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Orix Buffaloes 2 – Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 1 (September 1, 2011)

by on Sep.01, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Fukuoka Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Shinya Nakayama (ORI) 4-7, 2.73 - Tsuyoshi Wada (SOF) 11-4, 1.75

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

Attendance: 27423 | Orix leads series, 9-8-1 | Time: 3:28

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 4th, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 0-for-4, 1 R 1: BB, 3: F7, 6: f2, 8: L6, 9: SO
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-2 1: S1, 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: BB (SB)
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 3-for-3, 1 RBI 1: 1B (CS), 4: 1B, 6: BB, 8: 1B (SB)
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: f5, 6: F5, 8: f5
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: DP, 7: BB, 8: IBB
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: F7, 7: DP, 8: G1
(DH) Arakane, Hisao 0-for-2, 1 R 2: BB, 5: F9, 7: 振逃
PH-DH Hidaka, Takeshi 0-for-1 9: SO
(C) Ito, Hikaru 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F6, 5: G4, 7: 2B, 9: G5
(RF) Yoshida, Shintaro 1-for-3 3: G6, 6: 2B, 7: G4, 9: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakayama, Shinya, W 6 2/3 116 29 23 5 0 6 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.644
Hirano, Yoshihisa, H 1 1/3 21 4 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.918
Kishida, Mamoru, S 1 21 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.122
9 158 37 31 6 0 8 5 0 0 0 0 1 1

Softbank

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: BB (CS), 3: G6, 6: G6, 7: S7, 9: F4
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 0-for-2 1: SO, 4: G6, 6: BB, 7: BB
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 2-for-4 1: 2B, 4: F8, 6: 1B, 7: SO
C Takaya, Hiroaki 0-for-0
(LF) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: F7, 6: BB, 8: f3
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 0-for-4 2: F9, 5: SO, 6: SO, 8: SO
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 0-for-4 2: F9, 5: SO, 6: F6, 8: G5
(DH) Ortiz, Jose 1-for-4 2: SO, 5: 1B, 7: F4, 9: F4
(CF) Hasegawa, Yuya 1-for-3, 1 R 3: G5, 5: BB, 7: 1B, 9: F7
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 0-for-2 3: G6, 5: F9
PH-RF Tamura, Hitoshi 2-for-2 7: 2B, 9: 1B
PR Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wada, Tsuyoshi, L 7 114 27 22 4 0 6 4 0 1 1 0 2 1 1.723
Morifuku, Masahiko 1 23 6 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.806
Falkenborg, Brian 1 22 4 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.000
9 159 37 29 5 0 8 7 0 1 1 0 2 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Wada on the mound for Sofbank
Sakaguchi walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Obiki. Goto hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Goto gets caught trying to steal second. T-Okada strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Wada on the mound for Sofbank
Baldiris walks. Lee hits into a 4-6-3 double play. Arakane strikes out swinging and reaches first on a wild pitch and advances to second on a throwing error (E2). Ito hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Yoshida grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Ortiz flies out to second. Hasegawa hits a single to left. Tamura, pinch-hitting for Yamazaki, hits a double to center, runners on second and third. Kawasaki hits a sac fly to left, runner on second. Honda walks, runners on first and second.
Pitcing change: Hirano in for Nakayama.
Uchikawa strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Kawasaki walks. Honda strikes out swinging and Kawasaki gets caught trying to steal second. Uchikawa hits a double to center. Matsunaka strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Cabrera strikes out swinging. Matsuda strikes out swinging. Ortiz hits a single to center. Hasegawa walks, runners on first an second. Yamazaki flies out to right.

Top of the 6th
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Yoshida hits a double to left. Sakaguch fouls out to the catcher. Obiki strikes out swinging. Goto gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. T-Okada flies out to third.

Bottom of the 6th
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Kawasaki grounds out to short. Honda walks. Uchikawa hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Matsunaka walks, bases loaded. Cabrera strikes out looking. Matsuda flies out to short.

Top of the 8th
Morifuku on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Takaya is the new catcher; Tamura takes over in right.
Sakaguchi lines out to short. Obiki walks. Goto hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Double steal, runners on second and third. T-Okada fouls out to third. Baldiris gets an intentional walk, bases loaded. Lee grounds out to the pitcher.

Notes

Orix: The Buffaloes won their 4th in a row. ... Goto extended his hitting streak to 14 games. ... Nakayama got the win and is now 4-7.  He is also 3-0 in 5 starts since his last loss on 7/30 (vs Seibu).

Softbank: The Hawks lost their 3rd straight. ... Wada took the loss and is now 11-5, including 3-1 in 5 starts against Orix.