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Orix Buffaloes 5 – Chiba Lotte Marines 3 (August 22, 2010)

by on Aug.22, 2010 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 17:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Orix 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 5 13 1
Lotte 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 11 0

Attendance: 24681 | Lotte leads series, 13-5-0 | Time: 3:43

Potential Starters: Shogo Yamamoto (ORI) 7-9, 5.38 - Hayden Penn (LOT) 1-0, 3.27

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 5th, 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 2-for-5, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G6, 5: DP, 6: 3B, 8: F6
(RF) Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-1 1: S1, 3: G5, 5: BB
PH-RF Shimoyama, Shinji 0-for-1 6: f3, 8: BB
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-4 1: G6, 3: 1B, 5: F7, 7: HBP, 8: SO
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G6, 3: G6, 6: BB, 7: SO, 9: 1B
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 3-for-5, 2 R, 3 RBI 2: HR, 4: G4, 6: HR, 7: 1B, 9: DP
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 2-for-5, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: F8, 6: 1B, 7: SO, 9: G5
(DH) Hidaka, Takeshi 1-for-4 2: F9, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 7: G4
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 1-for-3 2: S5, 4: G3, 6: G6, 8: 1B
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G5, 5: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: S1

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamamoto, Shogo, W 5 91 23 21 9 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 3 3 5.382
Maeda, Yuji, H 2/3 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.700
Higa, Motoki, H 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.286
Kaneko, Chihiro, H 1 20 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.333
Hirano, Yoshihisa, H 1 11 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.723
Kishida, Mamoru, S 1 30 6 4 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 3.600
9 162 40 36 11 1 8 3 0 1 1 0 3 3

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Nishioka, Tsuyoshi 3-for-5, 1 R 1: F7, 2: 1B, 5: 2B, 7: 1B, 9: E6
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: F9, 5: S1, 7: F8, 9: SO
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 1-for-3 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: f3, 7: f3, 9: BB
(1B) Kim, Tae-Kyun 3-for-5, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F4, 5: HR, 8: 1B, 9: SO
(RF) Omura, Saburo 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: DP, 5: F8, 8: F8
(LF) Omatsu, Shoitsu 0-for-4 1: F6, 4: SO, 6: F7, 8: SO
(DH) Takehara, Naotaka 0-for-3 2: F4, 4: F9, 6: F9
PH-DH Nemoto, Shunichi 0-for-1 8: SO
(C) Matoba, Naoki 1-for-3 2: G4, 4: 2B (BrO), 6: SO
PH Okada, Yoshifumi 0-for-1 9: F7
(CF) Kiyota, Ikuhiro 2-for-3 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 7: SO, 9: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Penn, Hayden, L 5 2/3 97 27 23 9 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 5 5 4.860
Furuya, Takuya 1 1/3 17 7 6 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.786
Yabuta, Yasuhiko 1 22 5 3 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.959
Ono, Shingo 1 11 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.885
9 147 42 35 13 2 3 3 1 3 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 3 hits
Yamamoto on the mound for Orix
Nishioka flies out to left. Imae hits a single to center. Iguchi hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Kim hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Saburo strikes out swinging. Omatsu flies out to short.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Penn on the mound for Lotte
T-Okada hits a solo homer. Baldiris hits a single to center. Hidaka flies out to right. Suzuki hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Obiki grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 run, 2 hits
Yamamoto on the mound for Orix
Nishioka hits a double to left and advances to third on a sac bunt by Imae. Iguchi fouls out to first. Kim hits a 2-run homer. Saburo flies out to center.

Top of the 6th - 4 runs, 4 hits
Penn on the mound for Lotte
Cabrera walks. T-Okada hits a 2-run homer. Baldiris hits a single to left. Hidaka grounds out to short, runner on second. Suzuki grounds out to short. Obiki hits an RBI single to center, runner advances to second on throw.
Pitching change: Furuya in for Penn.
Sakaguchi hits an RBI triple to left, runner on third. Shimoyama, pinch-hitting for Moriyama, fouls out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Sakaguchi hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Moriyama. Goto grounds out to short. Carbrera grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 2nd
Takehara flies out to second. Matoba grounds out to second. Kiyota hits a single to left. Nishioka hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Imae flies out to right.

Bottom of the 4th
Omatsu strikes out looking. Takehara flies out to right. Matoba hits a double to left. Kiyota hits a single to left and Matoba is thrown out running the bases.

Top of the 7th
Goto gets hit by a pitch. Cabrera strikes out looking. T-Okada hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Baldiris strikes out swinging. Hidaka grounds out to second.

Top of the 8th
Suzuki hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Obiki. Sakaguchi flies out to short. Shimoyama walks, runners on first and second. Goto strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 9th
Okada, pinch-hitting for Matoba, flies out to left. Kiyota walks. Nishioka reaches on a fielding error (E6), runners on first and second. Imae strikes out swinging. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Iguchi walks to load the bases. Kim strikes out swinging.

Notes

Lotte took the series, 2-1.

The Buffaloes stopped a 2-game losing streak and are now 56-57-2 (5th place). ... The Marines' 3-game winning streak came to an end.  They are now 60-52-2 (3rd place)

Yamamoto (ORI) recorded his first victory since 7/2 (vs Softbank) and is now 8-9.  In between victories, Yamamoto went 0-5 in 5 starts.  Yamamoto also evened his record out to 1-1 in two starts against the Marines this season.  Kishida (ORI) saved his 9th game of the year. ... Penn (LOT) started his third game of the year and suffered his first loss.  He's now 1-1.

T-Okada (ORI) becomes the first Japanese player on the Buffaloes to hit 30 homers in a season since Yasuo Fujii hit 30 in 1998.

Home runs
ORI: T-Okada (29, 30)
LOT: Kim (20)