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Orix Buffaloes 1 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 2 (April 16, 2011)

by on Apr.16, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles @ Koshien Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Shinya Nakayama (ORI) - Satoshi Nagai (RAK)

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

Attendance: 21498 | Rakuten leads series, 2-0-0 | Time: 3:00

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 2nd, 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 2-for-4 1: F9, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 8: 1B
(RF) Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-4 1: L5, 4: F4, 6: G1, 8: DP
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 0-for-4 1: F7, 4: F8, 6: G1, 9: SO
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: F7, 7: HR, 9: SO
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 1-for-3 2: 1B, 5: HBP, 7: F4, 9: SO
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-3 2: DP, 5: SO, 7: SO
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 0-for-2 3: G5, 5: BB, 7: SO
(C) Ito, Hikaru 1-for-2 3: 1B (CS), 5: SO, 8: BB
PR Nonaka, Shingo 0-for-0
C Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-0
(SS) Kaneko, Keisuke 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: G1, 8: S2

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakayama, Shinya, L 5 2/3 104 25 21 6 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 2 1 1.588
Kamoshida, Takashi 1/3 6 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Takamiya, Kazuya 1 2/3 21 5 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kobayashi, Masahide 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
8 133 32 28 6 0 6 3 0 1 0 0 2 1

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 1-for-4, 2 RBI 1: F9, 3: F8, 5: 2B, 7: SO
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 0-for-3 1: BB (CS), 3: f5, 5: F7, 7: G1
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 0-for-4 1: F7, 4: G5, 6: G4, 8: F9
(1B) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-3 2: L1, 4: G6, 6: 2B
PR-1B Hiraishi, Yosuke 0-for-1 8: SO
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: F8, 6: F8, 8: F8
(3B) Iwamura, Akinori 1-for-2, 1 R 2: SO, 5: 1B, 6: BB
(DH) Ruiz, Randy 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: SO, 6: BB
(C) Shima, Motohiro 2-for-3, 1 R 3: 2B, 5: 1B, 6: SO
(LF) Nakashima, Toshiya 0-for-1 3: S3, 5: L6
PH-LF Yokogawa, Fuminori 0-for-1 7: G1

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nagai, Satoshi, W 7 1/3 108 27 23 4 1 6 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 1.227
Katayama, Hiroshi, H 2/3 6 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20.250
Speier, Ryan, S 1 15 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 129 32 28 5 1 9 2 1 1 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 5th - 2 run, 3 hits
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Iwamura hits a single to right. Ruiz strikes out looking. Shima hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Nakashima lines out to short, runners advance to second and third on throwing error (E6). Matsui clears the bases with a 2-run double to center, runner on second. Hijirisawa flies out to left.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
T-Okada hits a solo homer to right. Kitagawa flies out to second. Lee strikes out swinging.  Baldiris strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Shima hits a double and advances to third on a sac bunt by Nakashima. Matsui flies out to center. Hijirisawa fouls out to third.

Top of the 5th
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Kitagawa gets hit by a pitch. Lee strikes out swinging. Baldiris walks, runners on first and second. Ito strikes out looking. Kaneko grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 6th
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Teppei grounds out to second. Yamasaki hits a double and is replaced by pinch-runner Hiraishi. Takasu flies out to center, runner on third. Iwamura walks, runners on first and third. Ruiz walks, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Kamoshida in for Nakayama.
Shima strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Yokogawa takes over in left.
Ito walks and is replaced by pinch-runner Nonaka. K. Kaneko hits a sac bunt, runner on second.
Pitching change: Katayama in for Nagai.
Sakaguchi hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Moriyama hits into a double play.

Notes

Rakuten: Matsui has now hit safely in 5 straight games.

One comment on “Orix Buffaloes 1 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 2 (April 16, 2011)

  1. Kyle

    Nagai really looked great in this one. And, Speier might be up to stay. I’m sort of surprised by that.

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