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Softbank Hawks 4 – Orix Buffaloes 2 (July 18, 2010)

by on Jul.18, 2010 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

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

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

Attendance: 32070 | Softbank leads series, 9-5-1 | Time: 3:15

Potential Starters: Yao-Hsun Yang (SOF) 0-0, 3.14 - Kazuki Kondo (ORI) 4-5, 3.41

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 2, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 0-for-3 1: G5, 3: F7, 6: S1, 8: L5
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 2-for-4, 2 R 1: 2B, 4: F8, 6: 1B (SB), 8: G1
(LF) Ortiz, Jose 2-for-3, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: SO
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-1 8: SO
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: DP, 4: F4, 6: 1B, 9: F9
1B Morimoto, Satoru 0-for-0
(DH) Petagine, Roberto 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: F9, 9: G3
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-3 2: F7, 5: F9, 7: SO, 9: BB (CS)
(RF) Shibahara, Hiroshi 0-for-3 2: G3, 5: G3, 7: SO
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: G5, 5: SO, 7: HR
(C) Tanoue, Hidenori 0-for-2, 1 R 3: G5, 6: BB, 7: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yang, Yao-Hsun, W 5 84 24 19 6 0 3 2 1 2 0 0 2 2 3.259
Katto, Keisuke, H 1 14 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.851
Settsu, Tadashi, H 1 19 5 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.455
Falkenborg, Brian, H 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.470
Mahara, Takahiro, S 1 21 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.274
9 150 39 33 8 0 7 3 1 2 1 0 2 2

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Hamanaka, Osamu 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: SO, 2: F9, 4: 2B, 7: SO
PH Moriyama, Makoto 1-for-1 9: 1B
(CF) Arakane, Hisao 2-for-5 1: 1B, 3: G6, 4: F8, 7: 1B, 9: F9
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 2-for-5 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: G3, 7: F8, 9: F7
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 0-for-2 1: SO, 3: BB, 5: SO, 7: BB
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-3 1: f3, 3: F8, 5: HBP, 7: G5
(DH) Seguignol, Fernando 0-for-4 2: F9, 3: G4, 5: G1, 8: SO
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-3, 2 R 2: 1B, 4: BB, 6: F8, 8: G4
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-1 2: S3, 4: S3, 6: SO
PH Yoshida, Shintaro 0-for-1 8: G4
C Tsuji, Toshiya 0-for-0
(SS) Yamasaki, Koji 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 4: G5, 6: SO
PH Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 0-for-1 9: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kondo, Kazuki, L 7 98 27 25 6 1 7 1 0 1 0 0 4 3 3.438
Hirano, Yoshihisa 1 14 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.137
Kishida, Mamoru 1 25 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.892
9 137 33 30 6 1 8 2 0 1 0 0 4 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Kawasaki grounds out to third.  Honda hits a double to right.  Ortiz hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.  Kokubo hits into a double play.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Yang on the mound for Softbank
Seguignol flies out to right.  Baldiris hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Suzuki.  K. Yamasaki hits an RBI double to center and advances to third on a throwing error (E8), runner on third.  Hamanaka flies out to right.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yang on the mound for Softbank
Baldiris walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Suzuki.  K. Yamasaki grounds out to third, runner on third.  Hamanaka hits an RBI double to right, runner on second.  Arakane flies out to center.

Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Tanoue walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kawasaki.  Honda hits a single to right, a run scores on a fielding error (E9), runner on first.  Ortiz strikes out swinging as Honda steals second.  Kokubo hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.  Petagine flies out to right.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Hasegawa strikes out swinging.  Shibahara strikes out swinging.  Matsuda hits a solo homer.  Tanoue strikes out looking.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Hamanaka strikes out swinging.  Arakane hits a single to center.  Goto hits a single to left, runners advance to second and third on throw.  Cabrera strikes out swinging.  T-Okada fouls out to first.

Bottom of the 3rd
Arakane grounds out to short. Goto hits a single to left.  Cabrera walks, runners on first and second.  T-Okada flies out to center.  Seguignol grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th
Hamanaka strikes out swinging.  Arakane hits a bunt single.  Goto flies out to center.  Cabrera walks, runners on first and second.  T-Okada grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 9th
Kitagawa, pinch-hitting for K. Yamasaki, grounds out to short.  Moriyama, pinch-hitting for Hamanaka, hits a single to left.  Arakane flies out to right.  Runner advances to second on a wild pitch.  Goto flies out to left.

Notes

The Hawks swept the series, 3-0.

The Hawks won their fourth game in a row and are now 48-40-3 (2nd place). ... The Buffaloes dropped their fourth game in a row and are now 42-46-1 (5th place).

Yang (SOF) picked up his first win of the season in his first start of the year (he had made 10 appearances as a reliever and was 0-0).  Mahara (SOF) saved his 19th game of the year. ... Kondo's (ORI) 2-game winning streak came to an end with his 5th loss of the season.  His record against the Hawks dropped to 2-2 over 4 starts this year.  Kondo is now 4-6 on the year.

Home runs
SOF: Matsuda (9)