Rakuten Eagles 10 – Orix Buffaloes 6 (May 23, 2017)

Rakuten Eagles vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome – 18:00
Starters: Karashima, Wataru (RAK) 4-2, 3.38 – Kaneko, Chihiro (ORI) 5-1, 1.80

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 1 0 1 0 6 0 2 0 0 10 16 0
Orix 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 1 6 10 0

Attendance: 15364 | Time: 3h24m

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 .331 5 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Ks F8 . . 2B8 G3 DP6 . .
Miyoshi, Takumi ss .545 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . . .
Peguero, Carlos rf .280 4 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 G6 . Ks . HR8 Ks . . .
Matsui, Kazuo lf .231 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . F9 .
Wheeler, Zelous 3b .232 4 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 HR7 . HR7 . 1B9 Ks . . .
Fujita, Kazuya 2b .284 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . G4 .
Amador, Japhet dh .221 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1B8 . L6 . G1 . L6 F9 .
Akaminai, Ginji 2b-1b .324 4 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1B7 . F7 . BB . 1B8 . 1B7
Imae, Toshiaki 1b-3b .263 5 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 G4 . . G6 Kl . 1B9 . Ks
Shimauchi, Hiroaki cf .279 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . F8 . G6 1B7 . 1B9 . .
Hijirisawa, Ryo cf .237 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . . Ks
Okajima, Takero lf-rf .322 3 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 . G4 . F9 3B9 . BB . .
Tanaka, Kazuki rf .200 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . . F9
Shima, Motohiro c .242 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 . 2B9 . . 1B8
G3
. 1B8 . .
Ishimine, Tadashi c .143 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . . .
  .276 42 10 16 10 7 2 0 0 0 3  

BATTING
HR: Wheeler, Zelous (7, 1st inning off Kaneko, Chihiro, none on); Wheeler, Zelous (8, 3rd inning off Kaneko, Chihiro, none on); Peguero, Carlos (9, 5th inning off Kaneko, Chihiro, two on)
LOB: 7

FIELDING
DP: 2

Pitching

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Karashima, Wataru, W 7 5 2 0 7.0 97 26 24 6 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 3.24
Irino, Takahiro 1 0 0 0 0.2 14 5 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 40.50
Sugahara, Shu 14 1 0 0 0.1 11 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.35
Fukuyama, Hiroyuki 19 2 0 0 1.0 14 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
          9.0 136 38 33 10 1 3 2 1 1 0 0 6 6  

Orix

Hitting

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB
HBP
SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Kawabata, Takayoshi rf .273 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 G3 . 2B8 . 2B8 . . . .
Goto, Shunta ph-cf .271 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . 3B9 G6
Suzuki, Kohei ss .100 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 G3 . G6 . Ks . . . .
Nishino, Masahiro ph-2b .235 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . SF8 G6
Nakajima, Hiroyuki dh .265 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 G5 . L4 . . F8 . G6 .
Okada, Takahiro lf .336 3 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 . BB . Ks . 1B8 . HR8 .
Koyano, Eiichi 1b .331 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . DP1 . 1B7 . L3 . G4 .
Morel, Brent 3b .255 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 . Ks . F9 . . G5 . 1B8
Takeda, Kengo cf-rf .273 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 . . 1B9 F2 . . F7 . BB
Oshiro, Koji 2b-ss .239 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 . . SH2 . F8 . F6 . .
Miyazaki, Yuki ph .268 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . . . . . . Fo2
Ito, Hikaru c .213 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 . . 1B8 . F9 . . 2B7 HBP
  .254 33 6 10 6 3 3 1 0 0 1  

BATTING
HR: Okada, Takahiro (11, 8th inning off Irino, Takahiro, none on)
LOB: 5

FIELDING
DP: 1

Pitching

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kaneko, Chihiro, L 9 5 2 0 4.2 93 26 25 11 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 8 8 2.78
Kondo, Taisuke 3 0 0 0 1.1 17 4 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Kaneda, Kazuyuki 1 0 0 0 1.0 34 7 6 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 18.00
Kobayashi, Keisuke 5 0 0 0 1.0 8 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10.38
Oyama, Satoshi 7 0 0 0 1.0 22 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.75
          9.0 174 44 42 16 3 7 2 0 0 0 0 10 10  

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Notes

General: The benches cleared after Fukuyama hit Ito with a pitch in the ninth inning and failed to remove his hat. Both sides were warned. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/23/2017

Rakuten: The Eagles won their third straight against the Buffaloes. … Karashima is 2-0 with a 2.48 ERA (0.87 WHIP) in two starts since his last loss on May 9. … Wheeler picked up his fourth modasho of the year, Ginji his fifth.

Orix: The Buffaloes dropped their sixth straight game game, They dropped their third straight against the Eagles. … Kaneko is 0-2 with a 5.49 ERA (1.53 WHIP) in three starts since his last win on May 25.

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