Orix Buffaloes 1 – Nippon Ham Fighters 6 (August 18, 2016)

Orix Buffaloes vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome – 18:00
Starters: Matsuba, Takahiro (ORI) 4-7, 3.23 – Masui, Hirotoshi (HAM) 3-3, 4.50

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

Attendance: 23826 | Time: 2h56m

Orix

Hitting

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB
HBP
SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Yoshida, Masataka lf .268 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 G6 . HR9 . . F9 . Fo6 .
Adachi, Ryoichi ss .257 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 Fo3 . Kl . . G4 . Kl .
Itoi, Yoshio rf .294 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2B7 . G4 . . BB . . BB
Okada, Takahiro 1b .281 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 G4 . . Fo5 . Ks . . Ks
Morel, Brent 3b .252 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 . Ks . F9 . . F4 . DP6
Nakajima, Hiroyuki dh .273 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 . 1B9 . F7 . . Ks . .
Nishino, Masahiro 2b .266 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 . Kl . . G5 . . . .
Shimada, Takuya 2b .189 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . G6 . .
Wakatsuki, Kenya c .239 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . G5 . . F9 . . . .
Ito, Hikaru ph-c .235 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . 2B8 .
Kojima, Shuhei cf .248 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . F7 . G6 . . L6 .
  .247 30 1 4 1 7 2 0 0 2 1  

BATTING
HR: Yoshida, Masataka (1, 3rd inning off Masui, Hirotoshi, none on)
LOB: 4

FIELDING
DP: 0
E: Nishino, Masahiro (5th), Morel, Brent (8th)

Pitching

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Matsuba, Takahiro, L 19 4 8 0 7.0+ 144 34 31 10 1 7 1 0 2 0 0 6 6 3.55
Akama, Ken 14 0 0 0 1.0 17 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.26
          8.0 161 38 34 10 1 7 1 0 3 0 0 6 6  

Nippon Ham

Hitting

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB
HBP
SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Nishikawa, Haruki lf .300 5 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1B8 1B4 . G4 . Kl . G3 .
Sugiya, Kenshi rf .209 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 SH1 Fo9 . G5 . Ks . . .
Kondo, Kensuke ph .259 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . F6 .
Asama, Daiki rf .188 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . . .
Otani, Shohei dh .346 3 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 BB . 1B8 Kl . . Ks . .
Nakata, Sho 1b .245 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 G6 . 2B9 . 1B7 . F5 . .
Tanaka, Kensuke 2b .291 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 F9 . G3 . E4 . G4 . .
Yoh, Daikan cf .301 3 3 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 . 1B8 1B9 . SH1 . . 1B7 .
Laird, Brandon 3b .267 4 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 . F9 Ks . F8 . . HR9 .
Ono, Shota c .242 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 . FC5 1B9 . G4 . . E5 .
Nakashima, Takuya ss .244 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 . G1 Ks . . Ks . SH1 .
  .267 34 6 10 6 7 1 3 2 0 1  

BATTING
HR: Laird, Brandon (29, 8th inning off Matsuba, Takahiro, one on)
LOB: 8

BASERUNNING
SB: Nishikawa, Haruki (2nd), Yoh, Daikan (3rd)

FIELDING
DP: 1

Pitching

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Masui, Hirotoshi, W 24 4 3 10 7.1 101 27 26 4 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.89
Ishii, Yuya, H 11 0 0 0 0.2 8 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Hakumura, Akihiro 15 3 1 0 1.0 12 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.78
          9.0 121 32 30 4 1 7 2 0 0 0 0 1 1  

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Notes

Orix: The Buffaloes dropped their fourth straight game. They were swept in a three-game series for the fifth time this season. … Matsuba is 0-3 with a 6.86 ERA and 1.73 WHIP in three starts since his last win on July 29. He is 0-3 with a 7.13 ERA and 1.81 WHIP in three starts against the Fighters this year. … M. Yoshida homered for the first time since his career (twenty-sixth game, 101st plate appearance). … Nakajima struck out for the 1,000th time in his career in the seventh inning.

Nippon Ham: The Fighters won their fifth game in a row. This was their fourth three-game series sweep of the year. … Masui picked up his first win as a starter since May 27, 2010.

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