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Saitama Seibu Lions 4 – Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 2 (August 20, 2014)

by on Aug.20, 2014 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Seibu Lions vs Softbank Hawks @ YafuOku Dome - 18:00
Starters: Okamoto, Yosuke (SEI) 1-4, 3.76 - Iida, Yuya (SOF) 1-3, 4.34

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

Attendance: 38561 | Time: 3h21m | Softbank leads series, 11-6-1

Seibu Lions

Hitters

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Asamura, Hideto 3B .268 4 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1B (8) BB     F8   1B (8)   Kl
Watanabe, Naoto SS .285 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 SH1 F7     G6   BB    
Nagae, Kyohei PR-SS .188 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0                 Kl
Kuriyama, Takumi LF .278 4 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 Ks   L4     1B (8) Ks    
Kumashiro, Masato LF .217 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Nakamura, Takeya DH .246 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2B (8)   BB     F8 G5    
Mejia, Ernesto 1B .319 3 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 BB   DP(5)     HR (7)   F7  
Wakiya, Ryota 1B .236 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Morimoto, Hichori RF .244 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 Ks     Kl   Ks      
Saito, Shogo PH-RF .250 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               F7  
Akiyama, Shogo CF .255 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   3B (8)   G4   Ks   Ks  
Sumitani, Ginjiro C .208 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   F6   G4     G4   1B (1)
Hayashizaki, Ryo 2B .250 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   F6     F4   1B (9)   SH1
Okamoto, Yosuke P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0                  
Masuda, Tatsushi 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 32 4 8 3 9 4 2 0 1 1  

BATTING
HR: Mejia, Ernesto (24, 6th inning off Iida, Yuya, one on)
LOB: 7

FIELDING
DP: 1 (Watanabe, Naoto-Hayashizaki, Ryo-Mejia, Ernesto in the 2nd)
E: Okamoto, Yosuke (3rd)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Okamoto, Yosuke, W 16 2 4 0 7.0 113 27 23 4 0 10 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 3.469
Masuda, Tatsushi, H 29 2 1 0 1.0 12 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
Takahashi, Tomomi, S 50 2 1 22 1.0 19 5 5 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.812
          9.0 144 35 31 7 0 13 2 1 0 0 0 2 2  

Softbank Hawks

Hitters

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Nakamura, Akira 1B .310 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 F8   Kl   G4     G6  
Imamiya, Kenta SS .241 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 Ks     F9   Ks      
Takata, Tomoki PH-SS .400 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               2B (8)  
Uchikawa, Seiichi LF .322 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 F8     Ks   F9   F9  
Lee, Dae-Ho DH .308 4 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   1B (8)   Ks   Ks     2B (9)
Yanagita, Yuki CF .316 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   F7     HBP   G1   Ks
Hasegawa, Yuya RF .304 4 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0   1B (9)     1B (9)   Kl   Ks
Yoshimura, Yuki 3B .365 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0   DP(6)     SF9   2B (8)   2B (8)
Hosokawa, Toru C .200 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0     Ks   Ks        
Matsunaka, Nobuhiko PH .125 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0             BB    
Tsuruoka, Shinya C .219 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0                 Ks
Akashi, Kenji 2B .284 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0     G3   BB   Kl    
Iida, Yuya P .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Hoshino, Daichi P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Tatsumi, Shingo P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
  .286 31 2 7 2 13 3 0 1 0 0  

BATTING
LOB: 6

BASERUNNING
SB: Hasegawa, Yuya (5th)

FIELDING
DP: 1 (Yoshimura, Yuki-Akashi, Kenji-Nakamura, Akira in the 3rd)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iida, Yuya, L 8 1 4 0 6.2 126 30 25 7 1 6 4 0 1 1 0 4 4 4.542
Hoshino, Daichi 2 0 0 0 1.1 16 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Tatsumi, Shingo 3 0 0 0 1.0 19 4 3 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 7.714
          9.0 161 38 32 8 1 9 4 0 2 1 0 4 4  

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Notes

General: Old timer Kenichi Wakatabe threw out the ceremonial first pitch.  Batting coach Hiroshi Fujimoto caught the pitch. Nikkan Sports 8/20/2014

Seibu: The Lions picked up their first victory since August 15.  They also stopped a five-game losing streak against the Hawks (0-5-1) and a four-game losing streak at YafuOku Dome (0-4-1). ... Y. Okamoto recorded his first win since July 31.  He is 1-2 in three starts against the Hawks this season. ... Mejia homered in his second straight game.

Softbank: The Hawks' two-game winning streak came to an end (2-0-1).  They became the last team in the NPB to lost forty games this season. ... Iida is 0-2 in two starts since his last win on July 30.  This was his first start against the Lions this year. ... Hasegawa reached base in his twenty-second straight game.