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Orix Buffaloes 4 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 1 (April 17, 2011)

by on Apr.17, 2011 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles @ Koshien Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Yuki Nishi (ORI) - Kenji Tomura (RAK)

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

Attendance: 26569 | Rakuten leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 3:05

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-3, 1 R 1: F7, 3: F7, 5: BB, 8: 1B, 9: HBP (SB)
(RF-LF) Moriyama, Makoto 2-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B (SB), 3: G4, 5: SO, 8: 1B, 9: SO
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F8, 4: 1B, 5: G4, 8: 1B, 9: G5
(LF-1B) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F7, 4: BB, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: F4, 4: F7, 6: BB, 8: 2B
PR-DH Nonaka, Shingo 0-for-0 8: (BrO)
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: G1, 4: f3, 6: DP, 8: S8
RF Goto, Shunta 0-for-0
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: G1, 7: F8, 8: 1B
(C) Ito, Hikaru 1-for-3 3: 1B, 5: BB (SB), 7: SO, 8: SO
C Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-0
(SS) Kaneko, Keisuke 0-for-3 3: S2, 5: F9, 7: f7, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishi, Yuki, W 7 85 25 21 3 0 8 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 1.286
Hirano, Yoshihisa, H 1 16 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kishida, Mamoru, S 1 14 5 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 115 33 29 5 0 12 0 1 2 0 0 1 1

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Matsui, Kazuo 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 2B, 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: F8
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 0-for-3 1: S1, 3: G3, 6: SO, 9: G6
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 1-for-3 1: HBP, 3: SO, 6: G4, 9: 1B
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: S8, 4: G6, 7: G3, 9: 2B
(3B) Iwamura, Akinori 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: SO, 7: G4, 9: SO
(LF) Nakamura, Masato 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: G5, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(1B) Ohiro, Shoji 0-for-2 2: S1, 5: SO, 7: F8
(SS) Masuda, Shintaro 0-for-3 2: f5, 5: SO, 8: SO
(C) Ino, Suguru 0-for-3 2: G5, 5: G5, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tomura, Kenji 6 102 24 19 3 0 3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.000
Mima, Manabu, L 1 0/3 21 6 6 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 13.500
Katayama, Hiroshi 1 12 5 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 15.429
Satake, Kenta 1 16 4 3 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 151 39 32 9 0 7 4 1 1 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Nishi on the mound for Orix
Matsui hits a double to right and advances to third on a sac bunt by Hijirisawa. Teppei gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and third. Yamasaki hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. Iwamura strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th - 4 runs, 6 hits
Mima on the mound for Rakuten
Sakaguchi hits a single to left. Moriyama hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Goto hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Katayama in for Mima.
T-Okada hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Kitagawa hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Nonaka enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kitagawa. Lee hits a sac fly to center, runner on second. Baldiris hits a single to left and Nonaka gets thrown out running the bases, runner on second. Ito strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Tomura on the mound for Rakuten
Sakaguchi flies out to left. Moriyama hits a single to left. Goto flies out to center. Moriyama steals second. T-Okada flies out to left.

Bottom of the 2nd
Nishi on the mound for Orix
Nakamura hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ohiro. Masuda fouls out to third. Ino grounds out to third.

Top of the 3rd
Tomura on the mound for Rakuten
Ito hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by K. Kaneko. Sakaguchi flies out to left. Moriyama grounds out to second.

Top of the 4th
Tomura on the mound for Rakuten
Goto hits a single to left. T-Okada walks, runners on first and second. Kitagawa flies out to left. Lee fouls out to first. Baldiris grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 5th
Tomura on the mound for Rakuten
Ito walks. K. Kaneko flies out to right. Ito steals second. Sakaguchi walks, runners on first and second. Moriyama strikes out swinging. Goto grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th
Satake on the mound for Rakuten
K. Kaneko strikes out swinging. Sakaguchi gets hit by a pitch. Moriyama strikes out swinging as Sakaguchi steals second. Goto grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 9th
Kishida on the mound for Orix
Hijirisawa grounds out to short. Teppei hits a single to center. Yamasaki hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Iwamura strikes out swinging. Nakamura strikes out swinging.

Notes

Orix: The Buffaloes stopped a 3-game slide. ... This was Nishi's first pro victory.  He also topped out at 148km/h.