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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 4 – Orix Buffaloes 5 (September 15, 2011)

by on Sep.15, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles vs Orix Buffaloes @ Hotto Motto Field Kobe - 18:00
Potential Starters: Takahiro Shiomi (RAK) 7-7, 2.85 - Hayato Terahara (ORI) 11-8, 2.73

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Rakuten 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 0
Orix 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1x 5 13 0

Attendance: 7449 | Series tied, 10-10-1 | Time: 3:25

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G6, 2: G4, 5: HR, 7: G4, 10: G6
(2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: BB (BrO), 5: L6, 8: G1, 10: SO
(3B) Takasu, Yosuke 0-for-4 1: G5, 3: F9, 5: F9, 8: G6
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-4 2: SO, 3: G1, 6: G6, 8: G4
(LF) Nakamura, Masato 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: SO, 6: G1, 9: 1B
PR-1B Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0
(1B) Garcia, Luis 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: F8, 6: SO, 9: F7
LF Yokogawa, Fuminori 0-for-0
(RF) Makida, Akihisa 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: G6, 7: 1B, 9: G4
(C) Ishimine, Tadashi 0-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G4, 4: F3, 7: S1, 9: G1
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4, 2 RBI 2: 1B (SB), 5: SO, 7: G4, 10: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shiomi, Takahiro 8 119 35 30 10 1 5 1 1 3 0 0 4 4 2.960
Katayama, Hiroshi, H 2/3 25 5 3 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.934
Koyama, Shinichiro, L 1 12 5 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2.638
9 2/3 156 45 37 13 1 7 3 1 4 0 0 5 5

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 11, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 3-for-4, 1 R 1: 2B, 3: 1B, 5: BB, 7: 1B (BrO), 9: SO
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-1 1: S3, 3: S1, 5: F9, 7: S2, 9: BB
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 4-for-5, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: f2, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: 2B
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: f2, 5: F9, 7: SO, 9: BB
PR-LF Yoshida, Shintaro 0-for-0
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-4, 1 R 1: HBP, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 8: G5, 9: F3
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 4: G1, 6: HR, 8: G4, 10: G6
(DH) Takehara, Naotaka 1-for-4 2: f3, 4: SO, 6: F4, 8: 1B
PR-DH Fukae, Masato 1-for-1, 1 R 10: 1B
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: F9, 6: G6, 8: SO, 10: S2
(RF) Arakane, Hisao 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F8, 5: 1B, 6: F8, 9: SO
RF Akada, Shogo 1-for-1, 1 RBI 10: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Terahara, Hayato 9 126 35 33 7 1 4 1 0 1 0 1 4 4 2.804
Kishida, Mamoru, W 1 10 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.887
10 136 38 36 7 1 5 1 0 1 0 1 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Shiomi on the mound for Rakuten
Sakaguchi hits a double to right and advances to third on a sac bunt by Obiki. Goto hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. T-Okada flies out to center. Baldiris gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Lee strikes out swinging.

Top of the 2nd - 3 runs, 4 hits
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Yamasaki strikes out swinging. Nakamura hits a single to center. Garcia hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Makida hits an infield single, bases loaded. Ishimine drives in a run with a ground out to second, runners on first and third. Hijirisawa hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Hijirisawa steals second. Matsui grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Hijirisawa strikes out swinging. Matsui hits a solo homer to right-center. Uchimura lines out short. Takasu flies out to right.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Shiomi on the mound for Rakuten
Suzuki flies out to right. Arakane hits an infield single. Sakaguchi walks, runners on first and second. Obiki flies out to right. Goto hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. T-Okada flies out to right.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Shiomi on the mound for Rakuten
Baldiris hits a single to left. Lee hits a 2-run homer to right. Takehara flies out to second. Suzuki grounds out to short. Arakane flies out to center.

Bottom of the 10th - 1 run, 2 hits
Koyama on the mound for Rakuten
Lee grounds out to short. Fukae hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Suzuki. Akada hits a walk-off RBI single to right.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Uchimura walks and advances to second on a balk. Takasu flies out to right, runner on third. Yamasaki hits a grounder to the pitcher and Uchimura gets thrown out running the bases, runner on first. Nakamura strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd
Shiomi on the mound for Rakuten
Sakaguchi hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Obiki. Goto fouls out to the catcher. T-Okada fouls out to the catcher.

Top of the 7th
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Makida hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishimine. Hijirisawa grounds out to second, runner on third. Matsui grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th
Shiomi on the mound for Rakuten
Sakaguchi hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Obiki. Goto hits a single to center and Sakaguchi gets thrown out running the bases, runner on second. T-Okada strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th
Katayama on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Yokogawa takes over in left; Nishimura takes over at first.
Arakane strikes out swinging. Sakaguchi strikes out swinging. Obiki walks. Goto hits a double to left, runners on second and third. T-Okada walks, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Koyama in for Katayama.
Yoshida enters the game as a pinch-runner for T-Okada. Baldiris flies out to first.

Notes

The announced 7,449 in attendance establish a new low at Hotto Motto Field (going back to 2005 when the league started releasing attendance figures).

Rakuten: The Eagles were handed their 6th walk-off loss of the year and dropped to 3-5-3 in extra innings. ... Koyama took the loss in relief and is now 7-3.

Orix: The Buffaloes picked up their 7th walk-off victory of the season.  They are also now 5-3-3 in extra innings. ... Kishida got the win in relief and is now 5-6. ... Lee now has 3 homers in his last 5 games. ... Goto extended his hitting streak to 26 games (good for 5th longest in PL history). ... Akada picked up his 8th walk-off hit of his career (3rd of the season).