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Orix Buffaloes 4 – Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 3 (August 5, 2014)

by on Aug.05, 2014 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Obihiro Stadium - 13:00
Starters: Matsuba, Takahiro (ORI) 6-1, 2.53 - Urano, Hiroshi (HAM) 4-2, 4.13

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Orix 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 4 6 0
Nippon Ham 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 9 1

Attendance: 16441 | Time: 3h31m | Series tied, 8-8-0

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 .272 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 E5   L6   F4     G3  
Adachi, Ryoichi SS .249 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 SH2   Fo3     1B (7)   G1  
Butler, Joey LF .245 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Ks     G1          
Sakaguchi, Tomotaka PH-CF-LF .222 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0           SH1   G1  
Itoi, Yoshio CF-RF .349 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 F9     Kl   Ks     HBP
Nakamura, Issei RF .308 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Okada, Takahiro 1B .279 3 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1   BB   F7   HR (9)     DP(6)
Pena, Wily Mo DH .249 4 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 2   Ks     HR (7) Ks     HR (7)
German, Esteban 3B .253 3 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0   Kl     Kl   HBP   Ks
Hara, Takuya 3B .238 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Kawabata, Takayoshi RF-LF .333 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0     1B (6)   1B (8)   F4    
Goto, Shunta CF .296 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Ito, Hikaru C .243 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0     SH1   G5   F4    
Matsuba, Takahiro P .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Kishida, Mamoru P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Higa, Motoki 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                  
  .256 28 4 6 4 8 3 3 0 0 3  

BATTING
HR: Pena, Wily Mo (24, 5th inning off Urano, Hiroshi, none on); Okada, Takahiro (17, 6th inning off Urano, Hiroshi, one on); Pena, Wily Mo (25, 9th inning off Carter, Anthony, none on)
LOB: 3

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Adachi, Ryoichi-Hirano, Keiichi-Okada, Takahiro in the 4th; Hirano, Keiichi-Adachi, Ryoichi-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
Matsuba, Takahiro 13 6 1 0 5.0 99 21 19 5 1 6 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.601
Kishida, Mamoru 32 2 3 0 1.1 21 7 7 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.787
Higa, Motoki, H 40 6 0 0 1.0 14 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.730
Sato, Tatsuya, W 45 2 4 1 0.2 30 4 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.469
Hirano, Yoshihisa, S 42 1 1 31 1.0 14 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.721
          9.0 178 38 34 9 2 8 4 0 0 1 0 3 3  

Nippon Ham Fighters

Hitters

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Nishikawa, Haruki RF-1B .241 5 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 Ks Ks     F7   1B (8)   Ks
Koyano, Eiichi 3B .264 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1B (7)   F8   G1   DP(4)    
Iiyama, Yuji 3B .310 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Kondo, Kensuke PH .247 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0                 Ks
Yang, Dai-Kang CF .276 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 Ks   Kl   G5     G5  
Nakata, Sho LF .275 3 2 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 BB   HR (7)     HR (8)   1B (7)  
Otani, Shohei DH .275 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 Ks   Kl     G4   BB  
Obiki, Keiji SS .277 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 0   1B (8)   BB   1B (7)   G6  
Ugumori, Atsushi 1B .133 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   F4   F8          
Taniguchi, Yuya PH-RF .276 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0           G4   BB  
Ichikawa, Tomoya C .241 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   Fo3   1B (7)   G6      
Inaba, Atsunori PH .160 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               F9  
Ono, Shota C .204 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Nakashima, Takuya 2B .254 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   1B (8)   DP(6)     G1   G4
Urano, Hiroshi P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Kawano, Hidekazu P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Miyanishi, Naoki P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Carter, Anthony P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
  .246 34 3 9 3 8 4 0 2 1 2  

BATTING
HR: Nakata, Sho (20, 3rd inning off Matsuba, Takahiro, none on); Nakata, Sho (21, 6th inning off Kishida, Mamoru, none on)
LOB: 8

BASERUNNING
SB: Obiki, Keiji (2nd), Obiki, Keiji (8th)

FIELDING
DP: 1 (Obiki, Keiji-Nakashima, Takuya-Nishikawa, Haruki in the 9th)
E: Koyano, Eiichi (1st)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Urano, Hiroshi 14 4 2 0 5.2 85 23 19 5 2 6 1 0 3 0 0 3 3 4.181
Kawano, Hidekazu 8 0 0 0 1.1 17 4 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Miyanishi, Naoki, H 48 1 4 0 1.2 15 5 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.455
Carter, Anthony, L 36 0 4 0 0.1 7 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.274
          9.0 124 34 28 6 3 8 1 2 3 0 0 4 4  

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Notes

Orix: The Buffaloes stopped a two-game losing streak.  They also won their fourth in a row against the Fighters. ... Pena recorded his four two-homer game of the season (seventh of his NPB career).  He leads the Pacific League with twenty-five home runs.  He also homered in his second straight game. ... Itoi safely reached base in his fifteenth straight game.

Nippon Ham: The Fighters dropped their third straight game. ... Nakata notched his first two-homer game since June 13, 2013.  He became the 272nd player in NPB history to reach the 100 home run milestone with his blast in the 6th.  He has now hit twenty or more home runs in three consecutive seasons.  He leads the Pacific League with seventy-one RBI.