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Orix Buffaloes 2 – Seibu Lions 4 (June 27, 2010)

by on Jun.27, 2010 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 13:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Orix 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 11 0
Seibu 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 X 4 9 0

Attendance: 22010 | Seibu leads series, 6-3-0 | Time: 3:20

Potential Starters: Kazuki Kondo (ORI) 2-4, 3.81 - Ming-Chieh Hsu (SEI) 4-4, 3.97

Orix

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 0-for-3, 1 R 1: G1, 3: SO, 5: G6 (CS), 8: BB
(RF) Arakane, Hisao 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: F9, 6: G6, 8: L6
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 3-for-4 1: SO, 3: 1B, 6: 1B (BrO), 8: 1B
(DH) Cabrera, Alex 1-for-4 2: SO, 3: G5, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(1B) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: F7, 7: G6, 8: F9
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-4 2: F4, 4: F3, 7: 1B, 9: G5
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 5: f3
PH-C Hidaka, Takeshi 1-for-2 7: 1B, 9: SO
(SS) Yamasaki, Koji 1-for-2 2: G4, 5: 1B
PH Taguchi, So 0-for-1 7: DP
SS Obiki, Keiji 0-for-1 9: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kondo, Kazuki, L 7 124 31 27 8 2 9 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 3.812
Hirano, Yoshihisa 1 13 4 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.320
8 137 35 31 9 3 11 3 0 0 0 0 4 4

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HR, 3: BB (SB), 5: F4, 7: F6
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 0-for-3 1: SO, 3: BB, 5: F8, 7: G6
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 3-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B (CS), 3: SO, 6: 2B, 7: 1B
(DH) Brown, Dee 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: SO, 6: F9, 7: SO
(LF) Sato, Takahiko 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: BB, 8: G6
LF Sato, Tomoaki 0-for-0
(1B) Ishii, Yoshihito 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: f3, 4: G5, 6: S8, 8: HR
(RF) Oshima, Hiroyuki 1-for-4 2: F7, 4: G6, 6: 2B, 8: SO
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: SO, 6: SO, 8: SO
(3B) Hara, Takuya 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: F7, 5: 2B, 7: HR

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Hsu, Ming-Chieh, W 6 1/3 109 26 26 9 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.719
Fujita, Taiyo, H 2/3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.350
Osada, Shuichiro, H 1 41 6 5 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.094
Sikorski, Brian, S 1 17 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.705
9 170 36 35 11 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Kataoka hits a solo homer.  Kuriyama strikes out looking.  Nakajima hits a single to center.  Brown strikes out swinging and Nakajima is caught trying to steal second.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 3 hits
Hsu on the mound for Seibu
Cabrera strikes out swinging.  T-Okada hits a double to right.  Kitagawa hits a single to left, runners on first and third.  Baldiris flies out to second.  Suzuki hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and second.  K. Yamasaki grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Nakajima hits a double to left.  Brown flies out to right, runner on third.  G.G. Sato walks, runners on first and third.  Y. Ishii hits a sac fly to center, runner on first.  Oshima hits a double to right, runners on second and third.  Hosokawa strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Defense: Obiki takes over at short; Hidaka is the new catcher.
Hara hits a solo homer.  Kataoka flies out to short.  Kuriyama grounds out to short.  Nakajima hits a single to center.  Brown strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Osada on the mound for Seibu
Sakaguchi walks.  Arakane lines out to short.  Goto hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Cabrera strikes out swinging.  T-Okada hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.  Kitagawa flies out to right.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Hirano on the mound for Orix
G.G. Sato grounds out to short.  Y. Ishii hits a solo homer.  Oshima strikes out swinging.  Hosokawa strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Hara flies out to left.  Kataoka walks and steals second.  Kuriyama walks, runners on first and second.  Nakajima strikes out swigning.  Brown strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th
Hosokawa strikes out swinging.  Hara hits a double to right.  Kataoka flies out to second.  Kuriyama flies out to center.

Top of the 6th
Arakane grounds out to short.  Goto hits a single to center.  Cabrera hits an infield single, runners on first and second.  T-Okada strikes out looking.  Goto is thrown out running the base for the final out.

Top of the 7th
Kitagawa grounds out to short.  Baldiris hits a single to center.  Hidaka, pinch-hitting for Suzuki, hits a single to right, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Fujita in for Hsu.
Taguchi, pinch-hitting for K. Yamasaki, hits into a double play.

Notes

Seibu took the series, 2-1.

The Lions are 2-3 over the last 5 games and are now 45-29-0 (1st place).  The Lions are 6-3 since the end of the Inter-league season. ... The Buffaloes are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 34-36-1 (4th place).  They are now 2-6 since the end of the Inter-league season.

Hsu (SEI) got the win and improved to 5-4.  Hsu has not lost a game since 5/8 (vs Softbank) -- a span of four starts and two relief appearances.  It was also Hsu's first victory at Seibu Dome since 2005.  Sikorski (SEI) saved his 23rd game of the year. ... Kondo (ORI) got the loss and is now 2-5.

Home runs
SEI: Kataoka (6), Hara (2), Y. Ishii (2)