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Orix Buffaloes 2 – Nippon Ham Fighters 3 (September 20, 2010)

by on Sep.20, 2010 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome - 14:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Orix 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0
Nippon Ham 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 X 3 7 0

Attendance: 32625 | Orix leads series, 11-10-1 | Time: 3:16

Potential Starters: Hiroshi Kisanuki (ORI) 10-11, 4.01 - Keisaku Itokazu (HAM) 2-2, 6.55

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-4 1: G6, 2: f9, 5: F7, 7: 1B
(LF) Moriyama, Makoto 2-for-3 1: 1B, 3: F7, 5: 1B
PH-LF Taguchi, So 0-for-1 7: f9
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-4 1: DP, 3: 1B, 5: G3, 8: G4
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 0-for-2, 1 R 2: BB, 3: F9, 6: BB, 8: SO
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 0-for-4 2: F8, 3: L6, 6: F8, 8: F8
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 2B, 4: F4, 6: SO, 9: G4
(RF) Caraballo, Francisco 1-for-4, 2 RBI 2: 2B, 4: f9, 6: SO, 9: SO
(C) Maeda, Daisuke 0-for-2 2: fc4, 4: G1
PH Yoshida, Shintaro 0-for-1 7: SO
C Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-0
PH Okada, Takahiro 0-for-1 9: G4
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: F8, 7: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kisanuki, Hiroshi, L 2 2/3 49 14 10 4 0 2 2 0 2 1 0 3 3 4.109
Higa, Motoki 2 26 6 6 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.500
Furukawa, Shuichi 1 19 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.086
Katsuki, Ryota 1 1/3 24 5 5 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.910
Kishida, Mamoru 1 13 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.197
8 131 33 29 7 0 8 2 0 2 1 0 3 3

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: G3, 5: F7, 7: F8
(LF) Morimoto, Hichori 0-for-2, 1 R 1: S1, 3: BB, 5: SO, 7: SO
(1B) Inaba, Atsunori 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 8: G6
1B Takaguchi, Takayuki 0-for-0
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G6, 3: 1B, 5: F9, 8: G5
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 1-for-3 2: SO, 3: BB, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(DH) Nioka, Tomohiro 0-for-1 2: G4
PH-DH Tsuboi, Tomochika 0-for-3 3: G3, 6: G4, 8: SO
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 1-for-3 2: G6, 4: G4, 6: 1B (SB)
(C) Ono, Shota 1-for-3, 1 R 3: 1B, 4: SO, 6: SO
C Tsuruoka, Shinya 0-for-0
(SS) Iiyama, Yuji 0-for-2 3: S1, 4: G5, 7: L3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Itokazu, Keisaku 2 50 10 9 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 6.688
Sakakibara, Ryo, W 2 1/3 30 8 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.755
Hayashi, Masanori, H 2/3 12 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.928
Tateyama, Yoshinori, H 1 2/3 23 6 5 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.904
Miyanishi, Naoki, H 2/3 9 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.774
Takeda, Hisashi, S 1 2/3 20 5 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.713
9 144 35 33 6 0 7 2 0 0 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Itokazu on the mound for Nippon Ham
Cabrera walks. Kitagawa flies out to center. Baldiris hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Caraballo clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second. D. Maeda reaches on a fielder's choice, runners on first and third. Obiki strikes out swinging. Sakaguchi fouls out to right.

Bottom of the 3rd - 3 runs, 3 hits
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Ono hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Iiyama. Tanaka grounds out to first, runner on third. Morimoto walks, runners on first and third. A run scores on a wild pitch, runner on second. Inaba hits an RBI single to right, runner advances to second on throw. Koyano hits an RBI single to right, runner advances to second on throw. Itoi walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Higa in for Kisanuki.
Tsuboi, pinch-hitting for Nioka, grounds out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Tanaka hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Morimoto. Inaba strikes out swinging. Koyano grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 6th
Itoi strikes out swinging. Tsuboi grounds out to second.
Pitching change: Katsuki in for Furukawa.
Yang (Yoh) hits a single to center and steals second. Ono strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Fighters are 4-1 over their last 5 games and are now 70-65-3 (3rd place tie). ... The Buffaloes are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 68-66-4 (5th place).

Sakakibara (HAM) got the win in relief and improved to 9-1.  H. Takeda (HAM) saved his 17th game of the year. ... Kisanuki (ORI) lost his second consecutive start and dropped to 10-12.  This was Kisanuki first start against the Fighters this season.

Koyano (HAM) now has 108 RBIs on the season, good for a third place tie on the franchise all-time list.

Home runs
None.