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Orix Buffaloes 6 – Softbank Hawks 6 (August 12, 2010)

by on Aug.12, 2010 @ 4:07 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

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

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Orix 0 0 0 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 11 1
Softbank 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 9 0

Attendance: 33390 | Softbank leads series, 10-6-2 | Time: 5:03

Potential Starters: Yuki Nishi (ORI) 0-0, 3.38 - Kenji Otonari (SOF) 2-8, 4.56

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F9, 3: F9, 6: BB, 7: 1B, 9: S1, 11: F7
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 3-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G6, 6: 1B, 7: G4, 9: BB, 11: 1B
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 4: G4, 6: HBP, 7: L6, 9: G3, 11: BB
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 2-for-4, 2 R, 5 RBI 1: BB, 4: HR, 6: HR, 8: f5, 9: BB, 11: SO
LF Arakane, Hisao 0-for-0
(LF-1B) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-6 1: DP, 4: SO, 6: G4, 8: 1B, 9: G4, 12: F7
(RF) Caraballo, Francisco 1-for-6 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: 1B, 10: F8, 12: SO
RF Akada, Shogo 0-for-0
(DH) Shimamura, Ikki 0-for-3 2: G4, 5: SO, 6: F9
PH-DH Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 0-for-3 8: f3, 10: G6, 12: SO
(C) Yokoyama, Tetsuya 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: SO
C Suzuki, Fumihiro 1-for-3, 1 R 7: 1B, 8: SO, 10: G4
(SS) Yamasaki, Koji 1-for-4 3: F2, 5: SO, 7: S1, 9: 1B, 11: F6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishi, Yuki 4 2/3 96 23 14 2 0 2 6 1 2 0 0 5 5 5.283
Furukawa, Shuichi 0/3 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.115
Kamoshida, Takashi 1/3 9 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.240
Leicester, Jon 2 33 10 10 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.135
Hirano, Yoshihisa, H 2 33 7 7 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.862
Kishida, Mamoru, H 2 22 6 6 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.767
Katsuki, Ryota 1 9 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.231
12 207 52 41 9 0 9 7 1 3 0 0 6 6

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 0-for-4, 1 R 1: HBP, 3: BB (CS), 5: G3, 6: G1, 8: G4, 10: F9
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 1-for-4, 1 R 1: S5, 3: G3, 5: BB, 6: 1B, 8: SO, 11: SO
(LF-3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-6, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F8, 4: F9, 5: 2B, 6: F7, 8: SO, 11: SO
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F9, 4: E3, 5: BB, 6: 1B, 9: SO, 11: G5
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 1-for-6, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: F4, 4: G6, 5: 1B, 6: G1, 9: L6, 12: F7
(DH) Petagine, Roberto 1-for-3 2: SO, 4: BB, 5: BB, 7: f2, 9: 2B
PR-DH Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-0
PH-DH Shibahara, Hiroshi 1-for-1 12: 1B
PR-DH Egawa, Tomoaki 0-for-0
(3B) Lee, Bum-Ho 1-for-4, 2 RBI 2: BB, 4: SO, 5: 1B, 7: F8, 9: SO
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0 12: S1
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F9, 5: BB, 5: G1, 7: 1B (SB), 10: G6
(C) Tanoue, Hidenori 1-for-4 3: F7, 5: S1, 6: 1B, 7: SO, 10: f5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Otonari, Kenji 6 107 25 22 5 2 8 2 1 0 0 0 5 5 4.759
Katto, Keisuke 2/3 16 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2.888
Settsu, Tadashi, H 1 1/3 28 6 6 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.288
Mahara, Takahiro, H 2 26 9 6 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.015
Kanazawa, Takehito 2 39 8 7 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.767
12 216 52 44 11 2 12 5 1 2 0 0 6 6

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hits
Otonari on the mound for Softbank
Goto grounds out second. Cabrera hits a solo homer. T-Okada strikes out swinging. Caraballo strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 5 runs, 3 hits
Nishi on the mound for Orix
Hasegawa walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanoue. Kawasaki grounds out to first, runner on third. Honda walks, runners on first and third. Matsuda hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third on throw. Kokubo walks to load the bases. Tamura hits a 2-run single to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Furukawa in for Nishi.
Pegatine walks to load the bases.
Pitching change: Kamoshida in for Furukawa.
Lee hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and second. Hasegawa grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 6th - 4 runs, 2 hits
Otonari on the mound for Softbank
Baldiris walks. Sakaguchi hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Goto gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Cabrera hits a grand slam. T-Okada grounds out to second. Caraballo strikes out swinging. Ikki flies out to right.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 runs, 3 hits
Leicester on the mound for Orix
Defense: Suzuki is the new catcher.
Tanoue hits a single to center. Kawasaki fails to advance the runner on a sac bunt, runner on first. Honda hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Matsuda flies out to left. Kokubo hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Tamura grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Katto on the mound for Softbank
Suzuki hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by K. Yamasaki. Baldiris hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Sakaguchi drives in a run with a ground out to second, runner on first.
Pitching change: Settsu in for Katto.
Goto lines out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Baldiris flies out to right. Sakaguchi hits a single to center. Goto hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Cabrera walks to load the bases. T-Okada hits into a double play.

Bottom of the 1st
Kawasaki gets hit by a pitch and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Matsuda flies out to center. Kokubo flies out to right.

Bottom of the 4th
Matsuda flies out to right. Kokubo reaches on a fielding error (E3) and advances to second. Tamura grounds out to short, runner on third. Petagine walks, runners on first and third. Lee strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 7th
Petagine fouls out to the catcher. Lee flies out to center. Hasegawa hits a single to center and steals second. Tanoue strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
Cabrera fouls out to third. T-Okada hits a single to left. Caraballo hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kitagawa, pinch-hitting for Ikki, fouls out to first. Suzuki strikes out looking.

Top of the 9th
K. Yamasaki hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Baldiris. Sakaguchi walks, runners on first and second. Goto grounds out to first, runners on first and second. Cabrera walks to load the bases. T-Okada grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 9th
Kokubo strikes out swinging. Tamura lines out to short. Petagine hits a double to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Fukuda. Lee strikes out looking.

Top of the 11th
K. Yamasaki flies out to short. Baldiris flies out to left. Sakaguchi hits a single to left. Goto walks, runners on first and second. Cabrera strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 12th
Tamura flies out to left. Shibahara, pinch-hitting for Fukuda, hits a single to left. Egawa enters the game as a pinch-runner for Shibahara. Kidokoro hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Egawa gets picked off second.

Notes

The series ended in a 1-1-1 tie.

The Hawks are 1-3-1 over their last 5 games and are now 57-47-4 (2nd place). ... The Buffaloes are 1-3-1 over their last 5 games and are now 53-51-2 (4th place tie).

Home runs
ORI: Cabrera (17, 18)