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Orix Buffaloes 1 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 4 (October 12, 2013)

by on Oct.12, 2013 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Rakuten Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 14:00
Starters: (ORI) - Norimoto, Takahiro (RAK) 14-8, 3.44

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Orix 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 7 0
Rakuten 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 X 4 10 0

Attendance: 12082 | Time: 3h1m | Rakuten leads series, 16-6-1

Orix Buffaloes

Hitters (LOB: 5, 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) Adachi, Ryoichi .238 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 Ks   BB     L6   1B (9)  
(2B) Tsutsumi, Yuki .000 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 F7     G1   G5   F8  
(DH) Itoi, Yoshio .298 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 Ks     BB     1B (7)   F4
(1B) Okada, Takahiro .217 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   Ks   F8     G4   1B (7)
(LF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka .231 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1B (9)   G6     2B (7)   BB
(C) Ito, Hikaru .281 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0   Fo3     Ks   2B (7)   DP
(3B) Hara, Takuya .253 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   F5     G3        
PH Takehara, Naotaka .220 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0             F8    
3B Shimada, Takuya .161 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(CF) Goto, Shunta .195 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0     1B (6)   F6     G5  
(RF) Takeda, Kengo .000 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0     G5     Fo3   G4  
(P) Mills, Brad .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Tono, Shun .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Kaida, Tomoyuki .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Higa, Motoki .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .255 30 1 7 1 4 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
L Mills, Brad 1 0 1 0 2.2 61 15 12 6 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 10.125
  Tono, Shun 6 1 3 0 3.0 45 11 11 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7.172
  Kaida, Tomoyuki 34 2 5 0 0.2 15 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.957
  Higa, Motoki 59 4 3 0 1.2 26 5 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.124
            8.0 147 35 31 10 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 4 4  

Rakuten Eagles

Hitters (LOB: 7, 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
(RF) Nakashima, Toshiya .235 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 F9   1B (9) F4          
RF Okajima, Takero .326 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0           G5      
(2B) Fujita, Kazuya .275 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 F8   Fo2   G5   1B (7)    
PR/2B Abe, Toshihito .211 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(1B) Akaminai, Ginji .317 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2B (9)   SF7   Kl   L6    
(DH) Jones, Andruw .245 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 Kl   2B (7)   G4   BB    
PR/DH Fukuyama, Hiroyuki .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(3B) McGehee, Casey .289 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   1B (6) 1B (7)     1B (8)      
PR/3B Iwasaki, Tatsuro .218 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0             DP    
(LF) Masuda, Shintaro .271 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   Kl 2B (8)     F7   F8  
LF Moriyama, Makoto .272 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo .248 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   BB G4     Kl      
SS Nishida, Tetsuro .167 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               G4  
(C) Shima, Motohiro .259 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   DP   Ks   1B (9)      
C Ishimine, Tadashi .129 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               G3  
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo .287 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0     BB G4   1B (8)      
(P) Norimoto, Takahiro .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Koyama, Shinichiro .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Kaneto, Norihito .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Aoyama, Koji .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Hasebe, Kohei .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .267 31 4 10 4 5 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
W Norimoto, Takahiro 27 15 8 0 5.0 85 17 15 2 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.335
H Koyama, Shinichiro 45 1 4 0 1.0 9 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.942
  Kaneto, Norihito 39 1 0 0 1.0 20 5 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.853
H Aoyama, Koji 60 3 5 11 1.0 18 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.431
S Hasebe, Kohei 24 1 1 3 1.0 15 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.835
            9.0 147 33 30 7 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 1  

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Notes

General: McGehee's son Mackail threw out the ceremonial first pitch.  Source: Nikkan Sports 10/12/2013

Orix: The Buffaloes dropped their second straight game. ... Tsutsumi, Takeda, and Mills made their Ichi-gun debuts. ... This was Tono's first appearance since August 25 (vs Nippon Ham). ... T-Okada batted clean-up for the first time since October 18, 2011 (vs Softbank).

Rakuten: The Eagles won their second game in a row.  They are 2-0-1 over their last three games against Orix. ... Norimoto picked up his first win since in three starts since his last victory on September 17 (vs Softbank).  He is 4-1 in five starts against the Buffaloes this year. ... McGehee recorded his tenth modasho of the season.  He celebrated his thirty-first birthday. ... Fukuyama made his first appearance as a pinch-runner.