Orix Buffaloes vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 14:00
Attendance: 29947 | Chunichi leads series, 2-0-0 | Time: 2:50
Potential Starters: Hiroshi Kisanuki (ORI) 3-4, 4.71 - Soma Yamauchi (CHU) 1-0, 1.42
Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 6th, 7th)
|(CF)||Sakaguchi, Tomotaka||1-for-4, 1 R||1: SO, 3: F9, 6: 1B (SB), 7: DP|
|(LF)||Arakane, Hisao||0-for-2||1: f3, 3: BB, 6: BB, 8: SO|
|(RF)||Akada, Shogo||0-for-4||1: G6, 3: SO, 6: DP, 8: F7|
|(1B)||Cabrera, Alex||1-for-4, 1 RBI||2: G4, 4: G3, 6: 1B, 8: G4|
|(2B)||Goto, Mitsutaka||1-for-3||2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: BB, 9: SO|
|(3B)||Baldiris, Aarom||1-for-4||2: 1B, 4: DP, 6: F6, 9: G6|
|(SS)||Yamasaki, Koji||0-for-1||2: HBP, 5: G1|
|PH-SS||Shiozaki, Makoto||1-for-2||7: SO, 9: 1B|
|(P)||Kisanuki, Hiroshi||0-for-1||2: SO|
|PH-C||Hidaka, Takeshi||2-for-3||5: F4, 7: 1B, 9: 1B|
|(C)||Suzuki, Fumihiro||0-for-2||3: SO, 5: SO|
|PH||Taguchi, So||0-for-0||7: BB|
|PH||Kitagawa, Hirotoshi||0-for-1||9: SO|
|Kisanuki, Hiroshi, L||4||73||20||17||6||0||2||3||0||0||1||0||4||4||5.031|
Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 4th)
|(SS)||Araki, Masahiro||0-for-3||1: F9, 3: BB, 4: F7, 6: G3|
|(2B)||Iwasaki, Tatsuro||1-for-3||1: 2B, 3: G3, 4: G6, 6: BB|
|(3B)||Morino, Masahiko||0-for-4||1: F7, 3: G4, 5: F6, 6: SO|
|(1B)||Blanco, Tony||0-for-3, 1 R||1: SO, 4: BB, 5: G6, 7: SO|
|(LF)||Wada, Kazuhiro||1-for-3, 1 R||2: F8, 4: 1B, 5: BB, 7: F8|
|(RF)||Cesar, Dionys||1-for-3, 1 R||2: BB (BrO), 4: 1B, 5: G4, 7: L6|
|(CF)||Oshima, Yohei||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: F7, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 8: G3|
|(C)||Tanishige, Motonobu||2-for-4||3: 1B, 4: f9, 6: 1B, 8: SO|
|(P)||Yamauchi, Soma||1-for-2, 2 RBI||3: SO, 4: 1B|
|PH||Nomoto, Kei||1-for-1||6: 1B|
|LF||Kuramoto, Hidenori||0-for-1||8: SO|
|Yamauchi, Soma, W||6||84||24||20||4||0||6||3||1||0||0||0||1||1||1.436|
|Takahashi, Akifumi, H||1||16||4||3||1||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.783|
|Asao, Takuya, H||1||13||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.351|
|Iwase, Hitoki, S||1||13||5||5||2||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.711|
Bottom of the 4th - 4 runs, 4 hits
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Blanco walks. Wada hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Cesar hits a single to right, bases loaded. Oshima hits an RBI single to left, bases loaded. Tanishige fouls out to right. Yamauchi hits a 2-run single to right, runners on first and third. A run scores on a wild pitch, runner on second. Araki flies out to left. T. Iwasaki grounds out to short.
Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yamauchi on the mound for Chunichi
Sakaguchi hits a single to center and steals second. Arakane walks, runners on first and second. Akada grounds into a double play, runner on third. Cabrera hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Goto walks, runners on first and second. Baldiris flies out to short.
Bottom of the 1st
Araki flies out to right. T. Iwasaki hits a double to left. Morino flies out to left. Blanco strikes out swinging.
Top of the 2nd
Cabrera grounds out to second. Goto strikes out looking. Baldiris hits a single to left. K. Yamasaki gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Kisanuki strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 3rd
Tanishige hits a single to right. Yamauchi strikes out swinging. Araki walks, runners on first and second. T. Iwasaki grounds out to first, runners on second and third. Morino grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 6th
Oshima grounds out to short. Tanishige hits an infield single. Nomoto, pinch-hitting for Yamauchi, hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Araki grounds out to first, runners on second and third. T. Iwasaki walks to load the bases. Morino strikes out looking.
Top of the 7th
Shiosaki, pinch-hitting for K. Yamasaki, strikes out looking. Hidaka hits a single to right. Taguchi, pinch-hitting for Katsuki, walks, runners on first and second. Yoshida enters the game as a pinch-runner for Taguchi. Sakaguchi grounds into a double play.
Top of the 9th
Goto strikes out swinging. Baldiris grounds out to short. Shiozaki hits a single to left. Hidaka hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Kitagawa, pinch-hitting for Kato, strikes out swinging.
The Buffaloes dropped their second straight and are now 6 games under 500. They also lost their 7th consecutive game against the Dragons since 2008. ... The Dragons won their 4th in a row and are now 6 games above 500. ... Yamauchi (CHU) recorded his second win in his fifth start of the year. Iwase (CHU) saved his 11th game. ... Kisanuki (ORI) had one bad inning and took the loss for the Buffaloes. He is now 3-5 this year.