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Saitama Seibu Lions 3 – Orix Buffaloes 5 (April 24, 2011)

by on Apr.24, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Saitama Seibu Lions vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 13:00
Potential Starters: Masamitsu Hirano (SEI) 0-0, 4.50 - Yuki Nishi (ORI) 1-0, 1.29

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

Attendance: 23270 | Orix leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 3:08

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 1-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 3: F9, 6: G6, 8: 2B
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 1-for-3, 2 RBI 1: G4, 4: F8, 6: BB, 8: 1B
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 0-for-4 1: F9, 4: SO, 6: F9, 8: F9
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HBP, 4: SO, 7: F5, 9: HR
(1B) Asamura, Hideto 1-for-4 2: DP, 5: L4, 7: F9, 9: 1B
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 0-for-4 2: F8, 5: SO, 7: SO, 9: F7
(LF-RF) Takayama, Hisashi 2-for-4 3: SO, 5: 2B, 8: 振逃, 9: 1B
(C) Uemoto, Tatsuyuki 0-for-3, 1 R 3: HBP, 5: F7, 8: G3, 9: SO
(RF) Sato, Tomoaki 0-for-2 3: f9, 6: G6
PH-LF Brown, Dee 0-for-2 8: SO, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Hirano, Masamitsu, L 5 1/3 101 24 18 4 0 5 5 0 1 0 0 3 3 4.821
Fujita, Taiyo 1 2/3 21 8 7 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 5.684
Hsu, Ming-Chieh 1 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.588
8 132 35 28 7 1 5 5 0 2 0 0 5 5

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 2-for-3, 1 R 1: G1, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 7: 1B
(RF) Goto, Shunta 0-for-3 1: G3, 3: SO, 5: G3, 7: S2
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 4: F4, 6: 1B, 7: F9
(LF-1B) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F7, 4: BB, 6: BB, 7: 1B
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 0-for-2, 1 RBI 2: BB, 4: SO, 6: S1, 7: F9
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: F8, 6: 2B
PR-LF Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-1, 1 R 8: G5
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: DP, 5: BB, 6: HR, 8: F7
(C) Ito, Hikaru 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: SO, 6: f3
C Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-1 8: G4
(SS) Yamasaki, Koji 0-for-3 3: F3, 5: F3, 6: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishi, Yuki, W 7 96 24 21 1 0 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.643
Hirano, Yoshihisa 1 21 6 6 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 3.600
Kishida, Mamoru, S 1 28 6 6 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.250
9 145 36 33 6 1 10 1 2 0 1 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 6th - 4 runs, 3 hits
Hirano on the mound for Seibu
Goto hits an infield single. T-Okada walks, runners on first and second. Kitagawa hits a sac bunt and a run scores, runner on second. Lee hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.
Pitching change: Fujita in for Hirano.
Moriyama enters the game as a pinch-runner for Lee. Baldiris hits a 2-run homer. Ito fouls out to first. Yamasaki grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Fujita on the mound for Seibu
Sakaguchi hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Shunta. Goto flies out to right, runner on third. T-Okada hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Kitagawa flies out to right.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Hirano on the mound for Orix
Defensive changes: Suzuki is the new catcher.
Takayama reaches on a dropped third strike. Uemoto grounds out to first, runner on first. Brown, pinch-hitting for Sato, strikes out swinging. Kataoka hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Kuriyama clears the bases with a 2-run single to left, runner on first. Nakajima flies out to right.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kishida on the mound for Orix
Nakamura hits a solo homer to left-center. Asamura hits a single to left. Fernandez flies out to left. Takayama hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Uemoto strikes out swinging. Brown strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 5th
Hirano on the mound for Seibu
Baldiris walks. Ito fails on three sac bunt attempts. Yamasaki flies out to first. Sakaguchi hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Shunta grounds out to first.

Notes

Orix: The Buffaloes won their first series of the season. ... Lee has struck out 18 times this season (worst in either league).