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Nippon Ham Fighters 3 – Orix Buffaloes 3 (August 27, 2010)

by on Aug.27, 2010 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Nippon Ham 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 16 0
Orix 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 1

Attendance: 21429 | Series tied, 8-8-1 | Time: 4:45

Potential Starters: Masaru Nakamura (HAM) 1-1, 4.09 - Satoshi Komatsu (ORI) 5-8, 4.73

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 14, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 4-for-6, 2 R 1: F7, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: 1B, 11: F7
(LF) Morimoto, Hichori 2-for-4 1: F8, 3: 1B, 5: S1, 7: 1B, 9: S1, 11: L4
(RF) Inaba, Atsunori 1-for-6, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: G5, 5: F8, 7: SO, 9: G6, 12: 1B
PR-RF Yang, Dai-Kang 0-for-0
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 1-for-5, 1 RBI 2: F7, 3: G6, 5: 1B (CS), 8: SO, 9: G6, 12: S3
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 1-for-5 2: F4, 4: G4, 6: G6, 8: BB, 10: SO, 12: 1B
(DH) Nioka, Tomohiro 3-for-6, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 4: 1B, 6: F9, 8: 1B, 10: G6, 12: G5
PR-DH Konta, Toshimasa 0-for-0
(1B) Nakata, Sho 4-for-5 2: 2B, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 8: 1B, 10: BB, 12: 1B
PR-1B Takaguchi, Takayuki 0-for-0
(C) Tsuruoka, Shinya 0-for-3 2: G6, 4: F9, 7: F9
PH Imanami, Takahiro 0-for-1 8: SO
C Ono, Shota 0-for-2 10: F6, 12: F8
(SS) Iiyama, Yuji 0-for-5 3: G5, 4: F9, 7: SO, 8: SO, 11: G1

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakamura, Masaru 5 86 22 20 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.938
Kikuchi, Kazumasa 1 13 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.588
Hayashi, Masanori, H 2 27 6 6 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.429
Tateyama, Yoshinori, H 1 14 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.714
Takeda, Hisashi, H 2 41 10 7 1 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.857
Sakakibara, Ryo 1 8 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.880
12 189 49 43 9 1 9 5 0 0 0 0 3 3

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 12nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 0-for-6 1: G1, 3: F9, 5: f5, 7: G6, 10: SO, 11: G6
(RF) Moriyama, Makoto 2-for-5 1: G6, 3: F8, 5: BB, 7: G3, 10: 1B, 12: 1B
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-6 1: F4, 4: f3, 5: 1B, 8: SO, 10: SO, 12: DP
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 2-for-6, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 4: 2B, 5: F8, 8: SO, 10: G6, 12: G6
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-5, 1 R 2: G5, 4: G4, 6: 2B, 8: SO, 11: G1
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: G6, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 9: SO, 11: BB
PR-DH Arakane, Hisao 0-for-0
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: BB, 4: 1B, 6: S8, 9: 1B, 11: SO
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: G6, 9: F1, 11: BB
(SS) Kaneko, Keisuke 0-for-2 3: F6, 5: G3
PH-SS Yamasaki, Koji 0-for-1 7: F8
PH Hidaka, Takeshi 0-for-1 9: G2
SS Obiki, Keiji 0-for-0 11: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Komatsu, Satoshi 5 78 22 21 8 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 3 4.771
Kamoshida, Takashi 1 2/3 15 5 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.382
Maeda, Yuji 0/3 7 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
Hirano, Yoshihisa, H 1 1/3 31 7 6 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.636
Kishida, Mamoru, H 1 14 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.447
Katsuki, Ryota, H 1 21 4 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.166
Higa, Motoki 2 28 9 8 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.871
12 194 53 48 16 1 6 2 0 3 1 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Komatsu on the mound for Orix
Koyano flies out to left. Itoi flies out to second. Nioka hits a solo homer. Nakata hits a double to left and advances to third on a fielding error (E7). Tsuruoka grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Nakamura on the mound for Nippon Ham
Cabrera hits a solo homer. T-Okada grounds out to third. Kitagawa grounds out to short. Baldiris walks. Suzuki strikes out swinging.

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Komatsu on the mound for Orix
Iiyama grounds out to third. Tanaka hits a single to right. Morimoto hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Inaba drives in a run with a ground out to third, runner on first. Koyano grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 3 hits
Nakamura on the mound for Nippon Ham
Goto fouls out to first. Cabrera hits a double to left. T-Okada grounds out to second, runner on third. Kitagawa hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Baldiris hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Suzuki strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Komatsu on the mound for Orix
Tanaka hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Morimoto. Inaba flies out to center, runner on third. Koyano hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Koyano gets thrown out trying to steal second.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kikuchi on the mound for Nippon Ham
T-Okada hits a double to center. Kitagawa grounds out to short, runner on third. Baldiris hits a sac fly to center. Suzuki grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 4th
Itoi grounds out to second. Nioka hits a single to center. Nakata hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Tsuruoka files out to right. Iiyama flies out to right.

Bottom of the 5th
K. Kaneko grounds out to first. Sakaguchi fouls out to third. Moriyama walks. Goto hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Cabrera flies out to center.

Top of the 7th
Tsuruoka flies out to right. Iiyama strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Y. Maeda in for Kamoshida.
Tanaka hits a single to left. Morimoto hits a single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Hirano in for Y. Maeda.
Inaba strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
Koyano strikes out swinging. Itoi walks. Nioka hits a single to center. Nakata hits a single to left, bases loaded. Imanami, pinch-hitting for Tsuruoka, strikes out swinging. Iiyama strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th
Tanaka hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Morimoto. Inaba grounds out to short, runner on third. Koyano grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 11th
T-Okada grounds out to the pitcher. Kitagawa walks and is replaced by pinch-runner Arakane. Baldiris strikes out swinging. Suzuki walks, runners on first and second. Obiki walks to load the bases. Sakaguchi grounds out to short.

Top of the 12th
Inaba hits a single to right and is replaced by pinch-runner Yang (Yoh). Koyano hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Itoi hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Nioka hits a grounder to third and Yang (Yoh) gets thrown out trying to score, runners on first and second. Konta enters the game as a pinch-runner for Nioka. Nakata hits a single to left, bases loaded. Takaguchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Nakata. Ono flies out to center.

Notes

The Fighters are 3-1-1 over their last 5 games and are now 59-56-3 (4th place). ... The Buffaleos are 2-1-2 over their last 5 games and are now 57-58-4 (5th place).

Nakata (HAM) recorded his first 4-hit game.

Akinobu Okada (OR) turned down requests for a post-game interview.

Home runs
HAM: Nioka (7)
ORI: Cabrera (19)