Orix Buffaloes vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 18:15
Attendance: 17158 | Lotte leads series, 12-4-0 | Time: 3:13
Potential Starters: Hiroshi Kisanuki (ORI) 9-8, 3.92 - Yoshihisa Naruse (LOT) 9-10, 3.26
Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 4th)
|(CF)||Sakaguchi, Tomotaka||0-for-3||1: G4, 3: SO, 6: F7, 8: HBP|
|(RF)||Shimoyama, Shinji||2-for-4, 1 RBI||1: f3, 4: 1B, 6: 3B, 8: G4|
|(2B)||Goto, Mitsutaka||0-for-4||1: SO, 4: F6, 6: F9, 9: G4|
|(1B)||Cabrera, Alex||1-for-4||2: 1B, 4: DP, 7: F8, 9: G6|
|(LF)||Okada, Takahiro||1-for-4||2: F9, 5: SO, 7: F7, 9: 1B|
|(3B)||Baldiris, Aarom||1-for-4||2: F4, 5: G5, 7: SO, 9: 1B|
|(DH)||Shimamura, Ikki||1-for-3||2: F8, 5: SO, 8: 1B (SB) (BrO)|
|PH-DH||Caraballo, Francisco||0-for-1||9: G5|
|(C)||Suzuki, Fumihiro||0-for-2||3: SO, 6: SO|
|PH||Arakane, Hisao||0-for-1||8: SO|
|(SS)||Obiki, Keiji||1-for-3, 1 R||3: F4, 6: 2B, 8: E5|
|Kisanuki, Hiroshi, L||6||114||27||24||8||0||5||3||0||0||0||0||3||2||3.884|
|Higa, Motoki||1 1/3||11||4||4||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.421|
Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 3rd)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||0-for-4||1: G4, 3: DP, 5: F3, 7: F7|
|(3B)||Imae, Toshiaki||1-for-4, 1 R||1: G6, 4: 1B, 5: F7, 7: G6|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: F8, 4: 2B, 5: 1B (BrO), 7: F7|
|(1B)||Kim, Tae-Kyun||1-for-4||2: G6, 4: SO, 6: 2B, 8: G3|
|(DH)||Fukuura, Kazuya||2-for-3, 2 RBI||2: BB, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: G4|
|(RF)||Omura, Saburo||0-for-3||2: SO, 4: F9, 6: F9, 8: BB|
|(LF)||Omatsu, Shoitsu||1-for-3||2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: BB, 8: F6|
|(C)||Matoba, Naoki||1-for-3||3: 1B, 4: G5, 6: SO|
|(CF)||Kiyota, Ikuhiro||0-for-2, 1 R||3: G6, 5: BB, 6: SO|
|Naruse, Yoshihisa, W||7 2/3||105||28||27||5||0||8||0||1||0||0||0||1||1||3.167|
|Ono, Shingo, H||1/3||3||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.098|
|Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, S||1||26||5||5||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.649|
Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Imae hits a single to center. Iguchi hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Kim strikes out swinging. Fukuura clears the bases with a 2-run single to center, runner on first. Saburo flies out to right. Omatsu hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Matoba grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hit
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Kiyota walks. Nishioka pops out to first on bunt attempt and Kiyota advances to second on a throwing error (E3). Imae flies out to left. Iguchi hits an RBI single to right and gets thrown out trying to advance to second.
Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Naruse on the mound for Lotte
Suzuki strikes out swinging. Obiki hits a double to left. Sakaguchi flies out to left. Shimoyama hits an RBI triple to right, runner on third. Goto flies out to right.
Bottom of the 6th
Kim hits a double to center. Fukuura hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Saburo flies out to right. Omatsu walks to load the bases. Matoba strikes out swinging. Kiyota strikes out swinging.
Top of the 8th
Ikki hits a single to left. Arakane, pinch-hitting for Suzuki, strikes out swinging. Ikki steals second. Obiki reaches on a fielding error (E5) and Ikki is thrown out running the bases, runner on first. Sakaguchi gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Ono in for Naruse.
Shimoyama grounds out to second.
Top of the 9th
Goto grounds out to second. Cabrera grounds out to short. T-Okada hits a single to right. Baldiris hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Caraballo, pinch-hitting for Ikki, grounds out to third.
The Marines won their 2nd game in a row and are now 59-51-2 (3rd place). ... The Buffaloes are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 55-56-2 (5th place).
Naruse (LOT) got the win and evened his record out to 10-10 on the year. Naruse also improved to 5-0 in 5 starts against the Buffaloes this year. H. Kobayashi (LOT) notched his 22nd save of the year. ... Kisanuki (ORI) lost his third straight start and is now 9-9. He also dropped to 3-4 in 7 starts against the Buffaloes this season.