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Orix Buffaloes 4 – Softbank Hawks 4 (August 26, 2010)

by on Aug.26, 2010 @ 4:03 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 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 7 0
Softbank 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 11 0

Attendance: 30443 | Softbank leads series, 11-7-3 | Time: 4:41

Potential Starters: Hiroshi Kisanuki (ORI) 9-9, 3.88 - Shinsuke Ogura (SOF) 4-7, 5.25

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 11, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 0-for-4, 2 R 1: G4, 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: BB, 9: BB, 11: SO
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-5, 1 R 1: SO, 3: F9, 6: F8, 7: 1B, 9: S1, 11: SO
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 2-for-6, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: G6, 6: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: G4, 11: SO
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 7: F8, 9: HBP
PR-LF Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-0
PH-LF Arakane, Hisao 0-for-1 12: SO
(LF-1B) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-5, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: G3, 6: SO, 7: BB, 9: 1B, 12: SO
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 1-for-4 2: BB, 4: 1B, 6: BB, 7: F8, 9: G4, 12: G6
(RF) Caraballo, Francisco 0-for-3 2: BB, 4: F9, 6: SO, 8: SO
PH-RF Shimoyama, Shinji 0-for-1 10: F7
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: SO
PH-C Hidaka, Takeshi 1-for-3, 1 R 7: 1B, 8: F7, 10: G4
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-4 3: BB, 5: F4, 7: F8, 8: F8, 10: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kisanuki, Hiroshi 5 1/3 89 27 24 9 0 4 2 0 1 0 0 4 4 3.989
Maeda, Yuji 1 8 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
Higa, Motoki 2/3 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.080
Hirano, Yoshihisa 2 26 6 6 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.670
Kishida, Mamoru, H 2 29 9 7 2 0 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.484
Katsuki, Ryota 1 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.232
12 166 50 45 11 0 11 3 0 2 0 0 4 4

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 1-for-5 1: G6, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 6: G4, 9: G4, 11: IBB
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 2-for-6, 1 R 1: SO, 4: 2B, 5: 1B, 6: G6, 9: SO, 11: SO
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 2-for-6, 1 RBI 1: G4, 4: 1B, 5: G4, 7: F6, 10: 1B, 12: G1
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-6, 1 R 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 7: F8, 10: SO, 12: F9
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 1-for-6 2: F6, 4: F9, 6: 1B (BrO), 7: F8, 10: SO, 12: G6
(DH) Petagine, Roberto 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F4, 4: L4, 6: 1B, 8: SO, 10: F8
(3B) Lee, Bum-Ho 0-for-2 3: BB, 5: G5, 6: G6
PR-3B Morimoto, Satoru 1-for-2, 1 R 8: F8, 11: 1B
(LF) Shibahara, Hiroshi 1-for-2 3: S2, 5: 1B, 6: BB, 8: G4
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0 11: S5
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 1-for-5, 2 RBI 3: F8, 5: F9, 6: 1B, 9: SO, 11: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ogura, Shinsuke 5 2/3 100 23 20 3 0 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.927
Katto, Keisuke, H 2/3 23 5 3 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.090
Settsu, Tadashi, H 2/3 22 5 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 2.160
Kanazawa, Takehito, H 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.343
Mahara, Takahiro 2 35 9 6 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1.277
Morifuku, Masahiko 2 28 6 6 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.667
12 219 51 42 7 0 17 7 1 1 1 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run 2 hits
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Honda hits a double to left. Hasegawa hits an RBI single to left, runner advances to second on a throw. Kokubo strikes out swinging. Tamura flies out to right. Petagine lines out to second.

Bottom of the 6th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Kokubo hits a single to left. Tamura hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Petagine hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Lee hits a grounder to short and Tamura is thrown out trying to score, runners on first and second. Shibahara walks to load the bases. Morimoto enters the game as a pinch-runner for Lee. Yamazaki hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Y. Maeda in for Kisanuki.
Kawasaki grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Honda grounds out to short.

Top of the 7th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Katto on the mound for Softbank
Defense: Morimoto takes over at third.
Hidaka, pinch-hitting for Suzuki, hits a single to center. Obiki flies out to center. Sakaguchi walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Settsu in for Katto.
Baldiris hits a single to right, bases loaded. A run scores on a wild pitch, runners on second and third. Goto clears the bases with a 2-run single to right. Cabrera flies out to center. T-Okada walks, runners on first and second. Kitagawa flies out to center.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Mahara on the mound for Softbank
Defense: Kidokoro takes over in center; Hasegawa moves from center to left.
Sakaguchi walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Baldiris. Goto grounds out to second, runner on third. Cabrera gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and third. Moriyama enters the game as a pinch-runner for Cabrera. T-Okada hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Kitagawa grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Cabrera strikes out looking. T-Okada strikes out swinging. Kitagawa walks. Caraballo walks, runners on first and second. Suzuki strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd
Lee walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Shibahara. Yamazaki flies out to center. Kawasaki strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th
Lee grounds out to third. Shibahara hits a single to center. Yamazaki flies out to right. Kawasaki hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Honda hits a single to left, bases loaded. Hasegawa grounds out to second.

Top of the 6th
Baldiris flies out to center. Goto hits a single to center. Cabrera hits a single to center, runners on first and second. T-Okada strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Katto in for Ogura.
Kitagawa walks to load the bases. Caraballo strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 11th
Morimoto hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kidokoro. Yamazaki strikes out swinging. Kawasaki gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Honda strikes out swinging.

Notes

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

The Buffaloes are 2-2-1 over their last 5 games and are now 57-58-3 (5th place). ... The Hawks are 2-2-1 over their last 5 games and are now 63-52-5 (1st place tie).

It appeared Honda hurt his left leg when sliding into home plate in the bottom of the 4th, but he received treatment on the leg and return to play defense in the top of the 5th.

Home runs
None.