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Rakuten Eagles 0 – Orix Buffaloes 3 (June 29, 2010)

by on Jun.29, 2010 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Rakuten Eagles vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00

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

Attendance: 10577 | Series tied, 5-5-0 | Time: 2:46

Potential Starters: Masahiro Tanaka (RAK) 8-5, 2.76 - Hiroshi Kisanuki (ORI) 7-5, 4.04

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4 1: G4, 3: 3B, 6: G4, 8: F7
(C) Shima, Motohiro 0-for-3 1: G6, 3: G4, 6: SO, 8: BB
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 0-for-4 1: F8, 4: SO, 7: G4, 8: G4
(3B) Nakamura, Norihiro 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: G6, 7: F9, 9: 1B
(1B) Ruiz, Randy 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: L6, 7: 1B, 9: F8
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-3 2: F8, 5: L7, 7: BB, 9: L4
(LF) Kusano, Daisuke 0-for-3 2: F7, 5: G1, 7: HBP, 9: F8
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: G4
PH Kawaguchi, Kenshi 0-for-1 7: G6
SS Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0
(2B) Akaminai, Ginji 0-for-3 3: F7, 6: G1, 8: G1

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tanaka, Masahiro, L 7 123 31 29 8 1 8 1 0 1 0 0 3 3 2.822
Yamamura, Hiroki 1 13 4 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.500
8 136 35 32 9 1 8 1 1 1 0 0 3 3

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: 1B, 4: G4, 6: G4
(RF) Akada, Shogo 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: G3, 4: SO, 7: G6
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 2-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: HR, 3: 1B, 5: G3, 7: G6
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: F8, 5: SO, 7: SO
1B Shiozaki, Makoto 0-for-0
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: G3, 5: SO, 8: F7
(DH) Taguchi, So 1-for-3 1: 1B, 3: BB, 6: SO, 8: G6
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-3 1: G6, 3: F4, 6: 2B, 8: HBP (BrO)
(C) Hidaka, Takeshi 2-for-4 2: G6, 4: 1B, 6: E3, 8: 2B
(SS) Yamasaki, Koji 0-for-1 2: F3, 4: S3
PH Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 0-for-1 6: SO
SS Obiki, Keiji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kisanuki, Hiroshi, W 9 138 34 31 4 0 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.651
9 138 34 31 4 0 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 3 runs, 4 hits
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Sakaguchi hits a single to left.  Akada hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Goto hits a 3-run homer.  Cabrera strikes out looking.  T-Okada strikes out swinging.  Taguchi hits a single to center.  Baldiris grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Watanabe strikes out swinging.  Ginji flies out to left.  Hijirisawa hits a triple to center.  Shima grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 3rd
Goto hits a single to right.  Cabrera flies out to center.  T-Okada grounds out to first, runner on second.  Taguchi walks, runners on first and second.  Baldiris flies out to second.

Bottom of the 4th
Hidaka hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by K. Yamasaki.  Sakaguchi grounds out to second, runner on third.  Akada strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Taguchi strikes out swinging.  Baldiris hits a double to left.  Hidaka reaches on a fielding error (E3), runners on first and third.  Kitagawa, pinch-hitting for K. Yamasaki, strikes out swinging.  Sakaguchi grounds out to second.

Top of the 7th
Teppei grounds out to second.  Nakamura flies out to right.  Ruiz hits a single to left.  Yamasaki walks, runners on first and second.  Kusano gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded.  Kenshi, pinch-hitting for Watanabe, grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 8th
T-Okada flies out to left.  Taguchi grounds out to short.  Baldiris gets hit by a pitch.  Hidaka hits a double to left and Baldiris gets thrown out at home.

Notes

The Buffaloes are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 35-36-1 (4th place). ... The Eagles are 1-3-1 over their last 5 games and are now 32-38-2 (6th place).

Kisanuki (ORI) got the win and is now 5-0 over his last 6 starts (including 4 straight wins in row).  Kisanuki is now 8-5.  This was also Kisanuki first complete game shutout since 9/2/2003. ... Tanaka (RAK) dropped his third straight game in a row and is now 8-6.

Home runs
ORI: Goto (6)