Orix Buffaloes vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 18:15
Attendance: 15176 | Lotte leads series, 7-3-0 | Time: 2:43
Potential Starters: Hiroshi Kisanuki (ORI) 8-5, 3.87 - Bryan Corey (LOT) 0-2, 5.29
Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 2nd)
|(CF)||Sakaguchi, Tomotaka||0-for-3||1: F8, 3: BB, 6: F8, 8: F4|
|(RF)||Arakane, Hisao||0-for-3||1: F8, 3: SO, 6: F9|
|PH||Taguchi, So||0-for-1||9: SO|
|(2B)||Goto, Mitsutaka||0-for-4||1: G4, 4: F7, 6: G6, 9: SO|
|(1B)||Cabrera, Alex||0-for-3||2: BB, 4: F4, 7: SO, 9: G4|
|(LF)||Okada, Takahiro||0-for-3||2: DP, 4: G4, 7: F9|
|(DH)||Kitagawa, Hirotoshi||0-for-3||2: F9, 5: SO, 7: F9|
|(3B)||Baldiris, Aarom||1-for-3||3: L6, 5: 1B (SB), 8: SO|
|(C)||Suzuki, Fumihiro||0-for-2||3: SO, 5: SO|
|PH||Akada, Shogo||0-for-1||8: SO|
|(SS)||Yamasaki, Koji||1-for-2||3: 2B, 5: G4|
|PH-C||Hidaka, Takeshi||1-for-1||8: 1B|
|Kisanuki, Hiroshi, L||8||114||31||26||3||0||5||4||1||0||0||0||1||1||3.667|
Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 3rd)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||1-for-3||1: F8, 3: BB, 5: 1B (SB), 7: SO|
|(3B)||Imae, Toshiaki||0-for-4||1: SO, 3: DP, 5: G5, 8: G5|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||0-for-3||1: L6, 4: SO, 6: BB, 8: G5|
|(1B)||Kim, Tae-Kyun||1-for-3, 1 R||2: 1B, 4: BB, 6: G4, 8: G6|
|(LF)||Omatsu, Shoitsu||0-for-3||2: F7, 4: F9, 6: G3|
|(RF)||Omura, Saburo||0-for-1||2: F7, 4: HBP, 6: BB|
|(DH)||Fukuura, Kazuya||1-for-3, 1 RBI||2: 2B, 4: F7, 6: G3|
|(C)||Matoba, Naoki||0-for-3||2: SO, 5: G5, 7: SO|
|(CF)||Okada, Yoshifumi||0-for-3||3: G4, 5: F7, 7: G1|
|Corey, Bryan, W||6||101||21||19||2||0||4||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.913|
|Ito, Yoshihiro, H||1||9||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.522|
|Yabuta, Yasuhiko, H||1||22||4||4||1||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.057|
|Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, S||1||14||3||3||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.761|
Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Kim hits a single to center. Omatsu flies out to left. Saburo flies out to left. Fukuura hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Matoba strikes out swinging.
Top of the 3rd
Baldiris lines out to short. Suzuki strikes out looking. K. Yamasaki hits a double to left. Sakaguchi walks, runners on first and second. Arakane strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 4th
Iguchi strikes out swinging. Kim walks. Omatsu flies out to right. Saburo gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Fukuura flies out to left.
Top of the 5th
Kitagawa strikes out swinging. Baldiris hits a single to right. Suzuki strikes out swinging as Baldiris steals second. K. Yamasaki grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 5th
Matoba grounds out to third. Okada flies out to left. Nishioka hits a single to left and steals second. Imae grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 6th
Iguchi walks. Kim grounds out to secoud, Iguchi advances all the way to third. Omatsu grounds out to first. Saburo walks, runners on first and third. Fukuura grounds out to first.
The Marines won their second game in a row and are now 44-36-2 (2nd place). ... The Buffaloes are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 41-42-1 (5th place).
Corey (LOT) picked up his first victory of the season as a starter and is now 1-2. It was also Corey's first NPB victory since 2004 when he played for the Yomiuri Giants. H. Kobayashi (LOT) notched his 14th save of the year. ... Kisanuki (ORI) took the loss, his first since 5/16 (vs Chunichi). Between the losses, Kisanuki went 5-0 over 7 starts. Kisanuki is now 8-6 on the year; against the Marines, he is 3-2 over 5 starts.