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Orix Buffaloes 21 – Hiroshima Carp 10 (June 7, 2010)

by on Jun.07, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Hiroshima Carp @ Fukushima Municipal Baseball Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Orix 2 0 1 5 0 8 1 4 0 21 25 1
Hiroshima 0 3 1 0 3 0 2 0 1 10 18 0

Attendance: 9324 | Orix leads series, 3-1-0 | Time: 4:07

Potential Starters: Kazuki Kondo (ORI) 2-4, 3.41 - Kan Otake (HIR) 0-0, 3.86

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 5-for-7, 3 R, 2 RBI 1: F8, 3: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: 1B, 9: G1
(RF) Arakane, Hisao 2-for-5, 2 R, 4 RBI 1: SO, 3: F5, 4: HR, 6: 2B, 6: SO
P Leicester, Jon 0-for-0
PH Taguchi, So 0-for-1 8: SO
LF Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-1 9: G4
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 3-for-6, 3 R, 3 RBI 1: HR, 3: G4, 4: G3, 6: 1B, 6: F8, 8: 1B
(LF-1B) Okada, Takahiro 3-for-6, 3 R, 4 RBI 1: HR, 3: SO, 5: G4, 6: 1B, 7: SO, 8: 1B
(1B) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 4-for-6, 3 R, 4 RBI 1: F9, 4: 2B, 5: 1B, 6: HR, 7: HR, 8: F8
P Kamoshida, Takashi 0-for-0
P Furukawa, Shuichi 0-for-0
(C) Hidaka, Takeshi 4-for-6, 2 R, 2 RBI 2: F9, 4: 2B, 5: SO, 6: 1B, 7: 1B, 8: 1B
(3B) Shimamura, Ikki 2-for-6, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F7, 4: G1, 5: G5, 6: 1B, 7: G4, 8: 1B
(P) Kondo, Kazuki 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: SO
P Anan, Toru 0-for-0
PH Tsuji, Toshiya 0-for-1 6: F7
PH Kida, Go 1-for-1 6: 1B
RF Akada, Shogo 0-for-2 7: SO, 8: SO
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 1-for-2, 4 R, 1 RBI 3: BB, 4: BB, 6: BB, 6: 1B, 8: BB, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kondo, Kazuki 4 0/3 86 23 20 8 1 5 3 0 0 0 0 6 5 3.823
Anan, Toru, H 1 20 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 6.568
Leicester, Jon, W 2 47 12 12 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4.500
Kamoshida, Takashi 1 14 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Furukawa, Shuichi 1 20 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.500
9 187 48 45 18 2 10 3 0 0 1 0 10 9

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 11, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-5 1: F6, 2: 1B, 4: f7, 5: F7, 7: SO
PH Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-1 9: G3
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 3-for-6, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: SO, 4: G6, 6: F8, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 2-for-5, 1 R 1: SO, 3: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G5, 7: 2B
PH Mukae, Yuichiro 0-for-1 9: F5
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 2-for-5, 1 R 1: G6, 3: F7, 5: 1B, 6: 1B, 7: SO
(RF) Hirose, Jun 3-for-5, 2 R 2: 2B, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(CF) Fiorentino, Jeff 1-for-4 2: F8, 3: 1B, 5: F8, 6: G4
P Bale, John 0-for-0
C Kura, Yoshikazu 0-for-1 8: SO
(3B) Ishii, Takuro 2-for-3, 3 R, 1 RBI 2: BB, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 8: F9
P Yokoyama, Ryuji 0-for-0
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 2-for-3, 2 R, 5 RBI 2: HR, 3: IBB, 5: F7, 7: HR
P Kishimoto, Hideki 0-for-0
3B Kimura, Shogo 1-for-1, 1 R 9: 1B
(P) Alvarado, Giancarlo 0-for-2 2: G5, 3: SO
P Oshima, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH Akamatsu, Masato 1-for-1, 2 RBI 5: 2B
P Takahashi, Ken 0-for-0
P Hayashi, Masaki 0-for-0
CF Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-2 7: G3, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Alvarado, Giancarlo, L 4 97 21 19 7 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 8 8 9.000
Oshima, Takayuki 1 16 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.909
Takahashi, Ken 1/3 39 8 7 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 7 7 8.561
Hayashi, Masaki 2/3 22 6 6 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.893
Bale, John 1 24 5 5 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.909
Kishimoto, Hideki 1 31 9 8 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 4.875
Yokoyama, Ryuji 1 13 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.534
9 242 56 52 25 5 11 4 0 0 0 0 21 21

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Sakaguchi flies out to center.  Arakane strikes out swinging.  Goto hits a solo homerT-Okada hits a solo homer.  Kitagawa flies out to right.

Bottom of the 2nd - 3 runs, 3 hits
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Hirose hits a double to left.  Fiorentino flies out to center.  Ishii walks, runners on first and second.  Ishihara hits a 3-run homer.  Alvarado grounds out to third.  Higashide hits a single to left.  Soyogi strikes out swinging.

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Obiki walks.  Sakaguchi hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Arakane flies out to third.  Goto drives in a run with a ground out to second, runner on second.  T-Okada strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Shima hits a single to center.  Kurihara flies out to left.  Hirose strikes out swinging.  Fiorentino hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Ishii walks to load the bases.  A bad pick-off throw (E1) allows a run to score, runners on second and third.  Ishihara gets an intentional walk to load the bases.  Alvarado strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th - 5 runs, 4 hits
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Kitagawa hits a double to left.  Hidaka hits an RBI double to right, runner on second.  Ikki grounds out to the pitcher.  Kondo strikes out swinging.  Obiki walks, runners on first and second.  Sakaguchi hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.  Arakane hits a 3-run homer.  Goto grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 5th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Kurihara hits a single to left.  Hirose hits a single to left, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Anan in for Kondo.
Fiorentino flies out to center.  Ishii hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.  Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch.  Ishihara flies out to left.  Akamatsu, pinch-hitting for Oshima, clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second.  Higashide flies out to left.

Top of the 6th - 8 runs, 10 hits
Takahashi on the mound for Hiroshima
Tsuji, pinch-hitting for Anan, flies out to left.  Obiki walks.  Sakaguchi hits an infield single, runners on first and seocnd.  Arakane hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third.  Goto hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third.  T-Okada hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second.  Kitagawa hits a 3-run homer.  Hidaki hits a single to left.
Pitching change: Hayashi in for Takahashi.
Ikki hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  G. Kida, pinch-hitting for Tsuji, hits a single to center, bases loaded.  Obiki hits an RBI single to center, bases loaded.  Sakaguchi hits an RBI single to left, bases loaded.  Arakane strikes out swinging.  Goto flies out to center.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Bale on the mound for Hiroshima
T-Okada strikes out looking.  Kitagawa hits a solo homer.  Hidaka hits an infield single.  Ikki grounds out to second, runner on first.  Akada strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Leicester on the mound for Orix
Ishii hits a single to left.  Ishihara hits a 2-run homer.  Amaya grounds out to first.  Higashide strikes out looking.  Soyogi hits a single to center.  Shima hits a double to center, runners on second and third.  Kurihara strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th - 4 runs, 5 hits
Kishimoto on the mound for Hiroshima
Obiki walks.  Sakaguchi hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Taguchi, pinch-hitting for Leicester, strikes out swinging.  Goto hits a single to left, bases loaded.  T-Okada hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and second.  Kitagawa flies out to center, runners on first and third.  Hidaka hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second.  Ikki hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.  Akada strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Furukawa on the mound for Orix
Kimura hits a single to right.  Amaya strikes out swinging.  Kokubo, pinch-hitting for Higashide, grounds out to first, runner on second.  Soyogi hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.  Mukae, pinch-hitting for Shima, flies out to third.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 6th
Soyogi flies out to center.  Shima grounds out to third.  Kurihara hits a single to center.  Hirose hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Fiorentino grounds out to second.

Notes

The Buffaloes took the Inter-league series, 3-1.

The Buffaloes won their third straight game and are now finally at .500. ... The Carp dropped their third straight game and are now 12 games under 500. ... Leicester (ORI) won his first game of the year and is now 1-2. ... Alvarado (HIR) took the loss and is now 0-3 over four starts. ... The Buffaloes sent 14 batters to the plate in the 6th innings.  They also tied a PL record for most consecutive hits in an inning with 10 in the inning.  The 43 combined hits established a new Inter-league play high.

The Buffaloes became the 5th NPB club to reach 7,500 home runs with Goto's homer in the first.