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Softbank Hawks 5 – Orix Buffaloes 1 (April 15, 2010)

by on Apr.15, 2010 @ 7:26 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 5 0
Orix 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 3

Attendance: 11060 | Series tied, 3-3-0 | Time: 2:53

Tsuyoshi Wada (SOF) 2-1, 3.32 - Kazuki Kondo (ORI) 1-1, 4.34

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 3, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B (SB) (BrO), 3: F8, 6: SO, 9: E1
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 0-for-2 1: S3, 3: F9, 6: SO, 9: S1
(LF) Ortiz, Jose 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G6, 4: F5, 7: G5, 9: 2B
PR Akashi, Kenji 0-for-0, 1 R
C Tanoue, Hidenori 0-for-0
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 0-for-4 1: F9, 4: SO, 7: F7, 9: F7
(DH) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 0-for-3, 1 R 2: F8, 4: G4, 7: SO, 9: IBB
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 1-for-4, 2 RBI 2: f9, 5: G6, 8: G6, 9: 2B
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-3 2: G1, 5: SO, 8: G6, 9: BB (SB)
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-4, 1 R 3: 1B, 5: SO, 8: SO, 9: G1
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 0-for-1, 1 RBI 3: S9, 6: SO
PH Shibahara, Hiroshi 1-for-1 9: 1B
PR-CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0, 1 R

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wada, Tsuyoshi, W 8 129 30 25 3 0 5 2 1 2 0 0 1 1 2.667
Mahara, Takahiro 1 17 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.227
9 146 35 30 5 0 6 2 1 2 0 0 1 1

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Taguchi, So 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F7, 4: 2B, 5: F9, 8: F7
(RF) Shimoyama, Shinji 0-for-3 1: F8, 4: S1, 5: F6, 8: SO
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: 2B, 6: F8, 8: L3
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 1-for-3 2: F9, 4: BB, 6: f3, 9: 1B
(DH) LaRocca, Greg 0-for-3 2: G5, 4: HBP, 6: SO, 9: f4
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: G3, 7: G4, 9: SO
(3B) Shimamura, Ikki 0-for-3 3: F8, 4: G6, 7: f3
PH Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-1 9: 1B
(C) Hidaka, Takeshi 1-for-3 3: L4, 5: 1B, 7: BB, 9: F7
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-1 3: SO, 5: S1
PH Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 0-for-1 7: F9
SS Yamasaki, Koji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kondo, Kazuki, L 8 1/3 133 30 27 4 0 8 0 0 2 0 0 4 0 3.000
Komatsu, Satoshi 2/3 22 5 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 1.421
9 155 35 30 5 0 8 2 0 2 1 0 5 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Matsuda hits a single to right and advances to third on a fielding error (E9).  Yamazaki hits a sac fly to right.  Kawasaki flies out to center.  Honda flies out to right.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Taguchi hits a lead-off double and advances to third on a sac bunt by Shimoyama.  Goto hits an RBI double to center.  Cabrera walks, runners on first and second.  LaRocca is hit by a pitch to load the bases.  T-Okada grounds out to first, bases loaded.  Ikki grounds out to short.

Top of the 9th - 4 runs, 3 hits
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Shibahara pinch-hits for Yamazaki, hits an infield single, and advances to second on a throwing error (E1).  Kidokoro enters the game as a pinch-runner for Shibahara.  Kawasaki hits it back to Konda (P), who makes a bad throw to third (E1), allowing Kidokoro to score while Kawasaki advances to second.  Honda advances the runner to third with sac bunt.  Ortiz hits an RBI double, runner on second.
Pitching change: Komatsu in for Konda.
Akashi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Ortiz.  Kokubo flies out to left.  Matsunaka gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second.  Tamura clears the bases with a 2-run double, runner on second.  A wild pitch allows Tamura to advance to third.  Hasegawa walks, then steals second, runners on second and third.  Matsuda grounds out to the pitcher.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Kawasaki hits a single to left, steals second, and advances to third on a sac bunt by Honda.  Ortiz hits a grounder to short and advances to second as Kawasaki is thrown out trying to score.  Kokubo flies out to right.

Bottom of the 5th
Hidaka hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Obiki.  Taguchi flies out to right.  Shimoyama flies out to short.

Bottom of the 9th
Cabrera hits a single to center.  LaRocca fouls out to second.  T-Okada strikes out.  Sakaguchi, pinch-hitting for Ikki, hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Hidaka flies out  to left.

Notes

After getting off to a 7-1 start, the Buffaloes have now lost their last four series in a row and have fallen to 10-10 on the year. ... Kawasaki (SOF) has extended his hitting streak to 14 games. ... Wada (SOF) has now won three starts in a row.