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Orix Buffaloes 1 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 3 (May 26, 2011)

by on May.26, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Hiroshi Kisanuki (ORI) 1-3, 5.11 - Yoshinori Sato (YAK) 4-2, 1.88

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

Attendance: 9958 | Series tied, 1-1-0 | Time: 3:09

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 0-for-3 1: F7, 3: F7, 5: BB, 7: F8
(2B) Kajimoto, Yusuke 2-for-4 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: 1B
P Yoshino, Makoto 0-for-0
P Katsuki, Ryota 0-for-0
(RF) Taguchi, So 0-for-4 1: G5, 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: SO
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-4 2: SO, 3: F6, 5: SO, 8: F7
(3B) Hessman, Mike 0-for-2, 1 R 2: HBP, 4: SO, 6: SO
PH Hidaka, Takeshi 0-for-1 8: SO
3B Yamasaki, Koji 0-for-0
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 2-for-3 2: 1B, 4: HBP, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: F7, 6: SO
PH Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 0-for-1 9: G4
(C) Ito, Hikaru 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: G1, 6: F5
PH Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-1 9: G4
(P) Kisanuki, Hiroshi 0-for-1 2: G6
P Nakayama, Shinya 0-for-0 5: BB
PH-2B Kaneko, Keisuke 0-for-2 7: L3, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kisanuki, Hiroshi, L 2 47 12 9 4 0 3 2 0 1 0 0 3 3 5.538
Nakayama, Shinya 4 68 15 13 1 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.734
Yoshino, Makoto 1 1/3 15 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.800
Katsuki, Ryota 2/3 7 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
8 137 33 28 5 0 9 4 0 1 0 0 3 3

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 0-for-4 1: G4, 2: SO, 4: G6, 7: SO
(LF) Fukuchi, Kazuki 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 2: 2B, 4: F7, 7: G5
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 2: SO, 5: G6, 7: G4
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: F7
1B Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-0
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 1-for-3, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: G4, 8: SO
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 0-for-4 1: G1, 3: SO, 6: F9, 8: G3
(C) Kawamoto, Ryohei 0-for-3 1: SO, 3: F8, 6: G6
(SS) Morioka, Ryosuke 2-for-2, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: BB, 6: 1B
(P) Sato, Yoshinori 0-for-2 2: S5, 4: SO, 6: F7
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sato, Yoshinori, W 8 128 33 29 5 0 13 2 2 0 1 0 1 1 1.765
Lim, Chang-Yong, S 1 10 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.256
9 138 36 32 5 0 14 2 2 0 1 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 2 run, 2 hits
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Aoki grounds out to second. Fukuchi hits a double to left. Tanaka walks, runners on first and second. Whitesell walks, bases loaded. Balentien hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and second. Miyamoto grounds out to the pitcher, runners on first and second. Kawamoto strikes out looking.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Lee strikes out swinging. Hessman gets hit by a pitch. T-Okada hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Obiki hits an RBI single, runners on first and second. Ito strikes out swinging. Kisanuki grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Morioka hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Yoshinori. Aoki strikes out looking. Fukuchi hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Tanaka strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 5th
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Nakayama walks. Sakaguchi walks, runners on first and second. Y. Kajimoto strikes out swinging. Taguchi strikes out looking. Lee strikes out looking.

Top of the 7th
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
K. Kaneko, pinch-hitting for Nakayama, lines out to first. Sakaguchi flies out to center. Y. Kajimoto hits a single to center and advances to second on a wild pitch. Taguchi strikes out swinging.

Notes

Yakult: The Swallows stopped a 6-game winless streak. ... Yoshinori struck out a career high 13 batters and started the game on 5-days of rest.  He has also won his last 5 straight starts at Jingu Stadium (going back to 9/26/2010).