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Orix Buffaloes 9 – Softbank Hawks 1 (July 4, 2010)

by on Jul.04, 2010 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 13:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Orix 1 6 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 9 13 0
Softbank 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 7 0

Attendance: 30343 | Softbank leads series, 6-5-1 | Time: 3:01

Potential Starters: Kazuki Kondo (ORI) 2-5, 3.81 - Sho Iwasaki (SOF) 0-1, 4.32

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 2: BB, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: G4
(RF) Akada, Shogo 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 2: 1B, 3: L4, 6: SO, 8: F3
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-4, 3 R 1: G4, 2: BB, 3: F6, 6: 2B, 8: F7
(DH) Cabrera, Alex 3-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: 2B, 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: BB
PR-DH Kaneko, Keisuke 0-for-0
(LF-1B) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-4, 2 RBI 1: SO, 2: 1B, 4: F8, 6: S8, 8: SO
(1B) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G6, 9: F8
LF Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-0
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-5 2: F7, 2: G5, 5: 1B, 7: G6, 9: G6
(C) Hidaka, Takeshi 1-for-4 2: F7, 3: BB, 5: G4, 7: G1, 9: 1B
(SS) Yamasaki, Koji 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI 2: 2B, 3: S2, 5: SO, 7: HR, 9: F7

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kondo, Kazuki, W 8 138 31 28 6 0 10 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 3.581
Furukawa, Shuichi 1 16 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
9 154 35 32 7 0 10 2 0 1 0 0 1 1

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: G3, 5: G6, 7: F7
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 0-for-3 1: S1, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: G4
(DH) Ortiz, Jose 2-for-4 1: F8, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: F8, 6: SO
RF Shibahara, Hiroshi 0-for-1 8: DP
(1B) Petagine, Roberto 1-for-4 2: G3, 4: F7, 6: 1B, 9: f5
(LF) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 9: F7
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-4 2: F8, 5: F7, 6: SO, 9: 1B
(CF) Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-2, 1 R 2: G4, 5: BB, 7: SO
PH Morimoto, Satoru 0-for-1 9: F7
(C) Tanoue, Hidenori 1-for-3 3: SO, 5: 2B, 7: SO
C Takaya, Hiroaki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwasaki, Sho, L 1 2/3 52 14 11 6 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 7 7 7.364
Kanazawa, Takehito 2 1/3 33 10 8 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.348
Yoshikawa, Teruaki 3 47 13 12 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 6.000
Morifuku, Masahiko 2 33 8 7 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.893
9 165 45 38 13 1 8 5 0 1 0 0 9 9

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Iwasaki on the mound for Softbank
Sakaguchi strikes out swinging.  Akada walks.  Goto grounds out to second, runner on first.  Cabrera hits an RBI double to left, runner on second.  T-Okada strikes out swinging.

Top of the 2nd - 6 runs, 6 hits
Iwasaki on the mound for Softbank
Kitagawa hits a double to left.  Baldiris flies out to left.  Hidaka flies out to left.  K. Yamasaki hits an RBI double to right, runner on second.  Sakaguchi walks, runners on first and second.  Akada hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.  Goto walks to load the bases.  Cabrera hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and third.  T-Okada hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Kanazawa in for Iwasaki.
Kitagawa hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third.  Baldiris grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Matsuda flies out to left.  Hasegawa walks.  Tanoue hits a double to left, runners on second and third.  Kawasaki drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on second.  Honda strikes out looking.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
T. Yoshikawa on the mound for Softbank
Akada strikes out swinging.  Goto hits a double to center. Cabrera hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  T-Okada hits a sac fly to center, runner on first.  Kitagawa grounds out to short.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
T. Yoshikawa on the mound for Softbank
Defense: Shibahara takes over in right.
Baldiris grounds out to short.  Hidaka grounds out to the pitcher.  K. Yamasaki hits a solo homer.  Sakaguchi grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Kawasaki walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda.  Ortiz flies out to center, runner on third.  Tamura strikes out swinging.

Top of the 3rd
Hidaka walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by K. Yamasaki.  Sakaguchi hits a single to left, runners on first and third.  Akada lines out to second.  Goto flies out to short.

Bottom of the 6th
Ortiz strikes out swinging.  Tamura strikes out swinging.  Petagine hits a single to left.  Matsunaka hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Matsuda strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Buffaloes took the series, 2-1.

The Buffaloes are 4-1 over their last 5 games and are now 39-37-1 (4th place). ... The Hawks 1-4 over their last 5 games and are now 42-36-3 (3rd place).

Kondo (ORI) recorded his first victory since 5/18 (vs Hiroshima) -- he went 0-1 over 5 starts in between.  Kondo is now 3-5. ... Iwasaki (SOF) took the loss and has yet to record a win over the 5 starts he has made so far this year.  Iwasaki is now 0-2.

The Buffaloes sent 11 batters to the plate in the 2nd inning.

Home runs
ORI: K. Yamasaki (2)