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Orix Buffaloes 1 – Chiba Lotte Marines 3 (July 15, 2010)

by on Jul.15, 2010 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 18:15

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

Attendance: 10928 | Lotte leads series, 8-4-0 | Time: 3:03

Potential Starters: Masayuki Hasegawa (ORI) 0-0, 6.75 - Yuji Yoshimi (LOT) 2-4, 5.74

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 11, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-5 1: SO, 2: G3, 4: G4, 7: 1B, 9: G6
(RF) Arakane, Hisao 0-for-4 1: BB, 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: F8, 9: G5
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 0-for-5 1: G4, 3: G4, 5: G4, 7: G4, 9: SO
(DH) Cabrera, Alex 0-for-2 1: F9, 3: BB, 5: BB, 8: F8
(LF-1B) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 2B, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: SO
(1B) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: E4, 6: F9, 8: 2B
PR-LF Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-0
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: F3, 6: G6, 8: BB
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-3 2: G1, 4: G5, 6: G6
PH-C Hidaka, Takeshi 0-for-0 8: BB
(SS) Yamasaki, Koji 0-for-3 2: f3, 4: BB, 7: G1, 8: f3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Hasegawa, Masayuki, L 8 95 33 28 5 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 3.682
8 95 33 28 5 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Nishioka, Tsuyoshi 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: F7, 5: S7, 7: f7
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F9, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: 1B
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 1-for-3, 1 R 1: SO, 3: F8, 6: 2B, 8: BB
(1B) Kim, Tae-Kyun 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: G3, 8: G5
(LF) Omatsu, Shoitsu 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: DP, 4: F8, 6: f5, 8: S7
(RF) Omura, Saburo 0-for-3 2: BB, 4: F8, 6: E5, 8: F9
(DH) Fukuura, Kazuya 0-for-3 2: E3, 4: F4, 6: F9
(C) Matoba, Naoki 0-for-3, 1 R 2: F3, 5: E5, 7: L1
(CF) Okada, Yoshifumi 1-for-2 3: BB (SB), 5: 1B (CS), 7: F7

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yoshimi, Yuji, W 6 109 26 22 3 0 5 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 5.063
Ito, Yoshihiro, H 1 9 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.432
Yabuta, Yasuhiko, H 1 30 6 4 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 2.000
Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, S 1 15 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.705
9 163 39 33 5 0 7 6 0 0 1 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 3 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Lotte
T-Okada hits a double to center.  Kitagawa hits a single to left, runners on first and third.  Baldiris hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and second.  Suzuki fails to advance the runners on a sac bunt, runners on first and second.  K. Yamasaki fouls out to first.  Sakaguchi grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Hasegawa on the mound for Seibu
Matoba reaches and advances to second on a fielding error (E5).  Okada hits a bunt single, runners on first and third.  Nishioka hits a sac fly to left, runner on first.  Okada gets caught trying to steal second.  Imae strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Hasegawa on the mound for Seibu
Iguchi hits a double to left.  Kim grounds out to first, runner on third.  Omatsu fouls out to third.  Saburo reaches on a fielding error (E5) and a run scores, runner on first.  Fukuura flies out to right.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Hasegawa on the mound for Seibu
Defense: T-Okada moves from left to first; Moriyama takes over at left; Hidaka is the new catcher.
Imae hits a single to left.  Iguchi walks, runners on first and second.  Kim grounds out to third, runners on second and third.  Omatsu hits a sac fly to left, runner on second.  Saburo flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Kim hits a single to right.  Omatsu grounds into a double play.  Saburo walks.  Fukuura reaches on a fielding error (E3), runners on first and second.  Matoba flies out to first.

Bottom of the 3rd
Okada walks.  Nishioka flies out to left.  Okada steals second.  Imae strikes out swinging.  Iguchi flies out to center.

Top of the 4th
Kitagawa reaches on a fielding error (E4), runner on first.  Baldiris flies out to first.  Suzuki grounds out to third, runner on second.  K. Yamasaki walks, runners on first and second.  Sakaguchi grounds out to second.

Top of the 8th
Cabrera flies out to center.  T-Okada strikes out swinging.  Kitagawa hits a double to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Moriyama.  Runner advances to third on wild pitch.  Baldiris walks, runners on first and third.  Hidaka, pinch-hitting for Suzuki, walks to load the bases.  K. Yamasaki fouls out to first.

Notes

The Marines took the series, 2-1.

The Marines are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 45-37-2 (2nd place). ... The Buffaloes are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 42-43-1 (5th place).

Yoshimi (LOT) picked up his first win since 5/29 (vs Yokohama).  Yoshimi went 0-4 over 4 starts and three relief appearances in between victories.  Yoshimi is now 3-4.  H. Kobayashi recorded his 15th save of the year. ... Hasegawa (SEI) started his third game of the season and took the loss.  He is 0-1.

The Marines' run in the 5th inning was their first since scoring a run in the 2nd inning in Tuesday's game against the Buffaloes.  That's a span of 19 innings.

Kinnikun Nakayama (body building comic) threw out the ceremonial first pitch.