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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 3 – Orix Buffaloes 2 (May 21, 2011)

by on May.21, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 13:00
Potential Starters: Kan Otake (HIR) - Yuki Nishi (ORI) 4-1, 2.97

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

Attendance: 32651 | Series tied, 1-1-0 | Time: 3:44

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 0-for-3 1: SO, 3: S3, 5: HBP, 7: G1, 9: F8
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 0-for-5 1: F9, 3: G5, 5: F9, 7: G1, 9: G1
(3B) Ishii, Takuro 1-for-4 1: E4, 3: F7, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(DH) Tracy, Chad 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: SO, 5: G4, 8: SO
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-4 2: G5, 4: G5, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(CF) Maru, Yoshihiro 2-for-2, 1 R 2: 2B, 4: BB, 6: S1, 8: 1B (SB)
(RF) Iwamoto, Takahiro 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: G4, 4: HR, 6: BB, 8: SO
(C) Kura, Yoshikazu 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: SO
PH Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-1 6: L5
C Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 9: HR
(LF) Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-4 3: E3, 5: F9, 6: G3, 9: f7

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Otake, Kan 5 80 21 20 5 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.800
Schultz, Mike 1 23 6 5 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.459
Kishimoto, Hideki, H 1 13 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Nagakawa, Katsuhiro, W 1 10 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Sarfate, Dennis, S 1 18 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
9 144 36 33 7 0 9 3 0 0 0 0 2 2

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-3 1: G1, 3: 1B, 5: G3, 7: BB
(2B) Kajimoto, Yusuke 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: G6, 5: SO, 7: SO
2B Yamasaki, Koji 0-for-0
(RF) Taguchi, So 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 2B, 5: G6, 7: L5
(LF-1B) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: SO, 6: G3, 8: SO
(1B) Hessman, Mike 0-for-4 1: G5, 3: G6, 6: SO, 8: F8
LF Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-0
(DH) Hidaka, Takeshi 1-for-3 2: F7, 4: SO, 6: 1B
PR-DH Nonaka, Shingo 0-for-1, 1 R 6: (SB), 8: SO
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 0-for-2 2: G5, 4: BB, 6: BB, 9: F9
(C) Ito, Hikaru 1-for-2 2: 2B, 4: G5 (BrO)
PH Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 1-for-1, 1 RBI 6: 1B
PR-C Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-1 9: SO
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-4 2: G6, 5: E4, 6: G3, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishi, Yuki 6 118 27 22 4 1 5 2 1 2 0 0 2 2 2.975
Katsuki, Ryota, H 1/3 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.600
Yoshino, Makoto, H 1 13 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
Hirano, Yoshihisa, H 2/3 16 3 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.204
Kishida, Mamoru, L 1 14 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.286
9 167 38 33 6 2 9 2 1 2 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Otake on the mound for Hiroshima
Sakaguchi hits a single to center. Y. Kajimoto grounds out to short, runner on first. Taguchi hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. T-Okada strikes out looking. Hessman grounds out to short.

Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Nishi on the mound for Orix
Tracy strikes out swinging. Kurihara grounds out to third. Maru walks. Iwamoto hits a 2-run homer. Kura strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Schultz on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Ishihara is the new catcher.
T-Okada grounds out to first. Hessman strikes out looking. Hidaka hits a single to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Nonaka. Nonaka steals second. Baldiris walks, runners on first and second. Kitagawa, pinch-hitting for Ito, hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Suzuki enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kitagawa. Obiki grounds out to first.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kishida on the mound for Orix
Defensive changes: Moriyama takes over in left; T-Okada moves from left to first.
Ishihara hits a solo homer to left. Amaya fouls out to left. Soyogi flies out to center. Higashide grounds out to the pitcher.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Otake on the mound for Hiroshima
Sakaguchi grounds out to the pitcher. Y. Kajimoto hits a single to left. Taguchi hits a single to left, runners on first and second. T-Okada flies out to center. Hessman grounds out to third.

Top of the 2nd
Nishi on the mound for Orix
Kurihara grounds out to third. Maru hits a double to left. Iwamoto grounds out to second, runner on third. Kura strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd
Otake on the mound for Hiroshima
Hidaka flies out to left. Baldiris grounds out to third. Ito hits a double to left. Obiki grounds out to short.

Top of the 3rd
Nishi on the mound for Orix
Amaya reaches on a fielding error (E3), runner on first. Soyogi hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Higashide grounds out to third. Ishii flies out to left.

Top of the 5th
Nishi on the mound for Orix
Amaya flies out to right. Soyogi gets hit by a pitch. Higashide flies out to right. Ishii hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Tracy grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 5th
Otake on the mound for Hiroshima
Obiki reaches on a fielding error (E4), runner on first. Sakaguchi grounds out to first, runner on second. Y. Kajimoto strikes out swinging. Taguchi grounds out to short.

Top of the 6th
Nishi on the mound for Orix
Kurihara hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Maru. Iwamoto walks, runners on first and second. Shima, pinch-hitting for Kura, lines out out to third. Amaya grounds out to first.

Top of the 8th
Yoshino on the mound for Orix
Tracy strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Hirano in for Yoshino.
Kurihara strikes out swinging. Maru hits a single to center and steals second. Iwamoto strikes out swinging.

Notes

Hiroshima: Iwamoto's homer in the 4th was his first during Inter-league play. ... Ishihara's homer in the 9th was his 12th Inter-league homer. ... This was Otake's first Ichi-gun start since 6/22/2010.

Orix: The Buffaloes became the first team in the NPB to lose 20 games this season.