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Chunichi Dragons 7 – Orix Buffaloes 4 (May 29, 2011)

by on May.29, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 14:00
Potential Starters: Yudai Kawai (CHU) 2-1, 2.22 - Chan-Ho Park (ORI) 1-4, 3.49

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chunichi 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 7 11 1
Orix 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 12 1

Attendance: 28202 | Chunichi leads series, 2-0-0 | Time: 3:28

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 3rd, 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: F8, 2: 1B, 4: 1B (SB), 6: f5, 8: BB
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 1-for-3 1: SO, 2: 1B, 4: BB, 6: SO, 8: BB
(3B-1B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-4, 1 RBI 1: BB, 2: G1, 4: E1, 7: G6, 8: F6
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-5 1: G6, 2: G5, 4: DP, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(DH) Blanco, Tony 1-for-5, 1 R 2: 2B, 3: G6, 5: SO, 7: F8, 9: G5
(1B) Saeki, Takahiro 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: SO
PH-1B Koike, Masaaki 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 9: HR
3B Iwasaki, Tatsuro 0-for-0
(RF) Donoue, Takehiro 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 3: DP, 5: G3
PH Hirata, Ryosuke 0-for-0 8: BB
PR-RF Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-1 9: F8
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-1 2: S3, 4: SO, 6: BB, 8: S1
(CF) Fujii, Atsushi 2-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: 2B, 6: S1, 8: G5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kawai, Yudai, W 5 0/3 85 23 20 7 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 3 1 2.160
Suzuki, Yoshihiro, H 2 28 7 6 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Asao, Takuya, H 1 12 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.964
Hirai, Masafumi 0/3 8 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.250
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1 11 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.765
9 144 39 35 12 2 2 3 0 1 0 0 4 2

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 2nd, 4th, 6th, 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kajimoto, Yusuke 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: S3, 5: 1B, 7: G6, 9: 1B
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 0-for-2, 1 R 1: E6, 3: BB, 5: BB, 7: BB, 9: DP
(3B) Hessman, Mike 0-for-5 1: F9, 3: F4, 5: F7, 7: F5, 9: G6
(1B) Okada, Takahiro 2-for-4, 2 R, 3 RBI 1: HR, 3: G4, 6: HR, 8: F8
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 1-for-4 1: G1, 4: G5, 6: 1B, 8: G6
(RF) Taguchi, So 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: DP, 8: F4
(LF) Shimoyama, Shinji 0-for-2 2: DP, 4: DP
PH-LF Moriyama, Makoto 2-for-2, 1 R 6: 1B, 9: 1B
(C) Ito, Hikaru 0-for-1 2: G5
C Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-2 5: G1, 6: SO
PH Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-1 9: 1B
PR Kaneko, Keisuke 0-for-0
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 1-for-3 3: 1B, 5: G5, 7: G5
PH Hidaka, Takeshi 0-for-0
PH Yamasaki, Koji 1-for-1 9: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Park, Chan-Ho, L 3 1/3 68 20 17 9 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 6 5 4.286
Furukawa, Shuichi 2 2/3 30 9 7 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.000
Katsuki, Ryota 1 12 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.571
Nakayama, Shinya 2 46 10 6 1 1 1 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 2.859
9 156 43 34 11 1 7 6 0 3 0 0 7 6

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 2 runs, 1 hit
Kawai on the mound for Chunichi
Y. Kajimoto strikes out looking. Sakaguchi reaches on a throwing error (E6). Hessman flies out to right. T-Okada hits a 2-run homer. Kitagawa grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 2nd - 4 runs, 6 hits
Park on the mound for Orix
Blanco hits a double to left. Saeki hits a single to center, runners on first and third. T. Donoue hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Tanishige hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Fujii hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Araki hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Ibata hits an infield single, bases loaded. Morino drives in a run with a ground out to the pitcher, runners on second and third. Wada grounds out to third.

Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Park on the mound for Orix
Tanishige strikes out swinging. Fujii hits a double to center. Araki hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Araki steals second. Ibata walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Furukawa in for Park.
Morino reaches on a throwing error (E1) and a run scores, runners on first and third. Wada hits into a 5-4-3 double play.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 3 hits
Kawai on the mound for Chunichi
T-Okada hits a solo homer to left. Kitagawa hits a single to left.
Pitching change: Suzuki in for Kawai.
Taguchi hits into a 4-6-3 double play. Moriyama, pinch-hitting for Shimoyama, hits a single to right. Suzuki strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Wada strikes out swinging. Blanco grounds out to third. Koike, pinch-hitting for Saeki, hits a solo homer. Hidenori flies out to center.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 4 hits
Hirai on the mound for Chunichi
Defensive changes: Koike takes over at first.
Moriyama hits a single to left. Lee, pinch-hitting for Suzuki, hits a single to right, runners on first and second. K. Kaneko enters the game as a pinch-runner for Lee. Hidaka enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Obiki.
Pitching change: Iawse in for Hirai.
Defensive changes: T. Iwasaki takes over at third; Morino moves from third to first.
K. Yamasaki, pinch-hitting for Hidaka, hits a single to right, bases loaded. Y. Kajimoto hits an RBI single to right, bases loaded. Sakaguchi hits into a 1-2-3 double play, runners on second and third. Hessman grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Kawai on the mound for Chunichi
Obiki hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Y. Kajimoto. Sakaguchi walks, runners on first and second. Hessman flies out to second. T-Okada grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 5th
Kawai on the mound for Chunichi
Suzuki grounds out to the pitcher. Obiki grounds out to third. Y. Kajimoto hits a single to left. Sakaguchi walks, runners on first and second. Hessman flies out to left.

Top of the 6th
Furukawa on the mound for Orix
Tanishige walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Fujii. Araki fouls out to third. Ibata strikes out looking.

Top of the 8th
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Hirata, pinch-hitting for T. Donoue, walks. Hidenori enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hirata. Tanishige hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Fujii grounds out to third. Araki walks, runners on first and second. Ibata walks, bases loaded. Morino flies out to short.

Notes

Chunichi: The Dragons won their third straight.

Orix: The Buffaloes dropped their 3rd game in a row. ... This was Park's shortest outing in his NPB career. ... T-Okada has now hit 2 homers in a game 7 times in his career.