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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 2 – Orix Buffaloes 3 (June 28, 2013)

by on Jun.28, 2013 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Rakuten Eagles vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00
Starters: Norimoto, Takahiro (RAK) 6-4, 3.25 - Maestri, Alessandro (ORI) 1-2, 6.00

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

Attendance: 14726 | Time: 2h50m | Rakuten leads series, 6-2-0

Rakuten Eagles

Hitters (LOB: 5, 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
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo .281 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 F7   BB   G5     1B (5)  
(2B) Fujita, Kazuya .254 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 G4   F7     G6   SH5  
(1B) Akaminai, Ginji .323 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 Ks     G6   F8   Ks  
(DH) Jones, Andruw .248 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   BB   G5   Kl     G4
(3B) McGehee, Casey .303 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   DP   Kl     2B (7)   Kl
(LF) Shimauchi, Hiroaki .279 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1   G5     HR (7)   G3   1B (9)
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo .239 3 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1     1B (9)   HR (9)   BB   F9
(C) Shima, Motohiro .301 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0     SH1   G5   Ks    
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei .240 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0     G1   G6     Ks  
(P) Norimoto, Takahiro .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .263 29 2 6 2 7 3 2 0 0 2  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
L Norimoto, Takahiro 14 6 5 0 8.2 129 34 30 5 0 7 3 0 0 2 0 3 2 3.144
            8.2 129 34 30 5 0 7 3 0 0 2 0 3 2  

Orix Buffaloes

Hitters (LOB: 5, 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
(LF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka .248 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1B (8)   Ks     F8   F7  
(CF) Goto, Shunta .279 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 F8   F7     SF9     BB
(RF) Itoi, Yoshio .305 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 F1     F4   F8     1B (9)
(1B) Lee, Dae-Ho .329 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 BB     G4     Ks   F9
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom .311 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 G5     F6     G1   IBB
(DH) Okada, Takahiro .194 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0   Fo3     Ks   Ks   Kl
(SS) Yamamoto, Kazunao .250 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   Ks     G5     Ks  
PH Takahashi, Shinji .283 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0                 2B (9)
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka .250 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   G6     F8     2B (7)  
PR/2B Adachi, Ryoichi .238 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(C) Ito, Hikaru .296 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0     F8     1B (9)   F7  
(P) Maestri, Alessandro .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Sato, Tatsuya .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Higa, Motoki .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .263 30 3 5 3 7 3 0 0 0 0  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
  Maestri, Alessandro 6 1 2 0 7.0 96 26 22 4 2 4 3 0 1 0 0 2 2 5.143
  Sato, Tatsuya 32 2 0 0 1.0 18 4 3 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.982
W Higa, Motoki 29 2 2 0 1.0 11 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.427
            9.0 125 34 29 6 2 7 3 0 2 0 0 2 2  

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Notes

Rakuten: The Eagles' five-game winning streak against the Buffaloes came to an end.  This was their third walk-off loss of the season. ... Norimoto is 0-2 in three starts since his last victory on June 6 (vs Yakult).  He is 1-1 in two starts against the Buffaloes this year.  This was his third complete game of the year (all have been losses).

Orix: The Buffaloes stopped a two-game losing streak.  This was their second walk-off victory of the year. ... Maestri made his fifth start of the year.  He has not recorded a win in five games (four starts) since his last victory on April 4 (vs Rakuten). ... S. Takahashi picked up the third walk-off hit of his career.