Orix Buffaloes vs Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 30711 | Softbank leads series, 5-4-1 | Time: 3:20
Potential Starters: Shogo Yamamoto (ORI) 6-4, 5.13 - J.D. Durbin (SOF) 0-0, 1.50
Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 8th)
|(CF)||Sakaguchi, Tomotaka||1-for-5, 1 R||1: F9, 2: 2B, 3: SO, 6: L6, 9: SO|
|(RF)||Akada, Shogo||2-for-5, 2 R, 2 RBI||1: 2B, 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: F9, 9: SO|
|(2B)||Goto, Mitsutaka||1-for-5, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 2: SO, 4: G4, 7: G5, 9: SO|
|(DH)||Cabrera, Alex||1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: F9, 2: HR, 4: G5, 7: SO|
|(LF-1B)||Okada, Takahiro||0-for-3||1: BB, 2: G3, 5: F7, 7: G3|
|(1B)||Kitagawa, Hirotoshi||1-for-2||1: BB, 3: G6, 5: HBP, 8: 2B|
|(3B)||Baldiris, Aarom||1-for-3||1: F9, 3: 1B, 5: F6, 8: HBP|
|(C)||Hidaka, Takeshi||0-for-3||2: G6, 3: BB, 5: G3, 8: DP|
|(SS)||Yamasaki, Koji||0-for-3, 1 R||2: BB, 3: SO, 6: f2, 8: SO|
|Yamamoto, Shogo, W||5 1/3||89||23||22||6||1||4||0||1||0||0||0||2||2||5.000|
|Kamoshida, Takashi, H||1||16||4||4||1||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.455|
|Furukawa, Shuichi, H||2/3||7||2||2||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||4.154|
|Hirano, Yoshihisa, H||1||17||4||3||0||0||2||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.216|
|Kishida, Mamoru, S||1||16||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.803|
Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Kawasaki, Munenori||0-for-4||1: SO, 2: F7, 5: G6, 7: F8|
|(2B)||Honda, Yuichi||0-for-4||1: SO, 3: G4, 5: G4, 7: SO|
|(3B)||Matsuda, Nobuhiro||1-for-4||1: F7, 3: F9, 6: 1B, 8: SO|
|(RF)||Tamura, Hitoshi||2-for-4, 1 R||2: 2B, 3: G6, 6: 2B, 8: G5|
|(DH)||Petagine, Roberto||1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI||2: HR, 4: G4, 6: SO, 8: BB|
|(LF)||Ortiz, Jose||0-for-3||2: SO, 4: HBP, 6: SO, 8: SO|
|(CF)||Hasegawa, Yuya||0-for-4||2: f5, 4: G4, 6: G4, 9: F9|
|(1B)||Morimoto, Satoru||1-for-3||2: 1B, 4: G1, 7: SO|
|PH||Matsunaka, Nobuhiko||0-for-1||9: G3|
|(C)||Tanoue, Hidenori||2-for-4||2: 1B, 5: F4, 7: 2B, 9: SO|
|Durbin, J.D., L||6||119||29||24||6||1||4||4||1||0||0||0||5||5||4.500|
Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Durbin on the mound for Softbank
Sakaguchi flies out to right. Akada hits a double to right. Goto hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Cabrera flies out to right. T-Okada walks, runners on first and second. Kitagawa walks to load the bases. Baldiris flies out to right.
Top of the 2nd - 4 runs, 3 hits
Durbin on the mound for Softbank
Hidaka grounds out to short. K. Yamasaki walks. Sakaguchi hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Akada hits a 2-run single to right, runner on first. Goto strikes out swinging. Cabrera hits a 2-run homer. T-Okada grounds out to first.
Bottom of the 2nd - 2 runs, 4 hits
Yamamoto on the mound for Orix
Tamura hits a double to right. Petagine hits a 2-run homer. Ortiz strikes out swinging. Hasegawa fouls out to third. Morimoto hits a single to right. Tanoue hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Kawasaki flies out to left.
Top of the 3rd
Kitagawa grounds out to short. Baldiris hits a single to center. Hidaka walks, runners on first and second. K. Yamasaki strikes out swinging. Sakaguchi strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 6th
Matsuda hits a single to center. Tamura hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Petagine strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Kamoshida in for Yamamoto.
Ortiz strikes out swinging. Hasegawa grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 7th
Morimoto strikes out swinging. Tanoue hits a double to left.
Pitching change: Furukawa in for Kamoshida.
Kawasaki flies out to center. Honda strikes out swinging.
Top of the 8th
Kitagawa hits a double to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Moriyama. Baldiris gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Hidaka grounds into a double play, runner on third. K. Yamasaki strikes out swinging.
The Buffaloes won their third straight game and are now 38-36-1 (4th place). ... The Hawks dropped their third straight game and are now 41-35-3 (3rd place).
Yamamoto (ORI) stopped a personal 2-game losing streak and improved to 7-2. Kishida (ORI) saved his 3rd game of the year. ... Durbin (SOF) took the loss, his first decision in his second start of the year.
It was day one of the red uniforms for the Hawks.
ORI: Cabrera (13)
SOF: Petagine (4)