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Orix Buffaloes 5 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 2 (June 4, 2011)

by on Jun.04, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Hiroshima Toyo Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Yuki Nishi (ORI) 4-2, 3.09 - Giancarlo Alvarado (HIR) 0-0, 4.91

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

Attendance: 23719 | Orix leads series, 3-1-0 | Time: 3:16

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: G3, 7: F8, 9: BB
(RF) Taguchi, So 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F8, 3: 1B, 5: f3, 7: IBB, 9: SO
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: G3, 5: G4, 7: F5
(LF-1B) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-4, 2 RBI 2: F8, 3: 1B, 6: SO, 8: G4
(3B) Hessman, Mike 0-for-3 2: F6, 3: SO, 6: G5
3B Baldiris, Aarom 0-for-1 8: F8
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-3 2: SO, 3: G4, 6: F9
LF Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-1 8: G4
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 2-for-4, 2 R 3: 2B, 4: F9, 7: 3B, 9: G6
(C) Ito, Hikaru 0-for-2, 1 R 3: BB, 4: F3, 7: F4
P Yoshino, Makoto 0-for-0
P Katsuki, Ryota 0-for-0
P Hirano, Yoshihisa 0-for-0
PH Yoshida, Shintaro 1-for-1 9: 1B
P Kishida, Mamoru 0-for-0
(P) Nishi, Yuki 0-for-1 3: BB, 4: SO
PH Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 1-for-1, 1 RBI 7: 2B
PR Kajimoto, Yusuke 0-for-0
C Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-0 9: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishi, Yuki, W 6 97 24 21 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 3.081
Yoshino, Makoto 2/3 17 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.500
Katsuki, Ryota, H 1/3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.000
Hirano, Yoshihisa, H 1 20 4 4 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.636
Kishida, Mamoru, S 1 24 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.000
9 159 37 34 7 0 6 1 1 0 0 0 2 2

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-5 1: G1, 3: G3, 5: F7, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 1-for-4 1: G4, 3: E3, 6: 1B, 7: G3
(CF) Maru, Yoshihiro 2-for-4 1: f5, 3: G5, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(3B) Tracy, Chad 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: F8, 6: F8, 8: SO
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-3, 1 R 2: HBP, 4: G6, 6: F7, 8: SO
(RF-LF) Iwamoto, Takahiro 0-for-3 2: BB, 4: F7, 6: G1, 8: SO
(LF) Nakahigashi, Naoki 0-for-2, 1 RBI 2: G6, 4: SO
PH Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-1 7: F9
P Ueno, Hirofumi 0-for-0
P Schultz, Mike 0-for-0
PH Ishii, Takuro 0-for-1 9: G3
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: S8, 5: G3, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
(P) Maeda, Kenta 0-for-2 2: G5, 5: SO
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
PH-RF Io, Takamitsu 0-for-1 7: G4
PH Matsuyama, Ryuhei 0-for-1 9: F7

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Maeda, Kenta, L 6 1/3 100 27 25 6 0 6 2 0 0 0 0 5 5 4.058
Aoki, Takahiro 2/3 12 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.368
Ueno, Hirofumi 1 17 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.235
Schultz, Mike 1 22 5 3 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.059
9 151 38 33 7 0 7 5 0 0 1 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 2 run, 1 hit
Nishi on the mound for Orix
Tracy hits a single to left. Kurihara gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Iwamoto walks, bases loaded. Nakahigashi drives in a run with a ground out to short, runners on first and third. Ishihara hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. K. Maeda grounds out to third.

Top of the 3rd - 4 runs, 4 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Obiki hits a double to center. Ito walks, runners on first and second. Nishi walks, bases loaded. Sakaguchi hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and second. Taguchi hits a single to right, bases loaded. Goto grounds out to first, bases loaded. T-Okada hits a 2-run single to right, runners on first and second. Hessman strikes out swinging. Lee grounds out to second.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Obiki hits a triple to center. Ito flies out to second. Kitagawa, pinch-hitting for Nishi, hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Y. Kajimoto enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kitagawa.
Pitching change: Aoki in for K. Maeda.
Sakaguchi flies out to center. Taguchi gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Goto flies out to third.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 6th
Nishi on the mound for Orix
Defensive changes: Baldiris takes over at third; Moriyama takes over in left; T-Okada moves from left to first.
Soyogi hits a single to right. Maru hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Tracy flies out to center. Kurihara flies out to left. Iwamoto grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 7th
Yoshino on the mound for Orix
Defensive changes: Suzuki is the new catcher.
Kokubo, pinch-hitting for Nakahigashi, flies out to right. Ishihara hits a single to left. Io, pinch-hitting for Aoki, grounds out to second, runner on first. Higashide hits a single to center, runner on first advances to third, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Katsuki in for Yoshino.
Soyogi grounds out to first.

Top of the 9th
Schultz on the mound for Hiroshima
Obiki grounds out to short. Yoshida, pinch-hitting for Hirano, hits an infield single. Yoshida gets picked off at first. Suzuki walks and advances to second on a wild pitch. Sakaguchi walks, runners on first and second. Taguchi strikes out looking.

Notes

Orix: The Buffaloes won their 4th in a row for the first time since 8/2010. This was also the Buffaloes first victory on a Saturday (they were 0-7 coming into this game).

Hiroshima: The Carp dropped their 8th in a row for the first time since 8/2004. ... K. Maeda is now 2-4 on the year. He also topped out at 152km/h (which ties a career high).