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
Attendance: 15035 | Orix leads series, 10-8-1 | Time: 2:42
Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 8th)
|(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|
|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|
Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 7th)
|(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|
|(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|
|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|
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.
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.
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.