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Orix Buffaloes 14 – Hanshin Tigers 3 (June 5, 2011)

by on Jun.05, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Chihiro Kaneko (ORI) - Yasutomo Kubo (HAN) 3-3, 3.30

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Orix 5 2 2 1 0 0 2 2 0 14 17 0
Hanshin 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 6 3

Attendance: 46842 | Orix leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 3:38

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 11, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 3-for-5, 3 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 1: G5, 3: BB, 4: SO, 7: 1B, 8: 3B
(RF) Taguchi, So 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 1: F9, 3: G6, 4: 2B, 7: F8
RF Fukae, Masato 0-for-1 8: SO
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 2-for-6, 2 R 1: F7, 2: 1B, 3: SO, 4: G3, 7: 1B, 8: SO
(LF-1B) Okada, Takahiro 3-for-6, 3 R, 3 RBI 1: HR, 2: 2B, 3: G6, 5: SO, 7: G1, 9: 1B
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: HBP, 2: BB, 3: BB, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: F6
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 2-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 2: SO, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: F8
P Kondo, Kazuki 0-for-0
PH Hessman, Mike 0-for-1 9: SO
P Kamoshida, Takashi 0-for-0
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 2: 1B, 3: G6, 6: SO, 8: BB, 9: G4
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: F3, 4: 2B, 6: SO, 8: F9
C Saito, Toshio 0-for-0
(P) Kaneko, Chihiro 0-for-3 1: E1, 2: SO, 4: S3, 6: SO
LF Moriyama, Makoto 1-for-1, 1 R 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kaneko, Chihiro, W 6 93 25 22 5 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 4.500
Kondo, Kazuki 2 44 9 7 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.714
Kamoshida, Takashi 1 10 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.077
9 147 37 32 6 0 8 4 0 0 0 0 3 3

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G4, 5: S8, 7: 1B, 9: G6
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-3, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: G4, 7: G3
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-2 1: 1B, 3: G6, 6: BB, 8: BB
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 0-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G6, 3: G5, 6: SO, 8: SO
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: G6, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: BB
PR-1B Arai, Ryota 0-for-0
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-3 1: f2, 4: F9, 6: SO
P Wakatake, Ryuji 0-for-0
PH Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-1 8: F9
P Fukuhara, Shinobu 0-for-0
(C) Jojima, Kenji 0-for-2 2: G5, 4: G5
P Kubota, Tomoyuki 0-for-0
PH-LF Lin, Wei-Chu 0-for-2 6: SO, 8: F6
(CF) Shibata, Kohei 1-for-4, 1 R 2: G3, 5: 3B, 7: G4, 9: SO
(P) Kubo, Yasutomo 0-for-0
P Kojima, Tatsuya 0-for-1 2: G4
C Fujii, Akihito 0-for-2 5: SO, 7: SO
PH Kurose, Haruki 0-for-1 9: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kubo, Yasutomo, L 1 0/3 52 13 11 7 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 7 4 3.993
Kojima, Tatsuya 3 83 17 13 4 0 4 3 0 1 0 0 3 1 3.000
Kubota, Tomoyuki 2 30 6 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.745
Wakatake, Ryuji 2 55 12 11 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 9.000
Fukuhara, Shinobu 1 14 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.553
9 234 52 45 17 1 13 5 1 1 0 0 14 9

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 5 runs, 5 hits
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Sakaguchi hits a single to center. Taguchi hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Goto flies out to left, runners on first and third. T-Okada hits a 3-run homer to right-center. Baldiris gets hit by a pitch. Lee hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Obiki walks, bases loaded. Suzuki hits an RBI single to left, bases loaded. C. Kaneko reaches on a throwing error (E1) and a run scores, bases remain loaded. Sakaguchi grounds out to third, bases loaded. Taguchi flies out to right.

Bottom of the 1st - 2 run, 3 hits
C. Kaneko on the mound for Orix
Murton hits a single to center. Hirano hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Toritani hits a single to left, bases loaded. Arai drives in a run with a ground out to short, runners on first and third. Brazell drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on first. Kanemoto fouls out the catcher.

Top of the 2nd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Goto hits a single to right. T-Okada hits a double to right and a run scores on a fielding error (E9), T-Okada to third.
Pitching change: Kojima in for Kubo.
Baldiris walks, runners on first and third. Lee strikes out looking. Obiki hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Suzuki flies out to first. C. Kaneko strikes out looking.

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 1 hit
Kojima on the mound for Hanshin
Sakaguchi walks. Taguchi hits a grounder to short, everyone is safe on an E4, runners on first and second. Goto strikes out swinging. T-Okada grounds out to short, runners on first and third. Baldiris walks, bases loaded. Lee hits a 2-run single to right, runners on first and third. Obiki grounds out to short.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kojima on the mound for Hanshin
Suzuki hits a double to center and advances to third on a sac bunt C. Kaneko. Sakaguchi strikes out swinging. Taguchi hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Goto grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
C. Kaneko on the mound for Orix
Shibata hits a triple to left. Fujii strikes out swinging. Murton hits a sac fly to center. Hirano grounds out to second.

Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Wakatake on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Lin takes over in left.
Sakaguchi hits a single to left. Taguchi flies out to center. Goto hits a single to left, runners on first and second. T-Okada grounds out to the pitcher, runners on second and third. Baldiris hits a 2-run single to right, runner on first. Lee flies out to center.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Wakatake on the mound for Hanshin
Obiki walks. Suzuki flies out to right. Moriyama hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Sakaguchi clears the bases with a 2-run triple to left, runner on third. Fukae strikes out swinging. Goto strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 6th
C. Kaneko on the mound for Orix
Toritani walks. Arai strikes out swinging. Brazell hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kanemoto strikes out looking. Lin, pinch-hitting for Kubota, strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Defensive changes: Saito is the new catcher.
Toritani walks. Arai strikes out swinging. Brazell walks, runners on first and second. R. Arai enters the game as a pinch-runner for Brazell. Sekimoto, pinch-hitting for Wakatake, flies out to right, runners on first and third. Lin flies out to short.

Notes

Orix: The Buffaloes sent 11 players to the plate in the 1st inning.  The Buffaloes also won their 5th in a row for the first time this season.

Hanshin: This was Kubo shortest outing of his career.