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Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 1 – Orix Buffaloes 2 (September 20, 2011)

by on Sep.20, 2011 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Fukuoka Softbank Hawks vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Dennis Houlton (SOF) 15-6, 2.51 - Shinya Nakayama (ORI) 6-7, 2.83

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Softbank 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0
Orix 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1x 2 8 0

Attendance: 15035 | Orix leads series, 10-8-1 | Time: 2:42

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 0-for-4 1: G1, 4: G4, 6: G6, 8: DP
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 1-for-4 1: L4, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 9: F7
(LF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 0-for-4 1: F9, 4: SO, 6: F7, 9: G5
(DH) Cabrera, Alex 0-for-3 2: G1, 5: SO, 7: F9, 9: BB
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F4, 5: HR, 7: F4, 9: SO
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 0-for-3 2: F8, 5: f3, 7: G5
(CF) Hasegawa, Yuya 1-for-2 3: G4, 5: 1B, 8: HBP
(1B) Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: G5, 8: S2
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 0-for-2 3: G5, 6: G1
PH Ortiz, Jose 0-for-0 8: BB
PR Imamiya, Kenta 0-for-0
C Yamazaki, Katsuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Houlton, Dennis 7 97 23 23 4 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.449
Falkenborg, Brian, H 1 11 4 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.701
Morifuku, Masahiko, L 1/3 16 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1.212
Kanazawa, Takehito 0/3 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.991
8 1/3 129 32 29 8 1 8 1 0 2 0 0 2 2

Orix

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 3: SO, 6: F7, 9: 1B
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-3 1: F6, 3: F8, 6: G3, 9: S2
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-3 1: F9, 4: 1B (CS), 7: SO, 9: IBB
(LF-1B) Okada, Takahiro 2-for-4 2: G3, 4: F9, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: G6, 4: SO, 7: DP, 9: 1B
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 5: F8, 8: 1B
PR-LF Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-0
(DH) Akada, Shogo 1-for-2 2: 2B, 5: SO, 8: S1
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: F9, 8: SO
(RF) Yoshida, Shintaro 0-for-3 3: SO, 6: f5, 8: G3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakayama, Shinya 8 2/3 102 31 27 3 1 4 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 2.713
Hirano, Yoshihisa, W 1/3 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.047
9 107 32 28 3 1 5 2 1 1 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Houlton on the mound for Softbank
T-Okada grounds out to first. Baldiris grounds out to short. Lee hits a solo homer (13) to right-center. Akada hits a double to right. Suzuki strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Cabrera strikes out swinging. Matsuda hits a solo homer (23) to left. Tamura fouls out to first. Hasegawa hits a single to right. Fukuda grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 3 hits
Morifuku on the mound for Softbank
Sakaguchi hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Obiki. Goto gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. T-Okada hits a single to right, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Kanazawa in for Morifuku.
Baldiris hits a walk-off RBI single to center.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 8th
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Hasegawa gets hit by a pitch and advances to second on a sac bunt by Fukuda. Ortiz, pinch-hitting for Hosokawa, walks, runners on first and second. Imamiya enters the game as a pinch-runner for Ortiz. Kawasaki hits into a 4-3 double play.

Bottom of the 8th
Falkenborg on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Yamazaki is the new catcher.
Lee hits a single to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Moriyama. Akada hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Suzuki strikes out swinging. Yoshida grounds out to first.

Notes

Softbank: The Hawks were handed their 4th walk-off loss of the season. ... Morifuku took the loss in relief and is now 4-2.

Orix: The Buffaloes won their 5th game in a row and recorded their 8th walk-off victory of the year.  They have also won their last 4 against the Hawks.  This was the 60th victory of the season for the Buffaloes... Hirano got the win in relief and improved to 5-1. ... Lee has now homered in back-to-back games. ... This was Baldiris' second walk-off hit of the season.