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Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 3 – Orix Buffaloes 0 (September 21, 2011)

by on Sep.21, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Fukuoka Softbank Hawks vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Tsuyoshi Wada (SOF) 12-5, 1.80 - Hayato Terahara (ORI) 11-8, 2.80

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Softbank 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 12 0
Orix 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0

Attendance: 17701 | Orix leads series, 10-9-1 | Time: 3:10

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 3-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 2: 1B, 4: S8, 7: 1B (SB), 9: SO
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 3-for-4 1: S1, 2: 1B, 4: 1B (SB), 7: F7, 9: 1B (SB)
(LF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 0-for-3 1: F8, 2: G4, 4: F8, 7: BB, 9: BB
PR-1B Akashi, Kenji 0-for-0
(DH) Cabrera, Alex 1-for-5, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F8, 5: f3, 7: DP, 9: F9
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-4 1: F9, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 8: SO
(CF) Hasegawa, Yuya 1-for-4 2: F7, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: 1B
PR-CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: F8
(1B-LF) Fukuda, Shuhei 1-for-4, 1 R 2: SO, 4: 1B (SB), 6: G4, 8: SO
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: S2, 6: SO, 9: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wada, Tsuyoshi, W 9 114 29 29 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.705
9 114 29 29 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 2, DPs in: 3rd, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: DP, 6: G6, 9: F7
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-4 1: G4, 4: G6, 7: G6, 9: G6
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 2-for-3 1: 1B, 4: SO, 7: 1B
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-3 1: G6, 4: SO, 7: DP
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 0-for-3 2: F8, 5: F4, 8: G4
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-3 2: F9, 5: F8, 8: G3
(DH) Arakane, Hisao 0-for-3 2: G6, 5: F7, 8: SO
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 2-for-3 3: 1B, 6: G5, 9: 2B
(RF) Kajimoto, Yusuke 0-for-2 3: SO, 6: F9
PH Yamasaki, Koji 0-for-1 9: F6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Terahara, Hayato, L 7 121 31 27 10 0 7 1 0 2 1 1 3 3 2.851
Higa, Motoki 1/3 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9.000
Takamiya, Kazuya 2/3 15 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.200
Yoshino, Makoto 2/3 14 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.988
Katsuki, Ryota 1/3 7 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.011
9 162 40 35 12 0 10 2 0 2 1 1 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Kawasaki hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Uchikawa flies out to center. Cabrera hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Matsuda flies out to right.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 4 hits
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Hasegawa flies out to left. Tamura hits a single to left. Fukuda strikes out swinging. Hosokawa hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Kawasaki hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Honda hits a single to left, bases loaded. Uchikawa grounds out to second.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Fukuda hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hosokawa. Fukuda steals third. Kawasaki hits a sac fly to center. Honda hits a single to left and steals second. Uchikawa flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Cabrera flies out to center. Matsuda hits a single to center and advances to second on a balk. Hasegawa strikes out looking. Tamura strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Kawasaki hits an infield single. Honda flies out to left. Kawasaki steals second. Uchikawa walks, runners on first and second. Cabrera hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Top of the 9th
Yoshino on the mound for Orix
Hosokawa flies out to center. Kawasaki strikes out swinging. Honda hits a single to center.
Pitching change: Katsuki in for Yoshino.
Honda steals second. Uchikawa walks, runners on first and second. Akashi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Uchikawa. Cabrera flies out to right.

Bottom of the 9th
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Akashi takes over at first; Fukuda moves from first to left.
Suzuki hits a double to center. K. Yamasaki, pinch-hitting for Y. Kajimoto, flies out to short. Sakaguchi flies out to left. Obiki grounds out to short.

Notes

Softbank: The Hawks recorded their 24th shutout victory of the season.  They're Magic Number drops to 12. ... Wada got the victory and improved to 13-5, including 4-1 in 6 starts against the Buffaloes.  He's also 2-0 in 3 starts since his last loss on 9/1 (vs Orix).  This was Wada's 8th shutout victory of his career. ... Honda notched his 2nd straight season of 50 or more stolen bases with his 50th and 51st stolen bases of the year (he stole 59 last year).

Orix: The Buffaloes 5-game winning streak came to an end.  They were also handed their 11th shutout loss of the year. ... Terahara took the loss and is now 11-9, including 2-2 in 4 starts against the Hawks.  He's also 0-2 in 3 starts since his last loss on 9/3 (vs Nippon Ham).