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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 9 – Orix Buffaloes 3 (April 23, 2013)

by on Apr.23, 2013 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Rakuten Eagles vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00
Starters: Tanaka, Masahiro (RAK) 2-0, 1.29 - Tono, Shun (ORI) 1-1, 7.45

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 1 0 0 1 1 0 5 0 1 9 14 0
Orix 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 15 2

Attendance: 10778 | Time: 4h8m | Rakuten leads series, 2-1-0

Rakuten Eagles

Hitters (LOB: 13, 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
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo .257 5 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2B (8)   G4 F7   F7 1B (7)   BB
PR/SS Iwasaki, Tatsuro .091 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(2B) Fujita, Kazuya .259 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 F9   G6 G4   1B (9) G1   G5
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo .268 4 1 2 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 1B (4)   BB   BB Ks G1   1B (9)
(DH) Jones, Andruw .247 5 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 F7   Ks   1B (8)   BB
Ks
  G5
(3B) McGehee, Casey .384 4 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 1   Ks   HR (7) 1B (8)   BB F7  
(1B) Akaminai, Ginji .243 4 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   E6   BB Ks   1B (7) G5  
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei .258 5 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0   G4   F4 Kl   1B (9) Ks  
(C) Shima, Motohiro .329 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 0   F8   1B (7) 1B (9)   BB   G5
(LF) Moriyama, Makoto .333 3 0 2 1 0 2 0 2 0 0     BB BB   G5 1B (8)   1B (8)
(P) Tanaka, Masahiro .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Aoyama, Koji .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .257 40 9 14 9 7 9 0 4 0 1  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
W Tanaka, Masahiro 4 3 0 0 8.0 133 38 34 15 0 6 3 0 1 1 0 3 3 1.862
  Aoyama, Koji 6 0 0 3 1.0 8 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.588
            9.0 141 41 37 15 0 6 3 0 1 1 0 3 3  

Orix Buffaloes

Hitters (LOB: 11, DP: 3)

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 .225 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 F7   G6 G5   1B (9)   1B (4)  
(LF) Kawabata, Takayoshi .230 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 G3   G4   Kl        
PH/LF Miyazaki, Yuki .143 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0           Ks   Ks  
(RF) Itoi, Yoshio .310 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 G4   1B (8)   1B (9)   1B (9)   F7
(DH) Lee, Dae-Ho .390 4 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0   BB 1B (8)   1B (8)   1B (9)   F9
(1B) Okada, Takahiro .195 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1B (8) F7   DP   BB   F8
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom .325 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   2B (7)   G4   1B (9) DP    
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka .267 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   G6   1B (6)   G4   1B (9)  
(SS) Adachi, Ryoichi .243 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0   Ks   1B (5)   Kl      
PH/SS Yamamoto, Kazunao .200 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               DP  
(C) Ito, Hikaru .283 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0   Ks   SH1   BB   1B (9)  
(P) Tono, Shun .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Kuwahara, Kentaro .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Nakayama, Shinya .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Higa, Motoki .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Hirai, Masafumi .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .271 37 3 15 2 6 3 1 1 2 0  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
  Tono, Shun 3 1 1 0 3.1 71 17 14 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 6.923
  Kuwahara, Kentaro 4 0 0 0 1.2 46 9 7 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.050
L Nakayama, Shinya 10 0 3 0 1.0+ 37 8 6 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 4 8.679
  Higa, Motoki 3 0 1 0 2.0 32 9 8 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 11.571
  Hirai, Masafumi 1 0 0 0 1.0 15 6 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 9.000
            9.0 201 49 40 14 1 7 9 0 0 0 0 9 9  

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Notes

Rakuten: The Eagles stopped a three-game losing streak.  Every position player in the starting line-up collected at least one hit. ... Tanaka is 7-0 in eleven starts since his last loss on August 19, 2012 (vs Seibu). ... Jones extended his hitting streak to seven games. ... McGehee homered in his second straight game.

Orix: The Buffaloes dropped their second straight. ... Nakayama has gone 0-9 in sixty games (seven starts) since his last victory on April 18 (vs Softbank). ... Lee extended his hitting streak to seven games. ... Itoi collected his fourth modasho of the year; Lee collected his third modasho.