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Softbank Hawks 5 – Orix Buffaloes 12 (September 4, 2010)

by on Sep.04, 2010 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Softbank Hawks vs Orix Buffaloes @ Skymark Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Softbank 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 5 10 1
Orix 0 3 0 2 1 2 2 2 X 12 18 0

Attendance: 15030 | Softbank leads series, 11-9-3 | Time: 4:30

Potential Starters: Toshiya Sugiuchi (SOF) 15-6, 3.39 - Masaki Ihara (ORI) 0-2, 6.75

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 4-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 6: S1, 9: 1B
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 0-for-3, 1 R 1: DP, 3: S1, 5: HBP, 6: F7, 9: F7
(LF) Ortiz, Jose 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: BB, 3: G5, 5: 1B, 6: F8, 9: SO
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F9, 3: F7, 5: 1B, 7: G6
PH Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 1-for-1 9: 1B
PR Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-0
(DH) Petagine, Roberto 0-for-5, 1 RBI 2: G1, 4: G3, 5: G4, 7: G1, 9: G4
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 2B, 4: G6, 5: BB, 7: SO
(CF) Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-3 2: G6, 4: G6, 5: BB, 8: L1
(RF) Egawa, Tomoaki 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 5: SO
PH Tamura, Hitoshi 0-for-1 5: SO
RF Shibahara, Hiroshi 0-for-1 8: F7
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 1-for-2, 1 R 2: F8, 5: 1B, 6: HBP
C Tanoue, Hidenori 0-for-1 8: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sugiuchi, Toshiya 4 99 24 22 10 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 5 5 3.585
Kanazawa, Takehito, L 1/3 20 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.375
Morifuku, Masahiko 2/3 10 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2.700
Settsu, Tadashi 1 35 7 6 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.115
Yamada, Hiroki 2 49 11 9 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 4 4.796
8 213 48 42 18 2 7 5 0 1 1 0 12 12

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 12, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 2-for-5, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: G4, 2: 1B, 4: G4, 5: S5, 6: G4, 8: 2B
(RF) Moriyama, Makoto 3-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 5: SO, 7: BB, 8: F7
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F7, 2: 1B, 4: BB, 6: 2B, 7: SO, 8: F7
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 3-for-4, 2 R, 5 RBI 1: BB, 2: L4, 4: 2B, 6: HR, 7: HR
1B Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 0-for-0
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-5 1: G4, 3: SO, 4: SO, 6: SO, 7: F6
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-5 2: SO, 3: 1B, 4: G6, 6: E5, 7: F9
(DH) Taguchi, So 3-for-5, 2 R 2: 1B, 3: F9, 5: 2B, 6: 1B, 8: G6
(C) Maeda, Daisuke 0-for-3 2: G5, 3: G5, 5: G4
C Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-1, 1 R 6: SO, 8: BB
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 3-for-3, 2 R, 2 RBI 2: 1B, 4: 2B, 5: 1B, 6: BB
SS Yamasaki, Koji 1-for-1, 1 R 8: 2B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ihara, Masaki 4 1/3 73 21 18 7 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 5 5 7.579
Katsuki, Ryota 1/3 13 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.961
Maeda, Yuji 0/3 9 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.077
Higa, Motoki, W 1 1/3 11 5 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.711
Hirano, Yoshihisa, H 1 2/3 36 5 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.543
Kishida, Mamoru 1 1/3 26 6 6 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.329
9 168 41 34 10 0 4 3 2 2 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Ihara on the mound for Orix
Petagine grounds out to the pitcher. Matsuda hits a double to left. Hasegawa grounds out to short, runner on third. Egawa hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Yamazaki flies out to center.

Bottom of the 2nd - 3 runs, 5 hits
Sugiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Baldiris strikes out looking. Taguchi hits a single to center. D. Maeda grounds out to third, runner on second. Obiki hits an RBI single to left, runner advances to second on throw. Sakaguchi hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Moriyama hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Goto hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Cabrera lines out to second.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 run, 3 hits
Sugiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Obiki hits a double right. Sakaguchi grounds out to second, runner on third. Moriyama hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Goto walks, runners on first and second. Cabrera hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. T-Okada strikes out swinging. Baldiris grounds out to short.

Top of the 5th - 4 runs, 4 hits
Ihara on the mound for Orix
Egawa strikes out swinging. Yamazaki hits a single to center. Kawasaki hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Honda gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Oritz hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Katsuki in for Ihara.
Kokubo hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Petagine drives in a run with a ground out to second, runner on first. Matsuda walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Y. Maeda in for Katsuki.
Hasegawa walks to reload the bases. Tamura enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Egawa.
Pitching change: Higa in for Y. Maeda.
Tamura strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kanazawa on the mound for Softbank
Defense: Shibahara takes over in right.
Taguchi hits a double to left. D. Maeda grounds out to second, runner on third. Obiki hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.
Pitching change: Morifuku in for Kanazawa.
Sakaguchi grounds out to third, runner on second. Moriyama strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Morifuku on the mound for Softbank
Goto hits a double to left.
Pitching change: Settsu in for Morifuku.
Cabrera hits a 2-run homer. T-Okada strikes out swinging. Baldiris reaches on a fielding error (E5), runner on first. Taguchi hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Suzuki strikes out looking.
Defense: Tanoue is the new catcher.
Obiki walks to load the bases. Sakaguchi grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Yamada on the mound for Softbank
Moriyama walks. Goto strikes out swinging. Cabrera hits a 2-run homer. T-Okada flies out to short. Baldiris flies out to right.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Yamada on the mound for Softbank
Taguchi grounds out to short. Suzuki walks. K. Yamasaki hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Sakaguchi clears the bases with a 2-run double to right, runner on second. Moriyama flies out to left. Goto flies out to left.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Sakaguchi grounds out to second. Moriyama hits an infield single. Goto flies out to left. Cabrera walks, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on wild pitch. T-Okada grounds out to second.

Top of the 3rd
Kawasaki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Oritz grounds out to third. Kokubo flies out to left.

Top of the 6th
Yamazaki gets hit by a pitch and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kawasaki. Honda flies out to left. Ortiz flies out to center.

Top of the 9th
Kawasaki hist a single to right. Honda flies out to left. Ortiz strikes out swinging. Matsunaka, pinch-hitting for Kokubo, hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Fukuda enters the game as a pinch-runner for Matsunaka. Petagine grounds out to second.

Notes

The Buffaloes won their 2nd game of the year and are now 62-60-4 (5th place). ... The Hawks lost their 4th game in a row and are now 66-57-5 (2nd place tie).

Higa (ORI) got the win in relief and recorded his first victory of his career.  Higa is 1-0 this season. ... Kanazawa (SOF) lost his first game of the season and is now 0-1 on the year.

Home runs
ORI: Cabrera (21, 22)