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Orix Buffaloes 1 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 3 (April 30, 2011)

by on Apr.30, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 13:00
Potential Starters: Shinya Nakayama (ORI) 0-2, 2.19 - Darrell Rasner (RAK) 1-1, 3.27

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Orix 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 0
Rakuten 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 X 3 7 0

Attendance: 18842 | Rakuten leads series, 4-1-0 | Time: 3:35

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF-RF) Moriyama, Makoto 1-for-5 1: f5, 2: SO, 4: G3, 7: G6, 9: 1B (SB)
(SS) Yamasaki, Koji 1-for-5 1: 1B, 3: G5, 5: G4, 7: SO, 9: SO
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 2-for-4, 1 R 1: G3, 3: 1B, 5: 2B (CS), 7: G1
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: f2, 5: F9, 8: F9
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 3-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: G5
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-3 1: G4, 3: BB, 6: SO, 8: SO
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 2-for-4 2: 1B (SB), 3: G6, 6: 1B, 9: F7
(C) Maeda, Daisuke 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: F4
PH-LF Okada, Takahiro 1-for-2 6: SO, 9: 2B
(RF) Goto, Shunta 0-for-2 2: G6, 4: SO
PH Hessman, Mike 0-for-1 6: SO
C Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-1 9: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakayama, Shinya, L 4 2/3 83 21 17 4 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 2 2 2.647
Kamoshida, Takashi 1 1/3 19 5 4 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2.842
Yoshino, Makoto 1 24 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.700
Kobayashi, Masahide 1 15 4 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 13.500
8 141 34 26 7 1 3 5 0 3 1 0 3 3

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 2-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 3: F4, 5: 2B, 7: 2B
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 2-for-3, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: 1B (SB), 5: S5, 7: 2B (BrO)
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 0-for-4 1: G6, 3: G4, 5: F6, 7: F5
(1B) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 3: BB, 5: G6, 8: BB
PR-1B Hiraishi, Yosuke 0-for-0
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-2, 1 R 2: BB, 3: G5, 6: 1B
PR-2B Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-0 8: S2
(3B) Iwamura, Akinori 0-for-1 2: G3, 4: BB, 6: S2, 8: BB
(DH) Ruiz, Randy 0-for-4 2: G4, 4: F7, 6: SO, 8: DP
(C) Shima, Motohiro 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 4: F9, 6: G4
(LF) 0-for-2 2: F8, 4: SO
LF Yokogawa, Fuminori 0-for-1 7: G3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Rasner, Darrell, W 5 1/3 110 25 23 8 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.755
Katayama, Hiroshi, H 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.400
Aoyama, Koji, H 2 1/3 29 7 7 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6.000
Speier, Ryan, S 1 26 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
9 169 38 36 10 0 9 2 0 0 1 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Moriyama fouls out to third. Yamasaki hits a single to right. Sakaguchi grounds out to first, runner on first. Goto walks, runners on first and second. Kitagawa hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Lee grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 2nd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Yamasaki hits a solo homer to right. Takasu walks. Iwamura grounds out to first, runner on second.  Ruiz grounds out to second, runner on third. Shima hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Ohiro flies out to center.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yoshino on the mound for Orix
Yokogawa grounds out to first. Matsui hits a double to left. Hijirisawa hits an RBI double to left and gets thrown out trying to stretch the double to a triple. Teppei flies out to third.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Baldiris hits a single to left. D. Maeda strikes out swinging. Baldiris steals second. Shunta grounds out to short, runner on third. Moriyama strikes out looking.

Top of the 3rd
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Yamasaki grounds out to third. Sakaguchi hits a single to center. Goto fouls out to the catcher. Kitagawa hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Lee walks, bases loaded. Baldiris grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 3rd
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Matsui flies out to second. Hijirisawa hits a single to left and steals second. Teppei grounds out to second, runner on third. Yamasaki walks, runners on first and third. Takasu grounds out to third.

Top of the 5th
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Yamasaki grounds out to second. Sakaguchi hits a double to left. Sakaguchi gets thrown out trying to steal third. Goto flies out to right.

Bottom of the 5th
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Matsui hits a double to left and advances to third on a sac bunt by Hijirisawa. Teppei flies out to short.
Pitching change: Kamoshida in for Nakayama.
Yamasaki grounds out to short.

Top of the 6th
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Kitagawa hits a single to left. Lee strikes out swinging. Baldiris hits a single to left, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Katayama in for Rasner.
Defensive changes: Yokogawa takes over in left.
T-Okada, pinch-hitting for D. Maeda, strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Aoyama in for Katayama.
Hessman enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Shunta. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Hessman strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Kamoshida on the mound for Orix
Defensive changes: Suzuki is the new catcher; Moriyama moves from left to right; T-Okada takes over in left.
Takasu hits a single to left and is replaced by a pinch-runner Uchimura. Iwamura hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Ruiz strikes out swinging. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Shima grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 8th
M. Kobayashi on the mound for Orix
Yamasaki walks and gets replaced by pinch-runner Hiraishi. Uchimura hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Iwamura walks, runners on first and second. Ruiz hits into a 5-4-3 double play.

Top of the 9th
Speier on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Hiraishi takes over at first.
Baldiris flies out to left. T-Okada hits a double to right. Suzuki grounds out to short. Moriyama hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Moriyama steals second, runners on second and third. Yamasaki strikes out swinging.

Notes

Freelance TV announcer Hiroshi Ikushima threw out the ceremonial first pitch.