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Yomiuri Giants 2 – Orix Buffaloes 3 (June 12, 2011)

by on Jun.12, 2011 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Seth Greisinger (YOM) 1-2, 4.12 - Chihiro Kaneko (ORI) 1-0, 4.50

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

Attendance: 28192 | Orix leads series, 3-1-0 | Time: 2:44

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(3B) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: G4 (SB), 6: G6, 8: G4
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-4 1: F9, 3: SO, 6: F9, 8: SO
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: G3, 6: F8, 9: G6
(DH) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 4: G5, 7: BB, 9: G3
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: F8, 7: G5 (CS), 9: 2B
PR Matsumoto, Tetsuya 0-for-0, 1 R
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: G5, 5: G4, 7: F9, 9: 1B
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-4 2: F7, 5: G4, 8: F7, 9: f5
(LF) Tani, Yoshitomo 2-for-3 3: F9, 5: 1B, 8: 2B
PR-LF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0 8: (BrO)
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 2-for-3 3: 1B, 5: G1, 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sawamura, Hirokazu, L 8 125 33 29 7 1 8 3 0 1 0 0 3 3 2.337
8 125 33 29 7 1 8 3 0 1 0 0 3 3

Orix

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 0-for-4 1: SO, 2: F5, 5: DP, 7: F8
(RF) Taguchi, So 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: F9, 5: F6, 8: F7
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: F3, 6: F8, 8: SO
(LF-1B) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G6, 3: SO, 6: F5, 8: 2B
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: F8, 4: F7, 6: 1B, 8: HR
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: SO
LF Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-0
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-2 2: 1B, 4: BB, 7: G6
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 1-for-2 2: S1, 4: SO, 7: 1B
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-1 2: BB, 5: BB, 7: G1

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kaneko, Chihiro, W 8 97 29 28 5 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.571
Kishida, Mamoru, S 1 20 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.045
9 117 34 33 7 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Sawamura on the mound for Yomiuri
Sakaguchi strikes out swinging. Taguchi hits a single to center. Goto hits a single to right, runners on first and third. T-Okada drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on second. Kitagawa flies out to center.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
C. Kaneko on the mound for Orix
Ramirez hits a solo homer to left. Takahashi strikes out looking. Chono grounds out to third. Abe flies out to left.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Sawamura on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Suzuki takes over in left.
Taguchi flies out to left. Goto strikes out looking. T-Okada hits a double to right. Kitagawa hits a 2-run homer. Lee strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kishida on the mound for Orix
Defensive changes: Moriyama takes over in left; T-Okada moves from left to first.
Ogasawara grounds out to short. Ramirez grounds out to first. Takahashi hits a double and gets replaced by pinch-runner Matsumoto. Chono hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Abe fouls out to third.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Sawamura on the mound for Yomiuri
Lee strikes out swinging. Baldiris hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Suzuki. Obiki walks, runners on first and seocnd. Sakaguchi flies out to third.

Top of the 3rd
C. Kaneko on the mound for Orix
Tani flies out to right. Fujimura hits a single to center. Kamei grounds out to second, runner on first. Kamei steals second. Sakamoto strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Sawamura on the mound for Yomiuri
Goto flies out to center. T-Okada flies out to third. Kitagawa hits a single to left and advances to second on a fielding error (E7).  Lee strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
C. Kaneko on the mound for Orix
Abe flies out to left. Tani hits a double. Fujimura hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Suzuki enters the game as a pinch-runner for Tani. Kamei hits a grounder to second and Suzuki gets thrown out running the bases. Sakamoto strikes out swinging.

Notes

Yomiuri: Ramirez recorded his 39th career Inter-league homer.  He also tied Bobby Marcano's NPB record of 11 consecutive seasons of double-digit homers by a foreign player.