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Rakuten Eagles 5 – Orix Buffaloes 8 (July 19, 2010)

by on Jul.19, 2010 @ 4:04 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 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 5 11 1
Orix 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 3 X 8 12 0

Attendance: 18204 | Orix leads series, 8-5-0 | Time: 4:16

Potential Starters: Darrell Rasner (RAK) 3-7, 4.30 - Hiroshi Kisanuki (ORI) 8-6, 3.67

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 3-for-5, 2 R 1: 1B, 3: 1B (SB), 5: 1B (SB), 6: G4, 9: SO
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-3, 3 RBI 1: S3, 3: S7, 5: F7, 6: 2B, 9: G6
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F7, 3: HBP, 5: 1B, 6: G4, 9: 2B
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-4 1: BB, 3: SO, 5: F9, 7: SO, 9: 1B
(3B) Nakamura, Norihiro 0-for-5 1: SO, 3: G5, 5: SO, 7: F9, 9: G1
(LF) Linden, Todd 2-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 4: 1B, 6: 2B, 7: SO
(1B) Ruiz, Randy 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: 2B (BrO), 8: G1
(C) Shima, Motohiro 0-for-4 2: DP, 4: G1, 6: G4, 8: F9
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 1-for-2, 2 R 3: 1B, 4: G4, 6: BB (SB), 8: BB (CS)

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Rasner, Darrell 2 0/3 46 13 8 2 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 3 3 4.500
Matsuzaki, Shingo 1 2/3 41 10 7 2 1 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 1.286
Yamamura, Hiroki 1 1/3 17 7 7 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.913
Kawagishi, Tsuyoshi, L 3 62 14 12 4 0 4 1 0 1 0 0 3 3 5.712
8 166 44 34 12 2 9 5 3 2 0 0 8 8

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 12, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-2 1: SO, 2: G1
PH-RF Caraballo, Francisco 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: SO, 6: HR, 7: SO
(RF-CF) Arakane, Hisao 2-for-4, 1 R 1: HBP, 3: 3B, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 8: G6
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-3, 1 R 1: HBP, 3: BB, 4: L6, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 3-for-5, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: G1, 3: 1B, 4: HR, 6: SO, 8: 1B
PR-LF Yoshida, Shintaro 0-for-0, 1 R
(LF-1B) Okada, Takahiro 2-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 3: BB, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 0-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F7, 3: HBP, 4: F8, 6: F6, 8: BB
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 2-for-5, 3 RBI 2: E1, 3: SO, 5: f3, 7: 1B, 8: 2B
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-2, 1 RBI 2: S3, 3: BB, 5: F7, 7: S1, 8: F6
(SS) Kaneko, Keisuke 1-for-3 2: SO, 3: SO, 5: 1B (CS)
PH Seguignol, Fernando 0-for-1 7: F8
SS Yamasaki, Koji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kisanuki, Hiroshi 5 2/3 121 29 23 9 0 5 3 1 1 0 0 5 5 3.880
Furukawa, Shuichi 1/3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.382
Hirano, Yoshihisa, W 2 24 6 5 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.048
Kishida, Mamoru, S 1 20 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.840
9 168 41 34 11 0 8 4 1 1 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Watanabe hits a single to right.  Hijirisawa hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Takasu hits a sac fly to left, runner on first.  Hijirisawa steals second.  Teppei gets hit by pitch, runners on first and second.  Yamasaki strikes out swinging.  Nakamura grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 3rd - 3 runs, 2 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Arakane hits a triple to center.  Goto walks, runners on first and third.  Cabrera hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Matsuzaki in for Rasner.
T-Okada walks to load the bases.  Kitagawa gets hit by a pitch, a run scores, bases remain loaded.  Baldiris strikes out swinging.  Suzuki walks in a run, bases loaded.  K. Kaneko strikes out swinging.  Caraballo strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Matsuzaki on the mound for Rakuten
Arakane grounds out to second.  Goto lines out to short.  Cabrera hits a solo homer.  T-Okada hits a single to center.
Pitching change: Yamamura in for Matsuzaki.
Kitagawa flies out to center.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Hijirisawa hits a single to left and steals second.  Takasu flies out to left.  Teppei hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.  Yamasaki flies out to right.  Nakamura strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Linden hits a double to center.  Ruiz hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.  Shima grounds out to second, runner on third.  Watanabe walks, runners on first and third.  Watanabe steals second, runners on second and third.  Hijirisawa hits a grounder to second and Ruiz is thrown out trying to sore, runners on first and third.  Takasu clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner to third on throw.
Pitching change: Furukawa in for Kisanuki.
Teppei grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 3 hits
Yamamura on the mound for Rakuten
Caraballo hits a solo homer.  Arakane hits a single to left.  Goto hits a single to left, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Kawagishi in for Yamamura.
Cabrera strikes out swinging.  T-Okada strikes out swinging.  Kitagawa flies out to short.

Bottom of the 8th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Kawagishi on the mound for Rakuten
Arakane grounds out to short.  Goto strikes out swinging.  Cabrera hits a single to right.  T-Okada hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Yoshida enters the game as a pinch-runner for Cabrera.  Kitagawa walks to load the bases.  Baldiris clears the bases with a 3-run double to center, runner on second.  Suzuki flies out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Hijirisawa hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Takasu.  Teppei flies out to left.  Yamasaki walks, runners on first and second.  Nakamura strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 1st
Moriyama strikes looking.  Arakane gets hit by pitch.  Goto gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Cabrera grounds out to the pitcher, runners on first and third.  T-Okada walks to load the bases.  Kitagawa flies out to left.

Bottom of the 2nd
Baldiris reaches on a fielding error (E1), runner on first.  Suzuki hits a sac bunt, runner on second.  K. Kaneko strikes out swinging.  Moriyama grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 4th
Linden hits a single to right.  Ruiz strikes out swinging.  Shima grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second.  Watanabe grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th
Baldiris hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Suzuki.  Seguignol, pinch-hitting for K. Kaneko, flies out to center, runner on third.  Caraballo strikes out looking.

Top of the 9th
Hijirisawa strikes out swinging.  Takasu grounds out to short.  Teppei hits a double to right.  Yamasaki hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Nakamura grounds out to the pitcher.

Notes

The Buffaloes stopped a 4-game losing streak and are now 43-46-1 (5th place). ... The Eagles' 2-game winning streak came to an end.  They are now 40-46-2 (6th place).

Hirano (ORI) started his first game of the season and picked up a win.  He is now 5-1 this season.  Kishida recorded his 4th save of the year. ... Kawagishi (RAK) took the loss for the Eagles and fell to 2-4 on the season.

It was R50 Night (people 50 and up) at Kyocera Dome.  As part of the event, the voice actor portraying Huma Hoshi from Kyoji-no Hoshi (Toru Furuya) announced the Buffaloes' players.

Rasner (RAK) was hit by a comebacker to the mound in the first but managed to stay in the game until the third.

Home runs
ORI: Cabrera (14), Caraballo (1)