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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 1 – Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 6 (August 7, 2015)

by on Aug.07, 2015 @ 3:35 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Rakuten Eagles vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome - 18:00
Starters: Ray, Kenny (RAK) 5-2, 3.21 - Yoshikawa, Mitsuo (HAM) 7-5, 3.42

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

Attendance: 25238 | Time: 2h54m | Rakuten leads series, 10-9-0

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 rf .271 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Ks     1B (8)   2B (7)   G4  
Moriyama, Makoto rf .143 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Fujita, Kazuya 3b .282 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 G3     G5   G1   G4  
Wheeler, Zelous dh .183 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 Fo3     BB   BB     G4
Pena, Wily Mo 1b .272 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   G5   G4   F9     G4
Masuda, Shintaro lf .257 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   G6   G4     F7   3B (8)
Goto, Mitsutaka 2b .259 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   Ks     1B (7)        
Iwasaki, Tatsuro pr-ss .167 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0             F8   1B (8)
Shima, Motohiro c .215 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0     F8   L6   BB   G4
Yamasaki, Koji ss-2b .167 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0     L6   Ks   L5    
Enomoto, Aoi cf .071 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0     Ks     F7   F7  
Ray, Kenny p .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Otsuka, Takahito p .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Kato, Masashi p .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
  .242 31 1 5 1 4 3 0 0 0 0  

BATTING
LOB: 6

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Yamasaki, Koji-Goto, Mitsutaka-Pena, Wily Mo in the 2nd; Iwasaki, Tatsuro-Pena, Wily Mo in the 8th)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ray, Kenny, L 16 5 3 0 6.0 101 25 21 5 1 5 1 2 1 1 0 2 2 3.20
Otsuka, Takahito 5 0 0 0 0.2 26 7 4 3 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 3 3 13.50
Kato, Masashi 9 0 0 0 1.1 17 5 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.73
          8.0 144 37 30 10 3 5 3 2 2 1 0 6 6  

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
Nakashima, Takuya ss .274 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 F8   BB   L6   BB DP6  
Tanaka, Kensuke 2b .277 4 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 F3   Fo5   F7   HR (9)    
Yoh, Daikan cf .248 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2B (9)   HBP     G5 G6    
Nakata, Sho 1b .247 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 G5   F6     Ks 2B (8)    
Kondo, Kensuke dh .328 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   Ks   F8   1B (9) BB    
Laird, Brandon 3b .213 3 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1   HBP   1B (8)   HR (7) F5    
Iiyama, Yuji 3b .250 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Ishikawa, Shingo rf .263 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   DP6   G6   Ks      
Otani, Shohei ph .188 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1               HR (9)  
Oka, Hiromi rf .238 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Ichikawa, Tomoya c .324 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0     1B (7) Ks     1B (8) F7  
Nishikawa, Haruki lf .278 2 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0     SH1   Kl   SH2 1B (7)  
Yoshikawa, Mitsuo p .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
  .257 30 6 10 6 5 5 2 0 0 3  

BATTING
HR: Laird, Brandon (20, 6th inning off Ray, Kenny, one on); Tanaka, Kensuke (3, 7th inning off Otsuka, Takahito, two on); Otani, Shohei (4, 8th inning off Kato, Masashi, none on)
LOB: 7

FIELDING
DP: 1 (Nakashima, Takuya-Nakata, Sho in the 5th)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yoshikawa, Mitsuo, W 18 8 5 0 9.0 130 34 31 5 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.23
          9.0 130 34 31 5 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 1  

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Notes

Rakuten: The Eagles lost their third game in a row. ... Ray has not won a game since June 6. Since then, he is 0-1 with a 4.80 ERA (1.73 WHIP) in three starts. He is 2-1 with a 1.59 ERA (0.94 WHIP) in three starts against the Fighters this season. ... K. Matsui recorded his twenty-eighth multi-hit game of the year.

Nippon Ham: The Fighters stopped a four-game losing streak. ... Yoshikawa recorded his second complete game victory of the season. He is 1-0 with a 1.72 ERA (0.96 WHIP) in two starts against the Eagles this year. ... K. Tanaka homered for the first time since June 23 (136 plate appearances in between home runs). ... Otani homered for the first time since May 19 (fifty-eight plate appearances in between home runs). It was the second pinch-hit home run of his career.