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Orix Buffaloes 4 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 4 (September 8, 2011)

by on Sep.08, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Yuki Nishi (ORI) 8-5, 2.81 - Takahiro Shiomi (RAK) 7-7, 2.65

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Orix 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 11 2
Rakuten 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 10 1

Attendance: 11358 | Rakuten leads series, 9-8-1 | Time: 3:54

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-4 1: f5, 2: 3B, 4: BB, 6: F9, 8: G6
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-5 1: G1, 2: SO, 4: E5, 6: G6, 9: G1
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: F7, 4: G4, 6: G4, 9: F7
(LF-1B) Okada, Takahiro 3-for-5, 2 R 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: F7, 9: SO
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 2B, 3: f9, 5: 1B, 7: G4
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: G4
LF Yoshida, Shintaro 0-for-0
(DH) Takehara, Naotaka 1-for-3 1: 1B, 3: G5, 5: F7
PH-DH Hidaka, Takeshi 0-for-1 8: G3
(C) Ito, Hikaru 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: F3, 5: 1B, 8: G4
(RF) Arakane, Hisao 0-for-2 2: F9, 4: F9
PH-RF Akada, Shogo 1-for-2 5: f2, 8: 1B
RF Fukae, Masato 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishi, Yuki 7 113 28 26 7 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 4 3 2.878
Hirano, Yoshihisa, H 1 22 5 3 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.828
Kishida, Mamoru 1 20 6 5 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.942
9 155 39 34 10 0 6 3 0 2 0 0 4 3

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 1st, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 1-for-5, 1 RBI 1: f7, 2: 1B, 5: SO, 7: DP, 9: F3
(2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 3-for-5 1: 1B (BrO), 2: G5, 5: 1B (SB), 8: 1B, 9: SO
(3B) Takasu, Yosuke 0-for-2 1: L4, 3: F4, 5: BB, 8: S1
3B Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0
PH Iwamura, Akinori 0-for-1 9: SO
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-4 2: L5, 3: G3, 5: F8, 8: SO
(1B) Garcia, Luis 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: G5, 6: SO
1B Kusano, Daisuke 0-for-0 8: IBB
(LF) Nakamura, Masato 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: G6, 6: F7
RF Makida, Akihisa 0-for-1 8: SO
(RF-LF) Yokogawa, Fuminori 1-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 4: G4, 6: F8, 9: 1B
(C) Ishimine, Tadashi 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: G3, 4: G3, 7: F7, 9: SE
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 3-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: 1B, 5: G6, 7: 1B, 9: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shiomi, Takahiro 4 2/3 97 26 25 10 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 4 4 2.854
Koyama, Shinichiro, H 3 1/3 44 11 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.683
Yamamura, Hiroki, H 1/3 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.531
Katayama, Hiroshi 2/3 8 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.273
9 155 40 39 11 0 5 1 0 0 1 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 3 runs, 5 hits
Shiomi on the mound for Rakuten
Sakaguchi fouls out to third. Obiki grounds out to the pitcher. Goto hits a single to left. T-Okada hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Baldiris hits a 2-run double to right, runner on second. Lee hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Takehara hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Ito strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 2nd - 4 runs, 4 hits
Nishi on the mound for Orix
Yamasaki lines out to third. Garcia hits a single to center. Nakamura hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Yokogawa walks, bases loaded. Ishimine drives in a run with a ground out to first, runners on second and third. Hijirisawa hits a 2-run single to center, runner on first. Runner advances to second on a bad pick-off throw (E1). Matsui hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Uchimura grounds out to third.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 3 hits
Shiomi on the mound for Rakuten
T-Okada hits an infield single. Baldiris hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Lee strikes out swinging. Takehara flies out to left. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Ito hits an RBI single to left, Ito to second on the throw, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Koyama in for Shiomi.
Akada, pinch-hitting for Arakane, fouls out to the catcher.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Shiomi on the mound for Rakuten
Arakane flies out to right. Sakaguchi hits a triple to right. Obiki strikes out swinging. Goto flies out to left.

Top of the 4th
Shiomi on the mound for Rakuten
Ito flies out to first. Arakane flies out to right. Sakaguchi walks. Obiki reaches on a throwing error (E5), runners on first and second. Goto grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 5th
Nishi on the mound for Orix
Defensive changes: Akada takes over in right.
Hijirisawa grounds out to short. Matsui strikes out swinging. Uchimura hits a single to left and steals second. Takasu walks, runners on first and second. Yamasaki flies out to center.

Bottom of the 8th
Hirano on the mound for Orix
Uchimura hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Takasu. Yamasaki strikes out swinging. Kusano gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Makida strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th
Kishida on the mound for Orix
Defensive changes: Yoshida takes over in left; Fukae takes over in right; T-Okada moves from left to first.
Yokogawa hits a single to center. Ishimine reaches on an error (E1), runners on first and second. Hijirisawa hits an infield single, bases loaded. Matsui flies out to first. Uchimura strikes out swinging. Iwamura, pinch-hitting for Nishimura, strikes out swinging.

Notes

Orix: This was the Buffaloes 5th game that ended in a tie due to the 3.5 hour time limit.  This was also the 4ths straight game in which the offense collected 10 or more hits. ... Goto extended his hitting streak to 20 games.

Rakuten: This was the Eagles 4th game that ended in a tie due to the 3.5 hour time limit.  This was the first time an Orix - Eagles game ended in a tie since 7/17/2009.