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Softbank Hawks 4 – Orix Buffaloes 4 (May 5, 2010)

by on May.05, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Softbank Hawks vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 13:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Softbank 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 8 1
Orix 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 10 1

Attendance: 32505 | Softbank leads series, 5-3-1 | Time: 4:55

Hideaki Takahashi (SOF) 2-0, 1.38 - Kazuki Kondo (ORI) 1-4, 4.26

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 10th, 11st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 3-for-5, 4 RBI 1: BB, 3: f7, 5: 2B, 8: f5, 9: 1B, 12: 1B
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 1-for-4 1: S1, 3: F8, 5: G1, 8: 1B, 9: G1, 12: S1
(DH) Ortiz, Jose 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: G5, 6: SO, 8: F9, 10: BB
PR-DH Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0
PH-DH Morimoto, Satoru 0-for-0 12: BB
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 0-for-5 1: BB, 4: G5, 6: SO, 8: F3, 10: f9, 12: SO
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 1-for-6, 1 R 1: F8, 4: SO, 6: G5, 9: 2B, 10: DP, 12: SO
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-4, 2 R 2: SO, 5: 1B, 7: F8, 9: BB, 11: E6
(CF) Hasegawa, Yuya 1-for-3, 1 R 2: SO, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: BB, 11: S5
(LF) Shibahara, Hiroshi 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: F7, 7: G6, 9: F7, 11: BB
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 0-for-2 3: f9, 5: SO
PH Lee, Bum-Ho 1-for-1 8: 1B
PR Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-0
C Takaya, Hiroaki 0-for-2 9: F8, 11: DP

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Takahashi, Hideaki 4 81 20 15 4 1 1 3 2 0 1 0 3 3 2.647
Fujioka, Yoshiaki 1 2/3 31 7 7 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.237
Mise, Koji 2/3 12 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3.857
Katto, Keisuke 1 2/3 32 8 6 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 5.121
Falkenborg, Brian, H 1 15 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.519
Settsu, Tadashi, H 2 23 7 7 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.929
Mahara, Takahiro 1 15 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.551
12 209 52 44 10 1 12 5 3 0 2 0 4 4

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 12, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 0-for-3 1: G4, 3: G4, 4: DP
PH Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 0-for-0 6: BB
PR-CF Arakane, Hisao 0-for-2 8: SO, 11: SO
(RF) Akada, Shogo 1-for-6, 1 R 1: G3, 3: 1B, 4: G3, 6: G6, 8: SO, 11: SO
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 2-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: 1B (BrO), 7: L3, 9: SO, 11: F8
(DH) Cabrera, Alex 1-for-5, 1 R 1: F7, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: BB, 9: SO, 12: SO
(1B-LF) Okada, Takahiro 2-for-6, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: 1B (BrO), 3: HR, 5: SO, 7: F7, 9: SO, 12: F8
(3B) LaRocca, Greg 0-for-1 2: HBP, 3: BB, 5: F6, 7: HBP
PR-3B Baldiris, Aarom 2-for-2 10: 1B, 12: 1B
PR Kaneko, Keisuke 0-for-0
(LF) Yoshida, Shintaro 0-for-3 2: G1, 3: G3, 6: SO
PH Hidaka, Takeshi 1-for-1, 1 RBI 7: 1B
PR-1B Shiozaki, Makoto 0-for-2 10: G5, 12: F7
(SS) Yamasaki, Koji 1-for-4 2: G1, 4: BB, 6: 2B, 7: f7, 10: G3
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-4 2: F4, 4: HBP, 6: F9, 8: f2, 10: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kondo, Kazuki 6 105 23 20 3 0 8 2 0 1 0 0 2 2 4.091
Hirano, Yoshihisa, H 2 29 8 8 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.397
Leicester, Jon 1 29 7 5 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.857
Kato, Daisuke, H 1 0/3 14 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.500
Anan, Toru, H 1 11 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 5.786
Kikuchihara, Tsuyoshi, H 1/3 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 7.941
Katsuki, Ryota 2/3 15 3 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.706
12 206 50 40 8 0 11 7 0 3 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 3rd - 3 runs, 2 hits
Takahashi on the mound for Softbank
Sakaguchi grounds out to second. Akada hits a single to center and advances to third on a fielding error (E8).  Goto walks, runners on first and third.  Cabrera strikes out swinging.  T-Okada hits a 3-run homer.  LaRocca walks.  Yoshida grounds out to first.

Top of the 5th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Matsuda hits an infield single.  Hasegawa hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Shibahara flies out to left.  Yamazaki strikes out swinging.  Kawasaki clears the bases with a 2-run double, runner on second.  Honda grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Mise on the mound for Softbank
Goto lines out to first.
Pitching change: Katto in for Mise.
Cabrera walks.  T-Okada flies out to left.  LaRocca gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Baldiris pinch-runs for LaRocca.  Hidaka, pinch-hitting for Yoshida, hits an RBi single to left, runners on second and third (on throw).  Shiozaki pinch-runs for Hidaka.  K. Yamasaki fouls out to left.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Leicester on the mound for Orix
Tamura hits a double to right.  Matsuda walks, runners on first and second.  Hasegawa walks, bases loaded.  Shibahara flies out to left.  Takaya flies out to center.  Kawasaki hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and second.  Honda grounds out to the pitcher.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Kawasaki walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda.  Ortiz strikes out swinging.  Kokubo walks, runners on first and second.  Tamura flies out to center.

Bottom of the 2nd
T-Okada hits a single to left and advances to second on a wild pitch.  LaRocca gets hit by a pitch.  Yoshida grounds out to the pitcher, runners on first and third.  K. Yamasaki attempts a squeeze bunt, but T-Okada is thrown out trying to score, runners on first and second.  Suzuki flies out to second.

Bottom of the 4th
K. Yamasaki walks.  Suzuki gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Sakaguchi grounds into a double play, runner on third.  Akada grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 5th
Goto hits a single to left and is thrown out trying to stretch it into a double.  Cabrera hits a single to right.  T-Okada strikes out swinging.  LaRocca flies out to short.

Bottom of the 6th
Yoshida strikes out swinging.  K. Yamasaki hits a double to left.  Suzuki flies out to right.
Pitching change: Mise in for Fujioka.
Kitagawa enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Sakaguchi.  Runner advances to second on a wild pitch.  Kitagawa walks, runners on first and third.  Arakane pinch-runs for Kitagawa.  Akada grounds out to short.

Top of the 8th
Lee, pinch-hitting for Yamazaki, hits a single to left, and is replaced by pinch-runner Fukuda.  Kawasaki fouls out to third.  Honda hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Ortiz flies out to right.  Kokubo flies out to first.

Bottom of the 10th
Baldiris hits a single to center.  Shiozaki hits a sac bunt, Baldiris thrown out at second, runner on first.  K. Yamasaki grounds out to first, runner on second.  Suzuki strikes out swinging.

Top of the 11th
Matsuda reaches on an error (E6).
Pitching change: Anan in for Kikuchihara.
Hasegawa hits a sac bunt, runner on second.  Shibahara walks, runners on first and second.  Takaya grounds into a double play.

Top of the 12th
Kawasaki hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda.  Morimoto enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Kidokoro.
Pitching change: Katsuki in for Kikuchihara.
Morimoto walks, runners on first and second.  Kokubo strikes out swinging.  Tamura strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Hawks hit three Orix batters for the second game in a row.  Both benches also cleared out (4th inning after Suzuki was hit), and were warned, for the second consecutive game. ... Tamura's (SOF) double in the 9th apparently hit the ball-boy's chair out in right.  The ball-boy, thinking the ball went foul, picked up the ball.  Interference was called on the play (the ball was ruled dead) and Tamura was awarded an automatic double.