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Orix Buffaloes 2 – Hanshin Tigers 6 (June 4, 2010)

by on Jun.04, 2010 @ 11:19 pm, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Hanshin Tigers @ 18:00 - Koshien Stadium

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Orix 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 8 1
Hanshin 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 X 6 15 1

Attendance: 46744 | Orix leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 3:10

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 5th, 6th, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: SO, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(RF) Akada, Shogo 0-for-4 1: F6, 3: SO, 6: DP, 8: SO
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G3, 4: G6, 6: SO, 9: 1B
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-4 2: F8, 4: F7, 7: SO, 9: SO
(1B) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 3-for-3 2: 1B, 4: 2B, 7: BB, 9: 2B
(C) Hidaka, Takeshi 0-for-2 2: G5, 4: SO
PH-C Tsuji, Toshiya 0-for-1 7: DP
PH Taguchi, So 0-for-0, 1 RBI 9: S9
(3B) Shimamura, Ikki 1-for-4 2: 1B, 5: F9, 8: F9, 9: F7
(P) Komatsu, Satoshi 0-for-2 2: F8, 5: E5
P Anan, Toru 0-for-0
P Kato, Daisuke 0-for-0
PH Kida, Go 1-for-1, 1 R 8: 2B
P Furukawa, Shuichi 0-for-0
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-3 3: F7, 5: DP, 8: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Komatsu, Satoshi, L 5 81 26 24 10 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 3.028
Anan, Toru 1 24 6 6 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6.353
Kato, Daisuke 1 25 6 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.908
Furukawa, Shuichi 1 20 4 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.000
8 150 42 37 15 0 6 3 0 0 1 0 6 6

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 12, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 0-for-4, 2 RBI 1: E7, 2: G4, 4: G3, 6: G6, 7: S7
P Nishimura, Ken 0-for-0
P Kawasaki, Yusuke 0-for-0
P Sugiyama, Naohisa 0-for-0
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 3-for-4, 1 R 1: BB, 3: 1B (BrO), 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 7: G5
(LF) Murton, Matt 2-for-5 1: SO, 3: 1B (BrO), 4: F9, 6: 1B, 8: F9
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G5, 3: G5, 5: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: BB
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-5 1: F7, 3: L3, 5: 1B, 6: SO, 8: SO
1B Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-0
(C) Jojima, Kenji 3-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: 2B, 5: S8, 7: 1B, 8: G5
(RF) Sakurai, Kodai 1-for-3, 2 R 2: F9, 4: 1B, 5: f5, 7: BB
(CF) Asai, Ryo 1-for-3 2: 1B (BrO), 4: SO, 5: SO
PH Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-1 7: G3
SS Maeda, Yamato 0-for-0
(P) Shimoyanagi, Tsuyoshi 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: G6, 4: 1B, 6: SO
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 1-for-1, 1 RBI 7: 1B
PR-CF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shimoyanagi, Tsuyoshi, W 7 79 24 23 4 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.140
Nishimura, Ken 1 19 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.670
Kawasaki, Yusuke 1/3 7 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5.586
Sugiyama, Naohisa 2/3 9 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 114 34 32 8 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Komatsu on the mound for Orix
Jojima hits a double to left.  Sakurai hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Asai strikes out swinging.  Shimoyanagi hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Toritani drives in a run with a ground out to first, runner on first.  Hirano hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Murton flies out to right.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Komatsu on the mound for Orix
Arai hits a single to right.  Brazell hits a single to left, runners on first and third.  Jojima hits a sac fly to center, runner on first.  Sakurai fouls out to third.  Asai strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 3 hits
Anan on the mound for Orix
Shimoyanagi strikes out looking.  Toritani grounds out to short.  Hirano reaches on a bunt single.  Murton hits a single to left, runners on first and third.  Arai hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.  Brazell strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kato on the mound for Orix
Jojima hits a single to center.  Sakurai walks, runners on first and second.  Kanemoto, pinch-hitting for Asai, grounds out to first, runners on second and third.  Hiyama, pinch-hitting for Shimoyanagi, hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third.  S. Fujikawa enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hiyama.  Toritani hits a sac fly to left, runner on second.  Hirano gronds out to third.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Nishimura on the mound for Hanshin
Ikki flies out to right.  G. Kida, pinch-hitting for Kato, hits a double to right.  Obiki grounds out to second, runner on third.  Sakaguchi hits an RBI infield single, runner on first.  Akada strikes out looking.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kawasaki on the mound for Hanshin
Goto hits a single to center.  T-Okada strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Sugiyama in for Kawasaki.
Kitagawa hits a double to left, runners on second and third.  Taguchi, pinch-hitting for Tsuji, hits a sac fly, runner on second.  Ikki flies out to left.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Toritani reaches on a fielding error (E7) and gets to second.  Hirano walks, runners on first and second.  Murton strikes out looking.  Arai grounds out to third, runners on second and third.  Brazell flies out to left.

Top of the 2nd
T-Okada flies out to center.  Kitagawa hits a single to left.  Hidaka grounds out to third.  Ikki hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Komatsu flies out to center.

Bottom of the 2nd
Jojima hits a single to center.  Sakurai flies out to right.  Asai hits a single to left, runners advance to second and third on throw.  Shimoyanagi hits a grounder to short, Jojima gets thrown out at home, runners on second and third.  Toritani grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 3rd
Hirano hits a single to right.  Murton hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Arai hits a grounder to third, Hirano gets thrown out running the bases, runners on first and second.  Brazell lines out to first, Murton gets doubled off second.

Top of the 4th
Goto grounds out to short.  T-Okada flies out to left.  Kitagawa hits a double to left.  Hidaka strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th
Murton flies out to right.  Arai walks.  Brazell strikes out swinging.  Runner advances to second on a wild pitch.  Jojima grounds out to third.

Notes

The Tigers won their second game in a row and are now 6 games above 500. ... The Buffaloes are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are 3 games under 500. ... Shimoyanagi (HAN) snapped a personal 3-game losing streak and won his first game after turning 42.  He is now 3-4. ... Komatsu (ORI) took the loss for the Buffaloes and is now 3-3. ... Hiyama (HAN) set a new franchise record with his 109 pinch-hit hit in the 7th inning.