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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 1 – Orix Buffaloes 3 (May 23, 2014)

by on May.23, 2014 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Carp vs Orix Buffaloes @ Hotto Motto Field Kobe - 18:00
Starters: Maeda, Kenta (HIR) 4-2, 2.33 - Kaneko, Chihiro (ORI) 3-3, 1.60

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

Attendance: 31318 | Time: 2h54m | Orix leads series, 1-0-0

Hiroshima Carp

Hitters

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Soyogi, Eishin 3B .221 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 G6   G6   G6     G1  
Nakata, Ren P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Kikuchi, Ryosuke 2B .304 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 Ks   1B (7)   G3     G4  
Maru, Yoshihiro CF .299 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 BB   G6     F7   G3  
Eldred, Brad LF .341 3 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 BB     1B (7)   Ks     Ks
Ka'aihue, Kila 1B .309 4 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 F9     Ks   Ks     HR (9)
Matsuyama, Ryuhei RF .330 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   F7   G6     1B (3)   Ks
Kimura, Shogo SS .338 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1B (6)     1B (8)   L1   Ks
Ishihara, Yoshiyuki C .141 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   DP(4)     1B (7)   Ks    
Maeda, Kenta P .111 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0     Ks   SH3        
Tanaka, Kosuke PH-3B .218 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               1B (9)  
  .261 31 1 8 1 9 2 1 1 2 1  

BATTING
HR: Ka'aihue, Kila (5, 9th inning off Hirano, Yoshihisa, none on)
LOB: 6

BASERUNNING
SB: Kikuchi, Ryosuke (3rd)

FIELDING
DP: 0
E: Kikuchi, Ryosuke (1st), Eldred, Brad (1st)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Maeda, Kenta, L 9 4 3 0 7.0 111 28 25 5 0 7 2 0 0 0 0 3 2 2.361
Nakata, Ren 16 2 0 0 1.0 10 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.806
          8.0 121 31 28 5 0 8 2 0 0 0 0 3 2  

Orix Buffaloes

Hitters

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Hirano, Keiichi RF-2B .291 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 Ks   Kl   F6   G3    
Hara, Takuya 2B-3B .258 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 E4   G6   F8     Ks  
German, Esteban 3B .269 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2B (7)     BB   Kl      
Goto, Shunta CF .286 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               F7  
Itoi, Yoshio CF-RF .370 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 SF7     2B (8)   1B (9)   F4  
Okada, Takahiro 1B .264 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 F9     G3   Ks      
Sakaguchi, Tomotaka LF .269 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   F7   L3     F8    
Adachi, Ryoichi SS .227 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   F4   BB     G6    
Ito, Hikaru C .255 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   Ks   Fo3     2B (8)    
Yamazaki, Katsuki C .160 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Kaneko, Chihiro P .333 3 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0     Kl   Kl   2B (8)    
Hirano, Yoshihisa P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
  .262 28 3 5 3 8 2 0 0 0 0  

BATTING
LOB: 4

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Hara, Takuya-Adachi, Ryoichi-Okada, Takahiro in the 2nd; Adachi, Ryoichi-Hara, Takuya-Okada, Takahiro in the 4th; Kaneko, Chihiro-Okada, Takahiro in the 7th)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kaneko, Chihiro, W 9 4 3 0 8.0 114 30 27 7 0 6 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.414
Hirano, Yoshihisa, S 20 1 0 15 1.0 17 4 4 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.000
          9.0 131 34 31 8 1 9 2 0 1 1 0 1 1  

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Notes

General: Professional Go player Satoshi Yuki threw out the ceremonial first pitch. Nikkan Sports 5/23/2014 ... Scouts from the Rangers, Twins, Athletics, and Cubs were at the game. Nikkan Soprts 5/24/2014

Hiroshima: The Carp dropped their third game in a row.  They also lost their fourth straight at Hotto Motto against Orix. ... Maeda is 0-2 in two starts since his last win on May 10.  He is 0-4 in five starts against the Buffaloes over his career.

Orix: The Buffaloes won their fourth straight against the Carp. ... Kaneko is 2-0 in two starts since his last loss on May 9.  He is 1-1 in two starts at Hotto Motto this year. ... Itoi extended his hitting streak to eighteen games.  He safely reached base in his twenty-fourth consecutive game.