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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 0 – Orix Buffaloes 3 (July 17, 2013)

by on Jul.17, 2013 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Rakuten Eagles vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00
Starters: Kawai, Takashi (RAK) 3-0, 1.47 - Kaneko, Chihiro (ORI) 6-5, 2.39

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

Attendance: 10743 | Time: 2h45m | Series tied, 3-10-0

Rakuten Eagles

Hitters (LOB: 3, 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) Hijirisawa, Ryo .278 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 F7   F7     G6     Ks
(2B) Fujita, Kazuya .263 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 G6   DP     G6     1B (8)
(1B) Akaminai, Ginji .336 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 Ks     Ks     G4   Kl
(DH) Jones, Andruw .226 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   BB   Ks     F4    
(3B) McGehee, Casey .290 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1B (9)   G6     Kl    
(LF) Masuda, Shintaro .227 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   Ks     Ks     L6  
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo .254 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   Ks     G4     G4  
C Okajima, Takero .353 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(C) Shima, Motohiro .276 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   F8     Ks     G6  
SS Iwasaki, Tatsuro .218 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(RF) Shimauchi, Hiroaki .263 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0     1B (7)     G6     Ks
(P) Kawai, Takashi .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Ray, Kenny .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0                  
P Saito, Takashi .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Miyagawa, Sho .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .261 29 0 3 0 11 1 0 0 1 0  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
L Kawai, Takashi 4 3 1 0 3.0 63 16 15 6 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 2.531
  Ray, Kenny 1 0 0 0 3.0 42 13 11 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
  Saito, Takashi 13 1 0 0 1.0 22 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.273
  Miyagawa, Sho 6 0 0 0 1.0 13 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.793
            8.0 140 36 33 9 1 9 3 0 0 0 0 3 3  

Orix Buffaloes

Hitters (LOB: 9, 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/LF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka .237 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2B (7) 1B (8)   F7   BB      
(2B) Adachi, Ryoichi .257 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 Fo2 1B (9)     BB F9      
(RF) Itoi, Yoshio .284 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 G3 Kl     F7   F7    
(1B) Lee, Dae-Ho .309 3 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 BB   HR (7)   F9   Ks    
1B Shimada, Takuya .250 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(DH) Takahashi, Shinji .261 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1B (7)   Kl            
PH/DH Okada, Takahiro .216 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0         Kl   1B (3)    
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom .290 4 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1B (8)   Kl     F8 Kl    
(LF) Rottino, Vinny .213 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 F8   G5     1B (6)      
PR/CF Goto, Shunta .241 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0               Ks  
(SS) Yamamoto, Kazunao .236 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   G1   F4   1B (8)   F3  
(C) Ito, Hikaru .277 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   Ks   G6   G6   Ks  
(P) Kaneko, Chihiro .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .254 33 3 9 3 9 3 0 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 Kaneko, Chihiro 16 7 5 0 9.0 114 30 29 3 0 11 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2.220
            9.0 114 30 29 3 0 11 1 0 0 1 0 0 0  

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Notes

Rakuten: The Eagles' two-game winning streak came to an end.  This was their fourth shutout loss of the season.  They finished the first-half 47-35-0. ... Kawai's personal three-game winning streak ended with his first loss in five starts since his last loss on July 5, 2012 (vs Lotte).  This was his first start against Orix this year. ... This was Ray's first Ichi-gun appearance. ... Matsui's hitting streak ended at seven games; Masuda's hitting streak ended at five games.

Orix: The Buffaloes stopped a three-game losing streak.  They also snapped a four-game losing streak against the Eagles.  This was their sixth shutout victory of the year.  They finished the first-half 38-41-3. ... Kaneko is 3-0 in four starts since his last loss on June 15 (vs Yakult).  He is 1-1 in two starts against the Eagles this season.  This was his sixth complete game and second shutout of the year and the sixteenth double-digit strikeout game of his career.  He leads both leagues with 107 strikeouts.