2009 Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters season

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2009 Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters season
Manager Masataka Nashida
Owner(s) Nippon Ham
Arena Sapporo Dome
Results
Record 82–60–2 (.577)
Place 1st (PL)
Playoff finish Lost Japan Series
Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters seasons

The 2009 Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters season was the 64th season for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters franchise.

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pacific League
G W L T Win% GB
Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters 144 82 60 2 .577
Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 144 77 66 1 .538
Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 144 74 65 5 .532
Saitama Seibu Lions 144 70 70 4 .500 11
Chiba Lotte Marines 144 62 77 5 .446 18½
Orix Buffaloes 144 56 86 2 .394 26

Record vs. opponents[edit]

Pacific League
Chiba Lotte Marines 18–6–1
Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 11–12–1
Orix Buffaloes 16–8–0
Saitama Seibu Lions 12–12–0
Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 13–11–0
Central League
Chunichi Dragons 1–3–0
Hanshin Tigers 2–1–1
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 2–2–0
Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2–2–0
Yokohama BayStars 3–1–0
Yomiuri Giants 2–2–0
Interleague total 12–11–1
Total 82–60–2

Game log[edit]

Legend
  Fighters win
  Fighters loss
  Fighters tie
  Postponement
Bold Fighters team member
2009 Game Log

Roster[edit]

2009 Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Postseason[edit]

Climax Series[edit]

Stage 2[edit]

Game 1
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 0 1 0 2 0 0 3 0 2 8 12 0
Nippon-Ham 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 9 13 0
WP: Masanori Hayashi (1–0)   LP: Kazuo Fukumori (0–1)
Home runs:
RAK: Teppei Tsuchiya (1)
NIP: Terrmel Sledge (1)
Game 2
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 1
Nippon-Ham 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 X 3 9 0
WP: Keisaku Itokazu (1–0)   LP: Hisashi Iwakuma (0–1)   Sv: Hisashi Takeda (1)
Home runs:
RAK: Fernando Seguignol (1)
NIP: None
Game 3
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 0
Nippon-Ham 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 6 0
WP: Masahiro Tanaka (1–0)   LP: Tomoya Yagi (0–1)
Home runs:
RAK: Naoto Watanabe (1)
NIP: Shinji Takahashi (1)
Game 4
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 9 0
Nippon-Ham 1 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 X 9 14 0
WP: Shugo Fujii (1–0)   LP: Hiromichi Fujiwara (0–1)
Home runs:
RAK: None
NIP: Hichori Morimoto (1), Terrmel Sledge (2)

Japan Series[edit]

Main article: 2009 Japan Series

Game 1[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 4 8 0
Nippon-Ham 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 12 0
WP: Dicky Gonzalez (1–0)   LP: Masaru Takeda (0–1)   Sv: Marc Kroon (1)
Home runs:
YOM: Yoshitomo Tani (1)
NIP: Terrmel Sledge (1)

Game 2[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 0
Nippon-Ham 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 x 4 12 0
WP: Yu Darvish (1–0)   LP: Tetsuya Utsumi (0–1)   Sv: Hisashi Takeda (1)
Home runs:
YOM: Yoshiyuki Kamei (1)
NIP: Atsunori Inaba (1)

Game 3[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon-Ham 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4 4 0
Yomiuri 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 2 X 7 8 3
WP: Wirfin Obispo (1–0)   LP: Keisaku Itokazu (0–1)   Sv: Marc Kroon (2)
Home runs:
NIP: Atsunori Inaba (2), Eiichi Koyano (1), Kensuke Tanaka (1)
YOM: Lee Seung-Yeop (1), Shinnosuke Abe (1), Michihiro Ogasawara (1)

Game 4[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon-Ham 0 0 4 0 1 0 2 1 0 8 11 1
Yomiuri 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 13 0
WP: Yagi (1–0)   LP: Takahashi (0–1)   Sv: Takeda (2)
Home runs:
NIP: Shinji Takahashi (1)
YOM: Ramírez (1)

Game 5[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon-Ham 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 1
Yomiuri 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 7 2
WP: Yamaguchi, (1-0)   LP: H. Takeda, (0-1)
Home runs:
NIP: Takahashi (2)
YOM: Kamei (2), Abe (2)

Game 6[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 6 0
Nippon-Ham 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 1
WP: Tetsuya Utsumi (1–1)   LP: Masaru Takeda (0-2)   Sv: Marc Kroon (3)

Awards[edit]

Various Fighters players won awards for their regular season performances. Five players were selected for the Best Nine Award: Yu Darvish, Shinji Takahashi, Kensuke Tanaka, Atsunori Inaba and Yoshio Itoi. Shinya Tsuruoka and Eiichi Koyano joined Best Nine winners Takahashi, Tanaka, Inaba and Itoi to take seven of the nine available PL Golden Glove Awards. Darvish was voted the PL Most Valuable Player as well as the PL Most Valuable Pitcher.

Player statistics[edit]

Batting[edit]

Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI AVG SB
Botts, JasonJason Botts 11 21 4 5 3 0 1 6 .238 0
Darvish, YuYu Darvish 23 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Fujii, ShugoShugo Fujii 22 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 0
Iiyama, YujiYuji Iiyama 76 36 14 12 0 0 0 1 .333 2
Imanami, TakahiroTakahiro Imanami 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 0
Inaba, AtsunoriAtsunori Inaba 135 500 78 150 37 4 17 85 .300 5
Inada, NaotoNaoto Inada 65 65 4 18 3 0 0 7 .277 1
Itoi, YoshioYoshio Itoi 131 425 74 130 40 3 15 58 .306 24
Itokazu, KeisakuKeisaku Itokazu 13 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 .200 0
Jiménez, LuisLuis Jiménez 39 121 13 28 5 0 5 14 .231 0
Kaneko, MakotoMakoto Kaneko 136 454 58 138 31* 5 14 66 .304 6
Kikuchi, KazumasaKazumasa Kikuchi 58 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Konta, ToshimasaToshimasa Konta 56 65 11 15 2 1 0 4 .231 2
Koyano, EiichiEiichi Koyano 138 530 65 157 33 4 11 82 .296 7
Morimoto, HichoriHichori Morimoto 107 316 50 78 14 4 1 29 .247 9
Murata, KazuyaKazuya Murata 44 55 15 16 1 2 0 5 .291 8
Nakajima, SatoshiSatoshi Nakajima 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .333 0
Nakata, ShoSho Nakata 22 36 3 10 2 0 0 1 .278 0
Nioka, TomohiroTomohiro Nioka 69 170 25 43 5 0 4 25 .253 0
Oda, TomoyukiTomoyuki Oda 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 0
Ono, ShotaShota Ono 77 154 19 32 9 0 3 15 .208 0
Sato, YoshihiroYoshihiro Sato 10 15 3 3 0 0 2 2 .200 1
Sledge, TerrmelTerrmel Sledge 117 418 53 111 27 1 27 88 .266 1
Sweeney, BrianBrian Sweeney 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Takaguchi, TakayukiTakayuki Takaguchi 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Takahashi, ShinjiShinji Takahashi 134 508 66 157 22 1 8 75 .309 7
Takeda, MasaruMasaru Takeda 24 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Tanaka, KensukeKensuke Tanaka 144 575 93 163 34 4 3 49 .283 31
Tsuboi, TomochikaTomochika Tsuboi 84 146 13 39 8 0 0 15 .267 0
Tsuruoka, ShinyaShinya Tsuruoka 122 263 25 58 14 1 1 29 .221 1
Yagi, TomoyaTomoya Yagi 20 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Yang Dai-KangYang Dai-Kang 15 11 2 2 0 0 0 0 .182 0
     Indicates PL leader in the category
^* Makoto Kaneko set a NPB record on April 14, 2009, by hitting at least one double in seven consecutive games.[1]

Pitching[edit]

Player W L ERA G Win% SV IP R ER BB K
Darvish, YuYu Darvish 15 5 1.73 23 .750 0 182 36 35 45 167
Ejiri, ShintaroShintaro Ejiri 2 1 3.20 45 .667 0 45 16 16 25 39
Fujii, ShugoShugo Fujii 7 5 3.53 22 .583 0 114 23 45 45 48 63
Hayashi, MasanoriMasanori Hayashi 3 2 3.33 46 .600 0 46 17 17 25 42
Ito, TakeshiTakeshi Ito 0 0 0.00 1 .000 0  13 0 0 0 1
Itokazu, KeisakuKeisaku Itokazu 4 5 4.56 13 .444 0 71 40 36 27 43
Kanamori, TakayukiTakayuki Kanamori 0 0 0.84 18 .000 0 21 13 2 2 8 9
Kikuchi, KazumasaKazumasa Kikuchi 5 2 3.67 58 .714 0 61 13 25 25 11 62
Miyamoto, KenKen Miyamoto 0 0 3.07 12 .000 0 14 23 6 5 7 3
Miyanishi, NaokiNaoki Miyanishi 7 2 2.89 58 .778 0 46 23 15 15 15 55
Sakakibara, RyoRyo Sakakibara 0 1 6.08 10 .000 0 26 23 19 18 8 23
Sakamoto, YataroYataro Sakamoto 0 2 5.97 19 .000 0 28 23 19 19 13 11
Sunaga, HidekiHideki Sunaga 0 1 8.50 9 .000 0 18 17 17 8 7
Sweeney, BrianBrian Sweeney 5 8 5.32 21 .385 0 118 13 73 70 52 58
Tadano, KazuhitoKazuhito Tadano 5 5 5.76 13 .500 0 70 13 45 45 27 46
Takeda, HisashiHisashi Takeda 3 0 1.20 55 1.000 34 60 10 8 14 38
Takeda, MasaruMasaru Takeda 10 9 3.55 24 .526 0 144 13 58 57 20 99
Tanimoto, KeisukeKeisuke Tanimoto 2 0 5.53 24 1.000 0 27 23 18 17 20 20
Tateyama, YoshinoriYoshinori Tateyama 5 7 3.78 46 .417 0 47 23 24 20 15 43
Uemura, YusukeYusuke Uemura 0 0 15.00 1 .000 0 3 5 5 4 2
Yagi, TomoyaTomoya Yagi 9 3 2.88 20 .750 0 122 41 39 40 76
Yamamoto, KazunoriKazunori Yamamoto 0 0 7.71 3 .000 0 2 13 2 2 1 3
Yoshikawa, MitsuoMitsuo Yoshikawa 0 2 6.61 3 .000 0 16 13 17 12 10 18
     Indicates PL leader in the category

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coskrey, Jason (April 21, 2009). "Kaneko's streak gives Fighters double vision". The Japan Times. Retrieved March 9, 2010.