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Orix Buffaloes 4 – Chunichi Dragons 0 (June 18, 2011)

by on Jun.18, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Shinya Nakayama (ORI) 1-4, 2.31 - Maximo Nelson (CHU) 5-3, 2.00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Orix 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 4 12 0
Chunichi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0

Attendance: 32681 | Chunichi leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 2:57

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 3-for-4 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: BB, 7: F6, 9: 1B
(RF) Taguchi, So 0-for-2 1: S1, 3: S1, 5: S2, 7: G6, 9: SO
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G5, 3: F9, 5: S9, 8: 1B (SB), 9: DP
(LF-1B) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: F8
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-4, 1 R 2: G1, 4: L5, 6: F7, 8: 1B
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 4-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: 1B, 4: HR, 6: 1B, 8: 2B
PR-LF Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-0
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: F8, 8: 1B
(C) Saito, Toshio 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: G4, 6: F8
PH Akada, Shogo 0-for-1 8: SO
C Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-0
(P) Nakayama, Shinya 1-for-3, 1 R 2: G6, 5: 1B, 7: SO
PH Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 0-for-1 8: G5
P Hirano, Yoshihisa 0-for-0
P Kishida, Mamoru 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakayama, Shinya, W 7 86 25 24 4 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.957
Hirano, Yoshihisa 1 17 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.317
Kishida, Mamoru 1 7 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.875
9 110 32 31 5 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: SO, 5: f3, 8: G4
(RF) Nomoto, Kei 1-for-4 1: G4, 4: F8, 6: G5, 9: 1B
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-4 1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: F5, 9: F8
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-4 2: F9, 4: f3, 6: F8, 9: G5
(1B) Guzman, Joel 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: BB, 7: F8, 9: SO
(CF) Hirata, Ryosuke 1-for-3 2: G6, 4: f3, 7: 1B
(2B) Donoue, Naomichi 0-for-3 3: G6, 5: F9, 7: DP
(C) Oyama, Keiji 2-for-2 3: 1B, 5: 1B
PH Nakata, Ryoji 0-for-1 8: SO
P Mise, Koji 0-for-0
(P) Nelson, Maximo 0-for-1 3: SO
PH Koike, Masaaki 0-for-1 5: F8
P Soto, Enyelbert 0-for-0
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0
PH Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-1 8: F7
C Tanaka, Daisuke 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nelson, Maximo, L 5 72 22 17 6 1 5 1 0 3 0 0 2 2 2.102
Soto, Enyelbert 2 31 7 7 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kobayashi, Masato 1/3 11 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.964
Suzuki, Yoshihiro 2/3 22 5 5 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.574
Mise, Koji 1 10 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.723
9 146 39 34 12 1 8 1 0 3 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Baldiris lines out to third. Lee hits a solo homer to right. Obiki strikes out looking. Saito grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Nakayama hits a single to center. Sakaguchi walks, runners on first and second. Taguchi hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Goto hits a sac fly to right, runner on second. T-Okada strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 4 hits
M. Kobayashi on the mound for Chunichi
Goto hits a single to center. T-Okada flies out to center.
Pitching change: Suzuki in for M. Kobayashi.
Goto steals second. Baldiris hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Lee hits an RBI double to right, runners on second and third. Moriyama enters the game as a pinch-runner for Lee. Obiki hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and third. Akada, pinch-hitting for Saito, strikes out looking. Kitagawa, pinch-hitting for Nakayama, grounds out to third.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Sakaguchi hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Taguchi. Goto grounds out to third. T-Okada strikes out swinging.

Top of the 2nd
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Baldiris grounds out to the pitcher. Lee hits a single to center. Obiki hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Saito strikes out swinging. Nakayama grounds out to short.

Top of the 3rd
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Sakaguchi hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Taguchi. Goto flies out to right. T-Okada strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Nomoto flies out to center. Morino hits a single to left. Wada fouls out to first. Guzman walks, runners on first and second. Hirata fouls out to first.

Bottom of the 9th
Kishida on the mound for Orix
Nomoto hits a single to center. Morino flies out to center. Wada grounds out to third, runner on second. Guzman strikes out swinging.

Notes

Orix: The Buffaloes recorded their 7th shutout victory of the year. ... Lee recorded his first homer since 4/13 (vs Softbank).  It was also his 37th career Inter-league homer and his first 4-hit game since 9/7/2007 (4th of his career).

Chunichi: The Dragons were shutout for the 9th time this season.