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Softbank Hawks 8 – Orix Buffaloes 10 (April 14, 2010)

by on Apr.14, 2010 @ 6:00 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 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 0 8 16 1
Orix 1 3 3 0 0 1 0 2 X 10 12 1

Attendance: 10133 | Orix leads series, 3-2-0 | Time: 3:43

Yasushi Kamiuchi (SOF) 0-0, 1.86 - Shogo Yamamoto (ORI) 1-1, 6.19

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 2-for-5, 2 R 1: G3, 3: 1B, 5: 1B (SB), 6: G3, 8: G1
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 2-for-4, 2 R 1: 1B (CS), 3: 1B, 5: BB, 6: f3, 8: SO
(LF) Ortiz, Jose 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: G5, 8: BB
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 3-for-5, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: F8, 3: 2B, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 8: F6
(DH) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 1-for-3, 2 RBI 2: SO, 3: F9, 5: S6, 7: 1B
PR-DH Akashi, Kenji 0-for-0, 1 R
PH-DH Lee, Bum-Ho 0-for-1 9: SO
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 2-for-5 2: F6, 4: 2B, 5: G6, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(CF) Hasegawa, Yuya 2-for-5, 1 RBI 3: G4, 4: G4, 5: F7, 7: 1B, 9: 2B
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-5 3: SO, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 7: F3, 9: SO
(C) Tanoue, Hidenori 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: HR, 4: G5, 6: S3, 7: F9

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kamiuchi, Yasushi 2 1/3 64 15 13 6 3 3 1 1 0 2 0 7 7 6.750
Katto, Keisuke 2 2/3 41 10 9 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.724
Mizuta, Akio 1 29 7 6 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.857
Settsu, Tadashi, H 1 9 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.025
Falkenborg, Brian, L 1 14 5 4 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0.900
8 157 40 35 12 4 8 2 2 1 2 0 10 8

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Taguchi, So 2-for-4, 1 R 1: HBP, 2: F9, 4: G6, 6: 2B (BrO), 8: 1B
CF Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 0-for-0
(RF) Akada, Shogo 1-for-4, 2 R 1: G3, 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: SE
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-5, 2 RBI 1: 2B, 3: F8, 5: G4, 6: G4, 8: G3
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 2-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 6: BB, 8: F8
(DH) LaRocca, Greg 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: G6, 3: HR, 5: f3, 6: F4
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 2-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 3: HR, 5: HBP, 7: G6
(3B) Shimamura, Ikki 0-for-2, 1 R 2: BB, 3: F8, 5: SO
PH Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 1-for-1 7: 1B
PR-3B Baldiris, Aarom 0-for-0
(C) Hidaka, Takeshi 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 3: SO, 6: HR, 7: DP
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 1-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: HR, 4: G6, 6: SO, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamamoto, Shogo 3 66 14 14 6 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 7.105
Kato, Daisuke, H 1 11 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.080
Kikuchihara, Tsuyoshi 1/3 20 5 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 4.500
Katsuki, Ryota, H 1 2/3 23 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.250
Hirano, Yoshihisa, W 2 46 11 10 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 2.613
Leicester, Jon, S 1 17 4 4 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.688
9 183 44 40 16 1 8 2 0 1 1 0 8 7

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Kamiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Taguchi is hit by a pitch.  Akada fails to advance runner with a sac bunt, runner on first.  Goto hits an RBI double to left, advances to third on throw.  Cabrera strikes out.  LaRocca grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 2nd - 3 runs, 2 hits
Kamiuchi on the mound for Softbank
T-Okada hits a double to center and a wild pitch allows him to advance to third.  Ikki walks, runners on first and third.  Hidaka strikes out.  A wild pitch puts runners on second and third.  Obiki hits a 3-run homer.  Taguchi flies out to right.  Akada strikes out.

Top of the 3rd - 4 runs, 5 hits
Yamamoto on the mound for Orix
Hasegawa grounds out to second.  Matsuda strikes out.  Tanoue hits a solo homer.  Kawasaki hits a single to center.  Honda hits an infield single, runners on first and second.  Ortiz hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.  Kokubo hits a 2-run double to left.  Matsunaka flies out to right.

Bottom of the 3rd - 3 runs, 3 hits
Kamiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Goto flies out to center.  Cabrera hits a single to left.  LaRocca hits a 2-run homerT-Okada follows with a solo homer.
Pitching change: Katto in for Kamiuchi.
Ikki flies out to center.  Hidaka strikes out.

Top of the 5th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kikuchihara on the mound for Orix
Kawasaki hits an infield single and steals second.  Honda walks, runners on first and second.  Ortiz hits a single to left, bases loaded.  Kokubo hits an RBI single to center, bases loaded.  Matsunaka hits a sac fly, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Katsuki in for Kikuchihara.
Tamura grounds out to short, runners on first and third.  Hasegawa flies out to left.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 3 hits
Mizuta on the mound for Softbank
Hidaka hits a solo homer.  Obiki strikes out.  Taguchi hits a double to left.  Akada hits an infield single, runners on first and third.  Goto hits a grounder to second, Taguchi thrown out trying to score, runners on first and second.  Cabrera walks to load the bases.  LaRocca flies out to second.

Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Hirano on the mound for Orix
Ortiz grounds out to third.  Kokubo hits a single to right and advances to second on a fielding error by Taguchi (E8).  A wild pitch allows allows Kokubo to advance to third.  Matsunaka hits an infield RBI single.  Akashi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Matsunaka.  Tamura hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Hasegawa hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.  Matsuda flies out to first.  Tanoue flies out to right.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Falkenborg on the mound for Softbank
Obiki strikes out.  Taguchi hits a single to center.  Akada hits a bunt, a throwing error (E1) allows a run to score and Akada ends up at third.  Goto drives in a run with a ground out to first.  Cabrera flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 4th
Tamura hits a double.  Hasegawa grounds out to second, runner on third.  Matsuda strikes out.  Tanoue grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 5th
Goto grounds out to second.  Cabrera hits a single right.  LaRocca fouls out to first.  T-Okada is hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Ikki strikes out.

Top of the 6th
Matsuda hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanoue.  Kawasaki grounds out to first, runner on third.  Honda fouls out to first.

Top of the 9th
Lee strikes out.  Tamura strikes out.  Hasegawa hits a double.  Matsuda strikes out.

Notes

The Buffaloes stopped a 3-game losing streak. ... LaRocca (ORI) managed to hit a home run despite a fractured right pinky.