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Hanshin Tigers 3 – Orix Buffaloes 4 (May 31, 2013)

by on May.31, 2013 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00
Starters: Messenger, Randy (HAN) 6-1, 3.53 - Igawa, Kei (ORI)

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 6 1
Orix 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 X 4 11 0

Attendance: 33281 | Time: 3h17m | Orix leads series, 3-0-0

Hanshin Tigers

Hitters (LOB: 4, DP: 2)

Pos Player AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
(2B) Nishioka, Tsuyoshi .314 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 Ks   F7     1B (9)   BB  
(CF) Maeda, Yamato .253 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 F8     F8   BB   G5  
(SS) Toritani, Takashi .277 3 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 F7     1B (9)   2B (9)   BB  
(DH) Murton, Matt .351 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   Ks   DP   G5   G6  
(1B) Arai, Takahiro .313 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1B (7)     Ks F8     F9
(3B) Arai, Ryota .252 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   DP     Fo3   G4   Ks
(LF) Takayama, Hisashi .250 4 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1     HR (7)   Ks   Ks   G1
(C) Fujii, Akihito .271 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0     F9     G5 G6    
(RF) Fujikawa, Shunsuke .276 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0     F8     1B (8)      
PH Imanari, Ryota .250 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0               Ks  
RF Shibata, Kohei .333 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(P) Messenger, Randy .133 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Watanabe, Ryo .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Kato, Kosuke .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Tsuru, Naoto .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Tsutsui, Kazuya .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .265 31 3 6 3 7 3 0 0 1 1  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
L Messenger, Randy 10 6 2 0 4.1 102 25 19 8 1 0 4 0 2 1 0 4 2 3.571
  Watanabe, Ryo 1 0 0 0 1.2 24 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
  Kato, Kosuke 21 0 0 0 1.0 13 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.964
  Tsuru, Naoto 16 2 0 0 0.1 6 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.048
  Tsutsui, Kazuya 17 2 0 1 0.2 7 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.373
            8.0 152 38 30 11 1 0 5 0 3 1 0 4 2  

Orix Buffaloes

Hitters (LOB: 10, 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/LF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka .235 3 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1B (9)   1B (7) BB   F8   BB  
(RF) Kawabata, Takayoshi .248 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 SH1   E6 F4   G3      
RF Fukae, Masato .200 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               DP  
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom .327 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1B (7)   G1   F9 1B (7)      
3B Yamamoto, Kazunao .291 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(1B) Lee, Dae-Ho .337 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 DP   BB   HR (7) F7      
(DH) Itoi, Yoshio .306 3 0 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0   BB 1B (9)   1B (9)   1B (4)    
(LF) Rottino, Vinny .246 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   F3 F8   2B (7)   F6    
CF Goto, Shunta .188 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka .243 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   G4   G4 BB   DP    
(C) Ito, Hikaru .313 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   G4   1B (9) L4     1B (8)  
(SS) Adachi, Ryoichi .268 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0     G6 SH5 F8     SH1  
(P) Igawa, Kei .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Higa, Motoki .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Sato, Tatsuya .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Hirano, Yoshihisa .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .270 30 4 11 4 0 5 3 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 Igawa, Kei 1 1 0 0 5.1 83 21 20 6 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 5.063
H Higa, Motoki 17 1 1 0 1.2 20 5 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.473
H Sato, Tatsuya 22 1 0 0 1.0 22 5 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.776
S Hirano, Yoshihisa 22 1 1 12 1.0 10 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.141
            9.0 135 34 31 6 1 7 3 0 0 0 0 3 3  

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Notes

Hanshin: The Tigers have lost three games in a row.  They have also lost their last three games at Kyocera Dome. ... Messenger dropped just his second game of the year.  He is now 1-2 in three Inter-league starts this year. ... Murton's hitting streak ended at six games.

Orix: The Buffaloes won their fourth in a row against the Tigers.  This was the offense's seventh straight double-digit hit game (ten, twelve, eleven, ten, twelve, twelve, eleven). ... Igawa made his first start since September 14, 2012 (vs Rakuten) and won his first game since July 26, 2012 (vs Rakuten). ... Itoi collected his seventh modasho of the year. ... Sakaguchi extended his hitting streak to eight games; Lee to six games.