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Orix Buffaloes 0 – Chiba Lotte Marines 9 (April 17, 2010)

by on Apr.17, 2010 @ 6:08 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 14:00

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

Attendance: 16674 | Lotte leads series, 4-0-0 | Time: 2:39

Chihiro Kaneko (ORI) 2-2, 5.04 - Yoshihisa Naruse (LOT) 3-1, 2.51

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 3-for-4 1: 2B, 3: 1B, 5: 1B (SB), 8: F8
(RF) Akada, Shogo 0-for-2 1: S2, 3: SO, 5: SO
PH-RF Shimoyama, Shinji 0-for-1 8: G4
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 0-for-4 1: F7, 3: SO, 6: G3, 8: F7
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 1-for-4 1: G6, 4: f3, 6: L4, 9: 1B
(3B) LaRocca, Greg 0-for-3 2: G5, 4: BB, 6: G1, 9: DP
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: F8, 7: F8, 9: SO
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 0-for-3 2: F7, 4: G1, 7: SO
(C) Hidaka, Takeshi 0-for-3 3: F8, 5: f5, 7: G6
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 2-for-3 3: 1B, 5: F9, 8: 2B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kaneko, Chihiro, L 5 2/3 100 26 22 6 1 3 3 0 1 1 0 7 7 6.163
Nishi, Yuki 2 1/3 38 10 8 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 7.714
8 138 36 30 10 1 4 3 0 1 1 0 9 9

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Nishioka, Tsuyoshi 1-for-3, 1 R 1: F7, 4: BB, 6: 2B, 7: G4
(CF) Ogino, Takashi 2-for-3, 1 R 1: SO, 4: S2, 6: 1B (SB), 7: 1B
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 0-for-3, 1 R 1: SO, 4: F8, 6: BB, 7: DP
(1B) Kim, Tae-Kyun 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F9, 4: G1, 6: G5, 8: 1B
PR-1B Heiuchi, Hisao 0-for-0, 1 R
(LF) Omatsu, Shoitsu 2-for-4, 1 R 2: L5, 5: 1B, 6: F6, 8: 1B
PR-LF Minami, Ryusuke 0-for-0, 1 R
(RF) Omura, Saburo 3-for-4, 2 R, 4 RBI 2: G6, 5: HR, 6: 2B, 8: 1B
(DH) Kobe, Takumi 0-for-2, 1 RBI 3: SO, 5: F4, 6: IBB, 8: S9
(C) Matoba, Naoki 1-for-3, 3 RBI 3: G3, 5: F9, 6: 1B, 8: S7
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 0-for-4 3: F9, 5: G6, 6: F4, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Naruse, Yoshihisa, W 9 108 33 31 6 0 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.960
9 108 33 31 6 0 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 0 hits
Kaneko on the mound for Orix
Nishioka walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ogino.  Iguchi flies out to center, runner on third.  A wild pitch allows Nishioka to score.  Kim grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kaneko on the mound for Orix
Omatsu hits a single to right.  Saburo hits a 2-run home run.  Kobe flies out to second.  Matoba flies out to right.  Imae grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 6th - 4 runs, 4 hits
Kaneko on the mound for Orix
Nishioka hits a double to right.  Ogino hits a bunt single down the third base line, runners on first and third.  Ogino steals second, runners on second and third.  Iguchi walks to load the bases.  Kim grounds out to third, bases loaded.  Saburo hits a 2-run double to right, runners on second and third.  Kobe gets an intentional walk.  Matoba hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Nishi in for Kaneko.
Imae flies out to second.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kim hits a single to left.  Heiuchi pinch-runs for Kim.  Omatsu hist a single to left, runners on first and second.  Minami enters to pinch-run for Omatsu.  Saburo hits an infield single, bases loaded.  Kobe hits a sac fly right, runners on first and third.  Matoba hits a sac fly to left, runner on first.  Imae strikes out.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Sakaguchi leads off with a double to center and advances to third on a sac bunt by Akada.  Goto flies out to left.  Cabrera grounds out to short.

Top of the 3rd
Hidaka flies out to center.  Obiki hits a single to center.  Sakaguchi hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Akada strikes out.  Goto strikes out.

Top of the 5th
Hidaka fouls out to third.  Obiki flies out to right.  Sakaguchi hits an infield single and steals second.  Akada strikes out.

Top of the 8th
Obiki leads off with a double.  Sakaguchi flies out to center.  Shimoyama, pinch-hitting for Akada, grounds out to second.  Goto flies out to left.

Notes

The Marines have now won 5 in a row and are now 11 games over 500. This was also the Marines' 7th consecutive double-digit hit game in a row. ... The Buffaloes have lost 2 in a row and are now 3-7 over their last 10. ... Saburo (LOT) recorded his 1,000th career hit in the 5th inning -- it was a 2-run homer off Kaneko (ORI).  Saburo becomes the 257th player to achieve the 1,000-hit milestone.