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Seibu Lions 7 – Orix Buffaloes 6 (July 6, 2010)

by on Jul.06, 2010 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Seibu Lions vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seibu 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 7 10 0
Orix 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 6 8 0

Attendance: 10081 | Seibu leads series, 7-3-0 | Time: 3:32

Potential Starters: Ming-Chieh Hsu (SEI) 5-4, 3.72 - Hiroshi Kisanuki (ORI) 8-5, 3.65

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 2-for-4, 1 R 1: F9, 2: 1B (SB), 4: 1B, 6: S1, 8: G6
(3B) Hara, Takuya 0-for-3 1: BB, 2: F8, 4: S3, 6: G4, 8: F7
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: SO, 4: G1, 6: G6, 9: 2B
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 2-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 3: 2B, 4: BB (SB), 7: 3B, 9: G5
(RF) Takayama, Hisashi 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: HBP, 4: G1, 7: S7, 9: G6
(DH) Brown, Dee 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI 2: 1B, 3: BB, 5: F9, 7: SO, 9: HR
(1B) Ishii, Yoshihito 0-for-2, 1 R 2: BB, 3: SO, 5: G4
PH-1B Hirao, Hiroshi 0-for-2 7: SO, 9: SO
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 1-for-4 2: f2, 3: F9, 5: G5, 8: 2B
(LF) Sakata, Ryo 1-for-3, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: HR, 3: SO, 6: HBP, 8: G1
LF Sato, Tomoaki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Hsu, Ming-Chieh 7 2/3 117 31 27 5 0 3 3 1 0 1 0 4 4 3.822
Fujita, Taiyo, W 1/3 26 5 4 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 2.625
Sikorski, Brian, S 1 9 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.558
9 152 39 34 8 0 3 4 1 0 2 0 6 6

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 0-for-4 1: BB, 2: F4, 5: f7, 8: F8, 9: F6
(RF) Akada, Shogo 0-for-5 1: SO, 3: F7, 5: F8, 8: SO, 9: F7
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 2-for-4, 1 R 1: DP, 3: 1B, 6: 2B, 8: HBP, 9: F9
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 0-for-3, 1 R 2: G6, 3: F8, 6: G4, 8: BB
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-4 2: G6, 3: G4, 6: f5, 8: 1B
PR-LF Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-0, 1 R
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 2-for-4, 2 R, 3 RBI 2: 1B, 4: f9, 6: SO, 8: 2B
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: G6, 7: F9, 8: BB
(C) Hidaka, Takeshi 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: BB, 4: F9, 7: F8, 8: 1B
(SS) Yamasaki, Koji 1-for-4, 2 RBI 2: 1B, 5: G5, 7: F7, 8: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kisanuki, Hiroshi 6 1/3 121 32 23 7 1 5 4 2 2 0 1 5 5 3.870
Furukawa, Shuichi 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.176
Katsuki, Ryota 1 1/3 22 5 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.724
Kishida, Mamoru, L 1 18 5 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4.000
9 165 43 34 10 2 8 4 2 2 0 1 7 7

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 3 runs, 3 hits
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Brown hits a single to right.  Y. Ishii walks, runners on first and second.  Hosokawa fouls out on a bunt attempt.  Sakata hits a 3-run homer.  Kataoka hits a single to left.  Kataoka steals second.  Hara flies out to center, runner on third.  Kuriyama strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Hsu on the mound for Seibu
Cabrera grounds out to short.  T-Okada grounds out to short.  Kitagawa hits a single to center.  Baldiris hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Hidaka walks to load the bases.  K. Yamasaki hits a 2-run single to right, runners on first and second.  Sakaguchi flies out to second.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Kataoka hits a single to left and advances to second on a balk.  Hara hits a sac bunt, runner on third.  Kuriyama drives in a run with a ground out to the pitcher.  Nakajima walks and steals second.  Takayama grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Nakajima hits a triple to right.  Takayama hits a sac fly to left.
Pitching change: Furukawa in for Kisanuki.
Brown strikes out swinging.  Hirao enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Y. Ishii.
Pitching change: Katsuki in for Furukawa.
Hirao strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th - 4 runs, 3 hits
Hsu on the mound for Seibu
Defense: Sato takes over in left.
Sakaguchi flies out to center.  Akada strikes out swinging.  Goto gets hit by a pitch.  Runner advances to second on a wild pitch.  Cabrera walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Fujita in for Hsu.
T-Okada hits an infield single, bases loaded.  Moriyama enters the game as a pinch-runner for T-Okada.  Kitagawa clears the bases with a 3-run double to right, runner on second.  Runner advances to third on a wild pitch.  Baldiris walks, runners on first and third.  Hidaka hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.  K. Yamasaki grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kishida on the mound for Orix.
Defense: Moriyama takes over in left.
Kuriyama hits a double to left.  Nakajima grounds out to third.  Takayama grounds out to short.  Brown hits a 2-run homer.  Hirao strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Kataoka flies out to right.  Hara walks.  Kuriyama hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Nakajima strikes out swinging.  Takayama strikes out swinging.

Top of the 3rd
Nakajima hits a double to left.  Takayama gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Brown walks to load the bases.  Y. Ishii strikes out swinging.  Hosokawa flies out to right.  Sakata strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th
Sakata gets hit by a pitch and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kataoka.  Hara grounds out to second, runner on third.  Kuriyama grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 6th
Goto hits a double to right.  Cabrera grounds out to second.  T-Okada fouls out to third.  Kitagawa strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
Hosokawa hits a double to left.  Sakata grounds out to the pitcher, runner on third.  Kataoka grounds out to short.  Hara flies out to left.

Notes

The Lions are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 47-34-0 (1st place). ... The Buffaloes are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 39-38-1 (4th place).

Fujita (SEI) got the win and is now 3-2.  Sikorski (SEI) notched his 24th save of the year. ... Kishida (ORI) took the loss for the Buffaloes and is 5-5 on the year.

Sakata (SEI) hit his first homer of the year (and of his career) in the 2nd inning.

Home runs
SEI: Sakata (1), Brown (18)