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Chunichi Dragons 5 – Orix Buffaloes 1 (May 28, 2011)

by on May.28, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kazuki Yoshimi (CHU) 3-1, 1.31 - Yuki Nishi (ORI) 4-1, 2.97

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

Attendance: 28029 | Chunichi leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 3:05

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 2nd, 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-5, 1 R 1: SO, 3: F4, 5: 1B, 7: G1, 9: SO
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 3-for-5, 3 RBI 1: F9, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: L4
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: F8, 5: 1B, 7: G3
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-3 2: BB, 4: G1, 5: SO, 8: 1B
(DH) Blanco, Tony 0-for-4 2: DP, 4: SO, 5: SO, 8: DP
(1B) Saeki, Takahiro 1-for-4 2: F7, 4: 1B, 6: F8, 8: G6
(RF) Donoue, Takehiro 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 3: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G3, 9: HR
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-3 3: F8, 5: F7, 6: F6, 9: BB
(CF) Fujii, Atsushi 1-for-2, 2 R 3: 1B, 5: HBP, 7: F7
CF Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-0 9: S5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yoshimi, Kazuki, W 7 111 27 26 5 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1.306
Asao, Takuya, H 1 10 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.019
Soto, Enyelbert 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 132 33 32 6 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 1

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-4 1: G1, 3: F9, 5: F8, 8: 1B
(2B) Kajimoto, Yusuke 0-for-2 1: G4, 3: SO
PH-2B Kaneko, Keisuke 0-for-2 6: F8, 8: F7
(RF) Taguchi, So 1-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 4: G1, 6: 1B, 8: DP
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: G3, 4: L4, 6: 2B, 9: SO
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 1-for-4 2: 2B, 4: G6, 6: F9, 9: G5
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-4 2: F8, 5: SO, 6: F9, 9: F8
(3B) Hessman, Mike 0-for-3 2: G5, 5: G5, 7: SO
(C) Ito, Hikaru 0-for-2 3: L3, 5: HBP, 7: G1
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 2-for-3 3: 2B, 5: 1B, 7: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishi, Yuki, L 4 1/3 94 21 19 7 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 2 3.092
Kuwahara, Kentaro 4 2/3 58 17 15 3 1 3 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0.730
9 152 38 34 10 1 7 2 1 1 1 0 5 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 2 run, 3 hits
Nishi on the mound for Orix
T. Donoue hits a single to left. Tanishige flies out to center. Fujii hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Araki flies out to second. Runners advance to second and third on a passed ball. Ibata hits a 2-run single to right, runner on first. Morino flies out to center.

Top of the 5th - 2 run, 3 hits
Nishi on the mound for Orix
Tanishige flies out to left. Fujii gets hit by a pitch. Araki hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Ibata hits an RBI single to left, runner on first advances to third on throwing error (E7), runners on first and third. Morino hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Wada strikes out looking. Blanco strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
K. Kaneko, pinch-hitting for Y. Kajimoto, flies out to center. Taguchi hits a single to center. T-Okada hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Kitagawa flies out to right. Lee flies out to right.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kuwahara on the mound for Orix
T. Donoue hits a solo homer to right-center. Tanishige walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hidenori. Araki strikes out swinging. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Ibata lines out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of  the 2nd
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
T-Okada grounds out to first. Kitagawa hits a double to center. Lee flies out to center. Hessman grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 3rd
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Ito lines out to third. Obiki hits a double to center. Sakaguchi flies out to right, runner on third. Y. Kajimoto strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Lee strikes out swinging. Hessman grounds out to third. Ito gets hit by a pitch. Obiki hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Sakaguchi flies out to center.

Notes

Maeda Maeda (kid brother comedy duo) threw out the ceremonial first pitch.