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Yomiuri Giants 2 – Orix Buffaloes 4 (June 10, 2010)

by on Jun.10, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Orix Buffaloes @ Skymark Stadium - 18:00

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

Attendance: 32779 | Series tied, 2-2-0 | Time: 3:07

Potential Starters: Shugo Fujii (YOM) 4-1, 2.92 - Satoshi Komatsu (ORI) 3-3, 3.03

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-4 1: G6, 2: F7, 5: F7, 7: G4
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: 1B, 6: SO, 8: G1
(3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: DP, 6: SO, 8: G6
(DH) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 3: F7, 6: SO, 8: G6
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-3 1: BB, 4: G6, 7: F9, 9: F7
(LF) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 1-for-4, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 4: G1, 7: F9, 9: SO
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-3 1: G3, 4: F8, 7: BB, 9: SO
(CF) Suzuki, Takahiro 1-for-3 2: G4, 5: G5, 7: 1B
(2B) Wakiya, Ryota 0-for-2 2: G3, 5: SO, 7: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Fujii, Shugo 5 76 19 19 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2.835
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, H 1 1/3 15 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.812
Toyoda, Kiyoshi, H 2/3 25 5 4 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.400
Ochi, Daisuke, L 1/3 19 6 5 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 1.742
Hoshino, Masumi 2/3 13 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.893
8 148 36 34 9 1 6 1 1 0 0 1 4 2

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: F7, 5: f2, 7: L6
(RF) Shimoyama, Shinji 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: SO, 6: F9, 8: 1B
PR-RF Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-0, 1 R
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 0-for-4, 1 R 1: G3, 4: G4, 6: G6, 8: E1
(DH) Cabrera, Alex 1-for-4 1: 1B, 4: G5, 6: SO, 8: SO
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-3, 1 R 1: G4, 4: SO, 7: F9, 8: HBP
(1B) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 3-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: G1, 5: HR, 7: 1B, 8: 1B
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-4, 2 RBI 2: F7, 5: G6, 7: SO, 8: 1B
(C) Hidaka, Takeshi 2-for-4 2: G4, 5: 2B, 7: 1B, 8: L5
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-2 3: G5, 5: G6
PH Taguchi, So 0-for-0 7: BB
PR-SS Yamasaki, Koji 0-for-1 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Komatsu, Satoshi 6 2/3 101 26 23 4 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.976
Hirano, Yoshihisa, W 1 1/3 18 5 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.964
Kishida, Mamoru, S 1 11 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.078
9 130 34 30 4 0 7 4 0 0 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
Komatsu on the mound for Orix
Sakamoto grounds out to short.  Takahashi strikes out swinging.  Ogasawara hits a single to center.  Ramirez walks, runners on first and second.  Abe walks to load the bases.  Kamei hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and second.  Lee grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Fujii on the mound for Yomiuri
Kitagawa hits a solo homer.  Baldiris grounds out to short.  Hidaka hits a double to center and advances to third on a balk.  Obiki grounds out to short.  Sakaguchi fouls out to the catcher.

Bottom of the 8th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Ochi on the mound for Yomiuri
Shimoyama hits an infield single and gets replaced by pinch-runner Moriyama.  Goto reaches on a throwing error (E1), runners on first and second.  Cabrera strikes out swinging.  T-Okada gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded.  Kitagawa hits an RBI single to left, bases loaded.  Baldiris hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Hoshino in for Ochi.
Hidaka lines out to third.  K. Yamasaki strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Sakaguchi flies out to center.  Shimoyama hits a single to right.  Goto grounds out to first, runner on first.  Cabrera hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  T-Okada grounds out to second.

Top of the 7th
Abe flies out to right.  Kamei flies out to right.  Lee walks.  Suzuki hits a single to right, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Hirano in for Komatsu.
Wakiya walks to load the bases.  Sakamoto grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th
T-Okada flies out to right.
Pitching change: Toyoda in for Yamaguchi.
Kitagawa hits a single to center.  Baldiris strikes out swinging.  Hidaka hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Taguchi, pinch-hitting for Obiki, walks to load the bases.  K. Yamasaki enters the game as a pinch-runner for Taguchi.  Sakaguchi lines out to short.

Notes

The two teams ended Inter-league play tied at two games a piece.

The Buffaloes are 4-1 over their last 5 games and are now at 500. ... The Giants' 2-game winning streak came to an end.  They are now 14 games above 500.

Hirano (ORI) got the win and is now 4-1.  Kishida (ORI) picked up his first save of the year. ... Ochi (YOM) took the loss in relief and is 2-2 on the year.  His last victory in relief game on 4/24 (vs Hiroshima).  Including tonight's loss, he is now 0-2 in 13 appearances since then.