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Orix Buffaloes 7 – Seibu Lions 5 (June 26, 2010)

by on Jun.26, 2010 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 14:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Orix 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 7 12 1
Seibu 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 5 15 1

Attendance: 24896 | Seibu leads series, 5-3-0 | Time: 3:39

Potential Starters: Satoshi Komatsu (ORI) 3-3, 2.98 - Kazuyuki Hoashi (SEI) 7-5, 2.49

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 4th, 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 2-for-5, 2 R 1: 1B, 2: G6, 5: 1B, 6: F8, 8: F8
(RF) Arakane, Hisao 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: SO, 5: G6, 6: BB, 8: G6
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G5, 5: HBP, 6: G4, 9: F8
(DH) Cabrera, Alex 2-for-5 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: F7
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 3-for-5, 1 R, 4 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: HR, 7: SO, 9: F8
(1B) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: F9, 5: HR, 7: BB
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-2, 1 RBI 1: S7, 4: HBP, 5: 2B, 7: SO
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: G1, 5: G6, 7: SO
(SS) Yamasaki, Koji 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: DP, 6: F4, 8: 1B (BrO)

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Komatsu, Satoshi, W 6 87 28 27 9 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 2.979
Hirano, Yoshihisa 1 0/3 44 10 8 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 3 1 2.160
Kishida, Mamoru, S 2 24 7 7 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.783
9 155 45 42 15 2 6 2 1 0 1 0 5 3

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 13, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B (SB), 2: F8, 5: G4, 6: L6, 8: HR
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 3-for-5, 1 R 1: F9, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 8: 1B
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 1-for-5 1: G6, 3: F9, 5: 1B, 7: G5, 8: DP
(DH) Brown, Dee 0-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 3: f2, 5: SO, 7: BB, 8: G6
(LF) Sato, Takahiko 2-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 4: F8, 6: HR, 7: 1B, 9: G5
(1B) Ishii, Yoshihito 1-for-5 2: 1B, 4: F7, 6: F7, 7: SO, 9: G3
(RF) Sato, Tomoaki 1-for-4 2: F8, 4: 1B, 6: G3, 7: E6
PH Oshima, Hiroyuki 1-for-1 9: 1B
(3B) Hara, Takuya 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: G1, 6: 3B, 7: HBP
PH Hirao, Hiroshi 1-for-1 9: 1B
PR Kurose, Haruki 0-for-0
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 0-for-2 2: F4, 5: SO
PH-C Uemoto, Tatsuyuki 1-for-3, 1 RBI 6: 2B, 7: F8, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Hoashi, Kazuyuki, L 4 2/3 87 24 21 9 2 6 0 2 0 0 0 7 7 3.010
Onuma, Koji 1 1/3 16 6 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.700
Takekuma, Shota 1 25 5 4 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.038
Onodera, Chikara 1 7 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.125
Fujita, Taiyo 1 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.397
9 141 41 36 12 2 9 2 2 0 0 0 7 7

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 3 runs, 5 hits
Hoashi on the mound for Seibu
Sakaguchi hits a single to left and advances to second on a fielding error (E7).  Arakane hits an infield single, runners on first and second.  Goto hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.  Cabrera hits a single to left, bases loaded.  T-Okada hits an RBI single to right, bases remain loaded.  Kitagawa strikes out swinging.  Baldiris hits a sac fly to left, runners on first and second.  Suzuki strikes out looking.

Top of the 5th - 4 runs, 4 hits
Hoashi on the mound for Seibu
Sakaguchi hits a single to right.  Arakane grounds out to short, runner on second.  Goto gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Cabrera strikes out swinging.  T-Okada hits a 3-run homerKitagawa hits a solo homer.
Pitching change: Onuma in for Hoashi.
Baldiris hits a double to left.  Suzuki grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Komatsu on the mound for Orix
G.G. Sato hits a solo homer.  Y. Ishii flies out to left.  Sato grounds out to first.  Hara hits a triple to right.  Uemoto, pinch-hitting for Hosokawa, hits an RBI double to right, runner on second.  Runner advances to third on a wild pitch.  Kataoka lines out to short.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Hirano on the mound for Orix
Kuriyama hits a single to center.  Nakajima grounds out to third, runner on second.  Runner advances to third on passed ball.  Brown walks, runners on first and third.  G.G. Sato hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.  Y. Ishii strikes out looking.  Sato reaches on a throwing error (E6), bases loaded.  Hara gets hit by a pitch, a run scores, bases loaded.  Uemoto flies out to center.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Hirano on the mound for Orix
Kataoka hits a solo homer.  Kuriyama hits a single to right.
Pitching change: Kishida in for Hirano.
Nakajima hits into a double play.  Brown grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Kataoka hits a single to right and steals second.  Kuriyama flies out to right.  Nakajima grounds out to short, runner on third.  Brown walks, runners on first and third.  G.G. Sato strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 2nd
Y. Ishii hits a single to right.  Sato flies out to center.  Hara hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Hosokawa flies out to second.  Kataoka flies out to center.

Bottom of the 5th
Hosokawa strikes out looking.  Kataoka grounds out to second.  Kuriyama hits a single to center.  Nakajima hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Brown strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th
Cabrera hits a single to left.  T-Okada strikes out swinging.  Kitagawa walks, runners on first and second.  Baldiris strikes out swinging.  Suzuki strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th
G.G. Sato grounds out to third.  Y. Ishii grounds out to first.  Oshima, pinch-hitting for Sato, hits a single to right.  Hirao, pinch-hitting for Hara, hits an infield single, runners on first and second.  Kurose enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hirao.  Uemoto strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Buffaloes ended a 2-game losing streak and are now 34-35-1 (4th place). ... The Lions are 2-3 over the last 5 games and are now 44-29-0 (1st place).

Komatsu (ORI) recorded the win, his first since 5/26 vs Yokohama (a span of 2 starts).  Komatsu is now 4-3.  Kishida (ORI) picked up his 2nd save of the year. ... Hoashi (SEI) took the loss and is now 1-4 over his last 5 starts.  Hoashi is now 7-6.

Osamu Higashio threw out the ceremonial first pitch with Hisanobu Watanabe behind the plate.  Today was the first day of Lions Classic 2010.

Home runs
ORI: T-Okada (15), Kitagawa (6)
SEI: G.G. Sato (5), Kataoka (5)