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Yokohama Bay Stars 2 – Orix Buffaloes 5 (June 1, 2011)

by on Jun.01, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Shogo Yamamoto (YOK) 2-5, 4.50 - Alfredo Figaro (ORI) 3-2, 1.80

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

Attendance: 11224 | Orix leads series, 2-0-0 | Time: 3:06

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 1st, 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 3-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G4, 5: 1B, 8: 1B
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 0-for-3 1: S1, 4: G1, 5: G1, 8: DP
(CF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 1-for-3 1: 1B, 4: F7, 6: BB, 8: F8
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 0-for-4 1: DP, 4: SO, 6: F9, 9: G4
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: G1, 6: F8, 9: F7
(DH) Harper, Brett 0-for-3, 1 R 2: SO, 5: BB, 6: F9, 9: SO
(1B) Naito, Yuta 1-for-3, 1 R 2: f7, 5: 2B, 7: G6
(C) Hosoyamada, Takeshi 0-for-1 3: G6
PH Fujita, Kazuya 1-for-1, 1 RBI 5: 1B
C Niinuma, Shinji 0-for-1 7: F6
(RF) Yoshimura, Yuki 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: L5, 7: F6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamamoto, Shogo, L 4 2/3 92 23 20 6 0 3 3 0 0 0 1 4 4 4.785
Sanada, Hiroki 1 27 6 4 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 2.250
Ohara, Shinji 1/3 14 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
Ushida, Shigeki 1 19 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kobayashi, Futoshi 2/3 17 4 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Shinohara, Takayuki 1/3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.614
8 172 39 31 7 1 5 7 1 0 0 1 5 5

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: G3, 6: HR, 8: f2
(RF) Taguchi, So 1-for-3, 2 R 1: G4, 3: BB, 5: 2B, 6: F8, 8: BB
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F7, 3: 1B, 5: F7, 6: BB, 8: F9
(LF-1B) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: BB, 3: G3, 5: 1B, 6: G4
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: G4, 5: 1B, 7: F7
(1B) Hessman, Mike 1-for-3 2: SO, 4: 2B, 5: BB, 7: SO
LF Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-0
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: F8, 4: G6, 5: HBP, 7: F8
(C) Ito, Hikaru 0-for-3 2: G4, 4: SO, 5: G4
C Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-1 8: SO
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-3 3: G4, 4: F8, 6: G6, 8: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Figaro, Alfredo, W 6 84 24 21 5 0 4 2 0 1 0 1 2 2 1.957
Yoshino, Makoto 2/3 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.636
Katsuki, Ryota, H 1 1/3 12 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.160
Hirano, Yoshihisa, S 1 18 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.770
9 119 33 30 6 0 5 2 0 1 0 1 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 3rd - 2 runs, 1 hit
Yamamoto on the mound for Yokohama
Obiki grounds out to second. Sakaguchi walks and advances to second on a balk. Taguchi walks, runners on first and second. Goto hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. T-Okada drives in a run with a ground out to first, runner on first. Kitagawa grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Sledge grounds out to the pitcher. Harper walks. Naito hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Fujita, pinch-hitting for Hosoyamada, hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Yoshimura lines out to third. Watanabe hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and second. Ishikawa grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Yamamoto on the mound for Yokohama
Defensive changes: Niinuma is the new catcher.
Sakaguchi grounds out to first. Taguchi hits a double to right. Goto flies out to left. T-Okada hits an RBI infield single, runner on first. Kitagawa hits a single to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Sanada in for Yamamoto.
Hessman walks, bases loaded. Baldiris gets hit by a pitch and a run scores, bases loaded. Ito grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Sanada on the mound for Yokohama
Obiki grounds out to short. Sakaguchi hits a solo homer to right. Taguchi flies out to center.
Pitching change: S. Ohara in for Sanada.
Goto walks. T-Okada grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Watanabe hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Kinjo hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Murata hits into a double  play.

Bottom of the 1st
Yamamoto on the mound for Yokohama
Sakaguchi hits an infield single. Taguchi grounds out to second, runner on second. Goto flies out to left. T-Okada walks, runners on first and second. Kitagawa strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th
Yamamoto on the mound for Yokohama
Hessman hits a double to left. Baldiris grounds out to short. Ito strikes out swinging. Obiki flies out to center.

Top of the 6th
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Kinjo walks. Murata flies out to right. Runner advances to second on a balk. Sledge flies out to center. Harper flies out to right.

Bottom of the 8th
F. Kobayashi on the mound for Yokohama
Suzuki strikes out looking. Obiki walks. Sakaguchi fouls out to the catcher. Taguchi walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Shinohara in for F. Kobayashi.
Goto flies out to right.

Notes

Yokohama: The Bay Stars  dropped their 4th in a row.

Orix: The Buffaloes won their 12th straight game against the Bay Stars. ... Figaro has now won 4 games in a row, making him the first foreigner in franchise history to do since Tom Davey in 2006.