Chiba Lotte Marines vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 16456 | Lotte leads series, 9-4-0 | Time: 3:08
Potential Starters: Yoshihisa Naruse (LOT) 8-9, 3.27 - Hiroshi Kisanuki (ORI) 9-6, 3.95
Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 4th)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||0-for-4||1: G4, 3: F7, 5: BB, 8: F7, 9: SO|
|(3B)||Imae, Toshiaki||2-for-4||1: 1B (SB), 3: 1B, 5: SO, 8: G4|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||0-for-4||1: F9, 3: G6, 6: F8, 9: G5|
|(1B)||Kim, Tae-Kyun||0-for-3||1: BB, 3: G1, 6: G6, 9: SO|
|(LF)||Omatsu, Shoitsu||1-for-3||1: F8, 4: 1B, 6: f5, 9: BB|
|PR-CF||Okada, Yoshifumi||0-for-0, 1 R|
|(RF)||Omura, Saburo||0-for-3, 1 R||2: F9, 4: F9, 7: G5, 9: BB|
|(DH)||Fukuura, Kazuya||0-for-2, 1 R||2: HBP, 4: DP, 7: F9, 9: BB|
|(CF-LF)||Kiyota, Ikuhiro||1-for-4, 2 RBI||2: G5, 5: F8, 7: F8, 9: 2B|
|(C)||Matoba, Naoki||0-for-3||2: SO, 5: SO, 8: G5, 9: BB|
|Naruse, Yoshihisa, W||9||120||32||32||6||1||11||0||0||0||0||0||2||2||3.190|
Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 5th)
|(CF)||Sakaguchi, Tomotaka||2-for-4, 1 R||1: G4, 3: F7, 6: 2B, 9: 1B|
|(RF)||Arakane, Hisao||0-for-4||1: SO, 4: G4, 6: G4, 9: SO|
|(2B)||Goto, Mitsutaka||0-for-4||1: f5, 4: SO, 6: f5, 9: L6|
|(1B)||Cabrera, Alex||1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||2: SO, 4: SO, 7: F3, 9: HR|
|(LF)||Okada, Takahiro||1-for-4||2: F8, 5: 2B, 7: SO, 9: SO|
|(DH)||Caraballo, Francisco||0-for-3||2: SO, 5: SO, 7: SO|
|(3B)||Baldiris, Aarom||1-for-3||3: f3, 5: 1B, 8: F8|
|(SS)||Yamasaki, Koji||1-for-3||3: 1B, 5: DP, 8: F9|
|(C)||Suzuki, Fumihiro||0-for-3||3: F8, 6: SO, 8: F7|
|Kisanuki, Hiroshi, L||8 2/3||157||36||29||4||0||4||6||1||0||1||0||3||3||3.897|
Top of the 9th - 3 runs, 1 hit
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Iguchi grounds out to third. Kim strikes out looking. Omatsu walks. Saburo walks, runners on first and second. Okada enters the game as a pinch-runner for Omatsu. Fukuura walks to load the bases. A run scores on a wild pitch, runners on second and third. Kiyota clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Matoba walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Furukawa in for Kisanuki.
Nishioka strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 9th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Naruse on the mound for Lotte
Defense: Okada takes over in center; Kiyota moves from center to left.
Sakaguchi hits a single to right. Arakane strikes out swinging. Goto lines out to short. Cabrera hits a 2-run homer. T-Okada strikes out swinging.
Top of the 1st
Nishioka grounds out to second. Imae hits a single to center. Iguchi flies out to right. Imae steals second. Kim walks, runners on first and second. Omatsu flies out to center.
Top of the 2nd
Saburo flies out to right. Fukuura gets hit by a pitch. Kiyota grounds out to third, runner on second. Matoba strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 5th
T-Okada hits a double to right. Caraballo strikes out swinging. Baldiris hits a single to left, runners on first and third. K. Yamasaki grounds into a double play.
Bottom of the 6th
Suzuki strikes out swinging. Sakaguchi hits a double to right. Arakane grounds out to second, runner on third. Goto fouls out to third.
The Marines managed to stop a 7-game losing streak and are now 51-47-2 (3rd place). ... The Buffaloes 3-game winning streak came to an end. They are now 52-48-1 (4th place).
Naruse (LOT) got the win and evened his record out to 9-9 on the year. Prior to the game, Naruse was 0-2 in three starts since his last victory on 7/2 (vs Seibu). Naruse also improved to a perfect 4-0 in 4 starts against the Buffaloes this year. ... Kisanuki (ORI) was saddled with the loss and is now 9-7. In 6 starts against the Marines, Naruse is now 3-3.
ORI: Cabrera (15)