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Orix Buffaloes 0 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 4 (July 15, 2011)

by on Jul.15, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Hayato Terahara (ORI) 9-4, 2.95 - Takashi Kawai (RAK) 0-3, 3.82

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

Attendance: 14257 | Rakuten leads series, 7-3-0 | Time: 3:32

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 11, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-3 1: 1B, 3: BB, 4: G6, 7: BB, 9: SO
(DH) Taguchi, So 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: S1, 5: G6, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 0-for-3 1: G6, 3: F8, 5: G4, 7: HBP
(1B) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: G4, 5: F8, 7: SO
(LF) Arakane, Hisao 0-for-3 1: F1, 4: SO, 6: G4
PH-LF Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-1 8: F7
(RF) Akada, Shogo 1-for-4 2: 2B, 4: G5, 6: F8, 8: SO
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: 2B, 6: SO, 8: SO
(C) Saito, Toshio 1-for-2 2: G6, 4: 1B
PH-C Tsuji, Toshiya 0-for-1 7: SO
PH Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-1 9: 2B
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-2 2: G4, 4: BB, 7: G6
PH Kajimoto, Yusuke 0-for-1 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Terahara, Hayato, L 6 115 28 26 7 0 6 2 0 0 1 0 4 2 2.958
Furukawa, Shuichi 1 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.636
Kamoshida, Takashi 2/3 8 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
Takamiya, Kazuya 1/3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.269
8 133 34 32 8 0 7 2 0 0 1 0 4 2

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G3, 3: 1B (SB), 4: SO, 6: f7
(2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G1, 3: E4, 4: SO, 7: G5
(1B) Kusano, Daisuke 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G4, 3: 1B, 4: G4, 7: G6
(DH) Garcia, Luis 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: SO, 3: 1B, 5: 2B
PR-DH Iwamura, Akinori 0-for-1 7: G4
(3B) Takasu, Yosuke 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F9, 3: 1B, 5: F9, 8: 1B
PR-3B Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0 8: (CS)
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 1-for-4 2: 1B (SB), 3: SO, 5: G6, 8: SO
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 0-for-3 2: BB, 3: G4, 5: G3, 8: F9
(LF) Yokogawa, Fuminori 0-for-3 2: F7, 3: SO, 6: G6
(C) Shima, Motohiro 1-for-2, 1 R 3: 2B, 4: BB, 6: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kawai, Takashi, W 6 119 25 22 5 0 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.266
Koyama, Shinichiro 2/3 24 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.091
Katayama, Hiroshi, H 1/3 5 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.207
Aoyama, Koji 1 10 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.232
Rasner, Darrell 1 20 4 4 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.793
9 178 38 33 7 0 11 3 1 1 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 3rd - 4 runs, 5 hits
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Shima hits a double to right. Hijirisawa hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Hijirisawa steals second, runners on second and third. Uchimura reaches on a fielding error (E4) and 2 runs score, runner on first. Kusano hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Garcia hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Takasu hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Matsui strikes out swinging. Teppei grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Yokogawa strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Sakaguchi hits a single to center. Taguchi hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Goto grounds out to short, runners on first and third. T-Okada strikes out swinging. Arakane flies out to the pitcher.

Top of the 2nd
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Akada hits a double to center. Baldiris strikes out looking. Saito grounds out to short. Obiki grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 2nd
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Garcia strikes out swinging. Takasu flies out to right. Matsui hits a single to right and steals second. Teppei walks, runners on first and second. Yokogawa flies out to left.

Top of the 3rd
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Sakaguchi walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Taguchi. Goto flies out to center. T-Okada grounds out to second.

Top of the 4th
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Arakane strikes out looking. Akada grounds out to third. Baldiris hits a double to right. Saito hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Obiki walks, bases loaded. Sakaguchi grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 4th
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Shima walks. Hijirisawa strikes out swinging. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Uchimura strikes out swinging. Kusano grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 5th
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Garcia hits a double to center and is replaced by a pinch-runner Iwamura. Takasu flies out to right, runner on third. Matsui grounds out to short. Teppei grounds out to first.

Top of the 7th
Koyama on the mound for Rakuten
Tsuji, pinch-hitting for Saito, strikes out swinging. Obiki grounds out to short. Sakaguchi walks. Taguchi single to left, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Katayama in for Koyama.
Goto gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. T-Okada strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Nishimura takes over at third.
Lee, pinch-hitting for Tsuji, hits a double to right. Y. Kajimoto, pinch-hitting for Obiki, strikes out looking. Sakaguchi strikes out swinging. Taguchi strikes out swinging.

Notes

Orix: The Buffaloes are 0-5-1 in the last 6 games.  This was also the team's 6th shutout loss of the year.  The offense has not been able to score a run in 16 consecutive innings. ... Terahara's personal 7-game winning streak came to an end with his first loss since 5/17 (vs Hanshin).  He is now 9-5.

Rakuten: The Eagles are now 2-0-1 in their last 3 games.  They also haven't allowed a run to score in 33 consecutive innings (new franchise record) and have now recorded 9 shutout victories this year. ... Kawai started his 8th game of the year and recorded his first win of the year.  He is now 1-3.