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Orix Buffaloes 4 – Chiba Lotte Marines 3 (June 25, 2011)

by on Jun.25, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ QVC Marine Field - 14:00
Potential Starters: Kazuki Kondo (ORI) 0-0, 7.36 - Tomohisa Otani (LOT) 0-2, 1.11

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Orix 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 4 11 0
Lotte 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 9 0

Attendance: 15361 | Orix leads series, 4-3-0 | Time: 3:09

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 2-for-5 1: F9, 3: 1B, 4: F7, 6: 1B, 8: G4
(RF) Taguchi, So 1-for-5 1: 1B, 3: F9, 5: G3, 6: G6, 9: G4
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 0-for-5 1: G3, 3: F9, 5: G4, 7: SO, 9: G4
(LF-1B) Okada, Takahiro 2-for-5 1: 1B, 4: G1, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: L3
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 2-for-4, 2 R 1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: 2B, 7: DP
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: BB, 6: 2B, 8: 1B
PR-LF Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-0, 1 R
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: F7, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 8: HBP
(C) Saito, Toshio 0-for-2 2: G6, 4: BB, 6: G3
C Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-0 8: S1
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 1-for-4, 2 RBI 3: G5, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 8: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kondo, Kazuki, W 5 1/3 97 21 20 6 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 5.684
Yoshino, Makoto 0/3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.286
Katsuki, Ryota, H 2/3 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.543
Hirano, Yoshihisa, H 2 28 8 7 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.392
Kishida, Mamoru, S 1 13 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.051
9 144 35 33 9 1 7 1 0 0 0 0 3 3

Lotte

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Okada, Yoshifumi 3-for-4, 2 R 1: G1, 3: 1B (BrO), 6: 1B (SB), 8: 2B
(RF) Ishimine, Shota 0-for-4 1: G4, 4: SO, 6: F8, 8: G4
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 2-for-3, 2 RBI 1: G5, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: S9
(DH) Omatsu, Shoitsu 2-for-4 2: SO, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
PR-DH Aono, Takeshi 0-for-0
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 0-for-4 2: F8, 4: F7, 6: F8, 8: f3
(1B) Fukuura, Kazuya 1-for-4 2: 2B, 5: SO, 6: F7, 9: F5
(C) Satozaki, Tomoya 0-for-3 2: G1, 5: BB, 7: SO, 9: SO
(SS) Nemoto, Shunichi 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: DP
PH Kanazawa, Takeshi 0-for-1 7: F7
SS Takaguchi, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH Heiuchi, Hisao 0-for-1 9: L6
(LF) Minami, Ryusuke 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: SO, 6: HR, 7: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Otani, Tomohisa, L 6 115 29 27 9 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 1.643
Ito, Yoshihiro 1 14 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.552
Rosa, Carlos 2 22 8 6 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2.512
9 151 40 36 11 0 4 2 1 1 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Otani on the mound for Lotte
T-Okada grounds out to the pitcher. Kitagawa hits a single to center. Lee walks, runners on first and second. Baldiris hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Saito walks, bases loaded. Obiki flies out to right. Sakaguchi flies out to left.

Top of the 6th - 2 run, 4 hits
Otani on the mound for Lotte
Kitagawa hits a double to center. Lee hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Baldiris grounds out to short. Saito grounds out to first, runner on third. Obiki hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Sakaguchi hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Taguchi grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Kondo on the mound for Orix
R. Minami hits a solo homer to left. Okada hits a single to center. Ishimine flies out to center. Okada steals second. Iguchi hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.
Pitching change: Yoshino in for Kondo.
Omatsu hits a single to left, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Katsuki in for Yoshino.
Imae flies out to center. Fukuura flies out to left.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Rosa on the mound for Lotte
Defensive changes: Takaguchi takes over at short.
Lee hits a single to center and gets replaced by pinch-runer Moriyama. Baldiris gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Suzuki hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Obiki drives in a run with a ground out to second, runner on third. Sakaguchi grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Hirano on the mound for Orix
Defensive changes: T-Okada moves from left to first, Moriyama takes over in left.
Okada hits a double to right. Ishimine grounds out to second, runner on third. Iguchi hits a sac fly to right. Omatsu hits a single to left and gets replaced by pinch-runner Aono. Imae fouls out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Otani on the mound for Lotte
Sakaguchi flies out to right. Taguchi hits a single to center. Goto grounds out to first, runner on first. T-Okada hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Kitagawa strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd
Kondo on the mound for Orix
Omatsu strikes out swinging. Imae flies out to center. Fukuura hits a double to left. Satozaki grounds out to the pitcher.

Notes

Orix: Kondo picked up first victory in his fifth appearance of the year.  This was also his first victory since 7/28/2010 (vs Nippon Ham), a span in which he went 0-4 in 6 starts and 4 relief appearances. ... Kishida saved his 14th game of the year. ... Lee has now driven in runs in each of his last 4 games.

Lotte: Otani took the loss and is now 0-3 on the year.  All 3 losses have come since moving to the starting rotation on 5/31. ... R. Minami knocked out his first homer since 5/22/2010.