Orix Buffaloes 8 – Nippon Ham Fighters 4 (April 20, 2017)

Orix Buffaloes vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Tokyo Dome – 18:00
Starters: Kaneko, Chihiro (ORI) 2-0, 1.35 – Kato, Takayuki (HAM) 1-0, 4.09

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Orix 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 3 1 8 14 0
Nippon Ham 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 4 1

Attendance: 28286 | Time: 3h6m

Orix

Hitting

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB
HBP
SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Miyazaki, Yuki cf .452 3 2 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 F7 . HR7 . BB . HR7 . .
Goto, Shunta cf .295 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . SF7 .
Suzuki, Kohei 2b-3b .143 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Ks . 2B7 . G4 . F4 Fo2 .
Adachi, Ryoichi ss .204 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 F9 . BB . . G1 1B8 . 1B9
Romero, Stefen rf .245 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . G1 DP6 . . 1B5 F9 . F9
Oda, Yuya rf .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . . .
Koyano, Eiichi 3b .339 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . G6 . F9 . F8 . 1B8 .
Oshiro, Koji 2b .278 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . . 1B9
Okada, Takahiro 1b .345 4 1 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 . 1B7 . Ks . BB . HR9 1B7
Nakajima, Hiroyuki dh .327 5 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 . F9 . F9 . Kl . 1B9 F9
Takeda, Kengo lf .250 5 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 . . HR9 . Kl . Fo2 F7 Ks
Ito, Hikaru c .250 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 . . G6 . F8 . 1B8 BB .
Yamazaki, Katsuki c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . . .
  .281 39 8 14 8 5 4 0 0 0 4  

BATTING
HR: Takeda, Kengo (1, 3rd inning off Kato, Takayuki, none on); Miyazaki, Yuki (1, 3rd inning off Kato, Takayuki, none on); Miyazaki, Yuki (2, 7th inning off Kagiya, Yohei, one on); Okada, Takahiro (5, 8th inning off Kumon, Katsuhiko, one on)
LOB: 9

FIELDING
DP: 2

Pitching

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kaneko, Chihiro, W 4 3 0 0 8.0 104 27 22 1 0 4 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 1.29
Kaida, Tomoyuki 5 0 0 0 1.0 20 6 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 5.06
          9.0 124 33 28 4 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 4 4  

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 cf .212 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 BB . G4 . . F4 . . 1B5
Nakashima, Takuya ss .155 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 SH1 . Ks . . G6 . . .
Morimoto, Tatsuya ph .167 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . . G5
Kondo, Kensuke dh .451 3 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2B7 . . BB . Kl . . 1B8
Laird, Brandon 3b .155 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 F7 . . DP6 . . F9 . HR7
Tanaka, Kensuke 1b .236 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 Fo7 . . BB . . F8 . G6
Yokoo, Toshitake lf .182 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 . BB . F9 . . G6 . G1
Ishii, Kazunari 2b .286 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . Fo2 . . F9 . . G5 .
Shimizu, Yushi c .231 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . DP6 . . G4 . . . .
Hiranuma, Shota ph .000 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . Ks .
Ichikawa, Tomoya c .300 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . . .
Kishisato, Ryosuke rf .182 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 . . G3 . Ks . . L6 .
  .225 28 4 4 4 4 4 1 0 1 1  

BATTING
HR: Laird, Brandon (3, 9th inning off Kaida, Tomoyuki, one on)
LOB: 2

FIELDING
DP: 1
E: Laird, Brandon (6th)

Pitching

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kato, Takayuki, L 3 1 1 0 6.0 98 25 22 5 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.71
Kagiya, Yohei 11 1 1 0 0.2 30 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.38
Iguchi, Kazutomo 2 0 0 0 0.1 6 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.75
Kumon, Katsuhiko 8 0 0 0 0.0+ 16 3 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 10.13
Enoshita, Yodai 3 0 0 0 2.0 43 10 8 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 1.80
          9.0 193 44 39 14 4 5 4 0 0 2 0 8 8  

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Notes

Orix: The Buffaloes extended their winning streak to four games. They also extended their winning streak against Nippon Ham to five. The last time they won five in a row against Nippon Ham from the start of a season was in 1972. Source: Sports Hochi 4/21/2017 … Takeda homered for the first time in his career (thirtieth game, fifty-ninth plate appearance). … Miyazaki hit a home run for the first time since 2013. This was the first two-homer game of his career.

Nippon Ham: The Fighters dropped their fifth straight game. This is the first time the team recorded two losing streak of five or more games before the end of April since 1949. Source: Sponichi 4/21/2017

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