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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 2 – Orix Buffaloes 3 (September 3, 2011)

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

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 14:00
Potential Starters: Yuki Saito (HAM) 5-2, 2.74 - Hayato Terahara (ORI) 10-7, 2.70

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

Attendance: 25402 | Nippon Ham leads series, 12-4-1 | Time: 2:58

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Scales, Bobby 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: F8, 5: SO, 8: F8
C Ono, Shota 0-for-0
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: 1B (CS), 5: G5, 8: SO
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: G4, 6: F8, 9: G3
(LF) Nakata, Sho 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: F7, 6: G1, 9: 1B
(DH) Inaba, Atsunori 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: G3, 6: F8, 9: 1B
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: S7, 4: 1B, 7: G5, 9: G5
(1B) Hoffpauir, Micah 0-for-3 1: L4, 4: SO, 7: G4
PH Nioka, Tomohiro 0-for-1 9: G6
(SS) Imanami, Takahiro 0-for-3 2: G4, 4: G6, 7: F7
(C) Tsuruoka, Shinya 0-for-2 2: F9, 5: SO
PH-2B Sugiya, Kenshi 0-for-1 8: f7

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Saito, Yuki, L 6 1/3 93 29 24 8 0 3 1 0 3 0 0 3 0 2.490
Ishii, Yuya 1/3 7 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.415
Tanimoto, Keisuke 1/3 11 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.170
Sakakibara, Ryo 1 13 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.800
8 124 36 30 9 0 5 2 0 3 0 0 3 0

Orix

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-4, 1 R 1: L6, 3: E4, 4: G6, 7: 1B
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-1, 1 R 1: BB (BrO), 3: ギ野, 5: G6, 7: S1
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: F8, 5: 2B, 7: SO
(LF-1B) Okada, Takahiro 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: L6, 3: 2B, 5: F7, 7: 1B
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 0-for-2, 1 RBI 2: F7, 3: S7, 5: SO, 7: BB
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-4 2: 2B, 3: SO, 6: F7, 7: SO
RF Fukae, Masato 0-for-0
(DH) Akada, Shogo 1-for-4 2: F6, 4: F8, 6: 1B, 8: f5
(C) Ito, Hikaru 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: F9, 6: S1, 8: F7
(RF-LF) Yoshida, Shintaro 2-for-4, 1 R 3: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: F8, 8: G3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Terahara, Hayato, W 9 125 34 33 8 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.652
9 125 34 33 8 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 4 hits
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Scales hits a single to left. Yang (Yoh) hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Itoi strikes out looking. Nakata hits a single to left, bases loaded. Inaba hits an RBI single to right, bases loaded. Koyano hits a sac fly to left, runners on second and third. Hoffpauir lines out to second.

Bottom of the 3rd - 3 runs, 2 hits
Saito on the mound for Nippon Ham
Yoshida hits an infield single. Sakaguchi reaches on a fielding error (E4), runners on first and second. Obiki hits into a fielder's choice, everyone is safe, and a run scores on a throwing error (E3), runners on first and second. Goto flies out to center, runners on first and third. T-Okada hits an RBI double to center, runners on second and third. Baldiris hits a sac fly to left, runner on second. Lee strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Saito on the mound for Nippon Ham
Sakaguchi lines out to short. Obiki walks. Goto hits a single to right, runners on first and second. T-Okada lines out to short and Obiki gets doubled off second.

Bottom of the 2nd
Saito on the mound for Nippon Ham
Baldiris flies out to left. Lee hits a double to left. Akada flies out to short. Ito strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th
Saito on the mound for Nippon Ham
Obiki grounds out to short. Goto hits a double to center. T-Okada flies out to left. Baldiris strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Saito on the mound for Nippon Ham
Lee flies out to left. Akada hits a single to right and advances to second on sac bunt by Ito. Yoshida flies out to center.

Bottom of the 7th
Saito on the mound for Nippon Ham
Sakaguchi hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Obiki.
Pitching change: Ishii in for Saito.
Goto strikes out swinging. T-Okada hits a single to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Tanimoto in for Ishii.
Baldiris walks, bases loaded. Lee strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Itoi grounds out to first. Nakata hits a single to center. Inaba hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Koyano grounds out to third, runners on first and third. Nioka, pinch-hitting for Hoffpauir, grounds out to short.

Notes

Nippon Ham: The Fighters dropped their 2nd game in a row. ... Saito took the loss, his first since 7/11 vs Rakuten (ending a 3-game winning streak over 6 starts), and is now 5-3, including 1-1 in 2 starts against Orix.

Orix: The Buffaloes won their 6th straight game. ... Terahara stopped a personal 2-game losing streak and improved to 11-7, including 2-2 in 4 starts against the Fighters.  This was also his 12th complete game victory of his career (5th of the season).