Rakuten Eagles 6 – Orix Buffaloes 4 (March 31, 2017)

Rakuten Eagles vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome – 18:30
Starters: Mima, Manabu (RAK) – Kaneko, Chihiro (ORI)

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Rakuten 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 9 0
Orix 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 10 2

Attendance: 36154 | Time: 4h5m

Rakuten

Hitting

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB
HBP
SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Mogi, Eigoro ss .400 5 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 F7 . 1B5 BB . Kl . F2 . . 2B9
Peguero, Carlos rf .400 5 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 F8 . BB 1B7 . G4 . DP6 . . HR8
Fujita, Kazuya 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . . . . .
Wheeler, Zelous 3b .000 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 BB . G5 G5 . F4 . . Fo3 . F4
Amador, Japhet dh .000 6 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 Ks . Ks . F9 . Ks . Kl . F6
Akaminai, Ginji 2b-1b .250 4 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 . BB E4 . HR9 . F7 . Ks . .
Imae, Toshiaki 1b .750 4 0 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 . 2B7 1B7 . 2B9 . BB . . Kl .
Okajima, Takero rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . . . . .
Shimauchi, Hiroaki cf .000 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 . G6 G6 . G4 . BB . . F8 .
Hijirisawa, Ryo lf .250 4 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 . F7 . Fo2 BB . Ks . . 1B6 .
Shima, Motohiro c .000 4 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 . Ks . F9 G4 . . BB . . Ks
  .220 41 6 9 5 10 8 0 2 0 2  

BATTING
HR: Akaminai, Ginji (1, 5th inning off Kaneko, Chihiro, none on); Peguero, Carlos (1, 11th inning off Sawada, Keisuke, one on)
LOB: 10

BASERUNNING
SB: Wheeler, Zelous (3rd), Hijirisawa, Ryo (5th)

FIELDING
DP: 1

Pitching

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Mima, Manabu 1 0 0 0 6.0 81 23 23 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 4.50
Hamaya, Kodai 1 0 0 0 0.0+ 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 *
Morihara, Kohei, H 1 0 0 0 1.0 18 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Fukuyama, Hiroyuki, H 1 0 0 0 1.0 5 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Matsui, Yuki, W 1 1 0 0 2.0 38 8 6 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Herrmann, Frank, S 1 0 0 1 1.0 19 5 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
          11.0 164 43 41 10 1 12 2 0 0 1 1 4 4  

Orix

Hitting

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB
HBP
SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Adachi, Ryoichi ss .250 4 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 Ks . F9 . 3B9 . . G6 . BB .
Nishino, Masahiro 2b .000 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 Ks . . G4 Ks . . F8 . Ks .
Nakajima, Hiroyuki dh .400 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1B8 . . G5 . F8 . F3 . . 1B6
Romero, Stefen rf .000 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 F3 . . G6 . Ks . . Ks . Ks
Koyano, Eiichi 3b .750 4 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 . 1B9 . . 1B7 G6 . . BB . 1B7
Oda, Yuya pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . . . . .
Okada, Takahiro 1b .400 5 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 . G5 . . 1B9 . HR9 . Ks . Ks
Kojima, Shuhei lf .000 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . DP1 . . G6 . . . . . .
Kawabata, Takayoshi pr-lf .000 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . Ks . G6 . .
Miyazaki, Yuki ph .000 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . . . . G4
Wakatsuki, Kenya c .000 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 . . Ks . . . . . . . .
Ito, Hikaru ph-c .667 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . 1B7 . 1B8 . . F9 .
Goto, Shunta cf .000 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 . . F8 . Kl . G2 . . F7 .
  .244 41 4 10 4 12 2 0 0 2 1  

BATTING
HR: Okada, Takahiro (1, 7th inning off Hamaya, Kodai, none on)
LOB: 6

FIELDING
DP: 1
E: Koyano, Eiichi (3rd), Nishino, Masahiro (3rd)

Pitching

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kaneko, Chihiro 1 0 0 0 5.0 109 27 22 6 1 3 5 0 0 0 0 4 2 3.60
Yoshida, Kazumasa 1 0 0 0 1.2 35 6 5 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Kaida, Tomoyuki 1 0 0 0 1.1 17 5 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Hirano, Yoshihisa, H 1 0 0 0 1.0 13 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Kuroki, Yuta, H 1 0 0 0 1.0 12 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Sawada, Keisuke, L 1 0 1 0 1.0 19 5 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 18.00
          11.0 205 49 41 9 2 10 8 0 0 0 0 6 4  

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Notes

Ceremonial first pitch: Ichiro Matsui (Governor of Osaka)

Rakuten: Ginji started at second base for the first time since May 20, 2013. Source: Sports Hochi 3/31/2017

Orix: The Buffaloes dropped their sixth straight opening day game (since 2012). Source: Sports Hochi 4/1/2017

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