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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 3 – Orix Buffaloes 5 (September 4, 2011)

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

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 13:00
Potential Starters: Brian Wolfe (HAM) 11-6, 2.92 - Evan MacLane (ORI) 2-2, 2.14

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon Ham 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 8 0
Orix 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 X 5 10 1

Attendance: 25089 | Nippon Ham leads series, 12-5-1 | Time: 2:46

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Scales, Bobby 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: SO
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 0-for-3 1: S1, 3: G3, 5: G6, 7: DP
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 0-for-4, 1 R 1: G4, 3: F7, 6: E2, 8: SO
(1B-LF) Nakata, Sho 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G4, 8: SO
(DH) Nioka, Tomohiro 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: 1B
PH-DH Inaba, Atsunori 0-for-1 8: SO
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 1-for-4 2: F9, 4: G1, 6: 1B, 9: G6
(LF) Ugumori, Atsushi 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 4: 1B, 6: F8
C Tsuruoka, Shinya 0-for-1 9: F9
(SS) Kaneko, Makoto 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: G4, 6: F8
PH Imanami, Takahiro 0-for-1 9: G3
(C) Ono, Shota 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: SO
PH-1B Hoffpauir, Micah 1-for-1 7: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wolfe, Brian, L 6 95 28 23 9 1 4 1 1 3 1 0 4 4 3.063
Miyanishi, Naoki 1 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.815
Sakakibara, Ryo 1 14 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.978
8 118 35 30 10 2 5 1 1 3 1 0 5 5

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G4, 2: 1B, 4: F8, 6: SO
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 2-for-3 1: BB, 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 7: SO
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: G3, 2: 1B, 5: HR, 7: f5
(LF-1B) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-3 1: HBP, 2: F5, 5: L5, 7: G4
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F7, 3: G4, 5: SO, 8: HR
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: F8, 5: SO, 8: G4
RF Fukae, Masato 0-for-0
(DH) Akada, Shogo 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: G4, 6: 1B, 8: F8
(C) Ito, Hikaru 1-for-2 2: S3, 4: 1B (BrO), 6: S3, 8: L3
(RF-LF) Yoshida, Shintaro 0-for-2 2: G4, 4: S3, 6: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
MacLane, Evan, W 6 97 26 25 7 0 7 0 0 1 1 0 3 2 2.333
Katsuki, Ryota, H 1 11 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.277
Hirano, Yoshihisa, H 1 13 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.857
Kishida, Mamoru, S 1 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
9 131 35 34 8 0 11 0 0 1 1 0 3 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
MacLane on the mound for Orix
Scales hits a single to right and advances to second on sac bunt by Yang (Yoh). Itoi grounds out to second, runner on third. Nakata hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Nioka strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd - 3 runs, 5 hits
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Lee hits a single to right. Akada hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Ito hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Runners advance on a wild pitch, one run scores, runner on third. Yoshida grounds out to second. Sakaguchi hits an RBI infield single, runner on first. Obiki hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Goto hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. T-Okada flies out to third.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
MacLane on the mound for Orix
Nakata strikes out swinging. Nioka hits a single to center and advances to second on a wild pitch. Koyano grounds out to the pitcher. Ugumori hits an RB single to left, runner on first. Kaneko grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Goto hits a solo homer to right. T-Okada lines out to third. Baldiris strikes out swinging. Lee strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
MacLane on the mound for Orix
Itoi reaches on a throwing error (E2), runner to second. Nakata grounds out to second, runner on third. Nioka hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Koyano hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Ugumori flies out to center. Kaneko flies out to center.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Sakakibara on the mound for Nippon Ham
Baldiris hits a solo homer to left. Lee grounds out to second. Akada flies out to center. Ito lines out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Sakaguchi grounds out to second. Obiki walks. Goto grounds out to first, runner on first. T-Okada gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Baldiris flies out to left.

Top of the 2nd
MacLane on the mound for Orix
Koyano flies out to right. Ugumori hits a double to left. Kaneko strikes out swinging. Ono strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Ito hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Yoshida. Sakaguchi flies out to center. Obiki hits a single to center and Ito gets thrown out running the bases.

Bottom of the 6th
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Akada hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ito. Yoshida strikes out swinging. Sakguchi strikes out swinging.

Notes

Nippon Ham: The Fighters dropped their 3rd straight game. ... Wolfe lost his 2nd straight start and is now 11-7, including 4-1 in 6 starts against Orix.  He also gave up his 2nd homer of the season.

Orix: The Buffaloes won their 7th in a row (first since 1997) ... MacLane won his 2nd straight start and is now 3-2 in 5 starts this season. ... Kishida saved his 26th game of the year. ... Goto extended his hitting streak to 17 games.