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Orix Buffaloes 8 – Yokohama Bay Stars 1 (May 26, 2010)

by on May.26, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00

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

Attendance: 7084 | Orix leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 3:21

Potential Starters: Satoshi Komatsu (ORI) 2-2, 2.92 - Tomokazu Oka (YOK) 2-0, 3.12

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 1st, 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Akada, Shogo 1-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: 2B (BrO), 3: E5, 5: SO, 8: BB, 9: G6
(LF) Arakane, Hisao 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: G4, 5: G4, 8: f2
PH Taguchi, So 1-for-1, 1 R, 2 RBI 9: HR
P Leicester, Jon 0-for-0
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-5, 1 R 1: L4, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: G3, 9: G4
(1B) Okada, Takahiro 3-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: G6, 4: 2B, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
1B Shiozaki, Makoto 0-for-0
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-3 2: SO, 4: HBP, 6: DP, 8: 1B
(C) Hidaka, Takeshi 0-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F7, 4: G6, 7: F3, 8: SO
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: 2B, 4: S9, 7: L4, 9: G5
(P) Komatsu, Satoshi 0-for-1 3: S1, 4: G5
PH Kida, Go 0-for-1 7: SO
P Hirano, Yoshihisa 0-for-0
P Kishida, Mamoru 0-for-0
PH Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 0-for-0 9: HBP
PR-LF Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-0, 1 R
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-3, 1 R 3: L1, 5: SO, 8: BB, 9: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Komatsu, Satoshi, W 6 122 25 22 5 1 7 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 2.641
Hirano, Yoshihisa, H 1 15 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.124
Kishida, Mamoru 1 20 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.579
Leicester, Jon 1 8 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
9 165 35 32 6 1 10 2 0 1 0 0 1 1

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Ishikawa, Takehiro 1-for-3 1: SO, 3: BB, 5: 1B (SB), 7: G4
(SS) Fujita, Kazuya 1-for-4 1: 1B (SB), 3: G4, 5: SO, 8: SO
(1B) Uchikawa, Seiichi 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: G1, 6: f2, 8: 2B
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F7, 4: G4, 6: HR, 8: G1
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 1-for-4 2: 2B, 4: SO, 6: G3, 8: SO
LF Ide, Shotaro 0-for-0
(RF) Castillo, Jose 1-for-4 2: F8, 4: SO, 6: 2B, 9: G6
(CF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 0-for-3 2: G4, 5: BB, 6: f5, 9: G4
(C) Kurobane, Toshiki 0-for-2 2: G3, 5: SO
PH Hayakawa, Daisuke 0-for-1 7: G4
C Takeyama, Shingo 0-for-1 9: G4
(P) Oka, Tomokazu 0-for-1 3: SO, 5: S1
P Bootcheck, Chris 0-for-0
PH Inada, Naoto 0-for-1 7: SO
P Kuwahara, Kentaro 0-for-0
P Ejiri, Shintaro 0-for-0
P Sato, Shoma 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Oka, Tomokazu, L 6 99 23 20 5 0 5 0 1 1 0 0 3 2 3.086
Bootcheck, Chris 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.136
Kuwahara, Kentaro 0/3 11 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 5.510
Ejiri, Shintaro 1 2/3 37 10 9 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 3 4.576
Sato, Shoma 1/3 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.400
9 165 39 33 9 1 7 2 2 1 0 0 8 7

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 1 run,  1 hit
Oka on the mound for Yokohama
Obiki hits a double to center and advances to third on a sac bunt by Komatsu.  Sakaguchi lines out to the pitcher.  Akada reaches on a throwing error (E5), a run scores, runner on first.  Arakane grounds out to second.

Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Oka on the mound for Yokohama
Goto hits a single to right.  T-Okada hits a double left, runners on second and third.  Baldiris gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded.  Hidaka drives in a run with a ground out to short, runners on first and third.  Obiki hits a sac fly to right, runner on first. Komatsu grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Komatsu on the mound for Orix
Uchikawa fouls out to right.  Murata hits a solo homer.  Sledge grounds out to first.  Castillo hits a double to left.  Shimozono fouls out to third.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kuwahara on the mound for Yokohama
Sakaguchi walks.  Akada walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Ejiri in for Kuwahara.
Arakane fouls out to the catcher.  Goto grounds out to first, runners on second and third.  T-Okada hits a 2-run single to left, runner on first.  Baldiris hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Hidaka strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Ejiri on the mound for Yokohama
Defense: Ide takes over in left.
Obiki grounds out to third.  Kitagawa, pinch-hitting for Kishida, gets hit by a pitch.  Moriyama enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kitagawa.  Sakaguchi hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Akada drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on first.  Taguchi, pinch-hitting for Arakane, hits a 2-run homer.
Pitching change: Sato in for Ejiri.
Goto grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Akada hits a double to right.  Arakane strikes out looking.  Goto lines out to second, Akada is late in getting back to second, double play.

Bottom of the 1st
Ishikawa strikes out swinging.  Fujita hits a single to right and steals second.  Uchikawa strikes out looking.  Murata flies out to left.

Bottom of the 2nd
Sledge hits a double to center.  Castillo flies out to center.  Shimozono grounds out to second, runner on third.  Kurobane grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 5th
Shimozono walks.  Kurobane strikes out swinging.  Oka hits a sac bunt, runner on second.  Ishikawa hits an infield single, runners on first and third.  Ishikawa steals second, runners on second and third.  Fujita strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th
Fujita strikes out swinging.  Uchikawa hits a double left.  Murata grounds out to the pitcher.  Sledge strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Buffaloes are 4-1 over their last 5 games and are now 3 games under 500. ... The Bay Stars are now 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 6 games under 500. ... Komatsu (ORI) won the game and improved to 3-2.  Oka (YOK) dropped his first game of the season and is now 2-1.  It was also Oka's first loss since 1996.