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Softbank Hawks 8 – Orix Buffaloes 6 (April 13, 2010)

by on Apr.13, 2010 @ 10:54 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Softbank Hawks vs Orix Buffaloes @ - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Softbank 0 2 2 0 1 2 0 1 0 8 13 1
Orix 1 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 11 1

Attendance: 10757 | Series tied, 2-2-0 | Time: 3:39

Dennis Houlton (SOF) 1-2, 8.36 - Mamoru Kishida (ORI) 2-1, 3.05

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 3-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: G1, 4: 1B, 6: F7, 8: 1B
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: f2, 3: 1B (SB), 4: G3, 6: 1B, 8: S5
(LF) Ortiz, Jose 3-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: G6, 3: f4, 5: 2B, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
PR-CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 6: SO, 8: G5
(DH) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 3: 1B, 5: G4, 7: BB (SB), 9: SO
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 0-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F9, 3: S9, 5: F9, 7: SO, 9: G6
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-4, 1 R 2: HBP (SB), 3: F7, 5: G4, 7: G4, 9: SO
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: S9, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 7: F8
(C) Tanoue, Hidenori 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: G4, 6: S3, 8: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Houlton, Dennis, W 5 1/3 88 25 23 8 2 4 1 0 1 0 0 6 5 8.379
Morifuku, Masahiko 0/3 7 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11.571
Settsu, Tadashi, H 1 2/3 15 5 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.189
Falkenborg, Brian, H 1 20 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Mahara, Takahiro, S 1 11 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.421
9 141 38 35 11 2 8 2 0 1 0 0 6 5

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B (SB), 2: G3, 4: SO, 6: DP
C Suzuki, Fumihiro 1-for-1 9: 1B
(RF) Akada, Shogo 0-for-5 1: SO, 3: F8, 4: F4, 7: SO, 9: F7
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-3, 1 R 1: G4, 3: 1B, 5: f2, 7: BB
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 2-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: 1B, 3: HR, 5: f6, 7: DP
(DH) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: HR, 5: f3, 8: F7
(LF-CF) Taguchi, So 2-for-4, 2 R 2: 2B, 3: G6, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(3B) Shiozaki, Makoto 0-for-4 2: SO, 3: SO, 6: F9, 8: SO
(C) Hidaka, Takeshi 0-for-1 2: F8, 4: BB
PH-LF Shimoyama, Shinji 1-for-2, 1 RBI 6: 1B, 9: f3
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: S1, 6: 1B, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kishida, Mamoru, L 6 103 31 26 11 0 3 1 1 1 0 0 7 6 4.388
Kikuchihara, Tsuyoshi 2/3 18 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Komatsu, Satoshi 1/3 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Katsuki, Ryota 1 14 5 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2.842
Anan, Toru 1 9 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.400
9 152 43 36 13 0 6 2 1 2 0 0 8 7

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Houlton on the mound for Softbank.
Sakaguchi hits a single to center and steals second.  Akada strikes out.  Goto ground out to second, runner on third.  Cabrera hits an RBI single to left.  T-Okada flies out to center.

Top of the 2nd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kishida on the mound for Orix.
Matsunaka hits a double to right.   Tamura flies out to right, runner on third.  Hasegawa is hit by a pitch and steals second, runners on second and third.  Matsuda hits a sac fly, runner on second.  Tanoue hits an infield single, a run scores on a throwing error (E4), runner on second.  Kawasaki grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Houlton on the mound for Softbank.
Taguchi leads off the inning with a double.  Shiozaki strikes out.  Hidaka flies out to center.  Obiki hits an RBI single to left.  Sakaguchi grounds out to first.

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kishida on the mound for Orix.
Honda hits a single to center.  Ortiz fouls out to second.  Honda steals second.  Kokubo walks, runners on first and second.  Matsunaka hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.  Tamura hits a sac fly, runner on first.  Hasegawa flies out to left.

Bottom of the 3rd - 3 runs, 3 hits
Houlton on the mound for Softbank.
Akada flies out to center.  Goto hits a single to left.  Cabrera hits a 2-run homerT-Okada hits a solo homer.  Taguchi grounds out to short.  Shiozaki strikes out.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kishida on the mound for Orix.
Ortiz hits a double.  Kokubo hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.  Matsunaka grounds out to second, runner on first.  Tamura flies out to right.  Hasegawa grounds out to second.

Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kishida on the mound for Orix.
Matsuda hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanoue.  Kawasaki flies out to left.  Honda hits an RBI single to left, runner on second.  Ortiz hits an RBI single to left, runner on second.  Kokubo strikes out.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 3 hits
Houlton on the mound for Softbank.
Taguchi hits an infield single and advances to second on a bad pick-off throw (E1).  Shiozaki flies out to right, runner on third.
Pitching change: Morifuku in for Houlton.
Pinch-hitting for Hidaka, Shimoyama hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.
Pitching change: Settsu in for Morifuku.
Obiki hits an infield single, runners on first and second.  Sakaguchi grounds into a double play.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Katsuki on the mound for Orix
Tanoue flies out to center.  Kawasaki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda.  Ortiz hits an RBI single to left.  Kidokoro enters the game as a pinch-runner for Ortiz.  Kokubo grounds out to third.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Kawasaki hits a single to left.  Honda fouls out to the catcher (bunt).  Ortiz hits a grounder to short, runner on second.  Kokubo strikes out.

Bottom of the 4th
Hidaka walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Obiki.  Sakaguchi strikes out.  Akada flies out to second.

Top of the 7th
Matsunaka walks.  Tamura strike outs and Matsunaka steals second.  Hasegawa grounds out to second, runner on third.
Pitching change: Komatsu in for Kikuchihara.
Matsuda flies out to center.

Notes

The Buffaloes have now lost 3 games in a row.