Orix Buffaloes vs Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 31130 | Softbank leads series, 10-6-1 | Time: 3:36
Potential Starters: Kazuki Kondo (ORI) 5-6, 3.46 - Tsuyoshi Wada (SOF) 13-5, 3.21
Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)
|(3B)||Baldiris, Aarom||1-for-3||1: BB, 3: 1B, 4: BB, 7: SO, 9: SO|
|(CF)||Arakane, Hisao||0-for-3||1: SO, 3: S2, 4: SO, 7: F6|
|PH||Akada, Shogo||0-for-1||9: F8|
|(2B)||Goto, Mitsutaka||2-for-5, 1 R||1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: F9, 8: 1B, 9: SO|
|(1B)||Cabrera, Alex||1-for-3, 1 R||1: F7, 3: BB, 5: SO, 8: 1B|
|(LF)||Okada, Takahiro||1-for-4, 1 RBI||1: SO, 3: G4, 5: G4, 8: 1B (BrO)|
|(DH)||Kitagawa, Hirotoshi||2-for-4||2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: F4, 8: 1B|
|(RF)||Caraballo, Francisco||1-for-4||2: G5, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: SO|
|(C)||Suzuki, Fumihiro||1-for-2||2: 1B, 4: S3, 6: SO|
|C||Yokoyama, Tetsuya||1-for-1, 1 RBI||8: 1B|
|(SS)||Kaneko, Keisuke||0-for-3||2: SO, 4: L4, 7: F4|
|PH||Sakaguchi, Tomotaka||0-for-1||8: L5|
|Kondo, Kazuki, L||3 2/3||98||18||17||7||0||7||1||0||0||0||0||4||4||3.649|
|Furukawa, Shuichi||1 1/3||28||6||6||2||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||1||1||3.115|
Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Kawasaki, Munenori||1-for-4, 1 R||1: SO, 3: 1B, 4: G4, 6: BB, 8: F7|
|(2B)||Honda, Yuichi||3-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI||1: 1B (SB), 3: SO, 5: 1B (SB), 6: 1B, 8: F7|
|(LF-3B)||Matsuda, Nobuhiro||2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: SO, 4: 1B, 5: G5, 6: 1B|
|(1B)||Kokubo, Hiroki||2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: 1B (CS), 4: 1B, 5: SO, 6: F9|
|(RF)||Tamura, Hitoshi||2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||2: SO, 4: 2B, 5: 2B, 7: SO|
|(DH)||Petagine, Roberto||1-for-4, 2 RBI||2: SO, 4: 2B, 5: SO, 7: F4|
|(3B)||Lee, Bum-Ho||1-for-4||2: SO, 4: F7, 6: SO, 7: 1B|
|(CF-LF)||Hasegawa, Yuya||1-for-3, 1 R||3: SO, 4: BB, 6: 2B, 7: SO|
|(C)||Tanoue, Hidenori||0-for-4||3: G5, 4: G5, 6: G5, 8: G6|
|Wada, Tsuyoshi, W||7||111||29||24||5||0||10||3||0||2||0||0||0||0||3.038|
Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Kawasaki strikes out swinging. Honda reaches on a bunt single and steals second. Matsuda strikes out swinging. Kokubo hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Kokubo gets thrown out trying to steal second.
Bottom of the 4th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Matsuda hits a single to left. Kokubo hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Tamura hits an RBI double to center, runners on second and third. Petagine clears the bases with a 2-run double to right, runner on second. Lee flies out to left. Hasegawa walks, runners on first and second. Tanoue grounds out to third, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Furukawa in for Kondo.
Kawasaki grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Furukawa on the mound for Orix
Honda hits an infield single and steals second. Matsuda grounds out to third. Kokubo strikes out swinging. Tamura hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Petagine strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Katsuki on the mound for Orix
Lee strikes out swinging. Hasegawa hits a double to right. Tanoue grounds out to third, runner on third. Kawasaki walks, runners on first and third. Honda hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Matsuda hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third. Kokubo flies out to right.
Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 5 hits
Falkenborg on the mound for Softbank
Defense: Shibahara takes over in right; Morimoto takes over at first; Matsuda moves from left to third; Kidokoro takes over in center; Hasegawa moves from center to left.
Goto hits a single to center. Cabrera hits a single to left, runners on first and third. T-Okada hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Kitagawa hits a single to center and T-Okada is thrown out between second and third, runners on first and third. Caraballo strikes out swinging. Yokoyama hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Sakaguchi, pinch-hitting for K. Kaneko, lines out to third.
Top of the 1st
Baldiris walks. Arakane strikes out swinging. Goto hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Cabrera flies out to left. T-Okada strikes out looking.
Top of the 3rd
Baldiris hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Arakane. Goto strikes out looking. Cabrera walks, runners on first and second. T-Okada grounds out to second.
Top of the 4th
Kitagawa hits a single to left. Caraballo hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Suzuki hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. K. Kaneko lines out to second. Baldiris walks to load the bases. Arakane strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 7th
Tamura strikes out swinging. Petagine flies out to second. Lee hits a single to right and is replaced by pinch-runner Kidokoro. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Hasegawa strikes out looking.
The Hawks stopped a 6-game slide and are now 57-47-3 (2nd place). ... The Buffaloes are 1-4 over their last 5 games and are now 53-51-1 (5th place).
Wada (SOF) got the win and is now 14-5 on the year. He's also 4-1 with a 1.36 ERA in four starts against the Buffaloes this season. ... Kondo (ORI) took the loss and is now 5-7. Kondo also fell to 2-3 with a 2.41 ERA in 6 starts against the Hawks this year.