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Orix Buffaloes 1 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 6 (July 16, 2011)

by on Jul.16, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Kazuki Kondo (ORI) 1-1, 4.94 - Takahiro Shiomi (RAK) 2-4, 2.91

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

Attendance: 16291 | Rakuten leads series, 8-3-0 | Time: 3:00

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: G5, 5: G3, 8: DP
(DH) Taguchi, So 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: SO, 6: F9, 8: G6
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: HR, 6: F4, 9: F5
(RF) Caraballo, Francisco 0-for-4 1: F8, 4: F8, 6: SO, 9: SO
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: G4, 7: SO, 9: F8
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: F4, 7: F8
(LF) Arakane, Hisao 1-for-3 2: SO, 5: G5, 7: 1B
(C) Saito, Toshio 1-for-3 2: SO, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 1-for-3 3: SO, 5: G5, 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kondo, Kazuki, L 5 1/3 118 26 21 7 0 3 4 0 1 0 0 5 5 5.586
Yoshino, Makoto 2/3 23 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.761
Kamoshida, Takashi 1 13 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.077
Takamiya, Kazuya 1 10 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.517
8 164 36 30 8 0 6 5 0 1 0 0 6 6

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 0-for-3, 1 R 1: SO, 3: BB (SB), 5: G6, 6: F6
SS Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0
(2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 1-for-3, 3 RBI 1: BB, 3: f2, 5: G5, 6: 3B
(1B) Kusano, Daisuke 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: BB, 6: SO
(DH) Garcia, Luis 1-for-4 1: f2, 3: 1B, 5: G5, 7: G5
(3B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F9, 3: G6, 6: 1B, 7: F6
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 1-for-4, 1 R 2: SO, 3: G4, 6: 1B, 7: G3
(LF) Yokogawa, Fuminori 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 8: F8
(C) Shima, Motohiro 0-for-2 2: G5, 4: BB (CS), 6: S1, 8: SO
(CF) Hiraishi, Yosuke 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: F6
PH Iwamura, Akinori 0-for-0 6: BB
PR-CF Hijirisawa, Ryo 0-for-0, 1 R
PH-CF Makida, Akihisa 0-for-1 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shiomi, Takahiro, W 9 105 32 32 6 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.660
9 105 32 32 6 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 3rd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Matsui walks. Uchimura pops out on a sac but attempt (foul territory). Matsui steals second. Kusano hits an RBI single to right and advances to second on the throw. Garcia hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Takasu drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on first. Teppei grounds out to second.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Shiomi on the mound for Rakuten
Goto hits a solo homer to right. Caraballo flies out to center. Baldiris grounds out to second. Lee flies out to second.

Bottom of the 6th - 4 runs, 4 hits
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Takasu hits a single to left. Teppei hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Yokogawa hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Shima hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Iwamura enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Hiraishi.
Pitching change: Yoshino in for Kondo.
Iwamura walks, bases loaded. Hijirisawa enters the game as a pinch-runner for Iwamura. Matsui flies out to short. Uchimura hits a 3-run triple to center. Kusano strikes out looking.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Teppei strikes out looking. Yokogawa hits a single to left. Shima grounds out to third, runner on second. Hiraishi strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th
Shiomi on the mound for Rakuten
Arakane grounds out to third. Saito hits an infield single. Obiki grounds out to third, runner on second. Sakaguchi grounds out to first.

Notes

Orix: The Buffaloes are now 0-6-1 in their last 7 games. ... Kondo lost his second straight start and fell to 1-2.  He's also 0-6 in 8 starts against the Eagles since the 2009 season.

Rakuten: The Eagles are now 3-0-1 in their last 4 games. ... Shiomi won his second straight start and is now 3-4.  This was also the first complete game of his pro career.