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Softbank Hawks 11 – Orix Buffaloes 4 (May 3, 2010)

by on May.03, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Softbank Hawks vs Orix Buffaloes @ Skymark Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Softbank 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 3 11 17 0
Orix 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 4 8 0

Attendance: 34354 | Softbank leads series, 4-3-0 | Time: 3:44

Sho Iwasaki (SOF) 0-0, 4.50 - Mamoru Kishida (ORI) 2-3, 3.51

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 2nd, 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 1-for-5, 1 R 1: G4, 2: G4, 5: G3, 7: F8, 9: 1B
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 3-for-5, 2 R 1: 2B, 3: F4, 5: G6, 8: 1B, 9: 1B
(DH) Ortiz, Jose 2-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F9, 5: G4, 8: BB, 9: 1B
PR-DH Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-0, 1 R
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 4-for-5, 3 R, 2 RBI 1: HR, 3: 1B, 6: 2B, 8: DP, 9: 1B
PR-1B Morimoto, Satoru 0-for-0
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: 2B, 6: G5, 8: 1B
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0, 1 RBI 9: S8
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: 2B, 9: SO
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 2-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: 1B, 4: G5, 6: G6, 8: 2B, 9: SO
(LF-RF) Shibahara, Hiroshi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: DP, 4: G4, 7: F6, 8: 2B
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 1-for-4 2: 2B, 4: F4, 7: G5, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwasaki, Sho 5 96 21 19 5 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 5.143
Katto, Keisuke 1 24 7 6 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 5.094
Settsu, Tadashi, W 1 17 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.109
Falkenborg, Brian 1 6 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.551
Kamiuchi, Yasushi 1 13 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.977
9 156 37 34 8 1 9 3 0 0 0 0 4 4

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 0-for-5 1: SO, 3: F9, 5: G3, 6: G3, 9: SO
(RF) Akada, Shogo 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: SO, 5: 1B (SB), 7: G5
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 0-for-4 1: F7, 4: F8, 5: G3, 7: SO
(1B) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 1-for-4, 1 R 2: G3, 4: G6, 6: 1B, 7: G4
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 2-for-3, 2 R 2: 2B, 4: BB, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(3B) LaRocca, Greg 2-for-3, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: 1B, 4: HR, 6: BB, 8: F3
(DH-C) Hidaka, Takeshi 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: BB, 6: 1B, 8: F9
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-2 2: DP, 4: SO
PH Bynum, Freddie 0-for-1 6: SO
P Kishida, Mamoru 0-for-0
P Anan, Toru 0-for-0
P Okubo, Masanobu 0-for-0
PH Baldiris, Aarom 0-for-1 9: F5
(SS) Yamasaki, Koji 0-for-4 3: G4, 5: G6, 6: f5, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kishida, Mamoru, L 7 2/3 144 35 34 13 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 8 8 4.438
Anan, Toru 1/3 8 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.320
Okubo, Masanobu 1 22 7 6 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 27.000
9 174 43 41 17 1 7 1 0 0 1 0 11 11

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 3 runs, 3 hits
Kishida on the mound for Orix
Kawasaki grounds out to second.  Honda hits a double to right.  Ortiz hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.  Kokubo hits a 2-run homer.  Tamura strikes out looking.  Matsuda strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 3 hits
Iwasaki on the mound for Softbank
Kitagawa grounds out to first.  T-Okada hits a double to right.  LaRocca hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.  Hidaka hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Suzuki grounds into a double play.

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Kishida on the mound for Orix
Honda flies out to second.  Ortiz flies out to right.  Kokubo hits a single to left.  Tamura hits an RBI double to right, runner on second.  Matsuda strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th  - 2 runs, 1 hit
Iwasaki on the mound for Softbank
Goto flies out to center.  Kitagawa grounds out to short.  T-Okada walks.  LaRocca hits a 2-run homer.  Hidaka walks.  Suzuki strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 3 hits
Katto on the mound for Softbank
Kitagawa hits a single to left.  T-Okada hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  LaRocca walks to load the bases.  Hidaka hits an RBI single to right, bases loaded.  Bynum, pinch-hitting for Suzuki, strikes out looking.  K. Yamasaki fouls out to third.  Sakaguchi grounds out to first.

Top of the 8th - 4 runs, 5 hits
Kishida on the mound for Orix
Honda reaches on a bunt single down the third base line.  Ortiz walks, runners on first and second.  Kokubo hits into a double play, runner on first.  Tamura hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Matsuda hits an RBI double  left, runners on second and third.  Hasegawa clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second.  Shibahara hits an RBI double to right, runner on second.
Pitching change: Anan in for Kishida,
Yamazaki strikes out looking.

Top of the 9th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Okubo on the mound for Orix
Kawasaki hits a single to right.  Honda hits a single to left, runners on second and third.  Ortiz clears the bases with a 2-run single to left, runner on first.  Fukuda enters the game as a pinch-runner for Ortiz.  Kokubo hits a single  to right, runners on first and third.  Morimoto enters the gamea as a pinch-runner for Kokubo.  Kidokoro hits a sac fly, runner on first.Matsuda strikes out swinging.  Hasegawa strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Hasegawa hits an infield single.  Shibahara hits into a double play.  Yamazaki hits a double to left.  Kawasaki grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 5th
K. Yamasaki grounds out to short.  Sakaguchi grounds out to first.  Akada hits a single to left and steals second.  Goto grounds out to first.

Top of the 6th
Kokubo hits a double to right.  Tamura grounds out to third.  A wild pitch allows the runner to advance to third.  Matsuda strikes out swinging.  Hasegawa grounds out to short.

Notes

The Buffaloes have now lost 5 games in a row. ... The Hawks have won their last two games against the Orix Buffaloes.  They are also the first team to 22 wins. ... After winning his first two starts of the season, Kishida (ORI) has now lost four in a row.  He is 2-4 in seven starts. ... Settsu (SOF) appeared in his league-leading 20th game of the year and improved to 2-0. ... Kokubo (SOF) scored his 1,000th career run in the first inning.  He became the 37th player in NPB history to reach the milestone.