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Saitama Seibu Lions 4 – Orix Buffaloes 0 (April 23, 2011)

by on Apr.23, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Saitama Seibu Lions vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 14:00
Potential Starters: Kazuhisa Ishii (SEI) 0-0, 20.25 - Shinya Nakayama (ORI) 0-1, 1.59

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

Attendance: 25562 | Series tied, 1-1-0 | Time: 3:05

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 2-for-5, 1 R 1: F8, 3: SO, 5: 2B, 7: 1B, 8: F7
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 1-for-4, 2 RBI 1: G6, 3: G5, 5: G4, 7: 2B, 9: BB
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 0-for-5 1: SO, 4: SO, 5: G6, 7: G6, 9: SO
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 8: HR, 9: F7
(1B) Asamura, Hideto 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: BB, 6: SO, 8: F9, 9: F9
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F9, 4: F7, 6: G6, 8: HR
(LF) Takayama, Hisashi 1-for-3 2: G6, 4: BB, 7: SO, 8: 1B
PR-LF Saito, Shogo 0-for-0 8: (SB)
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 2-for-4, 1 R 3: 1B, 4: SO, 7: 1B, 8: f3
(RF) Sato, Tomoaki 0-for-2 3: S1, 5: f9, 7: F9, 8: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishii, Kazuhisa, W 7 90 25 23 3 0 8 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.240
Okamoto, Atsushi 1 12 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Sikorski, Brian 1 10 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.750
9 112 32 29 4 0 9 1 1 1 0 0 0 0

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: G6, 5: SO, 8: DP
(RF) Shimoyama, Shinji 0-for-2 1: S1, 3: HBP, 6: F9, 9: SO
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-4 1: G4, 3: F6, 6: F8, 9: 1B
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: SO, 6: SO, 9: F7
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: F7, 7: F9, 9: F7
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: G4
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: G5, 7: SO
(C) Maeda, Daisuke 0-for-2 2: G6, 5: SO, 8: BB
(SS) Yamasaki, Koji 1-for-2 3: 1B (SB), 5: f5
PH Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-1 8: G4
SS Obiki, Keiji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakayama, Shinya, L 6 2/3 119 29 26 7 0 7 2 0 1 0 0 2 2 2.189
Kobayashi, Masahide 2/3 16 5 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 16.875
Kamoshida, Takashi 2/3 10 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
Kuwahara, Kentaro 1 17 4 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 162 41 36 10 2 8 4 0 1 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Takayama strikes out swinging. Ginjiro hits a single to center. Sato flies out to right. Kataoka hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kuriyama this clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second.
Pitching change: M. Kobayashi in for Nakayama.
Nakajima grounds out to short.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
M. Kobayashi on the mound for Orix
Nakamura hits a solo homer to left-center. Asamura flies out to right. Fernandez hits a solo homer. Takayama hits a single to center and gets replaced by pinch-runner Saito.
Pitching change: Kamoshida in for M. Kobayashi.
Saito steals second. Ginjiro fouls out to first. Sato walks, runners on first and second. Kataoka flies out to left.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
K. Ishii on the mound for Seibu
Sakaguchi hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Shimoyama. Goto grounds out to second, runner on third. T-Okada flies out to center.

Top of the 3rd
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Ginjiro hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Sato. Kataoka strikes out swinging. Kuriyama grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 3rd
K. Ishii on the mound for Seibu
Yamasaki hits a single to right and steals second. Sakaguchi grounds out to short, runner on third. Shimoyama gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and third. Goto flies out to short. T-Okada strikes out looking.

Top of the 4th
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Nakajima strikes out swinging. Nakamura hits a single to left. Asamura walks, runners on first and second. Fernandez flies out to left. Takayama walks, bases loaded. Ginjiro strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Sato fouls out to right. Kataoka hits a double to left. Kuriyama grounds out to second, runner on third. Nakajima grounds out to short.

Notes

Seok-Ki Kim, Korean consul general in Osaka, threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Seibu: The Lions snapped a 5-game losing streak and a 6-game losing streak at Kyocera Dome (going back to 7/8/2010).  The shutout victory was also their first since 9/2/2010 (vs Orix).