Orix Buffaloes vs Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 14028 | Seibu leads series, 13-8-0 | Time: 3:34
Potential Starters: Hiroshi Kisanuki (ORI) 9-9, 3.99 - Fumiya Nishiguchi (SEI) 2-2, 5.95
Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 6th, 7th)
|(CF)||Sakaguchi, Tomotaka||0-for-2||1: F3, 2: BB, 5: BB, 7: F9|
|(RF)||Moriyama, Makoto||1-for-2||1: 1B, 2: G6, 5: S1|
|PH-RF||Taguchi, So||0-for-1||8: SO|
|(2B)||Goto, Mitsutaka||1-for-4||1: 1B, 3: F8, 5: G4, 8: F7|
|(DH)||Cabrera, Alex||0-for-3||1: BB, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: F2|
|(LF)||Okada, Takahiro||1-for-4||1: SO, 3: F9, 6: 1B, 9: SO|
|(1B)||Kitagawa, Hirotoshi||0-for-4||1: SO, 4: f2, 6: F7, 9: F9|
|(3B)||Baldiris, Aarom||2-for-3||2: 2B, 4: 1B, 6: DP, 9: BB|
|(C)||Suzuki, Fumihiro||0-for-2||2: G4, 4: G4|
|PH-C||Hidaka, Takeshi||1-for-2||7: F9, 9: 1B|
|(SS)||Yamasaki, Koji||0-for-3||2: G1, 4: SO, 7: HBP (BrO), 9: F5|
|Kisanuki, Hiroshi, L||5 1/3||104||27||22||8||0||3||2||1||2||0||0||3||3||4.026|
|Katsuki, Ryota||1 1/3||14||4||4||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.981|
Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 3rd, 5th)
|(2B)||Kataoka, Yasuyuki||1-for-5||1: G6, 3: 1B, 5: G5, 6: f2, 8: G1|
|(CF)||Kuriyama, Takumi||0-for-4||1: SO, 3: DP, 5: DP, 6: SO|
|(SS)||Nakajima, Hiroyuki||2-for-4||1: 1B (SB), 3: SO, 6: F9, 7: 1B (CS)|
|(1B)||Fernandez, Jose||1-for-3, 1 R||1: G5, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 7: HBP|
|(RF-LF)||Oshima, Hiroyuki||1-for-3, 1 R||2: E3, 4: F8, 6: 1B, 7: S3|
|(DH)||Sato, Tomoaki||2-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: S1, 4: 1B, 6: 2B, 7: BB|
|(LF)||Sakata, Ryo||1-for-3, 1 RBI||2: SO, 4: G6, 6: 1B|
|PH-RF||Takayama, Hisashi||0-for-1||7: G4|
|(C)||Uemoto, Tatsuyuki||1-for-2||2: BB, 5: 2B (BrO), 6: BB, 8: G4|
|(3B)||Hara, Takuya||0-for-2, 1 RBI||2: G3, 5: SE, 6: HBP, 8: G4|
|Nishiguchi, Fumiya, W||6||98||25||21||5||0||5||3||0||1||0||0||0||0||5.214|
|Hoshino, Tomoki, H||1||13||3||2||0||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||9.000|
|Fujita, Taiyo, H||1||13||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.000|
|Sikorski, Brian, S||1||25||5||4||1||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.077|
Bottom of the 6th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Nakajima flies out to right. Fernandez hits a single to center. Oshima hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Sato hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Sakata hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Uemoto walks to load the bases. Hara gets hit by a pitch and a run scores, bases remain loaded.
Pitching change: Higa in for Kisanuki.
Kataoka fouls out to the catcher.
Pitching change: Y. Maeda in for Higa.
Kuriyama strikes out swinging.
Top of the 1st
Sakaguchi flies out to first. Moriyama hits an infield single. Goto hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Cabrera walks to load the bases. T-Okada strikes out swinging. Kitagawa strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 1st
Kataoka grounds out to short. Kuriyama strikes out swinging. Nakajima hits a single to left and steals second. Fernandez grounds out to third.
Top of the 2nd
Baldiris hits a double to left. Suzuki grounds out to second, runner on third. K. Yamasaki grounds out to the pitcher. Sakaguchi walks, runners on first and third. Moriyama grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 2nd
Oshima reaches on a fielding error (E3), runner on first. Sato hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Sakata strikes out swinging. Uemoto walks, runners on first and second. Hara grounds out to first.
Top of the 5th
Sakaguchi walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Moriyama. Goto grounds out to second, runner on third. Cabrera strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 5th
Uemoto hits a double to left. Hara hits a bunt and reaches on an error (E1), runners on first and third.
Bottom of the 7th
Nakajima hits a single to center. Fernandez gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Oshima hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Furukawa in for Kamoshida.
Sato attempts a squeeze bunt, Nakajima gets thrown out at third (CS). Sato walks, runners on first and second. Takayama enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Sakata.
Pitching change: Katsuki in for Furukawa.
Takayama grounds out to second.
Top of the 9th
T-Okada strikes out swinging. Kitagawa flies out to right. Baldiris walks. Hidaka hits a single to right, runners on first and second. K. Yamasaki flies out to third.
Seibu took the series, 2-1.
The Lions won their 2nd game in a row and are now 68-56-1 (1st place). ... The Buffaloes lost their 2nd game in a row and are now 60-60-4 (5th place).
Nishiguchi (SEI) picked up the win and is now 2-0 in 4 starts since his last loss on 6/24 (vs Rakuten). He's now 3-2 on the year and 2-0 in 3 starts against the Buffaloes. Sikorski (SEI) saved his 31st game of the year. ... Kisanuki (ORI) is now 0-4 in 5 starts since his last victory on 7/3 (vs Rakuten). Kisanuki is now 9-10 on the year and 0-3 in 4 starts against the Lions.