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Seibu Lions 5 – Orix Buffaloes 6 (August 3, 2010)

by on Aug.03, 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 5 6 0
Orix 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 X 6 10 0

Attendance: 13273 | Seibu leads series, 8-5-0 | Time: 3:16

Potential Starters: Ming-Chieh Hsu (SEI) 5-7, 4.12 - Chihiro Kaneko (ORI) 9-7, 3.54

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 3, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B (SB), 3: G6, 5: G1, 8: G3
(RF) Sato, Tomoaki 0-for-3 1: G4, 3: G5, 6: G4
PH-RF Hoshi, Hidekazu 0-for-1 8: SO
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: S7, 3: G5, 6: G4, 9: G3
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 0-for-4 1: G5, 4: SO, 6: G6, 9: G4
(1B) Fernandez, Jose 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: SO, 7: F9, 9: BB
PR Asamura, Hideto 0-for-0, 1 R
(3B) Ishii, Yoshihito 2-for-3 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 7: L5
3B Hara, Takuya 0-for-0, 1 R 9: BB
(DH) Brown, Dee 2-for-4, 2 R, 4 RBI 2: G3, 4: F7, 7: HR, 9: HR
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: G6
PH-C Uemoto, Tatsuyuki 0-for-2 7: SO, 9: SO
(LF) Sakata, Ryo 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: G4, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Hsu, Ming-Chieh, L 2 1/3 59 14 14 7 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 4.598
Taninaka, Shinji 1 1/3 35 8 5 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.364
Doi, Yoshihiro 1 1/3 29 6 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12.913
Onodera, Chikara 1 17 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.600
Fujita, Taiyo 1 1/3 8 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.505
Kudo, Kimiyasu 2/3 9 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15.000
8 157 38 33 10 4 5 5 0 0 0 0 6 6

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G3, 3: 3B, 4: BB, 5: G5, 8: G3
(RF) Moriyama, Makoto 3-for-5 1: 1B, 3: G3, 4: 1B, 6: 1B (SB), 8: SO
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: G3, 3: HR, 4: G4, 6: BB
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 1-for-3, 1 R 1: SO, 3: 3B, 4: BB, 6: SO
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 2-for-4, 2 R, 3 RBI 2: HR, 3: HR, 4: F8, 6: DP
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 1-for-3 2: SO, 3: F7, 5: 2B
PH-DH Caraballo, Francisco 0-for-1 7: G6
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 3: BB, 5: F9, 7: G5
(SS) Yamasaki, Koji 0-for-3 2: F9, 3: SO, 5: G4
PH-SS Kaneko, Keisuke 0-for-1 7: F7
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-3 2: G6, 4: G4, 5: BB, 8: G5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kaneko, Chihiro, W 7 127 26 25 5 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.492
Hirano, Yoshihisa 1 10 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.845
Kishida, Mamoru 1 22 6 4 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 3.889
9 159 35 32 6 2 8 2 0 0 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
C. Kaneko on the mound for Orix
Kataoka gets hit by a pitch and steals second. Sato grounds out to second, runner on third. Kuryama hits a sac fly to left. Nakajima grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 2nd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Hsu on the mound for Seibu
T-Okada hits a solo homer. Kitagawa strikes out swinging. Baldiris hits a solo homer. K. Yamasaki flies out to right. Suzuki grounds out to short

Bottom of the 3rd, 4 runs, 4 hits
Hsu on the mound for Seibu
Sakaguchi hits a triple to right. Moriyama grounds out to first. Goto hits a 2-run homer. Cabrera hits a triple to center. T-Okada hits 2-run homer.
Pitching change: Taninaka in for Hsu.
Kitagawa flies out to left. Baldiris walks. K. Yamasaki strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
C. Kaneko on the mound for Orix
Fernandez flies out to right. Y. Ishii lines out to third. Brown hits a solo homer. Uemoto, pinch-hitting for Hosokawa, strikes out looking.

Top of the 9th - 3 runs, 1 hit
Kishida on the mound for Orix
Kuriyama grounds out to first. Nakajima grounds out to second. Fernandez walks and is replaced by pinch-runner Asamura. Hara walks, runners on first and second. Brown hits a 3-run homer. Uemoto strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Fernandez hits a single to left. Y. Ishii hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Brown grounds out to first, runners on first and third. Hosokawa strikes out swinging. Sakata strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 4th
Suzuki grounds out to second. Sakaguchi walks. Moriyama hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Goto grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Cabrera walks to load the bases.
Pitching change: Doi in for Taninaka.
T-Okada flies out to center.

Bottom of the 5th
Kitagawa hits a double to right. Baldiris flies out to right. K. Yamasaki grounds out to second, runner on third. Suzuki walks, runners on first and third. Sakaguchi grounds out  to third.

Bottom of the 6th
Moriyama hits a single to right and steals second. Goto walks, runners on first and second. Cabrera strikes out swinging. T-Okada grounds into a double play.

Notes

The Buffaloes are 4-1 over their last 5 games and are now 50-47-1 (4th place). ... The Lions are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 55-45-0 (2nd place).

C. Kaneko (ORI) won his 6th start in a row and is now 10-7.  C. Kaneko also improved to 3-0 in 3 starts against the Lions. ... Hsu (SEI) lost his 4th straight start in a row and dropped to 5-8.  This was also Hsu's first loss against the Buffaloes this season (prior to tonight's start, Hsu was 2-0 in 3 starts against Orix).

Home runs
SEI: Brown (20, 21)
ORI: T-Okada (25, 26), Fernandez (7), Goto (10)