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Orix Buffaloes 4 – Yomiuri Giants 1 (May 22, 2011)

by on May.22, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 14:00
Potential Starters: Chan-Ho Park (ORI) 1-4, 4.13 - Seth Greisinger (YOM) 1-1, 7.71

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

Attendance: 43554 | Orix leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 3:45

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: G4, 5: G6, 7: S9, 10: 1B
(2B) Kajimoto, Yusuke 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: G3, 5: G3, 7: G4
P Yoshino, Makoto 0-for-0
P Katsuki, Ryota 0-for-0
P Hirano, Yoshihisa 0-for-0
P Kishida, Mamoru 0-for-0
PH Shimoyama, Shinji 0-for-0 10: S1
RF Fukae, Masato 0-for-0
(RF-LF) Taguchi, So 0-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 4: SO, 6: F9, 8: F8, 10: BB
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-3 2: F8, 4: BB, 6: SO, 8: 1B
PR-LF Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-0 8: (SB)
PH Hidaka, Takeshi 0-for-1 10: G4
P Nakayama, Shinya 0-for-0
(3B) Hessman, Mike 1-for-4 2: F9, 4: 1B, 6: F7, 8: F4
3B Yamasaki, Koji 1-for-1, 1 R, 2 RBI 10: 1B
(LF-1B) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G4, 4: BB, 7: HBP, 8: F7, 10: 1B
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 1-for-4 3: 1B (CS), 4: G6, 7: S1, 9: G3, 10: G5
(C) Ito, Hikaru 2-for-3 3: BB, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(P) Park, Chan-Ho 0-for-1 3: SO, 5: S1
PH Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 0-for-0 7: BB
PR-2B Kaneko, Keisuke 0-for-1 9: G5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Park, Chan-Ho 6 94 24 20 3 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.491
Yoshino, Makoto, H 2/3 7 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.077
Katsuki, Ryota, H 1/3 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
Hirano, Yoshihisa, H 1 13 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.077
Kishida, Mamoru, W 1 29 6 5 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.800
Nakayama, Shinya, S 1 16 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.224
10 164 40 35 6 0 8 3 1 1 0 0 1 1

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF-LF) Konta, Toshimasa 2-for-5 1: G5, 3: 1B, 5: G1, 8: SO, 10: 1B
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-4 1: E6 (SB), 3: S3, 5: G4, 8: SO, 10: SO
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-5 1: G6, 3: F8, 5: G5, 8: F8, 10: SO
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 2-for-4 1: G6, 4: 1B (BrO), 6: L3, 9: 1B
PR-CF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-1, 1 R 9: (SB), 10: L4
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-2 2: BB, 4: f6, 6: G4, 9: BB
PR-3B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-0
(RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-4 2: G6, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 9: F4
(1B) Tanaka, Daijiro 0-for-1 2: G1, 4: HBP
PR-1B Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-0
PH Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-1 7: SO
P Albaladejo, Jonathan 0-for-0
PH Yano, Kenji 1-for-1, 1 RBI 9: 1B (SB)
C Kato, Ken 0-for-0
(3B-1B) Tsuburaya, Hidetoshi 0-for-3 2: G3, 4: IBB, 7: G3, 9: SO
(P) Greisinger, Seth 0-for-2 3: SO, 4: G4
PH-1B Ota, Taishi 0-for-2 7: F8, 9: SO
P Romero, Levi 0-for-0
P Nishimura, Kentaro 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Greisinger, Seth 7 116 29 21 4 0 5 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 4.500
Albaladejo, Jonathan 2 26 7 7 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.587
Romero, Levi, L 2/3 20 6 4 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 3 3.938
Nishimura, Kentaro 1/3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.077
10 163 43 33 8 0 6 5 1 3 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Greisinger on the mound for Yomiuri
T-Okada gets hit by a pitch and advances to second on a sac bunt by Obiki. Ito hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Kitagawa, pinch-hitting for Park, walks, bases loaded. K. Kaneko enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kitagawa. Sakaguchi hits a sac fly to right, runners on first and third. Y. Kajimoto grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kishida on the mound for Orix
Ramirez hits a single to center and gets replaced by pinch-runner Suzuki. Suzuki steals second. Abe walks, runners on first and second. Chono flies out to second. Yano, pinch-hitting for Albaladejo, hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Terauchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Abe. Yano steals second, runners on second and third. Tsuburaya strikes out swinging. Ota strikes out swinging.

Top of the 10th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Romero on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Kato is the new catcher; Konta moves from center to left; Suzuki takes over in center; Terauchi takes over at third; Tsuburaya moves from third to first.
Sakaguchi hits an infield single. Shimoyama, pinch-hitting for Kishida, hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Taguchi walks, runners on first and second. Hidaka, pinch-hitting for Moriyama, grounds out to second, runners on second and third. K. Yamasaki hits a 2-run infield single, runner on second. T-Okada hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.
Pitching change: Nishimura in for Romero.
Obiki grounds out to third.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Park on the mound for Orix
Konta grounds out to third. Fujimura reaches on fielding error (E6), runner on first. Fujimura steals second. Sakamoto grounds out to short, runner on third. Ramirez grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 2nd
Park on the mound for Orix
Abe walks. Chono grounds out to short, runner on first. D. Tanaka grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second. Tsuburaya grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 3rd
Park on the mound for Orix
Greisinger strikes out looking. Konta hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Fujimura. Sakamoto flies out to center.

Top of the 4th
Greisinger on the mound for Yomiuri
Y. Kajimoto grounds out to first. Taguchi strikes out swinging. Lee walks. Hessman hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on a passed ball. T-Okada walks, bases loaded. Obiki grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 4th
Park on the mound for Orix
Ramirez hits a single to center. Abe fouls out to short. Chono hits a single, runners on first and third. D. Tanaka gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Furuki enters the game as a pinch-runner for D. Tanaka. Park throws a wild pitch, Ramirez gets thrown out running the bases, runners on second and third. Tsuburaya gets an intentional walk, bases loaded. Greisinger grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th
Greisinger on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Furuki takes over at first.
Ito hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Park. Sakaguchi grounds out to short, runner on third. Y. Kajimoto grounds out to first.

Top of the 8th
Albaladejo on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Ota takes over at first.
Taguchi flies out to center. Lee hits a single to center. Moriyama enters the game as a pinch-runner for Lee. Moriyama steals second. Hessman flies out to second. T-Okada flies out to left.

Notes

Orix: The Buffaloes used 21 of 24 players that were available for the game. ... Lee batted 4th for the first time since 4/3/2008.