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Orix Buffaloes 2 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 3 (May 5, 2013)

by on May.05, 2013 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Rakuten Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 13:00
Starters: Nishi, Yuki (ORI) 2-1, 2.38 - Duckworth, Brandon (RAK) 1-3, 4.71

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

Attendance: 18221 | Time: 2h32m | Rakuten leads series, 5-1-0

Orix Buffaloes

Hitters (LOB: 6, 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) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka .217 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 Ks   G6   BB     G5  
(RF) Hirano, Keiichi .286 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 F9   Kl   G4     1B (8)  
(DH) Itoi, Yoshio .289 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 F7     F8   Ks   Ks  
(1B) Lee, Dae-Ho .348 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   G6   G6   G6   Ks  
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom .314 3 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 2   BB   F7   HR (7)     HR (7)
(LF) Rottino, Vinny .273 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1B (9)     1B (6) G1     Ks
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka .238 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   Kl     G2   Ks    
PH Takahashi, Shinji .333 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0                 Ks
(SS) Yamamoto, Kazunao .250 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   F9     G6   G5   Kl
(C) Ito, Hikaru .317 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0     Fo2   1B (9)   G6    
(P) Nishi, Yuki .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .262 33 2 6 2 10 2 0 0 1 2  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
L Nishi, Yuki 6 2 2 0 8.0 102 30 28 4 1 6 1 0 1 0 0 3 2 2.357
            8.0 102 30 28 4 1 6 1 0 1 0 0 3 2  

Rakuten Eagles

Hitters (LOB: 3, 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
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo .267 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1B (9)   Ks   F7     Ks  
(2B) Fujita, Kazuya .253 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 SH1   1B (9)     G1   G6  
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo .274 4 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 F9   HR (9)     Ks   Ks  
(DH) Jones, Andruw .228 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 BB   Kl     G3      
(3B) McGehee, Casey .350 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 G6     Fo2     Ks    
(1B) Akaminai, Ginji .235 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   F7   G3     1B (9)    
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei .208 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   G6   F7     F8    
(C) Shima, Motohiro .283 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   G4     L6   E9    
(LF) Moriyama, Makoto .250 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0     G4   F9   L5    
(P) Duckworth, Brandon .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Rasner, Darrell .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Aoyama, Koji .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .250 28 3 4 2 6 1 1 0 0 1  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
W Duckworth, Brandon 6 2 3 0 7.0 101 27 25 4 1 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.037
H Rasner, Darrell 5 0 0 0 1.0 18 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
S Aoyama, Koji 10 0 0 6 1.0 18 4 4 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.862
            9.0 137 35 33 6 2 10 2 0 0 0 0 2 2  

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Notes

Orix: The Buffaloes have now lost five in a row.  They have also dropped their last four against Rakuten. ... Nishi lost his second start in a row.

Rakuten: The Eagles won their second straight game. ... Duckworth stopped a personal three-game losing streak with his first victory since March 30 (vs Softbank).  He is now 1-1 in two starts against Orix over his career. ... Hijirisawa extended his hitting streak to six games.  The home run was his first since October 4, 2012 (vs Seibu). ... Senichi Hoshino recorded his 1,066th managerial victory and moved into a tenth place tie on the all-time list.  He is now 1,066-943-50 over his career as a manager.  Source: Sanspo 5/5/2013