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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 8 – Orix Buffaloes 6 (September 14, 2011)

by on Sep.14, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles vs Orix Buffaloes @ Hotto Motto Field Kobe - 18:00
Potential Starters: Ryohei Isaka (RAK) 2-4, 4.50 - Shinya Nakayama (ORI) 6-7, 2.52

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

Attendance: 10182 | Rakuten leads series, 10-9-1 | Time: 3:27

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 2-for-5, 2 RBI 1: G1, 2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: F7, 8: 2B
(2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 1-for-5 1: G4, 2: G3, 4: 1B, 6: G1, 8: G4
(3B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: F8, 4: F8, 7: G6, 9: G6
3B Iwamura, Akinori 0-for-0
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-4, 1 R 1: BB, 3: F4, 5: F9, 7: G5, 9: G1
(1B) Garcia, Luis 0-for-2, 2 R 1: BB, 3: BB, 5: SO, 7: G5
LF Yokogawa, Fuminori 0-for-1 9: SO
(RF) Makida, Akihisa 3-for-4, 1 R, 4 RBI 1: 2B, 3: HR, 5: 1B, 8: F9
(LF) Nakashima, Toshiya 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G5, 5: SO
PH Nakamura, Masato 0-for-0, 1 R 8: BB
1B Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0
(C) Shima, Motohiro 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: G1, 6: HR, 8: S1
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4, 1 R 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: F8, 8: 1B (SB)

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Isaka, Ryohei 2 2/3 60 14 13 5 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 1 4.438
Speier, Ryan 1 26 6 4 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 5.906
Matsuzaki, Shingo 1 1/3 21 5 5 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Katayama, Hiroshi, W 2 22 6 6 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.987
Aoyama, Koji, H 1 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.015
Rasner, Darrell, S 1 13 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.348
9 152 37 33 8 1 6 2 2 0 0 0 6 3

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 2-for-5, 2 R 1: f5, 3: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: G5, 9: G4
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-4, 1 R 1: F9, 3: G1, 4: G6, 7: G1
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 2-for-4, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G4, 4: 1B, 7: G3
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-3, 1 R 1: G4, 3: HBP, 4: SO, 7: SO
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 2-for-4, 1 R, 4 RBI 2: HR, 3: 2B, 5: f5, 8: F9
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-3 2: G3, 3: BB, 5: SO, 8: G4
(DH) Arakane, Hisao 0-for-4 2: SO, 3: F7, 5: G4, 8: F9
(C) Tsuji, Toshiya 2-for-3 2: 1B, 4: 2B (BrO), 6: SO
C Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-0
PH Takehara, Naotaka 0-for-0 9: BB
PR Kajimoto, Yusuke 0-for-0 9: (BrO)
(RF) Yoshida, Shintaro 0-for-1, 1 R 3: F8, 4: HBP
PH-RF Akada, Shogo 0-for-2 6: SO, 9: L3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakayama, Shinya 6 104 29 26 8 2 6 3 0 0 0 0 6 6 2.827
Katsuki, Ryota, H 1 15 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.100
Hirano, Yoshihisa, L 1 30 6 4 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 2.149
Figaro, Alfredo 1 7 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.270
9 156 41 36 10 2 7 4 0 1 0 0 8 8

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 3 runs, 3 hits
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Matsui grounds out to the pitcher. Uchimura grounds out to second. Takasu hits a single to center. Yamasaki walks, runners on first and second. Garcia walks, bases loaded. Makida hits a 2-run double to right, runners on second and third. Nakajima hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and third. Shima strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Isaka on the mound for Rakuten
Baldiris hits a solo homer to center. Lee grounds out to first. Arakane strikes out swinging. Tsuji hits a single to left and gets picked off first.

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Takasu flies out to center. Yamasaki flies out to second. Garcia walks. Makida hits a 2-run homer to left. Nakashima grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 3rd - 3 runs, 2 hits
Isaka on the mound for Rakuten
Yoshida flies out to center. Sakaguchi hits a single to center. Obiki hits a grounder to the pitcher and everyone is safe on a catching error (E4), runners on first and second. Goto grounds out to second, runners on second and third. T-Okada gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Baldiris hits a bases-clearing 3-run double to left, runner on second.
Pitching change: Speier in for Isaka.
Lee walks, runners on first and second. Arakane flies out to left.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Speier on the mound for Rakuten
Tsuji hits a double to center. Yoshida gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Sakaguchi hits a single to center and Tsuji gets thrown out running the bases, runners on first and second. Obiki grounds out to short, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Matsuzaki in for Speier.
Goto hits a 2-run single to center, runner on first. T-Okada strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Shima hits a solo homer to left. Hijirisawa flies out to center. Matsui flies out to left. Uchimura grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Hirano on the mound for Orix
Makida flies out to right. Nakamura, pinch-hitting for Nakashima, walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Shima. Hijirisawa hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Hijirisawa steals second, runners on second and third. Matsui hits a 2-run double to center, runner on second. Uchimura grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 4th
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Shima grounds out to the pitcher. Hijirisawa strikes out looking. Matsui hits a single to center. Uchimura reaches on a bunt single, runners on first and second. Takasu flies out to center.

Notes

Rakuten: The Eagles stopped a 6-game losing streak against the Buffaloes (0-6-1). ... Katayama got the win in relief and is now 1-2. ... Rasner saved his 13th game of the year. ... Shima's homer in the 6th was his first from 4/12.

Orix: Hirano took the loss in relief and is now 4-1. ... Goto extended his hitting streak to 25 games. ... Baliris has homered in back-to-back games.