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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 7 – Orix Buffaloes 6 (April 14, 2013)

by on Apr.14, 2013 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters vs Orix Buffaloes @ Hotto Motto Field Kobe - 13:00
Starters: Tanimoto, Keisuke (HAM) 0-1, 9.00 - Dickson, Brandon (ORI) 2-0, 0.60

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon Ham 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 7 18 0
Orix 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 10 0

Attendance: 21965 | Time: 3h59m | Orix leads series, 2-1-0

Nippon Ham Fighters

Hitters (LOB: 13, DP: 0)

Pos Player AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
(CF) Yoh, Dai-Kang .224 6 2 3 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 Ks Ks   HR (7)   Ks   HR (7) 1B (7)
(RF) Sugiya, Kenshi .194 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 G3 G6   F5   G5   2B (7) F8
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi .286 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1B (7)   G5 G6   F4   2B (9)  
PR/3B Imanami, Takahiro .500 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(LF) Nakata, Sho .286 5 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1B (7)   1B (8) HR (7)     F9 G4  
(DH) Abreu, Michel .239 5 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 Ks   1B (8) G1     Ks Ks  
(1B) Hoffpauir, Micah .222 5 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1   1B (9) 1B (8)   F9   HR (9)   Ks
(SS) Obiki, Keiji .347 4 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0   Ks BB   G6   Ks   G5
(C) Tsuruoka, Shinya .333 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1B (6) G5   G6     F7 1B (8)
(2B) Nishikawa, Haruki .303 3 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 1   BB F6     1B (8)   HR (9)  
2B Nakashima, Takuya 1.000 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                 1B (9)
(P) Tanimoto, Keisuke .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Yanuki, Toshiyuki .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Kagiya, Yohei .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Ishii, Yuya .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Masui, Hirotoshi .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .248 45 7 18 7 9 2 0 1 0 5  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
  Tanimoto, Keisuke 3 0 1 0 3.0 60 15 13 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 4 4 10.000
  Yanuki, Toshiyuki 7 1 0 0 2.0 30 7 7 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.692
W Kagiya, Yohei 7 1 0 0 2.0 29 6 6 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.350
H Ishii, Yuya 6 2 0 0 1.0 14 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.500
S Masui, Hirotoshi 5 0 0 3 1.0 20 5 4 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1.800
            9.0 153 38 35 10 2 9 2 0 1 0 0 6 6  

Orix Buffaloes

Hitters (LOB: 5, DP: 1)

Pos Player AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka .226 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 Kl   F9   Ks   G3   Fo2
(LF) Fukae, Masato .333 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 BB   1B (6)   Kl        
PH/LF Miyazaki, Yuki .222 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0               1B (7) Ks
(RF) Itoi, Yoshio .351 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DP   1B (9)   2B (7)     G4  
(1B) Lee, Dae-Ho .362 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   G6 F6   G5     F9  
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom .333 4 1 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 1   Ks HR (7)     F9   2B (8)  
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka .267 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1B (9) Fo5     F7   Ks  
(DH) Okada, Takahiro .176 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1   BB   F5   G6     HR (9)
(SS) Adachi, Ryoichi .275 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   G5   Kl     Ks    
PH Yamamoto, Kazunao .500 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                 1B (9)
PR Goto, Shunta .667 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(C) Ito, Hikaru .262 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0     1B (8) G5     Ks   SH1
(P) Dickson, Brandon .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Sato, Tatsuya .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Nakayama, Shinya .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Komatsu, Satoshi .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Matsumoto, Kodai .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .280 35 6 10 6 9 2 1 0 0 2  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
  Dickson, Brandon 3 2 0 0 5.2 107 29 27 10 2 5 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 1.742
  Sato, Tatsuya 8 0 0 0 1.1 29 5 5 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.862
L Nakayama, Shinya 7 0 2 0 0.1 20 3 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4.500
  Komatsu, Satoshi 2 0 0 0 0.2 17 4 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 21.600
  Matsumoto, Kodai 5 0 2 0 1.0 26 6 6 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.000
            9.0 199 47 45 18 5 9 2 0 0 0 0 7 7  

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Notes

General: So Taguchi threw out the ceremonial first pitch.  Source: Nikkan Sports 4/14/2013

Nippon Ham: The Fighters stopped a two-game losing streak. ... Kagiya picked up his first pro victory. ... Yoh recorded his third modasho of the year; Nakata recorded his first since August 24, 2012 vs Rakuten; and Hoffpauir recorded his first since July 13, 2012 vs Rakuten. ... Koyano extended his hitting streak to eight games. ... This was Yoh's first two-homer game. ... Hoffpauir homered in his second straight game. ... Nishikawa's homer in the 8th was his first since June 27, 2012 (vs Rakuten).

Orix: The Buffaloes' two-game winning streak came to an end.  They became the third team in NPB history, behind Yokohama and Hanshin, to record 4,500 losses.  Source: Sports Hochi 4/14/2013 ... Baldiris knocked out his second grand slam of the season in the 3rd inning.