Orix Buffaloes vs Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 10296 | Orix leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 3:00
Potential Starters: Kazuki Kondo (ORI) 1-4, 4.09 - Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 0-6, 4.76
Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 2nd, 5th)
|(CF)||Sakaguchi, Tomotaka||3-for-5, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 3: G3, 5: F7, 8: 1B, 10: 3B|
|(RF)||Akada, Shogo||0-for-4||1: S1, 3: SO, 6: L3, 8: G1, 10: F9|
|(2B)||Goto, Mitsutaka||0-for-4||1: G4, 4: SO, 6: F7, 9: F5|
|(1B)||Cabrera, Alex||2-for-3, 1 R||1: BB, 4: 2B, 6: F4, 9: 1B|
|(LF)||Okada, Takahiro||1-for-3||1: G4, 4: 1B, 7: L1|
|PH||Kitagawa, Hirotoshi||0-for-1||9: F8|
|(3B)||Baldiris, Aarom||1-for-3, 1 RBI||2: 1B (BrO), 4: S8, 7: F8, 9: F7|
|(SS)||Yamasaki, Koji||0-for-4||2: L4, 4: F6, 7: F8, 10: G6|
|(P)||Kondo, Kazuki||1-for-2||2: L6, 5: 2B (BrO)|
|PH||LaRocca, Greg||0-for-1||8: G5|
|LF||Arakane, Hisao||1-for-1, 1 R||10: 1B|
|(C)||Suzuki, Fumihiro||0-for-3||3: G6, 5: G6, 8: G1, 10: S1|
|Hirano, Yoshihisa, H||1||15||3||2||0||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.209|
|Kishida, Mamoru, W||1||12||3||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||4.828|
|Leicester, Jon, S||1||8||3||3||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.086|
Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 8th)
|(LF)||Fukuchi, Kazuki||0-for-5||1: SO, 3: G4, 4: F9, 7: F7, 10: f7|
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||1-for-3||1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: G1, 8: BB|
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||1-for-4||1: 1B, 3: F8, 5: G4, 8: DP|
|(1B)||D'Antona, Jamie||0-for-3||1: SO, 3: BB, 5: SO, 8: SO|
|(RF)||Guiel, Aaron||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: HR, 3: BB, 6: SO, 9: F8|
|(3B)||Miyamoto, Shinya||0-for-4||2: G6, 3: G5, 6: F4, 9: G5|
|(SS)||Fujimoto, Atsushi||0-for-3||2: BB, 4: F3, 6: f7, 9: G4|
|(C)||Aikawa, Ryoji||1-for-3||2: F8, 4: 1B, 7: SO|
|PH||Takeuchi, Shinichi||0-for-1||10: SO|
|(P)||Ishikawa, Masanori||0-for-2||2: G4, 4: S5, 7: G2|
|PH||Kawabata, Shingo||0-for-1||10: SO|
|Lim, Chang-Yong, H||1||8||4||4||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.900|
|Oshimoto, Takehiko, L||1||18||5||4||2||0||0||0||0||1||0||0||1||1||1.929|
Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Guiel hits a solo homer. Miyamoto grounds out to short. Fujimoto walks. Aikawa flies out to center. Ishikawa grounds out to second.
Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Goto strikes out swinging. Cabrera hits a double to left. T-Okada hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Baldiris hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. K. Yamasaki flies out to short.
Top of the 11th - 1 run, 2 hits
Oshimoto on the mound for Yakult
K. Yamasaki grounds out to short. Arakane hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Suzuki. Sakaguchi hits an RBI triple to center. Akada flies out to right.
Top of the 1st
Sakaguchi hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Akada. Goto grounds out to second, runner on third. Cabrera walks, runners on first and third. T-Okada grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 3rd
Fukuchi grounds out to second. Tanaka hits an infield single. Aoki flies out to center. D'Antona walks, runners on first and second. Guiel walks to load the bases. Miyamoto grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 4th
Fujimoto flies out to first. Aikawa hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Fukuchi flies out to right.
Top of the 5th
Kondo hits a double to left. Suzuki hits a grounder to short, Kondo is tagged out between second and third, Suzuki out at first. Sakaguchi flies out to left.
The Swallows are now 11 game under 500. ... Kishida (ORI) picked up his first victory as a reliever this year. It also broke a strings of 4 losses. This was Kishida first win since 3/30. He is now 3-4. Leicester (ORI) recorded his 7th save of the year. ... Oshimoto (YAK) took the loss for the Swallows and fell to 1-3 on the year. Ishikawa (YAK) once again failed to record his first win of the year.