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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 4 – Orix Buffaloes 7 (July 3, 2014)

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

Rakuten Eagles vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00
Starters: Karashima, Wataru (RAK) 5-7, 3.40 - Kaneko, Chihiro (ORI) 6-3, 1.76

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 4 12 0
Orix 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 X 7 11 0

Attendance: 14853 | Time: 3h28m | Orix leads series, 10-1-0

Rakuten Eagles

Hitters

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Matsui, Kazuo 3B .255 3 3 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2B (9) Ks     BB BB     1B (8)
Moriyama, Makoto CF .176 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 SH1   1B (1)   SH1 F4      
Makida, Akihisa PH .261 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                 G5
Akaminai, Ginji 1B .298 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1B (8)   F8   1B (8)   F9   BB
Jones, Andruw RF .226 4 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 BB   1B (7)   F8   Ks   1B (8)
Lutz, Zach DH .350 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Ks                
Goto, Mitsutaka PH-DH .216 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0     DP(6)   1B (7)   Ks   SF8
Bowker, John LF .279 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Ks     1B (9) Fo2     2B (7)  
Okajima, Takero PR-LF .258 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                 G6
Shima, Motohiro C .287 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   1B (8)   SH3   G4   G1  
Nishida, Tetsuro SS .216 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   SH3   G6   G5      
Iwasaki, Tatsuro SS .200 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               G1  
Fujita, Kazuya 2B .286 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   F8   G6   1B (7)   F8  
Karashima, Wataru P .333 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Tomura, Kenji P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Hasebe, Kohei P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Nishimiya, Yusuke P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
  .249 33 4 12 4 5 4 4 0 0 0  

BATTING
LOB: 11

FIELDING
DP: 0

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Karashima, Wataru, L 14 5 8 0 4.2 71 22 19 8 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 6 6 3.828
Tomura, Kenji 2 0 0 0 1.1 22 5 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.857
Hasebe, Kohei 17 0 0 0 1.0 16 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.484
Nishimiya, Yusuke 27 1 0 0 1.0 13 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.862
          8.0 122 35 32 11 1 3 0 0 2 0 0 7 7  

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 2B .286 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2B (7) G3     SH1   G4    
Adachi, Ryoichi SS .247 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 SH1   G5   F9   F8    
German, Esteban 3B .273 4 2 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1B (8)   F8   2B (8)   1B (7)    
Hara, Takuya 3B .264 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Itoi, Yoshio RF .351 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1B (7)   G1   2B (9)   G4    
Pena, Wily Mo DH .259 3 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 SF7     F4 HR (8)     1B (7)  
Kojima, Shuhei PR-DH .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Okada, Takahiro 1B .290 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1B (8)     G4 Ks     G3  
Butler, Joey LF .300 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Kl     1B (8)   F9      
Goto, Shunta CF .291 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               G5  
Ito, Hikaru C .253 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   F7   F7   L3   G4  
Nakamura, Issei CF-LF .400 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   Ks     1B (8) G6      
Kaneko, Chihiro P .125 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Higa, Motoki P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Nakayama, Shinya P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Sato, Tatsuya P .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Hirano, Yoshihisa P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
  .263 32 7 11 7 3 0 2 2 0 1  

BATTING
HR: Pena, Wily Mo (18, 5th inning off Tomura, Kenji, one on)
LOB: 4

BASERUNNING
SB: Itoi, Yoshio (1st), German, Esteban (1st)

FIELDING
DP: 1 (Adachi, Ryoichi-Hirano, Keiichi-Okada, Takahiro in the 3rd)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kaneko, Chihiro, W 15 7 3 0 7.0 121 32 25 9 0 5 3 0 4 0 0 2 2 1.811
Higa, Motoki 26 4 0 0 1.0 12 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.080
Nakayama, Shinya 20 1 0 0 0.1 10 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.375
Sato, Tatsuya 37 1 3 1 0.1 10 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.588
Hirano, Yoshihisa, S 33 1 1 24 0.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.912
          9.0 156 42 33 12 0 5 4 0 4 0 0 4 4  

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Notes

Rakuten: Karashima's personal two-game winning streak ended with his first loss in three starts since his last loss on June 6.  He is 0-2 in two starts against the Buffaloes this year. ... Jones got the start in right for the first time in his NPB career.

Orix: Kaneko is 5-0 in eight starts since his last loss on May 9.  He is 2-0 in two starts against the Eagles and 5-0 in starts at Kyocera Dome this season. ... German recorded his fourth modasho of the year. ... Y. Hirano leads both leagues with twenty-four saves. ... Pena leads the Pacific League with eighteen home runs.