Chiba Lotte Marines vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 15080 | Lotte leads series, 13-7-0 | Time: 3:09
Potential Starters: Shunsuke Watanabe (LOT) 8-6, 4.04 - Hiroshi Kisanuki (ORI) 9-10, 4.03
Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 5th, 8th, 9th)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||2-for-3, 1 R||1: 1B, 2: F7, 5: BB, 8: 1B|
|(CF)||Kiyota, Ikuhiro||2-for-4, 1 R||1: 1B (SB), 3: 1B (SB), 5: DP, 8: DP|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||0-for-4||1: SO, 3: F9, 6: L6, 9: G6|
|(DH)||Fukuura, Kazuya||1-for-4, 1 RBI||1: G4, 3: f7, 6: F9, 9: 1B|
|(3B)||Imae, Toshiaki||1-for-4, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 3: G5, 6: G6, 9: DP|
|(1B)||Kim, Tae-Kyun||1-for-3||1: 1B, 4: G5, 7: L6|
|(LF)||Omatsu, Shoitsu||0-for-3||1: G4, 4: SO, 7: f6|
|(C)||Matoba, Naoki||0-for-2||2: SO, 4: SO|
|PH||Nemoto, Shunichi||0-for-1||7: SO|
|(RF)||Kakunaka, Katsuya||0-for-3||2: SO, 5: G5, 8: SO|
|Watanabe, Shunsuke, L||3 2/3||85||18||16||7||1||1||1||0||1||0||0||6||6||4.305|
|Furuya, Takuya||1 1/3||26||5||5||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.020|
|Nemoto, Tomohisa||1 1/3||18||4||3||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.711|
Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 7th)
|(CF)||Sakaguchi, Tomotaka||3-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: 1B, 3: 1B, 4: 2B, 6: G1|
|(RF)||Moriyama, Makoto||1-for-2, 1 R||1: S1, 3: 1B, 4: F7|
|PH-RF||Taguchi, So||0-for-0||7: BB|
|(2B)||Goto, Mitsutaka||1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: F9, 3: 2B, 5: G4, 7: DP|
|(1B)||Cabrera, Alex||1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: G5, 3: HR, 5: F3, 7: F4|
|(LF)||Okada, Takahiro||1-for-1||2: 1B (BrO)|
|LF||Yoshida, Shintaro||1-for-3||3: F3, 5: F7, 8: 2B|
|(DH)||Kitagawa, Hirotoshi||1-for-4||2: F4, 4: F3, 6: 2B, 8: SO|
|(3B)||Baldiris, Aarom||1-for-4, 1 R||2: G4, 4: 2B, 6: F8, 8: SO|
|(C)||Suzuki, Fumihiro||0-for-3||3: G4, 4: F9, 6: BB, 8: G6|
|(SS)||Obiki, Keiji||0-for-2, 1 R||3: SO, 4: BB, 6: F6|
|Kisanuki, Hiroshi, W||9||128||32||31||7||0||7||1||0||0||0||0||2||2||3.913|
Top of the 1st - 2 run, 4 hits
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Nishioka hits a single to center. Kiyota hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Iguchi strikes out swinging as Kiyota steals second, runners on second and third. Fukuura drives in a run with a ground out to second, runner on third. Imae hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Kim hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Omatsu grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 3rd - 4 runs, 4 hits
S. Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Suzuki grounds out to second. Obiki strikes out swinging. Sakaguchi hits a single to left. Moriyama hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Goto clears the bases with a 2-run double to right, runner on second. Cabrera hits a 2-run homer. Yoshida fouls out to first.
Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
S. Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Kitagawa flies out to first. Baldiris hits a double to center. Suzuki flies out to right. Obiki walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Furuya in for S. Watanabe.
Sakaguchi hits a 2-run double to right, runner on second. Moriyama flies out to left.
Bottom of the 1st
Sakaguchi hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Moriyama. Goto flies out to right. Cabrera grounds out to third.
Top of the 3rd
Kiyota hits a single to left. Iguchi flies out to right. Fukuura fouls out to left. Kiyota steals second. Imae grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 6th
Kitagawa hits a double to left. Baldiris flies out to center, runner on third. Suzuki walks, runners on first and third. Obiki flies out to short.
Pitching change: Nemoto in for Kawagoe.
Sakaguchi grounds out to the pitcher.
Bottom of the 8th
Yoshida hits a double to left. Kitagawa strikes out swinging. Bladiris strikes out swinging. Suzuki grounds out to short.
The Buffaloes won their 2nd game in a row and are now 64-61-4 (4th place). ... The Marines dropped their 2nd straight game and are now 67-59-2 (3rd place).
T-Okada (ORI) was taken out of the game in the 2nd inning when he hurt his left hamstring while running the bases in the 2nd innings. T-Okada drove a ball off the right field fence and was heading toward second when he came up lame and had to slow down.
Kisanuki (ORI) got the win and evened his record to 10-10. Prior to tonight, Kisanuki was 0-4 in five starts since his last victory on 7/30 (vs Rakuten). Kisanuki is now also 4-4 in 8 starts against Lotte. ... S. Watanabe (LOT) got the loss and is 8-7 on the year. S. Watanabe has gone 0-3 in 6 starts since his last victory on 7/23 (vs Seibu). Against the Buffaloes this season, S. Watanabe is now 2-2 in 4 starts.
ORI: Cabrera (23)