Seibu Lions vs Orix Buffaloes @ Skymark Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 24831 | Seibu leads series, 14-10-0 | Time: 3:50
Potential Starters: Fumiya Nishiguchi (SEI) 3-2, 5.79 - Shinya Nakayama (ORI) 3-2, 3.72
Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)
|(2B)||Kataoka, Yasuyuki||1-for-4||1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: L4, 7: SO, 9: BB|
|(CF)||Kuriyama, Takumi||1-for-5||1: F7, 3: L3, 5: 1B, 8: SO, 9: F7|
|(SS)||Nakajima, Hiroyuki||0-for-3, 1 R||1: F9, 4: BB, 5: G6, 8: SO|
|(1B)||Fernandez, Jose||2-for-3, 1 R||2: BB, 4: 1B, 6: F4, 8: 2B|
|PR||Asamura, Hideto||0-for-0||8: (SB)|
|(DH)||Nakamura, Takeya||0-for-4||2: SO, 4: SO, 6: f5, 8: SO|
|(RF)||Takayama, Hisashi||2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||2: SO, 4: HR, 6: G6, 9: 1B|
|(LF)||Sato, Tomoaki||0-for-3||2: F8, 4: f3, 7: BB, 9: F9|
|(3B)||Abe, Masahiro||0-for-2||3: G3, 4: F8, 7: S3|
|3B||Hara, Takuya||1-for-1||9: 1B|
|(C)||Hosokawa, Toru||0-for-3||3: G5, 5: F7, 7: SO|
|PH||Uemoto, Tatsuyuki||0-for-1||9: SO|
|Osada, Shuichiro, H||3 1/3||50||11||10||0||0||4||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.203|
|Onodera, Chikara, L||1 1/3||22||6||5||1||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||2||2||3.750|
Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)
|(CF)||Sakaguchi, Tomotaka||0-for-4||1: F9, 3: F7, 4: G6, 7: SO, 8: BB|
|(LF)||Moriyama, Makoto||1-for-4, 1 R||1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: G6|
|PH-SS||Obiki, Keiji||0-for-1||8: SO|
|(2B)||Goto, Mitsutaka||1-for-3, 1 R||1: 2B, 3: F7, 5: f5, 8: BB|
|(1B)||Cabrera, Alex||1-for-4, 1 R||1: f3, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 8: F9|
|(DH)||Kitagawa, Hirotoshi||2-for-4, 1 RBI||2: G4, 3: 1B, 6: SO, 8: 1B|
|(3B)||Baldiris, Aarom||2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: 1B (BrO), 3: 2B, 6: G5, 8: G6|
|(RF)||Caraballo, Francisco||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: BB, 3: G3, 6: SO, 8: 1B|
|(C)||Maeda, Daisuke||1-for-2||2: 1B, 4: f2|
|PH-C||Hidaka, Takeshi||0-for-0||7: BB|
|PH-LF||Taguchi, So||1-for-1, 1 R||8: 1B|
|(SS)||Yamasaki, Koji||0-for-3||2: SO, 4: F8, 7: G1|
|PH||Okada, Takahiro||1-for-1, 1 R, 4 RBI||8: HR|
|Nakayama, Shinya||4 2/3||86||20||18||4||1||4||2||0||0||0||0||3||2||3.732|
|Higa, Motoki||1 1/3||12||4||4||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.688|
|Hirano, Yoshihisa, W||2||34||8||6||1||0||5||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||1.409|
Bottom of the 3rd - 2 runs, 4 hits
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Sakaguchi flies out to left. Moriyama hits a single to right. Goto flies out to left. Cabrera hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Kitagawa hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Baldiris hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Caraballo grounds out to first.
Top of the 4th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Nakajima walks. Fernandez hits a single to center and a run scores on a fielding error (E8), Fernandez to third. Nakamura strikes out swinging. Takayama hits a 2-run homer. Sato fouls out to first. Abe flies out to center.
Bottom of the 8th - 5 runs, 4 hits
Onodera on the mound for Seibu
Defense: Oshima take over at first.
Goto walks. Cabrera flies out to right. Kitagawa hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Baldiris grounds out to short, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Graman in for Onodera.
Defense: Hara takes over at third.
Caraballo hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Taguchi, pinch-hitting for Hidaka, hits a single to right, bases loaded. T-Okada, pinch-hitting for Yamasaki, hits a grand slam. Sakaguchi walks. Obiki, pinch-hitting for Moriyama, strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 1st
Sakaguchi flies out to right. Moriyama strikes out swinging. Goto hits a double to center. Cabrera fouls out to first.
Bottom of the 2nd
Kitagawa grounds out to second. Baldiris hits a single to left. Caraballo walks, runners on first and second. D. Maeda hits a single to left and Baldiris gets thrown out trying to score, runners on first and second. K. Yamazaki strikes out swinging.
Top of the 7th
Sato walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Abe. Hosokawa strikes out swinging. Kataoka strikes out swinging.
Top of the 8th
Kuriyama strikes out swinging. Nakajima strikes out swinging. Fernandez hits a double to left and gets replaced by pinch-runner Asamura. Asamura steals third. Nakamura strikes out swinging.
Top of the 9th
Takayama hits a single to center. Sato flies out to right. Hara hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Uemoto, pinch-hitting for Hosokawa, strikes out swinging. Kataoka walks, bases loaded. Kuriyama flies out to left.
Orix took the series, 2-1. Seibu won the season series, 14-10.
The Buffaloes are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 67-64-4 (5th place). ... The Lions are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 76-60-1 (1st place).
Hirano (ORI) got the win in relief and improved to 7-1. ... Onodera (SEI) took the loss in relief and dropped to 1-3 on the year.
SEI: Takayama (11)
ORI: T-Okada (33)