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Orix Buffaloes 1 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 3 (April 29, 2011)

by on Apr.29, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 13:00
Potential Starters: Chan-Ho Park (ORI) 1-1, 1.98 - Masahiro Tanaka (RAK) 1-0, 2.20

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

Attendance: 20613 | Rakuten leads series, 3-1-0 | Time: 2:29

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-3 1: F9, 3: BB, 6: G4, 8: 1B
(RF) Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-4 1: G3, 3: F7, 6: G4, 8: G4
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: BB, 4: F9, 6: SO, 8: G1
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-4 1: SO, 4: 1B, 7: SO, 8: SO
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 2-for-4 2: G6, 4: SO, 7: 1B, 9: 2B
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-4 2: F6, 4: SO, 7: F7, 9: G1
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-4 2: F9, 5: F8, 7: 1B, 9: F7
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-2 3: G3, 5: G6
PH Hessman, Mike 0-for-1 7: F4
C Maeda, Daisuke 0-for-1 9: G1
(SS) Yamasaki, Koji 1-for-3, 1 R 3: G6, 5: G3, 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Park, Chan-Ho, L 8 110 32 32 9 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 2.492
8 110 32 32 9 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 3

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 0-for-4 1: F8, 2: G3, 5: G4, 7: G3
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4, 2 RBI 1: SO, 2: 1B, 5: G4, 8: G6
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 2-for-4 1: 1B, 2: F9, 5: F4, 8: 1B
(1B) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: G5, 6: G6, 8: f2
LF Yokogawa, Fuminori 0-for-0
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-4 2: F9, 3: G4, 6: 1B, 8: F9
2B Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-0
(3B) Iwamura, Akinori 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: G4, 6: G1
(DH) Ruiz, Randy 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: SO
(C) Shima, Motohiro 2-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 7: G5
(LF) Nakamura, Masato 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: DP, 7: SO
LF-1B Hiraishi, Yosuke 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tanaka, Masahiro, W 9 138 35 33 6 0 6 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.776
9 138 35 33 6 0 6 2 0 0 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 3 runs, 5 hits
Park on the mound for Orix
Takasu flies out to right. Iwamura hits a single to center. Ruiz hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Shima hits a single to center, bases loaded. Nakamura hits an RBI single to left, bases remain loaded. Matsui grounds out to first, bases remain loaded. Hijirisawa hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and second. Teppei flies out to right.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Hiraishi takes over in left.
Yamasaki hits a single to center. Sakaguchi hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Moriyama grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Goto drives in a run with a ground out to the pitcher, runner advances to second on a throwing error (E6). T-Okada strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 6th
Park on the mound for Orix
Yamasaki grounds out to short. Takasu hits an infield single. Iwamura grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second. Ruiz strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
T-Okada strikes out swinging. Kitagawa hits a single to right. Lee flies out to left. Baldiris hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Hessman, pinch-hitting for Suzuki, flies out to second.

Top of the 9th
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Yokogawa takes over in left; Uchimura takes over at second; Hiraishi moves from left to first.
Kitagawa hits a double. Lee grounds out to the pitcher. Baldiris flies out to left. D. Maeda grounds out to the pitcher.

Notes

Rakuten: The Eagles played their first game at Kleenex Stadium since 9/29/2010.