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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 2 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 1 (July 9, 2014)

by on Jul.09, 2014 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters vs Rakuten Eagles @ kobo Stadium - 18:00
Starters: Otani, Shohei (HAM) 7-1, 2.49 - Karashima, Wataru (RAK) 5-8, 3.83

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

Attendance: 16026 | Time: 3h6m | Rakuten leads series, 6-5-0

Nippon Ham Fighters

Hitters

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Nishikawa, Haruki LF-1B .249 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1B (9) Ks     G3     BB  
Obiki, Keiji SS .260 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 SH1   F4   G5     SH1  
Yang, Dai-Kang CF .271 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 G4   Ks     G6   1B (7)  
Nakata, Sho DH .276 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 Ks   Ks     E6   DP(4)  
Miranda, Juan 1B .244 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1   HR (9)   G4   G3     Ks
Murata, Kazuya LF .240 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Koyano, Eiichi 3B .242 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   G6   1B (7)   F7     G1
Iiyama, Yuji 3B .296 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Ishikawa, Shingo RF .244 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1B (9)   DP(6)     G4   L4
Ono, Shota C .209 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1B (7)     Kl   G6    
Nakashima, Takuya 2B .279 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0   Ks     1B (7)   F8    
Otani, Shohei P .285 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
  .245 31 2 7 2 7 1 2 1 0 1  

BATTING
HR: Miranda, Juan (10, 2nd inning off Karashima, Wataru, none on)
LOB: 5

BASERUNNING
SB: Nakashima, Takuya (5th)

FIELDING
DP: 0

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Otani, Shohei, W 14 8 1 0 9.0 113 32 29 4 0 16 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 2.348
          9.0 113 32 29 4 0 16 0 1 2 0 0 1 1  

Rakuten Eagles

Hitters

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Matsui, Kazuo 3B .280 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2B (8)   1B (9)   Ks     G1  
Fujita, Kazuya 2B .280 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 SH3   SH1   Kl     G5  
Akaminai, Ginji 1B .290 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1B (9)   G1     Ks     G6
Jones, Andruw DH .225 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 Ks   Ks     Ks     Ks
Bowker, John LF .273 3 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 HBP     Ks   Ks     Ks
Okajima, Takero RF .268 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 Ks     G4     Ks    
Nishida, Tetsuro SS .234 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0   Ks   Ks     G6    
Koseki, Shota C .184 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   F8     1B (6)        
Lutz, Zach PH .333 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0             F8    
Shima, Motohiro C .291 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Makida, Akihisa CF .252 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   Ks     G1     Ks  
Karashima, Wataru P .333 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Nishimiya, Yusuke P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Fukuyama, Hiroyuki P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
  .250 29 1 4 1 16 1 2 0 1 0  

BATTING
LOB: 4

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Nishida, Tetsuro-Fujita, Kazuya-Akaminai, Ginji in the 4th; Fujita, Kazuya-Nishida, Tetsuro-Akaminai, Ginji in the 8th)
E: Nishida, Tetsuro (6th)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Karashima, Wataru, L 15 5 9 0 8.0 111 31 28 7 1 6 1 0 2 0 0 2 2 3.699
Nishimiya, Yusuke 29 2 0 0 0.1 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.742
Fukuyama, Hiroyuki 34 2 1 0 0.2 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.947
          9.0 123 34 31 7 1 7 1 0 2 0 0 2 2  

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Notes

General: Trey Hillman (Yankees) was at the game. Nikkan Sports 7/9/2014, Daily Sports 7/9/2014

Nippon Ham: The Fighters are 5-2 in seven games so far this month. ... Otani is 6-0 in ten starts since his last loss on April 27.  He is 2-0 in two starts against the Eagles this year.  He recorded his 100th strikeout of the season -- 3rd inning, Jones.  He is the third pitcher in the Pacific League to reach 100 strikeouts this season, behind Orix's Chihiro Kaneko and Rakuten's Takahiro Norimoto. Nikkan Sports 7/9/2014  He topped out at 159km/h.

Rakuten: The Eagles' two-game winning streak against the Fighters came to an end. ... Karashima is 0-2 in two starts since his last win on June 27.  He is 1-2 in three starts against the Fighters this year. ... Jones safely reached base in his thirteenth consecutive game.