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Orix Buffaloes 6 – Hanshin Tigers 1 (June 6, 2011)

by on Jun.06, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Hayato Terahara (ORI) 4-4, 3.17 - Randy Messenger (HAN) 2-1, 2.34

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

Attendance: 39522 | Orix leads series, 3-1-0 | Time: 3:04

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-5, 1 R 1: L1, 3: 1B, 4: F8, 6: G4, 9: G4
(RF) Taguchi, So 2-for-5, 2 R 1: F8, 3: 1B, 4: SO, 7: 1B, 9: G6
RF Fukae, Masato 0-for-0
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 2-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: 1B, 5: 2B, 7: G5, 9: G4
(LF-1B) Okada, Takahiro 2-for-4, 2 RBI 2: F7, 3: f2, 5: 1B, 7: 1B
(1B) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: SO
LF Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-0
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-3 2: 1B, 3: BB, 5: f2, 7: SO
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-3 2: BB, 3: SO, 5: DP, 8: SO
(C) Ito, Hikaru 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: S9, 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: SO
(P) Terahara, Hayato 0-for-4 2: G1, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Terahara, Hayato, W 9 122 32 31 6 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 2.857
9 122 32 31 6 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 1

Hanshin

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: G1, 6: G6, 9: 1B
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-3 1: G6, 4: 1B, 6: G3, 9: BB
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F9, 4: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: G4
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: DP, 7: G5, 9: E3
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: G6, 7: SO, 9: DP
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-3 2: F9, 5: f3, 7: G4
LF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-0
(CF) Shibata, Kohei 0-for-3 2: DP, 5: G3, 8: F8
(C) Fujii, Akihito 0-for-2 3: G6, 5: SO
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-1 8: F8
C Komiyama, Shinji 0-for-0
(P) Shimoyanagi, Tsuyoshi 0-for-0
P Fukuhara, Shinobu 0-for-0
PH Kurose, Haruki 0-for-1 3: G5
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0
PH Lin, Wei-Chu 0-for-1 6: F5
P Kubota, Tomoyuki 0-for-0
P Kobayashi, Hiroyuki 0-for-0
PH Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-1 8: G1
P Nishimura, Ken 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shimoyanagi, Tsuyoshi, L 2 1/3 46 14 12 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 3 3.536
Fukuhara, Shinobu 2/3 14 3 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
Watanabe, Ryo 3 32 11 11 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.050
Kubota, Tomoyuki 1 28 5 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 5.940
Kobayashi, Hiroyuki 1 13 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.235
Nishimura, Ken 1 9 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 142 39 36 11 0 11 2 0 0 2 0 6 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Shimoyanagi on the mound for Hanshin
T-Okada flies out to left. Kitagawa hits a double to right. Baldiris hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Obiki walks, bases loaded. Ito hits a sac fly to right, runners on second and third. Terahara grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 3rd - 3 runs, 4 hits
Shimoyanagi on the mound for Hanshin
Sakaguchi hits a single to center. Taguchi hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Goto hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. T-Okada fouls out to the catcher. Kitagawa hits an RBI single to center and runners advance to second and third on a fielding error (E8).
Pitching change: Fukuhara in for Shimoyanagi.
A run scores on a bad pick-off throw by the catcher (E2), runner on second. Baldiris walks, runners on first and second. Obiki strikes out swinging. Ito strikes out looking.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 3 hits
Watanabe on the mound for Hanshin
Goto hits a double to left. T-Okada hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Kitagawa hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Baldiris fouls out on a sac bunt attempt. Obiki hits into a 4-6-3 double play.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kubota on the mound for Hanshin
Taguchi hits a single to center and advances to second on a wild pitch. Goto grounds out to third. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. T-Okata hits an RBI infield single, runner on first. Kitagawa strikes out swinging. Baldiris strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Defensive changes: Fukae in at right.
Murton hits a single to center and advances to second on a passed ball. Hirano walks, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Toritani drives in a run with a ground out to second, runner on third. Arai reaches on a fielding error (E3), runners on first and third. Brazell hits into a 5-4-3 double play.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Murton hits a single to left. Hirano grounds out to short, runner on second. Toritani flies out to right. Arai strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Hirano hits a single to left. Toritani hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Arai hits into a double play, runner on third. Brazell grounds out to short.

Notes

The Tigers are now 18-13-1 against the Buffaloes during Inter-league play (since 2005).  The Tigers also lead in series wins: 4-3.

Orix: The Buffaloes won 6 in a row for the first time this season.  They also won their third straight series for the first time this season. ... Terahara topped out at 154km/h and recorded his 4th complete game of the year (11th of his career).

Hanshin: The Tigers dropped their 3rd straight game.  They also don't haven't recorded a timely hit in their last 30 innings.