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Chiba Lotte Marines 4 – Orix Buffaloes 5 (September 7, 2010)

by on Sep.07, 2010 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chiba Lotte Marines vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 10 1
Orix 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 X 5 9 1

Attendance: 14145 | Lotte leads series, 13-6-0 | Time: 3:11

Potential Starters: Bill Murphy (LOT) 11-5, 3.88 - Chihiro Kaneko (ORI) 14-7, 3.37

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 1st, 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Nishioka, Tsuyoshi 2-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: f7, 5: 1B (SB), 7: SO, 9: SO
(CF) Kiyota, Ikuhiro 1-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: G5, 8: SO, 9: G4
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 1-for-3 1: BB, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: 1B
(1B) Kim, Tae-Kyun 1-for-4 1: DP, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: DP
(DH) Fukuura, Kazuya 3-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: HR, 4: 1B, 6: F8, 9: 1B
PR-DH Tanaka, Masahiko 0-for-0, 1 R
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 2-for-4 1: f3, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 9: 1B
PR Okada, Yoshifumi 0-for-0
(LF) Omatsu, Shoitsu 0-for-3 2: F7, 4: SO, 6: SO
PH Heiuchi, Hisao 0-for-1 9: E1
(C) Matoba, Naoki 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: G4, 7: G4
PH Nemoto, Shunichi 0-for-0 9: S1
(RF) Kakunaka, Katsuya 0-for-3 2: G4, 5: SO, 7: G1
PH Omura, Saburo 0-for-0 9: BB
PR Takehara, Naotaka 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Murphy, Bill, L 6 1/3 130 30 27 8 1 5 2 0 0 2 0 4 4 3.971
Yabuta, Yasuhiko 1 2/3 14 5 5 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.749
8 144 35 32 9 2 7 2 0 0 2 0 5 5

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 2-for-4, 2 R 1: 1B (SB), 2: G3, 5: G1, 7: 1B (SB)
(RF) Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-3 1: F6, 3: SO, 5: L5
PH-RF Taguchi, So 1-for-1, 1 R, 2 RBI 7: HR
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: 1B, 5: E4, 7: 1B
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 0-for-3 1: F8, 3: F7, 5: BB, 7: DP
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-4 2: F8, 3: G3, 5: L4, 8: SO
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 1-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: G6
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: G5, 6: SO, 8: HR
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: SO
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-2, 1 RBI 2: S9, 4: G5, 7: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kaneko, Chihiro, W 8 128 31 30 8 1 11 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 3.369
Hirano, Yoshihisa, S 1 31 7 5 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.500
9 159 38 35 10 1 12 2 0 1 0 0 4 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 3 runs, 3 hits
C. Kaneko on the mound for Orix
Nishioka hits a single to center. Kiyota hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Iguchi walks to load the bases. Kim grounds into a double play as a run scores, runner on third. Fukuura hits a 2-run homer. Imae fouls out to first.

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Murphy on the mound for Lotte
Sakaguchi hits a single to left. Moriyama flies out to short. Sakaguchi steals second and advances to third on a wild pitch. Goto drives in a run with a ground out to second. Cabrera flies out to center.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Murphy on the mound for Lotte
T-Okada flies out to center. Kitagawa walks. Baldiris hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Suzuki hits a single to right, bases loaded. Obiki hits a sac fly to right, runners on first and third. Sakaguchi grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 run, 3 hits
Murphy on the mound for Lotte
Obiki flies out to center. Sakaguchi hits an infield single. Taguchi enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Moriyama. Sakaguchi steals second. Taguchi hits a 2-run homer. Goto hits a single to right.
Pitching change: Yabuta in for Murphy.
Cabrera grounds into a double play.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yabuta on the mound for Lotte
T-Okada strikes out swinging. Kitagawa grounds out to short. Baldiris hits a solo homer. Suzuki strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Hirano on the mound for Orix
Fukuura hits an infield single. Imae hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Okada enters the game as a pinch-runner for Imae. Heiuchi, pinch-hitting for Omatsu, reaches on a fielding error (E1) and a run scores, runners on first and second. Nemoto, pinch-hitting for Matoba hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Saburo, pinch-hitting for Kakunaka, walks to load the bases. Takehara enters the game as a pinch-runner for Saburo. Nishioka strikes out swinging. Kiyota grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Moriyama strikes out swinging. Goto hits a single to center. Cabrera flies out to left. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. T-Okada grounds out to first.

Top of the 4th
Kim hits a single to center. Fukuura hits a single, runners on first and second. Imae strikes out swinging. Omatsu strikes out swinging. Matoba grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th
Kakunaka strikes out swinging. Nishioka hits a single to right and steals second. Kiyota grounds out to third. Iguchi strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th
Sakaguchi grounds out to the pitcher. Moriyama lines out to third. Goto reaches on a fielding error (E4), runner on first. Cabrera walks, runners on first and second. T-Okada lines out to second.

Notes

The Buffaloes are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 63-61-4 (4th place tie). ... The Marines are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 67-58-2 (3rd place).

C. Kaneko (ORI) is now 11-0 11 starts since his last loss on 6/24 (vs Lotte).  C. Kaneko is now 15-7 on the year and 2-4 in 6 games (5 starts and 1 relief appearance) against the Marines this season.  Hirano (ORI) recorded his 2nd save of the year. ... Murphy (LOT) lost his second start in a row and is now 11-6.  This was also his first start of the year against the Buffaloes (not including three relief appearances in which he gave up 7 runs over 2.2 innings of work).

Home runs
LOT: Fukuura (11)
ORI: Taguchi (3), Baldiris (11)