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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 1 – Orix Buffaloes 1 (July 12, 2011)

by on Jul.12, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Brian Wolfe (HAM) 7-3, 2.89 - Chihiro Kaneko (ORI) 4-0, 2.41

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon Ham 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 8 0
Orix 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 10 1

Attendance: 12320 | Nippon Ham leads series, 7-1-1 | Time: 3:35

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 2nd, 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Scales, Bobby 0-for-3 1: F9, 3: G3, 6: BB, 7: G4
SS Iiyama, Yuji 0-for-1 9: F3
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 1-for-4 1: 1B (SB), 3: DP, 6: SO, 8: SO
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: G3, 6: G3, 8: F9
(LF) Nakata, Sho 1-for-3 1: BB, 4: SO, 6: G6, 8: 1B
(1B) Inaba, Atsunori 1-for-4 1: SO, 4: G3, 7: F8, 8: 1B
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 2-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 8: F8
(DH) Hoffpauir, Micah 0-for-4 2: DP, 5: SO, 7: F7, 9: SO
(SS-2B) Imanami, Takahiro 2-for-4 2: F8, 5: G6, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
(C) Ono, Shota 1-for-3, 1 RBI 3: E4, 5: G5, 7: 1B, 9: S1

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wolfe, Brian 7 106 27 25 6 0 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.631
Masui, Hirotoshi, H 1 24 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.367
Takeda, Hisashi 1 20 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.227
9 150 37 35 10 0 8 1 1 0 0 0 1 1

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 2nd, 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 0-for-5 1: SO, 3: SO, 6: G5, 8: G4, 9: SO
(DH) Taguchi, So 2-for-4 1: G6, 4: G1, 6: 2B, 8: 1B
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-4 1: G4, 4: G6, 6: F8, 8: 1B
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-3 2: SO, 4: 2B, 6: IBB, 8: SO
(RF) Akada, Shogo 1-for-4 2: 1B (CS), 4: SO, 6: G4, 8: G5
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: G4, 7: F7, 9: F9
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 2-for-3 3: F9, 5: HBP, 7: 2B, 9: 2B
PR Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-0, 1 R
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 3-for-4, 1 RBI 3: 1B (SB), 5: 1B, 7: G5, 9: 2B
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-4 3: SO, 5: DP, 7: G5, 9: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kaneko, Chihiro 8 145 33 30 7 0 6 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.184
Hirano, Yoshihisa 1 16 4 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.643
9 161 37 33 8 0 7 3 0 1 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 3 hits
C. Kaneko on the mound for Orix
Inaba flies out to center. Koyano hits a single to right. Hoffpauir flies out to left. Imanami hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Ono hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Scales grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
H. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Lee flies out to right. Baldiris hits a double to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Moriyama. Suzuki hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Obiki grounds out to second, runner on third. Sakaguchi strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
C. Kaneko on the mound for Orix
Scales flies out to right. Yang (Yoh) hits a single to center and steals second. Itoi strikes out swinging. Nakata walks, runners on first and second. Inaba strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Baldiris flies out to right. Suzuki hits an infield single and steals second. Obiki strikes out looking. Sakaguchi strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Taguchi grounds out to the pitcher. Goto grounds out to short. T-Okada hits a double to right. Akada strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th
C. Kaneko on the mound for Orix
Koyano hits a single to left. Hoffpauir strikes out swinging. Imanami grounds out to short, runner on second. Ono grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 5th
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Lee grounds out to second. Baldiris gets hit by a pitch. Suzuki hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Obiki hits a into a 4-6-3 double play.

Top of the 6th
C. Kaneko on the mound for Orix
Scales walks. Yang (Yoh) strikes out swinging. Itoi grounds out to first, runner on second. Nakata grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 6th
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Sakaguchi grounds out to third. Taguchi hits a double to left. Goto flies out to center. T-Okada gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Akada grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Defensive changes: Iiyama takes over at short; Imanami moves from short to second.
Lee flies out to left. Baldiris hits a double to right. Suzuki grounds out to third. Obiki grounds out to third.

Top of the 8th
C. Kaneko on the mound for Orix
Yang (Yoh) strikes out swinging. Itoi flies out to right. Nakata hits a single to right. Inaba hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Koyano flies out to center.

Bottom of the 8th
Masui on the mound for Nippon Ham
Sakaguchi grounds out to second. Taguchi hits a single to right. Goto hits a single to right, runners on first and third. T-Okada strikes out swinging. Akada grounds out to third.

Top of the 9th
Hirano on the mound for Orix
Hoffpauir strikes out swinging. Imanami hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ono. Iiyama files out to first.

Notes

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