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Orix Buffaloes 4 – Seibu Lions 7 (September 1, 2010)

by on Sep.01, 2010 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Seibu Lions @ Omiya Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Orix 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 4 11 1
Seibu 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 X 7 11 1

Attendance: 18597 | Seibu leads series, 12-8-0 | Time: 3:22

Potential Starters: Kazuki Kondo (ORI) 5-9, 4.06 - Kazuhisa Ishii (SEI) 7-4, 3.91

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 3-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: BB (CS), 3: 1B, 5: F7, 7: 1B, 9: HR
(RF) Arakane, Hisao 2-for-5, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: F4, 5: 1B, 7: 2B, 9: SO
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-5 1: SO, 3: F7, 5: SO, 7: G4, 9: 2B
(DH) Cabrera, Alex 1-for-4 2: F9, 4: 1B, 6: F8, 8: f3, 9: BB
(1B) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-5 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: F5, 8: SO, 9: SO
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 0-for-4 2: F4, 4: SO, 6: F9, 8: G6
(LF) Taguchi, So 1-for-4, 1 R 2: SO, 4: F7, 7: G5, 9: 1B
(C) Maeda, Daisuke 2-for-4, 2 R 3: G6, 5: 1B, 7: E9, 9: 1B
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-0
SS Yamasaki, Koji 0-for-3 3: BB, 5: G5, 7: SO, 9: f2

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kondo, Kazuki, L 8 144 37 35 11 1 9 2 0 0 1 0 7 6 4.213
8 144 37 35 11 1 9 2 0 0 1 0 7 6

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 2B, 2: SO, 4: F9, 6: F9
3B Abe, Masahiro 0-for-1 8: G6
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 3-for-4, 1 R 1: 2B, 2: G4, 4: 1B, 6: 1B
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: F7, 4: 1B, 6: SO
(1B) Fernandez, Jose 1-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: E5, 4: BB, 6: F6
(DH) Nakamura, Takeya 0-for-3 1: SO, 3: F9, 4: SO
PH-DH Hirao, Hiroshi 0-for-1 7: SO
(RF) Sato, Tomoaki 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 2B, 4: SO, 7: G6
(LF) Sakata, Ryo 1-for-4, 1 R, 4 RBI 1: G1, 3: HR, 5: G4, 7: SO
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 1-for-3 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: SO, 8: G4
(3B-2B) Hara, Takuya 0-for-4 1: G3, 3: DP, 5: SO, 8: F7

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishii, Kazuhisa, W 7 116 30 28 7 0 7 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.578
Fujita, Taiyo 1 10 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.079
Sikorski, Brian 1 39 8 7 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 2.114
9 165 41 38 11 1 10 3 0 0 0 0 4 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 4 runs, 6 hits
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Kataoka hits a double to left. Kuriayam hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Nakajima hits a RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Fernandez hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on wild pitch. Nakamura strikes out swinging. Sato hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third. Sakata drives in a run with a ground out to the pitcher, runner on first.
Defense: K. Yamasaki takes over at short.
Hosokawa hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Hara grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 3rd - 3 runs, 2 hits
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Fernandez reaches on a fielding error (E5), runner on first. Nakamura flies out to right. Sato hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Sakata hits a 3-run homer. Hosokawa walks. Hara grounds into a double play.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Ishii on the mound for Seibu
Taguchi ground out to third. D. Maeda reaches on a fielding error (E9), runner on first. K.Yamasaki strikes out swinging. Sakaguchi hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Arakane hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Goto grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Sikorski on the mound for Seibu
Taguchi hits a single to center. D. Maeda hits a single to right, runners on first and second. K. Yamasaki fouls out to the catcher. Sakaguchi hits a 3-run homer. Arakane strikes out swinging. Goto hits a double to right. Cabrera walks, runners on first and second. T-Okada strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
D. Maeda grounds out to short. K. Yamasaki walks. Sakaguchi hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Arakane flies out to second. Goto flies out to left.

Bottom of the 4th
Kataoka flies out to right. Kuriyama hits a single to center. Nakajima hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Fernandez walks to load the bases. Nakamura strikes out looking. Sato strikes out looking.

Top of the 5th
D. Maeda hits a single to center. K. Yamasaki grounds out to third, runner on second. Sakaguchi flies out to left. Arakane hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Goto strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Lions are 2-2-1 over their last 5 games and are now 67-56-1 (2nd place). ... The Buffaloes are 3-1-1 over their last 5 games and are now 60-59-4 (4th place tie).

K. Ishii (SEI) is now 2-0 in three starts since his last loss on 6/10 (vs Hanshin) and is now 8-4 on the year.  He's also 2-0 in 2 starts against the Buffaloes. ... Kondo (ORI) dropped his 4th start in a row (last victory on 7/28 vs Nippon Ham) and dropped to 5-10.  Kondo is also 0-2 in 4 starts against the Lions.

Obiki (ORI) ran into a base-runner in the 1st inning and was taken out of the game with in an injury to his left leg.

Togi Makabe (pro wrestler) threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Home runs
ORI: Sakaguchi (5)
SEI: Sakata (7)