Seibu Lions vs Orix Buffaloes @ Skymark Stadium - 13:00
Attendance: 23368 | Seibu leads series, 4-2-0 | Time: 2:50
Kazuyuki Hoashi (SEI) 2-2, 1.57 - Masaki Ihara (ORI)
Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 2nd)
|(2B)||Kataoka, Yasuyuki||0-for-4||1: G5, 3: BB, 5: F3, 7: SO, 9: E4 (SB)|
|(3B)||Abe, Masahiro||0-for-3||1: BB, 3: BB, 6: F8, 7: F9, 9: F9|
|(CF)||Kuriyama, Takumi||2-for-4, 1 R||1: F8, 3: SO, 6: 1B, 8: 1B|
|(1B)||Nakamura, Takeya||1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: SO, 3: F6, 6: HR, 8: SO|
|(DH)||Brown, Dee||1-for-4||2: 1B (CS), 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: SO|
|(RF)||Takayama, Hisashi||2-for-4||2: 1B, 4: G6, 6: 3B, 8: SO|
|(LF)||Goto, Taketoshi||0-for-3||2: DP, 4: SO, 6: G5|
|LF||Osaki, Yutaro||0-for-0, 1 R||9: HBP|
|(SS)||Asamura, Hideto||1-for-4||3: 1B, 5: f9, 7: F8, 9: f2|
|(C)||Hosokawa, Toru||1-for-3||3: S1, 5: G2, 7: 1B, 9: G3|
|Hoashi, Kazuyuki, W||6 2/3||87||25||23||5||0||1||1||0||1||0||0||1||1||1.537|
|Osada, Shuichiro, H||1/3||2||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.176|
|Fujita, Taiyo, H||1||11||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.000|
|Sikorski, Brian, S||1||12||3||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.350|
Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 2nd)
|(CF)||Sakaguchi, Tomotaka||1-for-4, 1 R||1: G1, 3: G4, 6: 1B, 8: G3|
|(RF)||Akada, Shogo||0-for-3||1: G6, 4: G6, 6: S1, 8: SO|
|(2B)||Goto, Mitsutaka||1-for-4, 1 RBI||1: F8, 4: SO, 6: 2B, 9: G4|
|(DH)||Kitagawa, Hirotoshi||1-for-4||2: 1B, 4: F9, 6: F4, 9: F8|
|(LF)||Shimoyama, Shinji||0-for-3||2: BB, 5: G6, 7: L5, 9: F9|
|(1B)||Okada, Takahiro||1-for-3||2: DP, 5: G1, 7: 2B|
|(3B)||Shiozaki, Makoto||1-for-3||2: G5, 5: 1B, 7: G1|
|(C)||Suzuki, Fumihiro||0-for-2||3: F9, 5: F9|
|PH||Bynum, Freddie||0-for-1||7: F9|
|(SS)||Yamasaki, Koji||0-for-3||3: G1, 6: G3, 8: G5|
|Ihara, Masaki, L||6||94||25||21||6||1||5||3||0||1||0||0||2||2||3.000|
Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Ihara on the mound for Orix
Abe flies out to center. Kuriyama hits a single to left. Nakamura hits a 2-run homer. Brown strikes out swinging. Takayama hits a triple to right. Goto grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Hoashi on the mound for Seibu
K. Yamasaki grounds out to first. Sakaguchi hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Akada. Goto hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Kitagawa flies out to second.
Top of the 9th - 1 run, 0 hits
Leicester on the mound for Orix
Osaki gets hit by a pitch. Asamura fouls out to left. Hosokawa grounds out to first, runner on second. Kataoka reaches on an error (E4) and a run scores. Kataoka steals second. Abe flies out to right.
Bottom of the 3rd
Kitagawa hits a single to right. Shimoyama walks, runners on first and second. T-Okada grounds into a double play, runner on third. Shiozaki grounds out to third.
Top of the 3rd
Asamura hits a bunt single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hosokawa. Kataoka walks, runners on first and second. Abe walks to load the bases. Kuriyama strikes out swinging. Nakamura flies out to short.
Top of the 7th
Asamura flies out to center. Hosokawa hits a single to left. Kataoka strikes out swinging. Hosokawa advances to second on a wild pitch. Abe flies out to right.
Bottom of the 8th
Shimoyama lines out to third. T-Okada hits a double to right. Shiozaki grounds out to the pitcher.
Pitching change: Osada in of Hoashi.
Bynum, pinch-hitting for Suzuki, flies out to right.
The Buffaloes have lost their 5th series this month (out of 7) ... The Lions have won their last four consecutive series and have lost only one series this month (vs the Chiba Lotte Marines) ...Hoashi (SEI) scattered just 2 hits and a walk through his first 5 innings of work. .... Sikorski (SEI) recorded his NPB-leading 10th save of the year.