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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 4 – Orix Buffaloes 0 (April 21, 2011)

by on Apr.21, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Masaru Takeda (HAM) 1-0, 1.29 - Alfredo Figaro (ORI) 0-1, 7.50

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

Attendance: 10315 | Nippon Ham leads series, 3-0-0 | Time: 2:59

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: f6, 5: S8, 8: G4, 9: 1B
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 2-for-5, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F8, 5: f9, 8: G1, 9: 1B
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 3-for-4, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: F8, 6: 1B, 8: 2B, 9: 1B
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: G6, 6: DP, 8: BB, 9: F8
(DH) Inaba, Atsunori 1-for-3 1: G6, 4: F7, 6: 2B
PH-DH Nioka, Tomohiro 0-for-0 8: BB
(1B) Hoffpauir, Micah 0-for-3 2: F7, 4: SO, 6: BB (BrO), 8: SO
(LF) Nakata, Sho 2-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 5: BB, 7: SO, 9: 1B
PR-LF Murata, Kazuya 0-for-0, 1 R
(C) Ono, Shota 0-for-2 2: G5, 5: SE, 7: G6, 9: S3
(SS) Kaneko, Makoto 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: SO, 7: F8, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Takeda, Masaru, W 7 85 22 21 2 0 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.643
Masui, Hirotoshi, H 1 17 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Takeda, Hisashi 1 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 118 29 28 3 0 7 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 2, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-4 1: F8, 4: F8, 7: 1B, 9: L6
(SS) Yamasaki, Koji 0-for-2 1: F3, 4: G1, 7: S2
PH Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-1 9: L6
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-3 1: G3, 4: F9, 7: 1B
(1B-LF) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-3 2: G6, 5: F4, 7: DP
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: F8, 8: F7
(LF) Shimoyama, Shinji 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: SO
PH-1B Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-1 8: 1B
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 0-for-3 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: F8
(C) Ito, Hikaru 0-for-3 3: SO, 6: G4, 8: SO
(RF) Goto, Shunta 0-for-3 3: L6, 6: G6, 9: F3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Figaro, Alfredo, L 7 2/3 134 31 25 5 1 6 4 0 1 1 0 2 1 3.951
Yoshino, Makoto 1/3 8 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Katsuki, Ryota 1 22 7 6 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 4.909
9 164 40 32 9 1 8 5 0 2 1 0 4 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Hoffpauir flies out to left. Nakata hits a solo homer to left-center. Ono grounds out to third. Kaneko strikes out looking.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 0 hits
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Nakata walks. Ono reaches on an error (E1) and runners advance to second and third. Kaneko strikes out swinging. Tanaka hits a sac fly to right, runner on third. Yang (Yoh) fouls out to right.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Katsuki on the mound for Orix
Defensive changes: T-Okada moves from first to left; Lee takes over at first.
Nakata hits a single to center and gets replaced by pinch-runner Murata. Ono hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Kaneko strikes out swinging. Tanaka hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Yang (Yoh) hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Itoi hits an RBI single to center, runners advances to second and third on throw. Koyano files out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Tanaka strikes out looking. Yang (Yoh) hits a single to left. Itoi walks, runners on first and second. Koyano strikes out swinging. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Inaba grounds out to short.

Top of the 6th
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Itoi hits an infield single. Koyano hits into a 6-4-3 double play. Inaba hits a double to right, runner on second. Hoffpauir walks, runners on first and second. Hoffpauir gets thrown out running the bases.

Bottom of the 7th
M. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Sakaguchi hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Yamasaki. Goto hits a single to left, runners on first and third. T-Okada hits into a 3-6-3 double play.

Top of the 8th
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Tanaka grounds out to second. Yang (Yoh) grounds out to the pitcher. Itoi hits a double to left. Koyano walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Yoshino in for Figaro.
Nioka, pinch-hitting for Inaba, walks, bases loaded. Hoffpauir strikes out swinging.

Notes

Nippon Ham: M. Takeda had a perfect game going until he gave up a lead off single to Sakaguchi in the 7th.