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Hiroshima Carp 8 – Orix Buffaloes 2 (May 19, 2010)

by on May.19, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Carp vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00

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

Attendance: 16784 | Series tied, 1-1-0 | Time: 2:55

Potential Starters: Eric Stults (HIR) 0-3, 7.40 - Satoshi Komatsu (ORI) 2-1, 1.71

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F9, 3: L3, 4: 2B, 6: BB, 8: F7
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 2-for-5, 2 RBI 1: F8, 3: 1B, 4: G4, 6: 2B, 8: G4
(CF) Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: G4, 5: G5, 6: S8, 8: G4
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-3 2: G5, 3: F8, 5: BB (CS), 6: BB, 9: SO
(DH) Maeda, Tomonori 2-for-5 2: 2B, 4: SO, 5: f3, 6: F7, 9: 1B
PR-DH Nakahigashi, Naoki 0-for-0
(RF) Akamatsu, Masato 1-for-5, 1 R 2: SO, 4: 2B, 6: F9, 7: F2, 9: F9
(LF) Fiorentino, Jeff 2-for-4, 2 R 2: 1B, 4: HBP, 6: 2B, 7: SO, 9: SO
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F9, 4: G3, 6: G6, 7: 1B
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 2-for-3, 3 R, 3 RBI 3: HR, 4: 1B, 6: BB, 7: F4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Stults, Eric, W 6 89 23 22 5 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 6.413
Umetsu, Tomohiro 1 10 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.872
Bale, John 1 9 3 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.500
Yokoyama, Ryuji 1 14 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.109
9 122 33 31 6 0 10 0 1 0 0 0 2 2

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Akada, Shogo 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: F8, 5: G5, 8: SO
(LF) Arakane, Hisao 1-for-3, 1 R 1: SO, 4: 1B, 5: SO, 8: HBP
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 0-for-4 1: G3, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: DP
(DH) LaRocca, Greg 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F6, 4: 2B, 6: F9, 9: F4
(1B) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: S8, 6: SO, 9: SO
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: G5, 4: 1B, 7: f3, 9: F3
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 1-for-2 3: G5, 4: 1B
PH-C Hidaka, Takeshi 0-for-1 7: G6
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 1-for-3 3: SO, 4: F8, 7: 1B
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-3 3: 1B, 5: G6, 7: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Komatsu, Satoshi, L 3 2/3 68 19 18 7 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 4 4 2.919
Kato, Daisuke 1 2/3 24 8 6 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 1 2.314
Anan, Toru 0/3 12 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 6.750
Katsuki, Ryota 1 2/3 29 7 5 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.662
Okubo, Masanobu 1 8 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.750
Leicester, Jon 1 18 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.154
9 159 43 37 11 1 5 4 1 0 0 0 8 6

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Komatsu on the mound for Orix
Ishihara hits a solo homer.  Higashide lines out to first.  Soyogi hits a single to right.  Amaya grounds out to second, runner on second.  Kurihara flies out to center.

Top of the 4th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Komatsu on the mound for Orix
T. Maeda strikes out swinging.  Akamatsu hits a double to left.  Fiorentino gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Kokubo grounds out to first, runners on second and third.  Ishihara clears the bases with a 2-run single to left, runner on first.  Higashide hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.
Pitching change: Kato in for Komatsu.
Soyogi grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Stults on the mound for Hiroshima
Arakane hits a single to left.  Goto strikes out swinging.  LaRocca hits a double to left, runners on second and third.  Kitagawa hits a sac fly to center, runner on third.  Baldiris hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.  Suzuki hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Obiki flies out to center.

Top of the 6th - 4 runs, 2 hits
Kato on the mound for Orix
Akamatsu flies out to right.  Fiorentino hits a double to center.  Kokubo hits a grounder to short, a catching error (E3) alllows a run to score, Kokubo to second.  Ishihara walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Anan in for Kato.
Higashide walks to load the bases.  Soyogi hits a 2-run double to right, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Katsuki in for Anan.
Amaya hits a sac fly to center, runner on second.  Kurihara walks, runners on first and second.  T. Maeda flies out to left.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Kurihara grounds out to third.  T. Maeda hits a double to right.  Akamatsu strikes out swinging.  Fiorentino hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Kokubo flies out to right.

Bottom of the 3rd
Suzuki grounds out to third.  Obiki strikes out out swinging.  Sakaguchi hits a single to center and advances to second on a fielding error (E8).  Akada flies out to center.

Notes

The Carp snapped a 2-game losing streak and are now 9 games under 500. ... The Buffaloes are now 6 games under 500. ... Stults (HIR) picked up his first NPB victory after going 0-3 in his first four starts (including three in a row to start the year). ... Komatsu (ORI) took the loss and fell to 2-2 on the year. ... The Carp sent 9 players to the plate in the 6th. ... T. Maeda (HIR) was in the starting line-up for the first time since 7/25/2008.