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Orix Buffaloes 3 – Chiba Lotte Marines 2 (April 18, 2010)

by on Apr.18, 2010 @ 6:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 13:00

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

Attendance: 26163 | Lotte leads series, 4-1-0 | Time: 3:35

Hiroshi Kisanuki (ORI) 1-2, 4.91 - Shunsuke Watanabe (LOT) 2-1, 4.62

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 11, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 2-for-5, 1 R 1: G4, 3: 1B (SB), 6: 1B, 7: f5, 9: SO
(2B) Yamasaki, Koji 0-for-2 1: G6, 3: G3, 6: S2
PH-2B Goto, Mitsutaka 0-for-0 7: BB, 9: BB
(RF) Taguchi, So 0-for-5 1: G4, 4: F8, 6: F9, 7: SO, 9: F8
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: L4, 4: F7, 6: BB, 8: SO, 9: 1B
(3B) LaRocca, Greg 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: G6, 4: G5, 6: 1B, 8: HR
3B Baldiris, Aarom 0-for-1 9: SO
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-3 2: BB, 5: G4, 6: E6, 8: F7
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 1-for-3 2: F7, 5: HBP, 6: F7, 8: 2B
PR-DH Akada, Shogo 0-for-0
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: S5, 7: G6, 8: F8
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-2, 1 R 3: G6, 5: L6, 7: BB, 9: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kisanuki, Hiroshi, W 8 127 33 25 6 0 10 5 0 3 0 0 1 1 4.010
Leicester, Jon, S 1 32 7 5 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.842
9 159 40 30 8 0 10 7 0 3 0 0 2 2

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 11, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Nishioka, Tsuyoshi 0-for-2, 1 R 1: BB (CS), 3: G3, 6: BB, 7: SO, 9: BB
(CF) Ogino, Takashi 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: S2, 3: f7, 6: S5, 8: F9, 9: 2B
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 1-for-2 1: BB, 4: BB, 6: F8, 8: 1B, 9: BB
(1B) Kim, Tae-Kyun 2-for-5, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: F9, 9: L6
(LF) Omatsu, Shoitsu 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: DP, 6: SO, 8: 1B
PR-LF Minami, Ryusuke 0-for-0
(RF) Omura, Saburo 0-for-4 2: F6, 4: SO, 7: SO, 8: SO
(DH) Kobe, Takumi 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: SO
PH-DH Fukuura, Kazuya 1-for-2 7: SO, 9: 1B
PR-DH Hayasaka, Keisuke 0-for-0, 1 R
(C) Matoba, Naoki 1-for-2 3: BB, 5: f3, 7: 1B
PH Heiuchi, Hisao 0-for-1 9: f5
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 1-for-3 3: S5, 5: G6, 7: 1B, 9: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Watanabe, Shunsuke, L 7 1/3 132 32 25 4 1 3 4 1 2 0 0 2 2 4.133
Murphy, Bill 1 28 6 4 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.857
Ito, Yoshihiro 2/3 11 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.192
9 171 41 32 6 1 5 6 1 2 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Sakaguchi hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by  K. Yamasaki.  Taguchi flies out to right, runner on third.  Cabrera walks, runners on first and third.  LaRocca hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.  T-Okada reaches on a fielding error (E6), bases loaded.  Kitagawa flies out to left.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Nishioka walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ogino.  Iguchi flies out to center.  Kim hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.  Omatsu strikes out looking.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Cabrera strikes out looking.  LaRocca hits a solo homer.
Pitching change: Murphy in for Watanabe.
T-Okada flies out to left.  Kitagawa hits a double to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Akada.  Suzuki flies out to center.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Murphy on the mound for Lotte
Defense: Minami takes over in left.
Obiki walks.  Sakaguchi misses on three bunt attempts.  Goto walks, runner on first and second.
Pitching change: Ito in for Murphy.
Taguchi flies out to center.  Cabrera hits and RBI single to left, runners on second and third.  Baldiris strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Leicester on the mound for Orix
Fukuura hits a single to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Hayasaka.  Heiuchi, pinch-hitting for Matoba, fouls out to third, runner on second.  Imae flies out to center.  Nishioka walks, runners on first and second.  Ogino hits an RBI infield single, runners on second and third.  Iguchi walks to load the bases.  Kim lines out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Nishioka walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ogino.  Iguchi walks, runners on first and second.  Nishioka is thrown out trying to steal third.  Kim strikes out looking.

Top of the 3rd
Suzuki strikes out swinging.  Obiki grounds out to short.  Sakaguchi hits a single to left, steals second, and advances to third on a bad throw by the catcher (E2).  K. Yamasaki grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 3rd
Matoba walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Imae.  Nishioka grounds out to first, runner on third.  Ogino fouls out to left.

Bottom of the 4th
Iguchi walks.  Kim hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Omatsu grounds into a double play, runner on third.  Saburo strike outs swinging.

Top of the 5th
T-Okada grounds out to second.  Kitagawa is hit by a pitch and advances to second on a sac bunt by Suzuki.  Obiki lines out to short.

Top of the 7th
Suzuki grounds out to short.  Obiki walks.  Sakaguchi fouls out to third.  Goto, pinch-hitting for K. Yamasaki, walks, runners on first and second.  Taguchi strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th
Saburo strikes out swinging.  Pinch-hitting for Kobe, Fukuura strikes out swinging.  Matoba hits an infield single.  Imae hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Nishioka strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 8th
Ogino flies out to right.  Iguchi hits an infield single.  Kim flies out to right.  Omatsu hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Minami enters the game as a pinch-runner for Omatsu.  Saburo strike out swinging.

Notes

The Marines' 5-game winning streak comes to an end. ... The Buffaloes finally manage to win a game against the Marines this season. ... The Marines consecutive games with double-digit hits comes to an end at 7.