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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 9 – Orix Buffaloes 5 (April 20, 2011)

by on Apr.20, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs Orix Buffaloes @ Hotto Motto Field Kobe - 18:00
Potential Starters: Brian Wolfe (HAM) 0-1, 13.50 - Hayato Terahara (ORI) 1-0, 0.00

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

Attendance: 8467 | Nippon Ham leads series, 2-0-0 | Time: 4:05

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 11, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 2-for-4, 2 R 1: 1B, 2: G3, 5: 1B (SB), 6: G4, 7: BB
2B Nakashima, Takuya 0-for-1 9: SO
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 1-for-4, 1 R 1: S2, 3: 1B (SB), 5: BB, 6: G6, 7: F9, 9: L6
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: F4, 5: S2, 6: G6, 8: F7
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 1-for-4, 2 R 1: F9, 3: G4, 5: BB, 7: 1B, 8: G6
(DH) Inaba, Atsunori 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: F8
PH-DH Ugumori, Atsushi 1-for-1 8: 1B
(1B) Hoffpauir, Micah 1-for-5, 1 R 1: SO, 4: F8, 5: SO, 7: 2B, 8: F7
(LF) Nakata, Sho 2-for-4, 3 RBI 2: G6, 4: SO, 5: 2B, 7: 1B
PR-LF Murata, Kazuya 1-for-1, 2 R 7: …… (SB), 9: 1B
(C) Ono, Shota 3-for-5 2: 2B, 4: 2B, 5: 1B, 7: G4, 9: F8
(SS) Kaneko, Makoto 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: G4, 4: F9, 5: F4, 7: 2B
PR-SS Iiyama, Yuji 1-for-1 9: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wolfe, Brian, W 6 106 27 23 4 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 6.750
Miyanishi, Naoki 1 19 4 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.909
Sakakibara, Ryo 1 17 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Hayashi, Masanori 2/3 35 8 7 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 18.000
Takeda, Hisashi, S 1/3 13 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 190 45 38 10 0 7 5 1 1 0 0 5 5

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 13, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 0-for-4, 1 R 1: G1, 2: G3, 4: G3, 7: SO, 9: BB
(RF) Goto, Shunta 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G6, 3: 1B, 5: G4, 7: BB, 9: 1B
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 0-for-5 1: F9, 3: G4, 5: G3, 7: SO, 9: SO
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI 2: HBP, 3: F6, 5: E6, 7: L1, 9: 2B
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F7, 3: BB, 5: G5, 8: G4, 9: 1B
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-5 2: 1B, 3: SO, 6: F8, 8: SO, 9: F9
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 4-for-4 2: BB, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: 1B, 9: 1B
(C) Ito, Hikaru 0-for-1, 1 RBI 2: E5, 4: S2
PH-C Hidaka, Takeshi 0-for-2 6: G1, 8: F8, 9: BB
PR Nonaka, Shingo 0-for-0
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: G4, 6: G6
PH Shimoyama, Shinji 1-for-1, 1 R 9: 1B
PH Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-1 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Terahara, Hayato, L 5 98 27 22 9 0 4 3 0 2 0 0 5 2 1.286
Yoshino, Makoto 1 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kobayashi, Masahide 1 30 8 7 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 13.500
Katsuki, Ryota 1 17 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kamoshida, Takashi 1 28 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2.700
9 189 47 41 16 0 5 4 0 2 1 0 9 6

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Tanaka hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Yang (Yoh). Itoi walks, runners on first and second. Koyano flies out to right, runners on first and third. Inaba hits an RBI single, runners on first and second. Hoffpauir strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
T-Okada gets hit by a pitch. Kitagawa flies out to left. Lee hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Baldiris walks, bases loaded. Ito reaches on a throwing error (E5), one run scores, bases remain loaded. Obiki strikes out swinging. Sakaguchi grounds out to first.

Top of the 5th - 4 runs, 4 hits
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Tanaka hits a single to right and steals second. Yang (Yoh) walks, runners on first and second. Itoi hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Koyano walks, bases loaded. Inaba hits an RBI single to right, two additional runs score on a fielding error (E9), Inaba to third. Hoffpauir strikes out swinging. Nakata hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Ono hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Kaneko flies out to second.

Top of the 7th - 3 runs, 4 hits
M. Kobayashi on the mound for Orix
Defensive changes: Hidaka is the new catcher.
Koyano hits a single to left. Inaba flies out to center. Hoffpauir his a double to right, runners on second and third. Nakata hits a 2-run single to right, runner on first.  Murata enters the game as a pinch-runner for Nakata. Murata steals second. Ono grounds out to second, runner on third. Kaneko hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Iiyama enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kaneko. Tanaka walks, runners on first and second. Yang (Yoh) flies out to right.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kamoshida on the mound for Orix
Murata hits an infield single. Ono flies out to center. Iiyama hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Nakashima strikes out looking. Runners advance a base on wild pitch, one run scores the other advances to second. Yang (Yoh) lines out to short.

Bottom of the 9th - 4 runs, 5 hits
Hayashi on the mound for Nippon Ham
Shimoyama, pinch-hitting for Obiki, hits a single to left. Sakaguchi walks, runners on first and second. Shunta hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Goto strikes out swinging. T-Okada hits a 2-run double to right, runner on second. Kitagawa hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Lee flies out to right. Baldiris hits a single to left, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: H. Takeda in for Hayashi.
Hidaka walks, bases loaded.  Nonaka enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Hidaka. Moriyama, pinch-hitting for Shimoyama, strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Nakata grounds out to short. Ono hits a double. Kaneko grounds out to second, runner on third. Tanaka grounds out to first.

Top of the 3rd
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Yang (Yoh) hits a single to center and steals second. Itoi flies out to second. Koyano grounds out to second. Inaba strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Shunta hits a single to right. Goto grounds out to second, runner on second. T-Okada flies out to short. Kitagawa walks, runners on first and seocnd. Lee strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Hoffpauir flies out to  center. Nakata strikes out swinging. Ono hits a double. Kaneko flies out to right.

Bottom of the 4th
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Baldiris hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ito. Obiki grounds out to second, runner on third. Sakaguchi grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 6th
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Lee flies out to center. Baldiris hits a single to left. Hidaka, pinch-hitting for Ito, hits a grounder the pitcher and reaches on a throwing error (E6), runner on second. Obiki grounds out to short.

Notes

Orix: Shunta's single to in the third was the first of his pro career.

Nippon Ham: Kaneko recorded his 1,500th hit with his double in the 7th.  He becomes the 107th player in NPB history to reach the milestone.  Kaneko's first career hit came on 10/3/1995 (vs Seibu).