...The Buffaloes four game winning streak came to an end on Saturday as they lost to the Softbank Hawks, 6-2. Orix hitters also struck out a total 16 times (14 against Toshiya Sugiuchi).
...So Taguchi hit his first home run in Japan since 7/2/2001 (vs Nippon Ham Fighters). He hit the home run in his third at bat of the game in the 6th off Sugiuchi.
...The last time Alex Cabrera hit home runs in three consecutive games: 8/29 - 8/31/2008. Cabrera did not hit a home run on Saturday. His final line: 1-for-3, 2 BB, 2B, SO.