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Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 3 – Orix Buffaloes 4 (July 2, 2011)

by on Jul.02, 2011 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Fukuoka Softbank Hawks vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Toshiya Sugiuchi (SOF) 4-3, 1.95 - Kazuki Kondo (ORI) 1-0, 5.68

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

Attendance: 30046 | Orix leads series, 4-3-1 | Time: 2:57

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 2, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 0-for-4 1: f7, 3: F3, 6: G3, 8: F7
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 0-for-4 1: F6, 3: G4, 6: F3, 8: G3
(LF) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HR, 4: G3
LF Ortiz, Jose 0-for-2 6: F7, 9: G6
LF Egawa, Tomoaki 0-for-0
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 0-for-4 1: G6, 4: SO, 7: G4, 9: F8
(DH) Cabrera, Alex 1-for-4, 1 R 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: SO, 7: F8
(CF) Hasegawa, Yuya 1-for-2, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: SO, 5: BB, 7: HR
(RF) Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-3 3: F8, 5: G3, 7: F7
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 1-for-3 3: 1B, 5: SO, 8: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sugiuchi, Toshiya 8 119 32 28 7 0 5 1 0 3 0 0 3 3 2.077
Falkenborg, Brian, L 1/3 11 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.429
8 1/3 130 35 31 9 0 5 1 0 3 0 0 4 4

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 2-for-4, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G6, 5: 2B, 7: F6
(RF) Taguchi, So 0-for-3 1: S1, 3: G1, 5: G6, 8: G5
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-3 1: F9, 4: F7, 5: BB, 8: 1B
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: G4, 5: F8, 8: F8
(DH) Hessman, Mike 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: F7, 8: SO
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F7, 5: 1B, 6: F9, 9: F6
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 2-for-4, 1 R 2: SO, 5: 1B, 6: G5, 9: 2B
PR Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-0, 1 R
(C) Saito, Toshio 2-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: 1B, 5: 1B
C Suzuki, Fumihiro 1-for-2, 1 RBI 7: F9, 9: 1B
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-1 3: S1, 5: S2, 7: F7

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kondo, Kazuki 6 103 21 20 2 1 7 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.339
Hirano, Yoshihisa 2 31 8 8 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1.800
Kishida, Mamoru, W 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.224
9 146 32 31 4 2 8 1 0 0 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Kawasaki fouls out to left. Honda flies out to short. Matsunaka hits a solo homer to right. Kokubo grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 5th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Sugiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Ortiz takes over in left.
Lee hits a single to center. Baldiris hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Saito hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Obiki hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Sakaguchi hits a 2-run single to left and advances to second on the throw. Taguchi grounds out to short. Goto walks, runners on first and second. T-Okada flies out to center.

Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Hirano on the mound for Orix
Defensive changes: Suzuki is the new catcher.
Kokubo grounds out to second. Cabrera hits a single to center. Matsuda flies out to center. Hasegawa hits a 2-run homer to right. Fukuda flies out to left.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Falkenborg on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Egawa takes over in left.
Lee flies out to short. Baldiris hits a double to center and gets replaced by pinch-runner Moriyama. Suzuki hits a walk-off RBI single to left.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Sugiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Sakaguchi hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Taguchi. Goto flies out to right. T-Okada strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd
Sugiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Saito hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Obiki. Sakaguchi grounds out to short, runner on third. Taguchi grounds out to the pitcher.

Notes

Injuries: Matsunaka was removed from the game on defense in the 5th inning after developing a knot in his right calf while running the bases.  It was a precautionary move.

Softbank: The Hawks suffered their 2nd walk-off loss of the year. ... Falkenborg took the loss in relief and is now 0-2.  2 losses matches the career high Falkenborg set last year. ... This was the third start in which Sugiuchi tried to record his 100th career victory and failed.

Orix: The Buffaloes recorded their first walk-off victory since 9/26/2010 (vs Lotte). ... Kishida got the win in relief and is now 2-3. ... Suzuki picked up the first walk-off hit of his career.