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Orix Buffaloes 2 – Chiba Lotte Marines 3 (June 26, 2011)

by on Jun.26, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ QVC Marine Field - 13:00
Potential Starters: Alfredo Figaro (ORI) 5-2, 2.25 - Shunsuke Watanabe (LOT) 2-3, 4.86

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

Attendance: 19479 | Series tied, 4-4-0 | Time: 3:09

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-5 1: 1B, 3: G6, 6: f5, 8: SO, 9: F6
(RF) Akada, Shogo 1-for-3 1: BB, 3: G4, 6: f5, 8: 1B
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-4 1: F2, 3: F9, 6: 1B (SB), 8: F6
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F8, 4: L3, 6: SO, 9: HR
(DH) Kitagawa, Hirotoshi 1-for-3 1: f7, 4: F7, 7: 1B
PR-DH Moriyama, Makoto 0-for-0, 1 R 7: (CS), 9: BB
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-4 2: F9, 4: F8, 7: F7, 9: SO
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-4 2: F8, 5: G5, 7: G3, 9: 1B
PR Yamasaki, Koji 0-for-0
(C) Saito, Toshio 1-for-2 2: 1B, 5: SO
PH Hessman, Mike 0-for-1 8: G5
C Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-1 9: SO
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: SO, 5: G6, 8: 1B, 9: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Figaro, Alfredo, L 7 119 28 23 5 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 2.143
Katsuki, Ryota 1/3 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.250
Furukawa, Shuichi 1/3 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.125
Kamoshida, Takashi 0/3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.613
Yoshino, Makoto 1/3 8 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.256
8 137 34 29 8 0 4 3 0 1 0 0 3 3

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Okada, Yoshifumi 0-for-3 1: L1, 3: S5, 6: G4, 7: G1
(RF) Ishimine, Shota 2-for-4 1: G3, 3: 1B, 6: 1B (SB), 8: G5
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G4, 3: DP, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(DH) Omatsu, Shoitsu 0-for-4 2: G3, 4: G4, 6: G6, 8: SO
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 3-for-4, 2 R 2: 2B, 4: F7, 7: 1B, 8: 1B
(1B) Fukuura, Kazuya 2-for-4, 2 RBI 2: F5, 4: F7, 7: 1B, 8: 2B
PR-1B Heiuchi, Hisao 0-for-0
(LF) Minami, Ryusuke 0-for-3 2: BB, 5: F8, 7: F1, 8: F7
(C) Matoba, Naoki 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: SO
PH-C Satozaki, Tomoya 0-for-0 7: BB
(SS) Nemoto, Shunichi 0-for-1 3: BB, 5: f7
PH Kanazawa, Takeshi 0-for-0, 1 RBI 7: S8
SS Takaguchi, Takayuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Watanabe, Shunsuke, W 7 1/3 122 27 26 5 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.238
Uchi, Tatsuya, H 2/3 8 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.189
Yabuta, Yasuhiko, S 1 26 7 6 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 1.929
9 156 37 35 9 1 6 2 0 0 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Imae hits a single to center. Fukuura hits a single to right, runners on first and second. R. Minami flies out on a sac bunt attempt. Satozaki, pinch-hitting for Matoba, walks, bases loaded. Kanazawa, pinch-hitting for Nemoto, hits a sac fly to center, runners on first and second. Okada grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Katsuki on the mound for Orix
Defensive changes: Suzuki is the new catcher.
Ishimine grounds out to third. Iguchi hits a single to center.
Pitching change: Furukawa in for Katsuki.
Omatsu strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Kamoshida in for Furukawa.
Imae hits a single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Yoshino in for Kamoshida.
Fukuura hits a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Heiuchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Fukuura. R. Minami flies out to left.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Yabuta on the mound for Lotte
Defensive changes: Heiuchi takes over at first.
T-Okada hits a solo homer to right. Moriyama walks. Lee strikes out swinging. Baldiris hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Suzuki strikes out swinging. Obiki hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. K. Yamasaki enters the game as a pinch-runner for Baldiris. Sakaguchi flies out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
S. Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Sakaguchi hits a single to right. Akada walks, runners on first and second. Goto flies out to the catcher. T-Okada flies out to center, runners on first and third. Kitagawa fouls out to left.

Bottom of the 2nd
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Omatsu grounds out to first. Imae hits a double to left. Fukuura flies out to third. R. Minami walks, runners on first and second. Matoba strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 3rd
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Nemoto walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Okada. Ishimine hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Iguchi hits into a 4-6-3 double play.

Top of the 6th
S. Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Sakaguchi fouls out to third. Akada fouls out to third. Goto hits a single to right and steals second. T-Okada strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Okada grounds out to second. Ishimine hits a single to right. Iguchi strikes out swinging as Ishimine steals second and advances to third on a throwing error (E2), runner on third. Omatsu grounds out to short.

Top of the 8th
S. Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Defensive changes: Takaguchi takes over at short, Satozaki is the new catcher.
Hessman, pinch-hitting for Saito, grounds out to third. Obiki hits a single to right.
Pitching change: Uchi in for S. Watanabe.
Sakaguchi strikes out swinging. Akada hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Goto flies out to short.

Notes

Injuries: Kitagawa (ORI) was taken out of the game after he tweaked his left leg while turning the corner at first base in the 7th inning.  Kitawaga had to be helped off the field (a stretcher was originally brought out, but he ended up not needing it).

Orix: Figaro lost his first game since 4/21 (vs Nippon Ham), ending his 5-game winning streak, and is now 5-3.

Lotte: The Marines stopped a 3-game losing streak against the Buffaloes. ... S. Watanabe got the win and evened his record to 3-3.  He also threw a season high 122 pitches. ... Yabuta saved his 11th game of the year.