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Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 2 – Orix Buffaloes 7 (May 18, 2014)

by on May.18, 2014 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Softbank Hawks vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 13:00
Starters: Wolfe, Brian (SOF) 4-1, 2.15 - Matsuba, Takahiro (ORI) 1-1, 3.18

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Softbank 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 10 1
Orix 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 X 7 12 1

Attendance: 32126 | Time: 3h21m | Orix leads series, 5-3-0

Softbank Hawks

Hitters

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Nakamura, Akira LF .268 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1B (8) Fo7   G5   F6     F8
Honda, Yuichi 2B .250 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1B (7)   G4   G6 Ks     G1
Uchikawa, Seiichi DH .335 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 BB   F8   G6   G5   G6
Lee, Dae-Ho 1B .278 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DP(5)   1B (7)   1B (8)   G6    
Hasegawa, Yuya RF .344 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 BB   1B (1)   G6   G5    
Matsuda, Nobuhiro 3B .319 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 F7   F7     2B (7)   Ks  
Yanagita, Yuki CF .305 4 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0   1B (9)   Ks   1B (7)   1B (7)  
Tsuruoka, Shinya C .149 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   Fo2   F8          
Egawa, Tomoaki PH .231 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0           Ks      
Hosokawa, Toru C .208 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Matsunaka, Nobuhiko PH .083 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               F8  
Takaya, Hiroaki C .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Imamiya, Kenta SS .235 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   Fo2   1B (7)   E5   Ks  
Wolfe, Brian P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Mori, Yuito P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Kayama, Shinya P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
  .278 37 2 10 0 5 2 0 1 1 0  

BATTING
LOB: 10

BASERUNNING
SB: Yanagita, Yuki (6th)

FIELDING
DP: 0
E: Yanagita, Yuki (2nd)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wolfe, Brian, L 8 4 2 0 1.1 46 13 10 6 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 6 5 3.042
Mori, Yuito 3 0 0 0 5.2 74 20 19 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kayama, Shinya 14 0 1 0 1.0 20 6 5 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3.951
          8.0 140 39 34 12 0 3 3 0 2 1 0 7 6  

Orix Buffaloes

Hitters

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
German, Esteban 3B .267 3 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 BB 1B (7)   F8   G5      
Hara, Takuya 2B .286 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               1B (9)  
Hirano, Keiichi 2B .281 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 G6 1B (8)   G4   F9      
Yamamoto, Kazunao 3B .000 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               G5  
Itoi, Yoshio RF .368 5 1 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 Kl 2B (9)   1B (8)     1B (8) F8  
Pena, Wily Mo DH .243 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 BB BB   F4     F4    
Okada, Takahiro 1B .267 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 G4 G4     Fo2   Ks    
Sakaguchi, Tomotaka LF .245 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   G2
Kl
    G5   G3    
Goto, Shunta CF .318 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1B (7) G1   G4     2B (9)  
Adachi, Ryoichi SS .228 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   1B (9) L4     1B (7)   SH1  
Yamazaki, Katsuki C .167 3 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0   1B (3) F9     SH5   1B (7)  
Matsuba, Takahiro P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Higa, Motoki P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Mahara, Takahiro P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Sato, Tatsuya P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Hirano, Yoshihisa P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
  .261 34 7 12 7 3 3 2 3 1 0  

BATTING
LOB: 8

BASERUNNING
SB: Goto, Shunta (2nd), Okada, Takahiro (2nd), Itoi, Yoshio (7th)

FIELDING
DP: 1 (German, Esteban-Hirano, Keiichi-Okada, Takahiro in the 1st)
E: German, Esteban (6th)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Matsuba, Takahiro, W 3 2 1 0 5.1 93 26 24 9 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 2.700
Higa, Motoki 16 3 0 0 0.2 7 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.540
Mahara, Takahiro 16 0 1 0 1.0 17 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.348
Sato, Tatsuya 20 1 0 1 1.0 12 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.422
Hirano, Yoshihisa 19 1 0 14 1.0 8 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.700
          9.0 137 39 37 10 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 2 1  

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Notes

General: Old timer Masahiro Doi threw out the ceremonial first pitch. Nikkan Sports 5/18/2014

Softbank: The Hawks dropped their third straight game.  They are 0-5 in five games at Kyocera Dome this year.  This was the first time they were swept in a three-game series this season. ... Wolfe's personal three-game losing streak ended with his first loss in four starts since his last loss on April 20.  He is 1-1 in two starts against the Buffaloes this year. ... Yanagita recorded his sixth modasho of the season.

Orix: The Buffaloes won their fifth game in a row.  This was their fourth three-game series sweep of the season. ...  Matsuba took a ball hit by Hasegawa off his left calf in the 3rd but was okay to continue pitching. Sanspo 5/18/2014 ... Itoi picked up his sixth modasho of the year.  He also extended his hitting streak to fifteen games.  He safely reached base in his twenty-first consecutive game.