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Orix Buffaloes 0 – Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 4 (August 18, 2011)

by on Aug.18, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Fukuoka Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Evan MacLane (ORI) 1-1, 2.00 - Shota Oba (SOF) 4-0, 1.62

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

Attendance: 30354 | Softbank leads series, 8-6-1 | Time: 2:58

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 0-for-4 1: G4, 2: G1, 5: SO, 8: F7
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-3 1: G5, 3: BB, 5: G6, 8: G4
(LF) Akada, Shogo 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: L6, 6: G6, 8: G6
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 2-for-3 1: 1B, 3: f2, 6: BB, 9: 1B
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: F7, 6: G6, 9: F8
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-4 1: G4, 4: F7, 6: SO, 9: F8
(DH) Hidaka, Takeshi 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: G3, 9: F9
(C) Tsuji, Toshiya 0-for-1 2: BB, 4: G4
PH Takehara, Naotaka 0-for-1 7: L5
C Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-0
(RF) Kajimoto, Yusuke 0-for-3 2: G3, 5: F8, 7: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
MacLane, Evan, L 5 0/3 89 23 16 3 0 4 5 0 1 0 0 2 2 2.571
Katsuki, Ryota 1 1/3 17 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.348
Yoshino, Makoto 2/3 10 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.174
Higa, Motoki 1 25 6 5 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 9.000
8 141 35 27 6 0 7 6 0 1 0 0 4 4

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 0-for-4 1: G6, 2: G4, 5: G1, 7: F7
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 0-for-2, 1 R 1: BB, 3: G6, 5: BB, 7: SO
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: F9, 5: SO, 8: F8
RF Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-0
(LF) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: S8, 3: G1, 6: 1B, 8: SO
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0
(DH) Cabrera, Alex 1-for-3 1: F9, 4: G5, 6: BB, 8: 2B
PR-DH Nakanishi, Kenta 0-for-0, 1 R
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 0-for-2, 2 R 2: BB (SB), 4: SO, 6: DP (SB), 8: BB
(1B) Ortiz, Jose 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: F7
1B Akashi, Kenji 1-for-1, 2 RBI 8: 3B
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-3 2: G6, 5: BB (BrO), 7: G3, 8: SO
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 2-for-2, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 5: S3, 7: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Oba, Shota, W 9 116 34 31 4 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.313
9 116 34 31 4 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
MacLane on the mound for Orix
Kawasaki grounds out to short. Honda walks. Uchikawa hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Matsunaka hist a sac fly to center, runner on first. Cabrera flies out to right.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
MacLane on the mound for Orix
Matsuda walks and steal second. Oritz strikes out swinging. Hasegawa grounds out to short, runner on third. Hosokawa hits an RBI infield single, runner on first. Kawasaki grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Higa on the mound for Orix
Uchikawa flies out to center. Matsunaka strikes out swinging. Cabera hits a double to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Nakanishi. Matsuda walks, runners on first and second. Akashi hits a 2-run triple to right, runner on third. Hasegawa strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Oba on the mound for Softbank
Sakaguchi grounds out to second. Obiki grounds out to third. Akada hits a single to right.  Goto hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Baldiris hits an infield single, bases loaded. Lee grounds out to second.

Top of the 2nd
Oba on the mound for Softbank
Hidaka strikes out swinging. Tsuji walks. Y. Kajimoto grounds out to first, runner on second. Sakaguchi grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 5th
MacLane on the mound for Orix
Hasegawa walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hosokawa. Kawasaki hits a grounder to the pitcher and Hasegawa gets thrown out running the bases, runner on second. Honda walks, runners on first and second. Uchikawa strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
MacLane on the mound for Orix
Matsunaka hits a single to left. Cabrera walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Katsuki in for MacLane.
Matsuda hits into a 5-4 double play, runner on first. Matsuda steals second. Oritz flies out to left.

Notes

Orix: The Buffaloes lost their 3rd game in a row.  They were also handed their 8th shutout loss of the second (and second in as many nights, which is a first since 6/5 and 6/6 2009). ... MacLane made his 3rd start of the year and dropped to 1-2.

Softbank: The Hawks won their 3rd straight and recorded their 19th shutout victory of the year (and second in as many nights).  They are also the first team in the NPB to 60 games this season. ... Oba got the win and improved to 5-0.  He has also won all 4 of his starts this season.  This was Oba's 3rd complete game / shutout of his career (and first since 2008 when he recorded 2 in his first season).