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Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 3 – Orix Buffaloes 1 (August 4, 2011)

by on Aug.04, 2011 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Fukuoka Softbank Hawks vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Shota Oba (SOF) 2-0, 2.00 - Yuki Nishi (ORI) 5-4, 2.92

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

Attendance: 17698 | Orix leads series, 6-5-1 | Time: 3:29

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 1-for-5 1: 1B, 3: F7, 5: G5, 6: F7, 9: G6
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 1-for-5, 1 RBI 1: DP, 3: f2, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: SO
(DH) Uchikawa, Seiichi 0-for-5 1: F4, 3: f4, 5: F9, 7: F4, 9: G4
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 2B, 4: F8, 5: G4, 7: HBP
PR-1B Akashi, Kenji 0-for-0
(LF) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: F7, 6: 2B, 7: F7
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 0-for-4 2: f9, 4: 振逃, 6: G6, 8: SO
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 2-for-3, 2 RBI 2: S9, 5: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 1-for-2, 1 R 2: SO, 5: BB, 6: 1B, 8: BB
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 0-for-0 3: HBP, 5: HBP
PR-C Yamazaki, Katsuki 0-for-1 6: S1, 8: F6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Oba, Shota, W 5 81 20 18 4 0 4 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1.969
Fujita, Soichi, H 1 1/3 15 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.100
Yoshikawa, Teruaki, H 1 12 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.929
Morifuku, Masahiko, H 1 16 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.080
Kanazawa, Takehito, S 2/3 11 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.730
9 135 33 31 5 0 6 1 0 1 0 0 1 1

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: F8, 5: G6, 8: F7
(RF) Fukae, Masato 0-for-2 1: S5, 3: SO, 5: SO
PH-RF Arakane, Hisao 0-for-1 8: G4
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-4 1: F7, 4: G4, 6: G1, 9: 1B
PR Yamasaki, Koji 0-for-0
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: f7, 4: 1B, 6: F7, 9: F7
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 0-for-4 2: F7, 4: G3, 6: G5, 9: F9
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F9, 4: 2B, 7: G5, 9: G6
(DH) Akada, Shogo 0-for-2 2: f2, 4: BB, 7: G1
(C) Saito, Toshio 0-for-1 3: SO
PH-C Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-2 4: SO, 7: SO
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 1-for-3 3: 1B, 5: G5, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishi, Yuki, L 4 0/3 76 18 14 4 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 2 2 3.000
Yoshino, Makoto 1/3 7 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.328
Katsuki, Ryota 2/3 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.793
Higa, Motoki 1 23 6 5 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 12.600
Takamiya, Kazuya 3 34 11 9 0 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.610
9 146 39 32 8 0 6 2 3 1 0 0 3 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Nishi on the mound for Orix
Kokubo hits a double to left. Matsunaka hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Matsuda fouls out to right. Tamura hits a sac fly to right, runner on first. Runner advances to second on a passed ball. Hasegawa strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Oba on the mound for Softbank
Goto grounds out to second. T-Okada hits a single to right. Baldiris grounds out to first, runner on second. Lee hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Akada walks, runners on first and second. Suzuki, pinch-hitting for Saito, strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Nishi on the mound for Orix
Defensive changes: Suzuki is the new catcher.
Tamura hits a single to left. Hasegawa walks, runners on first and second. Hosokawa gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded.
Nishi gets tossed for throwing a dangerous pitch.
Pitching change: Yoshino in for Nishi.
Yamazaki enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hosokawa. Kawasaki grounds out to third, bases loaded. Honda hits an RBI infield single, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Katsuki in for Yoshino.
Uchikawa flies out to right. Kokubo grounds out to second.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 3 hits
Higa on the mound for Orix
Matsunaka hits a double to left and advances to third on a bad pick-off throw (E1). Matsuda grounds out to short. Tamura hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Hasegawa hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Yamazaki hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Kawasaki flies out to left.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Oba on the mound for Softbank
Sakaguchi hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Fukae. Goto flies out to left. T-Okada fouls out to left.

Bottom of the 3rd
Oba on the mound for Softbank
Saito strikes out swinging. Obiki hits a single to left and advances to second on a passed ball. Sakaguchi flies out to center. Fukae strikes out looking.

Notes

Ejections: Nishi (ORI) was tossed after he hit Hosokawa (SOF) in the chin in the 5th inning.

Injuries: Hosokawa (SOF) was removed from the game after he was hit by a pitch in the chin during his at bat in the 5th inning.  Hosokawa also suffered a laceration on his chin. ... Kokubo (SOF) was hit by a pitch in the back (left side) and replaced by a pinch-runner in the 7th.

Softbank: The Hawks have now won 2 in a row. ... Oba got the win and is now 3-0. ... Kanazawa saved his 3rd game of the year.

Orix: The Buffaloes lost their 2nd straight game. ... Nishi took the loss and is now 5-5. He is also 0-3 in 6 games (3 starts) since his last victory on 6/4 (vs Hiroshima).