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Rakuten Eagles 0 – Orix Buffaloes 10 (July 1, 2010)

by on Jul.01, 2010 @ 4:03 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 0
Orix 1 0 0 1 0 2 6 0 X 10 13 0

Attendance: 9851 | Orix leads series, 7-5-0 | Time: 2:32

Potential Starters: Ryohei Isaka (RAK) 2-1, 2.70 - Chihiro Kaneko (ORI) 4-7, 4.62

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: F8, 6: SO, 8: L5
(C) Shima, Motohiro 0-for-3 1: G6, 4: BB, 7: SO, 9: SO
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 1-for-4 1: G6, 4: 1B, 7: G6, 9: G3
(3B) Nakamura, Norihiro 1-for-4 2: G6, 4: DP, 7: 1B, 9: G5
(1B) Ruiz, Randy 0-for-3 2: G5, 5: SO, 7: SO
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-3 2: G6, 5: L6, 8: G5
(LF) Kusano, Daisuke 1-for-3 3: G4, 5: F7, 8: 1B
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-3 3: G5, 6: SO, 8: F9
(2B) Akaminai, Ginji 1-for-3 3: F7, 6: F7, 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Isaka, Ryohei, L 6 97 24 23 8 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 3.462
Inoue, Yusuke 1 34 10 8 5 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 6 6 11.571
Yamamura, Hiroki 1 21 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.235
8 152 37 34 13 5 4 3 0 0 0 0 10 10

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 1st, 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 2-for-5 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: L3, 7: G4, 8: G6
(RF) Akada, Shogo 1-for-3, 2 R 1: DP, 3: DP, 6: 2B, 7: BB
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-3, 2 R 1: 1B, 3: G6, 6: G3, 7: BB
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 3-for-4, 2 R, 6 RBI 1: 2B, 4: SO, 6: HR, 7: HR
LF Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-0
(LF-1B) Okada, Takahiro 3-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 4: HR, 6: F9, 7: HR
(DH) Arakane, Hisao 1-for-3 1: G6, 4: BB (CS), 6: SO, 7: 1B
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F9, 4: f3, 7: 1B, 7: F8
(C) Hidaka, Takeshi 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: G3, 5: G3, 7: HR, 8: F7
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-4 2: G6, 5: G6, 7: SO, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kaneko, Chihiro, W 9 104 31 30 4 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.232
9 104 31 30 4 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 4 hits
Isaka on the mound for Rakuten
Sakaguchi hits a single to center.  Akada grounds into a double play.  Goto hits a single to left.  Cabrera hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.  T-Okada hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Arakane grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Isaka on the mound for Rakuten
Cabrera strikes out swinging.  T-Okada hits a solo homer.  Arakane walks.  Baldiris fouls out to first.  Arakane gets caught trying to steal second.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Isaka on the mound for Rakuten
Akada hits a double to center.  Goto grounds out to first, runner on third.  Cabrera hits a 2-run homer.  T-Okada flies out to right.  Arakane strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 7th - 6 runs, 5 hits
Inoue on the mound for Rakuten
Baldiris hits an infield single.  Hidaka hits a 2-run homer.  Obiki strikes out swinging.  Sakaguchi grounds out to second.  Akada walks.  Goto walks, runners on first and second.  Cabrera hits a 3-run homerT-Okada hits a solo homer.  Arakane hits a single to left.  Baldiris flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 4th
Hijirisawa flies out to center.  Shima walks.  Teppei hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Nakamura grounds into a double play.

Top of the 8th
Yamasaki grounds out to third.  Kusano hits a single to left.  Watanabe flies out to right.  Ginji hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Hijirisawa lines out to third.

Notes

The Buffaloes sweep the series, 3-0.

The Buffaloes won their third game in a row and are now 37-36-1 (4th place). ... The Eagles are 0-4-1 over their last 5 games and are now 32-40-2 (6th place).

C. Kaneko (ORI) stopped a personal 3-game losing streak and picked up his first victory since 5/27 (vs Yokohama).  It was also his 3rd shutout of the season, 7th of his career.  C. Kaneko is now 5-7. ... Inoue (RAK) started his fourth game of the season and lost.  Inoue is now 2-2.

Home runs
ORI: T-Okada (16, 17), Cabrera (11, 12), Hidaka (6)