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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 2 – Orix Buffaloes 0 (August 23, 2014)

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

Rakuten Eagles vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 14:00
Starters: Norimoto, Takahiro (RAK) 10-8, 3.28 - Nishi, Yuki (ORI) 12-5, 2.82

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

Attendance: 24593 | Time: 3h10m | Orix leads series, 12-4-0

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 DH .286 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1B (9)   G3   F7     F9  
Fujita, Kazuya 2B .285 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 L5     1B (7) G6     G4  
Okajima, Takero RF .294 3 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1B (8)     1B (8)   1B (9)   BB  
Jones, Andruw 1B .214 3 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 Ks     2B (8)   Ks   BB  
Akaminai, Ginji 3B .301 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   F6   BB   G3   G3  
Masuda, Shintaro LF .198 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   G4   Ks          
Makida, Akihisa LF .239 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0             F8   F8
Shimauchi, Hiroaki CF .185 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   G3   F7     G4   BB
Nishida, Tetsuro SS .260 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0     F9 Ks     Ks   Ks
Koseki, Shota C .157 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0     Ks   F8     2B (7) Ks
Norimoto, Takahiro P .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Falkenborg, Brian P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
  .255 32 2 7 2 8 4 0 0 0 0  

BATTING
LOB: 7

FIELDING
DP: 1 (Nishida, Tetsuro-Jones, Andruw in the 2nd)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Norimoto, Takahiro, W 23 11 8 0 8.0 125 30 26 3 0 7 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.106
Falkenborg, Brian, S 25 1 3 14 1.0 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.219
          9.0 136 33 29 3 0 8 3 1 0 0 0 0 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 .266 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 G4   Kl   G4     G4  
Adachi, Ryoichi SS .257 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Ks     F8 G5     G6  
Itoi, Yoshio RF .331 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1B (8)     BB   F7   Ks  
Pena, Wily Mo DH .259 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 Ks     F4   Ks     G4
German, Esteban 3B .252 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   G4   1B (9)   F9     G6
Okada, Takahiro 1B .269 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0   BB   HBP     Kl   Kl
Kawabata, Takayoshi LF .304 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   DP(6)   G5     Ks    
Sakaguchi, Tomotaka CF .226 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0     F8   BB   F7    
Ito, Hikaru C .255 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0     Fo9   Fo9     1B (7)  
Nishi, Yuki P .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Maestri, Alessandro P .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
  .257 29 0 3 0 8 4 0 0 0 0  

BATTING
LOB: 6

FIELDING
DP: 1 (German, Esteban-Okada, Takahiro in the 1st)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishi, Yuki, L 19 12 6 0 8.0 124 32 29 7 0 6 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.784
Maestri, Alessandro 15 1 0 0 1.0 20 4 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2.348
          9.0 144 36 32 7 0 8 4 0 0 1 0 2 2  

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Notes

Rakuten: The Eagles stopped a three-game losing streak with their eleventh shutout victory of the year.  They also stopped a two-game losing streak against the Buffaloes. ... Norimoto is 2-0 in two starts since his last loss on August 7. He is 1-2 in three starts against the Buffaloes this season. ... Okajima recorded his tenth modasho of the year. ... Matsui extended his hitting streak to eleven games.

Orix: The Buffaloes two-game winning streak came to an end.  This was their ninth shutout loss of the season. ... Nishi lost for the first time since July 25.  He is 3-2 in five starts against the Eagles this year.