Orix Buffaloes vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 28142 | Lotte leads series, 13-4-0 | Time: 4:37
Potential Starters: Shinya Nakayama (ORI) 0-2, 8.64 - Yuji Yoshimi (LOT) 5-5, 4.63
Hitting (LOB: 12, DPs in: 3rd, 4th, 10th)
|(CF)||Sakaguchi, Tomotaka||0-for-5||1: F7, 3: F9, 4: DP, 6: L6, 8: F3, 10: BB|
|(RF)||Shimoyama, Shinji||1-for-6, 1 R||1: G4, 3: DP, 5: 1B, 6: f5, 8: F9, 10: DP|
|(2B)||Goto, Mitsutaka||4-for-6, 1 RBI||1: 2B, 4: SO, 5: 1B, 6: 2B, 8: SO, 11: 1B|
|(1B)||Cabrera, Alex||2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: SO, 4: 1B, 5: 1B, 6: BB, 9: L5, 11: F9|
|(LF)||Okada, Takahiro||2-for-4, 1 R||2: 1B, 4: 1B, 5: G6, 6: SO, 9: BB|
|PR-LF||Moriyama, Makoto||0-for-0||9: (SB), 11: S2|
|(3B)||Baldiris, Aarom||0-for-4, 1 R||2: G6, 4: BB, 5: BB, 7: G5, 9: SO, 11: G6|
|(DH)||Caraballo, Francisco||1-for-4, 1 R, 4 RBI||2: F3, 4: HR, 5: SO, 7: SO, 9: IBB|
|(C)||Maeda, Daisuke||1-for-3||2: SO, 4: 1B, 5: F9, 7: BB|
|C||Suzuki, Fumihiro||0-for-1||9: G5|
|(SS)||Obiki, Keiji||2-for-5, 1 R||3: 1B, 4: E5, 6: 3B, 7: SO, 10: G1|
|Nakayama, Shinya||4 2/3||85||21||20||7||1||6||0||0||1||0||0||4||4||8.308|
|Higa, Motoki, H||1/3||3||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.350|
|Kamoshida, Takashi, H||1||15||4||4||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.700|
|Hirano, Yoshihisa, H||1 2/3||25||6||6||1||0||4||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.751|
|Kishida, Mamoru, H||2||28||7||7||1||0||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.640|
|Kikuchihara, Tsuyoshi, L||0/3||3||1||1||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||1||10.000|
Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||2-for-5, 1 R||1: SO, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: SO|
|(3B)||Imae, Toshiaki||1-for-2||1: SO, 4: 1B|
|PH-3B||Watanabe, Masato||0-for-3||5: SO, 7: f2, 9: SO|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||1-for-5, 1 R, 4 RBI||1: F9, 4: G5, 5: HR, 7: f4, 10: G4|
|(1B)||Kim, Tae-Kyun||2-for-5||2: F7, 4: SO, 5: G6, 7: 1B, 10: 1B|
|(DH)||Fukuura, Kazuya||2-for-5, 1 R||2: L6, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 7: SO, 10: F5|
|(RF)||Omura, Saburo||1-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI||2: SO, 4: F7, 6: HR, 8: SO, 10: SO|
|(LF)||Omatsu, Shoitsu||3-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI||3: 1B, 5: 1B, 6: G5, 8: SO, 11: HR|
|(C)||Matoba, Naoki||0-for-3||3: S5, 5: G5, 6: F6, 8: SO|
|(CF)||Kiyota, Ikuhiro||1-for-4, 1 R||3: f9, 5: 1B, 6: SO, 9: G5|
|Yoshimi, Yuji||4 1/3||83||23||22||10||1||3||1||0||0||1||0||5||5||5.027|
|Ueno, Hiroki||1 1/3||21||6||5||1||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||1||1||3.000|
|Yabuta, Yasuhiko, H||2||32||7||6||0||0||3||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.021|
|Ono, Shingo, H||2||42||8||5||0||0||1||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.953|
|Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, W||1||8||4||3||1||0||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||1.612|
Top of the 4th - 4 runs, 4 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Lotte
Goto strikes out swinging. Cabrera hits a single to left. T-Okada hits a single to right. Baldiris walks to load the bases. Caraballo hits a grand slam. D. Maeda hits a single to center. Obiki reaches on a fielding error (E5), runners on first and second. Sakaguchi hits into a double play.
Top of the 5th - 1 run, 3 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Lotte
Shimoyama hits a single to left. Goto hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Cabrera hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. T-Okada grounds out to short, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Ueno in for Yoshimi.
Baldiris walks to load the bases. Caraballo strikes out swinging. D. Maeda flies out to right.
Bottom of the 5th - 4 runs, 4 hits
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Omatsu hits a single to right. Matoba grounds out to third, runner on second. Kiyota hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Nishioka hits a single to center, bases loaded. M. Watanabe, pinch-hitting for Imae, strikes out looking. Iguchi hits a grand slam.
Pitching change: Higa in for Nakayama.
Kim grounds out to short.
Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Ueno on the mound for Lotte.
Defense: M. Watanabe takes over at third.
Obiki hits a triple to left. Sakaguchi lines out to short. Shimoyama fouls out to third.
Pitching change: Furuya in for Ueno.
Goto hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Cabrera walks, runners on first and second. T-Okada strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 6th - 2 run, 2 hits
Y. Maeda on the mound for Orix
Fukuura hits a single to center. Saburo hits a 2-run homer. Omatsu grounds out to third.
Pitching change: Kamoshida in for Y. Maeda.
Matoba flies out to short. Kiyota strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 11th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kikuchihara on the mound for Orix
Omatsu hits a walk-off homer.
Top of the 1st
Sakaguchi flies out to left. Shimoyama grounds out to second. Goto hits a double to right. Runner advances to third on wild pitch. Cabrera strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 3rd
Omatsu hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Matoba. Kiyota fouls out to right, runner on third. Nishioka strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 4th
Imae hits an infield single. Iguchi grounds out to third, runner on first. Kim strikes out swinging. Fukuura hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Saburo flies out to left.
Bottom of the 7th
Nishioka hits a single to center. M. Watanabe fouls out to the catcher on bunt attempt.
Pitching change: Hirano in for Kamoshida.
Defense: Suzuki is the new catcher.
Iguchi fouls out to second. Kim hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Fukuura strikes out swinging.
Top of the 9th
Cabrera lines out to third. T-Okada walks and is replaced by a pinch-runner Moriyama. Moriyama steals second. Baldiris strikes out looking. Caraballo gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Suzuki grounds out to third.
Top of the 11th
Goto hits a single to left. Cabrera flies out to right. Moriyama hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Baldiris grounds out to short.
The Marines won their 3rd game in a row and are now 60-51-2 (3rd place). ... The Buffaloes lost their 2nd game in a row and are now 55-57-2 (5th place).
H. Kobayashi (LOT) got the win in relief and improved to 3-1. ... Kikuchihara (ORI) got the loss in relief and is 0-1 on the year.
ORI: Caraballo (4)
LOT: Iguchi (13), Saburo (15), Omatsu (15)