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Saitama Seibu Lions 4 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 1 (August 2, 2014)

by on Aug.02, 2014 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Seibu Lions vs Rakuten Eagles @ kobo Stadium - 18:00
Starters: Reynolds, Greg (SEI) 1-5, 4.84 - Norimoto, Takahiro (RAK) 9-6, 3.32

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

Attendance: 23348 | Time: 3h12m | Rakuten leads series, 8-7-0

Seibu Lions

Hitters

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Kaneko, Yuji 2B .279 4 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 Ks HR (9)     Ks   G6    
Watanabe, Naoto SS .284 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 F7 Ks     1B (8)     BB  
Nagae, Kyohei PR-SS .208 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Kuriyama, Takumi LF .278 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 BB   G3   F8     Kl  
Morimoto, Hichori LF .243 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Nakamura, Takeya DH .265 2 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 BB   HR (7)   F6     BB  
Mejia, Ernesto 1B .312 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 F3   F9     Ks   Ks  
Asamura, Hideto 3B .263 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0   Ks F8     BB     Ks
Akiyama, Shogo CF .254 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1B (8)   F8   L4     F7
Sumitani, Ginjiro C .208 4 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 0   2B (7)   Kl     1B (8)   Ks
Kumashiro, Masato RF .189 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   Fo9   F4     Ks    
Saito, Shogo RF .265 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Reynolds, Greg P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Kobayashi, Hiroyuki P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Okamoto, Atsushi P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Williams, Randy P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Takahashi, Tomomi P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
  .249 30 4 6 4 11 5 0 0 1 2  

BATTING
HR: Kaneko, Yuji (2, 2nd inning off Norimoto, Takahiro, one on); Nakamura, Takeya (18, 3rd inning off Norimoto, Takahiro, none on)
LOB: 4

FIELDING
DP: 1 (Mejia, Ernesto-Watanabe, Naoto-Mejia, Ernesto in the 4th)
E: Sumitani, Ginjiro (6th)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Reynolds, Greg, W 8 2 5 0 5.2 88 23 19 3 0 1 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.171
Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, H 5 0 0 0 0.1 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12.273
Okamoto, Atsushi, H 19 1 1 0 1.0 7 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.953
Williams, Randy, H 41 2 2 0 1.0 25 5 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.725
Takahashi, Tomomi, S 40 2 1 19 1.0 22 5 3 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.831
          9.0 146 37 30 4 0 4 7 0 0 0 1 1 0  

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 .276 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Fo2   F6   L4     G6 Ks
Fujita, Kazuya 2B .287 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 G3   G1     G5   G5  
Okajima, Takero RF .278 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 G4   G4     BB   1B (5)  
Jones, Andruw DH .220 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   G6   F2   F7   BB  
Akaminai, Ginji 1B .285 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0   G4   BB   1B (8)   F7  
Bowker, John LF .267 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1B (8)   DP(3)   L4     Kl
Hijirisawa, Ryo CF .267 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   BB     G3   Ks    
Shima, Motohiro PH .280 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0                 BB
Koseki, Shota C .131 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   G1              
Ishimine, Tadashi C .083 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0         Kl   G6    
Makida, Akihisa PH .250 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                 F7
Nishida, Tetsuro SS .255 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0     BB   1B (9)   G5   BB
Norimoto, Takahiro P .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Miyagawa, Sho P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Nishimiya, Yusuke P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
  .254 30 1 4 1 4 7 0 1 0 0  

BATTING
LOB: 9

BASERUNNING
SB: Okajima, Takero (6th)

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Fujita, Kazuya-Akaminai, Ginji in the 6th; Ishimine, Tadashi-Nishida, Tetsuro in the 7th; Ishimine, Tadashi-Nishida, Tetsuro in the 8th)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Norimoto, Takahiro, L 19 9 7 0 3.0 67 15 13 4 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 4 4 3.522
Miyagawa, Sho 14 3 0 0 4.0 56 13 12 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.750
Nishimiya, Yusuke 38 3 0 0 2.0 38 7 5 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.269
          9.0 161 35 30 6 2 11 5 0 0 0 0 4 4  

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Notes

General: Talento Masaki Kyomoto sang the national anthem.  Comedian Junichi Komoto (Jicho Kacho) threw out the ceremonial first pitch. Nikkan Sports 8/2/2014, Nikkan Sports 8/2/2014

Seibu: The Lions are ten games above .500. ... Reynolds is 2-0 in two starts since his last loss on May 1.  He is 1-1 in two starts against the Eagles this year.

Rakuten: The Eagles' two-game winning streak came to an end. ... Norimoto is 0-3 in five starts since his last win on June 29.  He is 1-1 in two starts against the Lions this season.