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Softbank Hawks 6 – Orix Buffaloes 1 (July 16, 2010)

by on Jul.16, 2010 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Softbank Hawks vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Softbank 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 6 12 1
Orix 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 0

Attendance: 20178 | Softbank leads series, 7-5-1 | Time: 3:44

Potential Starters: Kenji Otonari (SOF) 1-7, 4.50 - Shogo Yamamoto (ORI) 7-5, 5.23

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 2-for-3, 2 R 1: G5, 3: 1B, 5: BB, 6: BB, 8: 2B
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 1-for-3 1: 1B (SB), 3: S1, 5: S1, 6: F4, 8: F7
(LF) Ortiz, Jose 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: F8, 3: G6, 5: HR, 7: F9
1B Morimoto, Satoru 0-for-1 9: F8
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: 2B, 5: SO, 7: L6
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 1-for-1 9: 1B
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 1-for-5 1: G5, 3: F8, 5: G6, 7: 2B, 9: F8
(DH) Petagine, Roberto 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: SO
PH-DH Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 1-for-1 6: 1B
PR-DH Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-2, 1 R 7: SO, 9: SO
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: G1, 6: S1, 8: HR
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 8: G6
(C) Tanoue, Hidenori 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G5, 5: HR, 6: G1, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Otonari, Kenji, W 6 0/3 124 26 22 4 0 8 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 4.135
Settsu, Tadashi 1 10 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.507
Katto, Keisuke 1 18 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.961
Kanazawa, Takehito 1 13 5 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.927
9 165 38 33 7 1 9 4 0 1 1 0 1 1

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 0-for-4 1: BB, 3: F7, 5: F9, 7: L3, 9: G4
(RF) Taguchi, So 0-for-4 1: S5, 3: G6, 5: SO, 7: DP, 9: F7
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 0-for-3 1: G4, 3: SO, 6: BB, 8: F9
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 0-for-3 1: BB, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: G6
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: G6, 6: SO, 8: HR
(DH) Seguignol, Fernando 2-for-4 2: 2B, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: SO
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-4 2: F8, 4: L4, 7: 1B, 9: G5
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-2 2: G5, 5: E1
PH-C Yokoyama, Tetsuya 2-for-2 7: 1B, 9: 1B
(SS) Yamasaki, Koji 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: G4
PH Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 1-for-1 7: 1B
PR-SS Kaneko, Keisuke 0-for-0 9: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamamoto, Shogo, L 6 129 29 23 8 2 4 3 0 3 0 0 5 4 5.290
Katsuki, Ryota 1 14 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.447
Nishi, Yuki 1 25 5 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.500
Furukawa, Shuichi 1 16 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.700

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Yamamoto on the mound for Orix
Kawasaki hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda.  Ortiz grounds out to short, runner on third.  Kokubo hits an RBI double to left, runner on second.  Tamura flies out to center.

Top of the 5th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Yamamoto on the mound for Orix
Tanoue hits a solo homer.  Kawasaki walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Ortiz hits a 2-run homer.  Kokubo strikes out swinging.  Tamura grounds out to short.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yamamoto on the mound for Softbank
Matsunaka, pinch-hitting for Petagine, hits an infield single.  Fukuda enters the game as a pinch-runner for Matsunaka.  Matsuda hits a sac but, runner on second.  Hasegawa hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Runners advance on a passed ball, a run scores, runner on second.  Tanoue grounds out to the pitcher, runner on third.  Kawasaki walks, runners on first and third.  Honda flies out to second.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Nishi on the mound for Orix
Defense: Yokoyama is the new cather; K. Kaneko takes over at short.
Matsuda hits a solo homer.  Hasegawa grounds out to short.  Tanoue strikes out swinging.  Kawasaki hits a double to right.  Honda flies out to left.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Katto on the mound for Softbank
Goto flies out to right.  Cabrera grounds out to short.  T-Okada hits a solo homer.  Seguignol strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Kawasaki grounds out to third.  Honda hits a single to center.  Ortiz flies out to center.  Honda steals second.  Kokubo walks, runners on first and second.  Tamura grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 1st
Sakaguchi walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Taguchi.  Goto grounds out to second, runner on third.  Cabrera walks, runners on first and third.  T-Okada strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 2nd
Seguignol hits a double to center.  Baldiris flies out to center, runner on third.  Suzuki grounds out to third.  K. Yamasaki strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th
Suzuki reaches on a fielding error (E1), runner on first.  K. Yamasaki grounds out to second, runner on second.  Sakaguchi lies out to right.  Taguchi strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 6th
Goto walks.  Cabrera strikes out swinging.  T-Okada strikes out looking.  Runner advances to second on a wild pitch.  Seguignol strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th
Ortiz flies out to right.  Kokubo lines out to short.  Tamura hits a double to center.  Fukuda strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th
Baldiris hits single to left.  Yokoyama, pinch-hitting for Suzuki, hits a single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Settsu in for Otonari.
Kitagawa, pinch-hitting for K. Yamasaki, hits a single to right, bases loaded.  K. Kaneko enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kitagawa.  Sakaguchi lines out to first.  Taguchi grounds into a double play.

Bottom of the 9th
Baldiris grounds out to third.  Yokoyama hits a single to center.  K. Kaneko walks, runners on first and second.  Sakaguchi grounds out to second, runners on first and third.  Taguchi flies out to left.

Notes

The Hawks won their second game in a row and are now 45-40-3 (3rd place). ... The Buffaloes dropped their second game in a row and are now 42-43-1 (5th place).

Otonari (SOF) started his first game since 6/6 and won his first victory since 4/4 (vs Rakuten).  In between victories, Otonari went 0-6 in 9 starts. ... Yamamoto (ORI) dropped his second start in a row and is now 7-6 on the year.

Home runs
SOF: Tanoue (4), Ortiz (21), Matsuda (8)
ORI: T-Okada (20)