Orix Buffaloes vs Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 25389 | Seibu leads series, 9-7-0 | Time: 3:41
Potential Starters: Hiroshi Kisanuki (ORI) 9-7, 3.90 - Hideaki Wakui (SEI) 12-6, 3.21
Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)
|(CF)||Sakaguchi, Tomotaka||1-for-5||1: 1B, 3: G3, 5: G3, 7: F7, 9: f2|
|(LF)||Moriyama, Makoto||0-for-2||1: S1, 3: F8, 5: F9|
|PH-LF||Arakane, Hisao||0-for-1||7: SO|
|PH||Akada, Shogo||0-for-0||9: BB|
|(2B)||Goto, Mitsutaka||1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: G3, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: HR, 9: SO|
|(DH)||Cabrera, Alex||0-for-3||1: F9, 4: F4, 6: SO, 8: BB|
|(1B)||Okada, Takahiro||0-for-2||2: SO, 4: BB, 6: BB, 8: F7|
|(3B)||Baldiris, Aarom||0-for-2||2: BB, 4: G6, 6: G6, 8: BB|
|(RF)||Caraballo, Francisco||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: F9, 5: F8, 7: HR, 8: F3|
|(C)||Suzuki, Fumihiro||2-for-4||2: L6, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 8: G6|
|(SS)||Kaneko, Keisuke||0-for-4||3: F6, 5: E5, 7: G4, 9: F4|
|Kisanuki, Hiroshi, L||6||110||30||24||9||0||4||3||0||2||1||0||4||3||3.924|
|Maeda, Yuji||1 1/3||21||5||4||1||0||2||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0.000|
Hitting (LOB: 11, DP: 0)
|(2B)||Kataoka, Yasuyuki||3-for-5, 1 RBI||1: 2B, 3: SO, 5: SO, 6: 1B (SB), 8: 1B (SB)|
|(CF)||Kuriyama, Takumi||1-for-2, 1 RBI||1: S1, 3: BB, 5: G4, 6: 1B (SB), 8: BB|
|(SS)||Nakajima, Hiroyuki||1-for-5||1: G6, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 6: G5, 8: SO|
|(1B)||Fernandez, Jose||0-for-3||1: G5, 4: G4, 5: BB, 7: G6|
|(DH)||Brown, Dee||1-for-4, 1 R||2: F8, 4: 1B, 5: f3, 7: G1|
|(LF)||Oshima, Hiroyuki||3-for-4, 2 R||2: 1B, 4: 2B, 6: 1B, 7: SO|
|(3B)||Asamura, Hideto||0-for-1, 1 RBI||2: G1, 4: S7|
|3B||Hara, Takuya||0-for-1, 1 R||6: BB, 8: SO|
|(C)||Uemoto, Tatsuyuki||2-for-3, 1 RBI||2: f5, 4: 1B, 6: S1, 8: 1B|
|(RF)||Sato, Tomoaki||0-for-2||3: G4, 4: F3|
|PH||Ishii, Yoshihito||0-for-1||6: SO|
|RF||Hoshi, Hidekazu||0-for-0||8: S1|
|Wakui, Hideaki, W||6 1/3||107||27||23||4||1||4||3||0||1||0||0||1||1||3.137|
|Doi, Yoshihiro, H||2/3||8||2||2||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||9.281|
|Onodera, Chikara, H||2/3||11||2||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||3.803|
|Sikorski, Brian, S||1||21||4||3||0||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.303|
Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Fernandez grounds out to second. Brown hits a single to center. Oshima hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Asamura hits a sac fly to left, runner on third. Uemoto hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Sato flies out to first.
Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Oshima hits a single to left. Hara walks, runners on first and second. Uemoto hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Y. Ishii, pinch-hitting for Sato, strikes out swinging. Kataoka hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and third. Kuriyama hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Runners execute a double steal, runners on second and third. Nakajima grounds out to third.
Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Defense: Hoshi takes over in right.
Caraballo hits a solo homer. Suzuki hits a single to center. K. Kaneko grounds out to second, runner on second.
Pitching change: Doi in for Wakui.
Sakaguchi flies out to left. Arakane, pinch-hitting for Moriyama, strikes out swinging.
Top of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
A. Okamoto on the mound for Seibu
Goto hits a solo homer. Cabrera walks. T-Okada flies out to left. Baldiris walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Onodera in for A. Okamoto.
Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Caraballo flies out to first. Suzuki grounds out to short.
Top of the 1st
Sakaguchi hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Moriyama. Goto grounds out to first, runner on third. Cabrera flies out to right.
Bottom of the 1st
Kataoka hits a double to center and advances to third on a sac bunt by Kuriyama. Nakajima grounds out to short. Fernandez grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 2nd
Brown flies out to center. Oshima hits a single to center and advances to second on a wild pitch. Asamura grounds out to the pitcher. Uemoto fouls out to third.
Top of the 5th
Caraballo flies out to center. Suzuki hits an infield single. K. Kaneko reaches on a fielding error (E5), runners on first and second. Sakaguchi grounds out to first, runners on first and third. Moriyama flies out to right.
Bottom of the 5th
Kataoka strikes out swinging. Kuriyama grounds out to second. Nakajima hits a single to center. Runner advances to third on a passed ball. Fernandez walks, runners on first and third. Brown fouls out to first.
Bottom of the 8th
Hara strikes out swinging. Uemoto hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hoshi.
Pitching chance: Kamoshida in for Y. Maeda.
Kataoka hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Kataoka steals second, runners on second and third. Kuriyama walks to load the bases. Nakajima strikes out looking.
The Lions won their 6th game in a row and are now 61-47-0 (1st place). ... The Buffaloes are 1-3-1 over their last 5 games and are now 53-52-2 (4th place tie).
Wakui (SEI) won his second consecutive start and is now 13-6. In three starts against the Buffaloes, Wakui is 2-1. Sikorski (SEI) picked up his 29th save of the year. ... Kisanuki (ORI) took the loss and is now 9-8. Against the Lions this year, Kisanuki is 0-2 in three starts.
ORI: Caraballo (3), Goto (12)