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Chunichi Dragons 7 – Orix Buffaloes 10 (June 2, 2010)

by on Jun.02, 2010 @ 8:37 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Orix Buffaloes @ Skymark Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Chunichi 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 7 16 0
Orix 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 3x 10 12 1

Attendance: 12128 | Chunichi leads series, 3-1-0 | Time: 4:49

Potential Starters: Edward Valdez (CHU) 1-2, 5.48 - Satoshi Komatsu (ORI) 3-2, 2.64

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 11, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 4-for-6, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: 2B, 4: SO, 7: 1B, 8: L6, 10: 1B
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 0-for-4 1: S1, 3: G3, 5: G4, 7: S1, 9: SO, 10: G3
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 3-for-6, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: G4, 7: F7, 9: 1B, 11: 1B
(1B) Blanco, Tony 1-for-6, 1 R 1: F9, 3: G1, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: SO, 11: G6
PR-1B Arai, Ryota 0-for-0
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: SO, 3: G6, 5: HR, 8: F8
LF Kuramoto, Hidenori 1-for-2 9: 1B, 11: G1
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 0-for-5, 1 R 2: G4, 4: G4, 5: SO, 8: BB, 9: SO, 11: SO
2B Iwasaki, Tatsuro 0-for-0
(RF) Cesar, Dionys 4-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: BB, 6: 1B (BrO), 8: 1B, 10: 1B
(DH) Nomoto, Kei 0-for-3 2: G4, 4: SO, 6: S3, 8: F7, 10: S1
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 2-for-5, 2 R, 3 RBI 3: 1B, 4: E5, 6: L5, 8: HR, 10: f3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Valdez, Edward 6 0/3 112 23 21 4 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.345
Asao, Takuya, H 1 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.535
Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0/3 11 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5.586
Nagamine, Shoji 0/3 11 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 4.075
Takahashi, Akifumi 1 20 6 4 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 1.841
Hirai, Masafumi, H 2 42 9 5 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.953
Kongo, Hiroki, L 1/3 23 4 2 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 3 15.429
10 1/3 224 49 38 12 2 5 7 1 3 0 0 10 10

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 3rd, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 2-for-5, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 4: f6, 6: G3, 8: 2B, 9: BB, 11: 1B
(RF) Akada, Shogo 1-for-3, 1 R 1: G5, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: BB, 9: S3, 11: S1
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: G4, 4: F7, 6: G1, 8: 1B, 9: IBB, 11: IBB
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-4, 2 R, 3 RBI 2: G3, 4: F9, 7: BB, 8: BB, 9: G1, 11: HR
(1B) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 1-for-3, 1 R, 4 RBI 2: SO, 5: G6, 7: BB, 8: HR, 9: HBP
(DH) Kida, Go 0-for-3 2: G3, 5: G3, 7: F9
PH-DH Taguchi, So 1-for-1 8: 1B
PR-DH Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-0
PH-DH Shiozaki, Makoto 0-for-1 9: SO
(C) Hidaka, Takeshi 2-for-4 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: DP, 8: S1, 10: G3
(3B) Shimamura, Ikki 1-for-5, 1 R 3: DP, 5: f4, 8: 1B, 8: F8, 10: SO
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 2-for-5, 1 R 3: F8, 6: 1B, 8: 1B, 8: G4, 10: F9

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kaneko, Chihiro 6 125 27 24 8 1 5 1 0 2 1 0 4 4 4.460
Anan, Toru 1 11 4 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6.097
Kato, Daisuke 1 24 6 5 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 3.329
Hirano, Yoshihisa, H 2 29 10 9 4 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.890
Kishida, Mamoru, W 1 22 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.279
11 211 51 45 16 2 10 2 0 4 1 0 7 7

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
C. Kaneko on the mound for Orix
Tanishige hits a single to right.  Araki hits a double to left, runners on second and third.  Oshima grounds out to first.  Morino clears the bases with a 2-run single to center, runner on first.  Blanco grounds out to the pitcher, runner on first.  Wada grounds out to short.

Top of the 5th - 2 runs, 2 hits
C. Kaneko on the mound for Orix
Oshima grounds out to second.  Morino grounds out to second.  Blanco hits a single to left.  Wada hits a 2-run homer.  Ibata strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th - 3 runs, 2 hit
Kato on the mound for Orix
Wada flies out to center.  Ibata walks.  Cesar hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Nomoto flies out to left.  Tanishige hits a 3-run homer.  Araki lines out to short.

Bottom of the 8th - 7 runs, 6 hits
Suzuki on the mound for Chunichi
Defense: Hidenori takes over in left.
Ikki hits a single to right.  Obiki hits a single to right, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Nagamine in for Suzuki.
Sakaguchi hits a 2-run double to right, runner on second.  Akada awlks, runners on first and second.  Goto hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Takahashi in for Nagamine.
T-Okada walks to load the bases.  Kitagawa hits a grand slam.  Taguchi, pinch-hitting for G. Kida, hits a single to left.  Moriyama enters the game as a pinch-runner for Taiguchi.  Hidaka hits a sac bunt, runner on second.  Ikki flies out to center, runner on third.  Obiki grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 11th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Kongo on the mound for Chunichi
Sakaguchi hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Akada.  Goto gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second.  T-Okada hits a walk-off 3-run homer.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Araki hits an infield single and advances to second on sac bunt by Oshima.  Morino strikes out looking.  Blanco flies out to right.

Top of the 4th
Ibata grounds out to second.  Cesar walks.  Nomoto strikes out swinging.  Tanishige reaches on a fielding error (E5), runners on second and third.  Araki strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th
Cesar hits an infield single, advances to second on a sac bunt by Nomoto, and goes to third on a wild pitch.  Tanishige lines out to third and Cesar is doubled off third.

Bottom of the 6th
Obiki hits an infield single.  Sakaguchi grounds out to first, runner on second.  Akada strikes out swinging.  Goto grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 7th
Araki hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Oshima.  Morino flies out to left.  Blanco strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 7th
T-Okada walks.  Kitagawa walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Asao in for Valdez.
G. Kida flies out to right.  Hidaka grounds into a double play.

Top of the 9th
Oshima strikes out swinging.  Morino hits a single to center.  Blanco strikes out swinging.  Hidenori hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Ibata strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th
Sakaguchi walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Akada.  Goto gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second.  T-Okada grounds out to the pitcher, runners on second and third.  Kitagawa gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded.  Shiozaki, pinch-hitting for Moriyama, strikes out swinging.

Top of the 10th
Cesar hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Nomoto.  Tanishige fouls out to first.  Araki hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Oshima grounds out to first.

Top of the 11th
Morino hits a single to center.  Blanco grounds out to short, runner on first.  Arai enters the game as a pinch-runner for Blanco.  Hidenori grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second.  Ibata strikes out looking.

Notes

The Buffaloes are 3-2 over their last 5 games.  They are now 2 games under 500. ... The Dragons are 1-4 over their last 5 games.  They are now just 1 game above 500. ... Kishida (ORI) got the win for the Buffaloes and is now 3-0 as a reliever.  Overall, he's 4-4. ... Kongo (CHU) suffered his first loss of his career and is 0-1 so far this year. ... This was Okada's (ORI) first walk-off homer of his career. ... Kitagawa's (ORI) grand slam in the 8th was his first since 9/26/2001 (a walk-off grand slam that decided the PL championship for Kintetsu).