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[7/26/2015] Seibu Lions top one million in attendance

by on Jul.27, 2015 @ 2:03 am, under NPB
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The Seibu Lions topped one million in attendance in their forty-seventh home game on July 26. It took the Lions forty-nine games last year.

Date Opponent Venue Attendance
03/27 Fri Orix Seibu Prince 28,210
03/28 Sat Orix Seibu Prince 24,249
03/29 Sun Orix Seibu Prince 26,507
04/03 Fri Softbank Seibu Prince 13,176
04/04 Sat Softbank Seibu Prince 21,734
04/05 Sun Softbank Seibu Prince 21,291
04/11 Sat Lotte Seibu Prince 22,729
04/12 Sun Lotte Seibu Prince 26,673
04/14 Tue Rakuten Seibu Prince 9,413
04/15 Wed Rakuten Seibu Prince 9,910
04/16 Thu Rakuten Omiya 14,966
04/21 Tue Nippon Ham Seibu Prince 11,417
04/22 Wed Nippon Ham Seibu Prince 11,932
05/04 Mon Orix Seibu Prince 31,898
05/05 Tue Orix Seibu Prince 28,743
05/06 Wed Orix Seibu Prince 26,634
05/19 Tue Lotte Seibu Prince 12,881
05/20 Wed Lotte Seibu Prince 12,827
05/21 Thu Lotte Seibu Prince 11,277
05/22 Fri Rakuten Seibu Prince 12,671
05/23 Sat Rakuten Seibu Prince 27,789
05/24 Sun Rakuten Seibu Prince 24,695
05/29 Fri Hanshin Seibu Prince 22,333
05/30 Sat Hanshin Seibu Prince 32,698
05/31 Sun Hanshin Seibu Prince 32,985
06/09 Tue Hiroshima Seibu Prince 22,284
06/10 Wed Hiroshima Seibu Prince 22,167
06/11 Thu Hiroshima Seibu Prince 20,867
06/12 Fri Yakult Seibu Prince 15,427
06/13 Sat Yakult Seibu Prince 32,876
06/14 Sun Yakult Seibu Prince 31,517
06/23 Tue Softbank Omiya 17,857
06/24 Wed Softbank Seibu Prince 14,202
06/25 Thu Softbank Seibu Prince 13,481
06/26 Fri Nippon Ham Seibu Prince 15,940
06/27 Sat Nippon Ham Seibu Prince 32,062
06/28 Sun Nippon Ham Seibu Prince 30,976
07/03 Fri Lotte Seibu Prince 17,457
07/04 Sat Lotte Seibu Prince 31,041
07/05 Sun Lotte Seibu Prince 32,453
07/07 Tue Orix Seibu Prince 12,154
07/08 Wed Orix Seibu Prince 12,817
07/14 Tue Rakuten Seibu Prince 13,212
07/15 Wed Rakuten Seibu Prince 18,329
07/24 Fri Nippon Ham Seibu Prince 23,533
07/25 Sat Nippon Ham Seibu Prince 30,996
07/26 Sun Nippon Ham Seibu Prince 28,284
        1,009,570

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 8 – Saitama Seibu Lions 3 (July 26, 2015)

by on Jul.26, 2015 @ 9:27 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Nippon Ham Fighters vs Seibu Lions @ Seibu Prince Dome - 18:00
Starters: Mendoza, Luis (HAM) 5-5, 2.91 - Makita, Kazuhisa (SEI) 5-6, 2.73

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon Ham 0 0 0 2 3 2 0 0 1 8 12 1
Seibu 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 12 2

Attendance: 28284 | Time: 3h58m | Nippon Ham leads series, 11-5-0

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[7/25/2015] Orix Buffaloes, Nippon Ham Fighters, Chiba Lotte Marines, Seibu Lions, Rakuten Eagles

by on Jul.26, 2015 @ 9:20 am, under NPB
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Orix Buffaloes

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Shohei Otani gave up two home runs to Seibu's Takeya Nakamura on July 24. It was the fourth time he surrendered two home runs in a game, first to the same hitter. Source: Sponichi 7/25/2015
  • Naoki Miyanishi's wife gave birth to the couple's second child, a boy weighing 3,250 grams, on July 24. Source: official announcement

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • The Marines were reportedly close to trading Ikuhiro Kiyota to the Yakult Swallows for pitching help before the start of the season. The Swallows backed out at the last minute. Source: ZakZak 7/25/2015

Seibu Lions

  • Takeya Nakamura recorded the thirty-first multi-home run game of his career on July 24, second most in franchise history, behind Kazuhiro Kiyohara's thirty-six. Shogo Akiyama is in third with thirty. At thirty-one years and eleven months, Nakamura is the youngest player to hit fifteen grand slams. Sadaharu Oh recorded his fifteenth grand slam at thirty-seven years and ten months. Source: Sponichi 7/25/2015

Rakuten Eagles

  • The Eagles homered in three consecutive at bats on July 25 for the second time in franchise history. Gaby Sanchez, Tadashi Ishimine, and Mitsutaka Goto went back-to-back-to-back in the 4th inning off Lotte's Yuki Karakawa. The first time was on September 26, 2009 against Seibu at Seibu Dome (Fernando Seguignol, Todd Linden, and Jin Nakatani). Source: Daily Sports 7/25/2015

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 6 – Saitama Seibu Lions 4 (July 25, 2015)

by on Jul.25, 2015 @ 6:42 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Nippon Ham Fighters vs Seibu Lions @ Seibu Prince Dome - 18:00
Starters: Yoshikawa, Mitsuo (HAM) 7-4, 3.04 - Nogami, Ryoma (SEI) 7-4, 3.35

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon Ham 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 6 12 0
Seibu 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 8 1

Attendance: 30996 | Time: 3h42m | Nippon Ham leads series, 10-5-0

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[7/24/2015] Big night for Seibu’s Takeya Nakamura

by on Jul.24, 2015 @ 11:26 pm, under NPB
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Takeya Nakamura started the day with 999 hits and 299 home runs. He blasted a solo home run off Nippon Ham's Shohei Otani in the 4th inning and became the forty-first player in NPB history to hit 300 home runs and the 281st player in NPB history to record 1,000 hits. He reached the 300 home run milestone in his 1,158th career game, good for eighth fastest in NPB history, ahead of Hideki Matsui (1,200th game).

Nakamura was not yet done.

In the following inning, with the bases loaded and one out, Nakamura took Otani deep for the second time tonight and tied Sadaharu Oh for first on the all-time list with the fifteenth grand slam of his career.

Player GS
Oh, Sadaharu 15
Nakamura, Takeya 15
Fujii, Yasuo 14
Nakamura, Norihiro 14
Komada, Norihiro 13
Eto, Akira 13
Kokubo, Hiroki 13
Eto, Shinichi 12
Nomura, Katsuya 12
Iguchi Tadahito 12

Source: Nikkan Sports 7/24/2015, Nikkan Sports 7/24/2015, Nikkan Sports 7/24/2015, Daily Sports 7/24/2015

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 13 – Saitama Seibu Lions 6 (July 24, 2015)

by on Jul.24, 2015 @ 9:44 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Nippon Ham Fighters vs Seibu Lions @ Seibu Prince Dome - 18:00
Starters: Otani, Shohei (HAM) 10-1, 1.43 - Togame, Ken (SEI) 7-4, 3.12

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon Ham 0 0 3 0 2 1 1 6 0 13 19 0
Seibu 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 1 6 9 1

Attendance: 23533 | Time: 4h7m | Nippon Ham leads series, 9-5-0

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[7/23/2015] Seibu Lions, Nippon Ham Fighters, Rakuten Eagles

by on Jul.24, 2015 @ 9:40 am, under NPB
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Seibu Lions

  • The Lions added Ikusei infielder Daichi Mizuguchi to their seventy-man roster on July 23. His uniform number will change from 123 to 00 and his salary will be an estimated five million yen. Source: official announcement, Daily Sports 7/23/2015

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • The Fighters gave up nineteen runs to the Eagles on July 22. It was the first time they allowed nineteen runs in a game since 2003 against Kintetsu. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/23/2015

Rakuten Eagles

  • Kazuo Matsui is five away from 2,000 career hits. The modasho he recorded on July 22 was the 173rd of his career. Two more will put him in a sixth place tie on the all-time list with Kazuyoshi Tatsunami. Source: Sponichi 7/23/2015
  • The Eagles scored seventeen runs in the first three innings of a game against Nippon Ham on July 22. They scored five in the first, seven in the second, and five in the third. It was the first time a team scored five or more runs in the first three innings of a game since Daiei accomplished the feat against Orix on August 1, 2003 (seven runs in the first, eight runs in the second, and eight runs in the third). Source: Nikkan Sports 7/23/2015