400
W Mathieson, Scott 3 1 0 0 2.0 32 7 6 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
S Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 2 0 0 1 1.0 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
            9.0 152 39 35 10 1 7 2 1 1 0 0 5 5  

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Notes

National Anthem:

Ceremonial First Pitch: Swimmer Natsumi Shibata, Konami Sports Club Kita Urawa

TV Broadcast: Nippon TV: Koji Yamamoto, Masumi Kuwata, Yu Darvish, Yasushi Shinya.

Radio Broadcast:  Bunka Hoso: Toshihisa Nishi, Kazumi Saito.  TBS Radio: Koichi Ogata, Keisuke Hatsuta.

Hero Interview: Hisayoshi Chono, Takayuki Terauchi

General: A moment of silence was held for Tetsuharu Murakami before the start of the game.  Player wore black patches on their left shirt sleeve. [Sponichi 10/30/2013]

Rakuten: Miyagawa was tossed for throwing a dangerous pitch at Terauchi in the 4th.

Yomiuri: The Giants stopped a two-game losing streak. ... Mathieson recorded his first Nippon Series victory.

Scoring Opportunities for the Eagles:

  • Runners on first and third with two out in the 2nd.
  • Runners on first and third with two out in the 6th.