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Chiba Lotte Marines 8 – Orix Buffaloes 6 (August 8, 2010)

by on Aug.08, 2010 @ 10:08 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chiba Lotte Marines vs Orix Buffaloes @ Skymark Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 1 1 8 16 0
Orix 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 6 8 0

Attendance: 31029 | Lotte leads series, 11-4-0 | Time: 4:06

Potential Starters: Hayden Penn (LOT) - Shogo Yamamoto (ORI) 7-7, 5.40

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 11, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Nishioka, Tsuyoshi 3-for-6, 1 R 1: 1B (SB), 3: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: G5, 8: SO, 9: SO
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 2-for-4, 1 R 1: F7, 3: S1, 4: G5, 6: 2B, 8: 1B
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 0-for-1 1: HBP (SB), 3: SO
2B Watanabe, Masato 0-for-1 5: F9
PH-2B Nemoto, Shunichi 1-for-2, 1 RBI 6: SO, 8: 2B
(1B) Kim, Tae-Kyun 1-for-3, 1 R 1: SO, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 7: HBP, 8: SO
(LF) Omatsu, Shoitsu 1-for-5, 2 RBI 1: G4, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: SO, 8: SO
(RF) Omura, Saburo 1-for-4 2: SO, 3: F8, 5: 1B, 7: F9
CF Okada, Yoshifumi 0-for-1 9: F8
(CF-RF) Kiyota, Ikuhiro 2-for-5, 1 R 2: G6, 4: 1B, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(DH) Aono, Takeshi 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: G2, 6: HR
PH-DH Fukuura, Kazuya 2-for-2, 2 R, 3 RBI 7: HR, 9: 2B
(C) Matoba, Naoki 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G4, 7: f2, 9: 3B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Penn, Hayden, W 5 75 18 17 2 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.800
Furuya, Takuya, H 2/3 23 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.280
Yabuta, Yasuhiko, H 2/3 23 6 5 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 3.375
Ito, Yoshihiro, H 2/3 24 5 4 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.699
Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, S 2 32 7 7 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.912
9 177 39 35 8 3 10 4 0 0 0 0 6 6

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-5, 1 RBI 1: G5, 3: G4, 6: F7, 7: 1B, 9: G3
(RF) Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-2 1: G1, 3: SO
PH-RF Caraballo, Francisco 1-for-1, 1 RBI 6: BB, 7: 2B
C Yokoyama, Tetsuya 0-for-0
PH Arakane, Hisao 0-for-1 9: G6
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HR, 4: G6, 6: F7, 7: SO, 9: SO
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 0-for-2 1: f4, 4: BB (SB), 6: SO, 7: BB
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-3, 1 R 2: G1, 4: SO, 7: BB, 7: SO
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 2-for-4, 2 R, 3 RBI 2: F8, 4: G4, 7: HR, 8: HR
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-4 2: 1B, 5: SO, 7: G6, 8: SO
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-2 2: G6, 5: G1
PH-RF Akada, Shogo 1-for-2, 1 R 7: 1B, 8: G3
(SS) Kaneko, Keisuke 1-for-4, 1 R 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 8: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamamoto, Shogo, L 5 2/3 109 29 26 10 1 7 1 1 1 0 0 3 3 5.360
Leicester, Jon 1 1/3 34 7 6 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 3 4.114
Hirano, Yoshihisa 1 21 5 5 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.940
Kishida, Mamoru 1 25 5 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.904
9 189 46 42 16 2 14 1 2 1 0 0 8 8

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Penn on the mound for Lotte
Sakaguchi grounds out to third. Moriyama grounds out to the pitcher. Goto hits a solo homer. Cabrera fouls out to second.

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Yamamoto on the mound for Orix
Matoba hits a single to center. Nishioka hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Imae hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Iguchi strikes out looking. Kim walks to load the bases. Omatsu hits a 2-run single to right, runners on first and third. Saburo flies out to center.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yamamoto on the mound for Orix
Aono hits a solo homer. Matoba grounds out to second. Nishioka grounds out to third. Imae hits a double to left, runner on second.
Pitching change: Leicester in for Yamamoto.
Nemoto, pinch-hitting for M. Watanabe, strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Leicester on the mound for Orix
Defense: Caraballo takes over in right.
Kim gets hit by a pitch. Omatsu strikes out swinging. Saburo flies out to right. Kiyota hits a single to center, runners on first an third. Fukuura, pinch-hitting for Aono, hits a 3-run homer. Matoba fouls out to the catcher.

Bottom of the 7th - 4 runs, 5 hits
Yabuta on the mound for Lotte
T-Okada walks. Kitagawa hits a 2-run homer. Baldiris grounds out to short. Akada, pinch-hitting for Suzuki, hits a single to center. K. Kaneko hits a single to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Ito in for Yabuta.
Sakaguchi hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Caraballo hits an RBI double to center, runners on second and third. Goto strikes out swinging. Cabrera walks to load the bases. T-Okada strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Hirano on the mound for Orix
Defense: Yokoyama is the new catcher; Akada takes over in right.
Nishioka strikes out swinging. Imae hits a single to center. Nemoto hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Kim strikes out looking. Omatsu strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
H. Kobayashi on the mound for Lotte
Defense: Okada takes over in center; Kiyota moves from center to right.
Kitagawa hits a solo homer. Baldiris strikes out swinging. Akada grounds out to first. K. Kaneko grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kishida on the mound for Orix
Okada flies out to center. Kiyota strikes out swinging. Fukuura hits a double to right. Matoba hits an RBI triple to right, runner on third. Nishioka strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Nishioka hits a single to left. Imae flies out to left. Iguchi gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Kim strikes out looking as Nisihioka and Iguchi execute a successful double steal, runners on second and third. Omatsu grounds out to second.

Top of the 4th
Kiyota hits a single to center. Aono fails to advance the runner on a sac bunt, runner on first. Matoba strikes out swinging. Nishioka hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Imae grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 4th
Goto grounds out to short. Cabrera walks. T-Okada strikes out swinging as Cabrera steals second. Kitagawa grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th
M. Watanabe flies out to right. Kim hits a single to left. Omatsu strikes out looking. Saburo hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Kiyota strikes out swinging.

Notes

Lotte swept the series, 3-0.

The Marines won their third game in a row and are now 53-47-2 (3rd place). ... The Buffaloes lost their third game in a row and are now 52-50-1 (4th place).

Penn (LOT) made his debut with and won his first NPB start.  H. Kobayashi (LOT) notched his 18th save of the year. ... Yamamoto (ORI) took the loss and is now 0-4 in four starts since his last victory on 7/2 (vs Softbank).  Yamamoto dropped to 7-8 on the year.  This was Yamamoto's first start against Lotte this season.

Iguchi (LOT) was hit by a pitch in the right knee in the 1st inning and was later removed from the game on defense in the 4th.  It seems his knee started swelling up and the team wanted to play it.

Home runs
LOT: Aono (1), Fukuura (8)
ORI: Goto (11), Kitagawa (10, 11)