Rakuten Eagles 4 – Orix Buffaloes 1 (May 25, 2017)

Rakuten Eagles vs Orix Buffaloes @ Hotto Motto Field Kobe – 18:00
Starters: Norimoto, Takahiro (RAK) 5-1, 3.24 – Dickson, Brandon (ORI) 4-2, 2.85

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

Attendance: 10699 | Time: 3h10m

Rakuten

Hitting

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB
HBP
SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Mogi, Eigoro ss .333 5 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1B6 . G6 . Ks 1B7 . Ks .
Peguero, Carlos rf .284 5 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 G4 . G3 . 1B8 1B7 . . Ks
Hijirisawa, Ryo lf .237 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . . .
Wheeler, Zelous 3b .241 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 BB . . 2B7 1B9 F6 . . .
Imae, Toshiaki 3b .276 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . . 3B9
Amador, Japhet dh .229 4 0 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 Ks . . 1B7 1B7 . Ks . BB
Tanaka, Kazuki pr-dh .200 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 . . . . . . . . .
Akaminai, Ginji 1b .313 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 G4 . . G4 L6 . F7 . Ks
Shimauchi, Hiroaki cf .276 5 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 . Kl . 1B8 . F7 Ks . G4
Okajima, Takero lf-rf .312 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 . G6 . Ks . G5 . Kl .
Fujita, Kazuya 2b .286 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 . G3 . G5 . BB . 1B7 .
Shima, Motohiro c .246 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 . . G4 . F9 1B6 . SH1 .
Adachi, Yuichi c .148 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . . .
  .277 38 4 12 4 10 3 1 1 0 0  

BATTING
LOB: 11

BASERUNNING
SB: Tanaka, Kazuki (9th)

FIELDING
DP: 0

Pitching

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Norimoto, Takahiro, W 8 6 1 0 8.0 126 30 27 5 0 10 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 2.95
Matsui, Yuki, S 23 2 1 17 1.0 15 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.38
          9.0 141 34 30 5 0 10 3 0 1 1 0 1 1  

Orix

Hitting

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB
HBP
SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Goto, Shunta rf-cf .263 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 G4 . F7 . Kl . . Ks .
Nishino, Masahiro 2b .229 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 BB . Fo5 . . L5 . Ks .
Nakajima, Hiroyuki dh .258 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 Ks . Ks . . Ks . Ks .
Okada, Takahiro lf .336 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1B9 . . G6 . BB . . F9
Koyano, Eiichi 1b .323 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 G4 . . F8 . F9 . . G5
Morel, Brent 3b .260 3 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 . Ks . Kl . . 1B9 . BB
Miyazaki, Yuki cf .262 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 . F9 . . Ks . . . .
Takeda, Kengo ph-rf .266 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . F7 . F4
Oshiro, Koji ss .270 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . 1B7 . . 1B8 . 1B9 . .
Yamazaki, Katsuki c .000 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 . F4 . . SH2 . . . .
Ito, Hikaru ph-c .211 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . L1 . .
  .252 30 1 5 1 10 3 1 0 0 0  

BATTING
LOB: 6

FIELDING
DP: 0

Pitching

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Dickson, Brandon, L 8 4 3 0 5.2 96 28 26 9 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 4 4 3.28
Yoshida, Kazumasa 19 0 1 0 0.1 6 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.16
Kondo, Taisuke 4 0 0 0 1.0 11 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Oyama, Satoshi 8 0 0 0 1.0 11 4 3 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5.68
Kobayashi, Keisuke 6 0 0 0 1.0 15 5 4 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.44
          9.0 139 42 38 12 0 10 3 0 1 0 0 4 4  

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Notes

Rakuten: The Eagles won their second straight game. … Norimoto struck out ten and extended his streak of starts with ten or more strikeouts to six. He is 5-0 with a 2.30 ERA (0.98 WHIP) in six starts since his last loss on April 12. … Y. Matsui leads the PL with seventeen saves.

Orix: The Buffaloes lost their seventh game in a row. This is their first seven-game losing streak in five years. Source: Sponichi 5/26/2017 They lost their fourth game in a row against the Eagles. … Dickson is 0-3 with a 3.18 ERA (1.59 WHIP) in four starts since his last win on April 25. … Oshiro notched his first modasho of the year.

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