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Saitama Seibu Lions 3 – Orix Buffaloes 0 (June 29, 2011)

by on Jun.29, 2011 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Saitama Seibu Lions vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Fumiya Nishiguchi (SEI) 2-3, 3.41 - Shinya Nakayama (ORI) 2-4, 1.96

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

Attendance: 12610 | Orix leads series, 3-2-0 | Time: 2:38

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 3, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF-1B) Asamura, Hideto 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: F6, 6: G5, 8: F8
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F8, 4: f3, 6: 1B, 8: G3
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: F9, 4: G6, 6: HR, 9: G6
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: F4, 6: SO, 9: HR
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 1-for-4 2: G6, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: G1
(1B) Fernandez, Jose 1-for-4 2: G5, 5: 2B, 7: G5, 9: SO
LF Saito, Shogo 0-for-0
(DH) Brown, Dee 0-for-3 3: F6, 5: G6, 7: F7
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 0-for-3 3: f2, 5: SO, 7: F9
(RF) Kumashiro, Masato 0-for-2 3: BB, 6: F9, 8: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishiguchi, Fumiya, W 6 94 25 21 4 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.829
Hsu, Ming-Chieh, H 2 26 6 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.137
Makita, Kazuhisa, S 1 21 5 4 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.778
9 141 36 31 6 0 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0

Orix

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 2-for-3 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: IBB, 7: DP
(RF) Moriyama, Makoto 1-for-4 1: f2, 3: 1B, 5: F8, 8: G4
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: F7, 6: G4, 8: F9
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-4 1: F8, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 8: G5
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: F8, 9: HBP
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-3 2: f2, 4: F7, 6: BB, 9: SO
(DH) Tsuboi, Tomochika 0-for-4 2: F7, 5: G6, 6: G4, 9: SO
(C) Saito, Toshio 0-for-1 3: G5, 5: HBP
PH Akada, Shogo 1-for-1 7: 1B
C Ito, Hikaru 0-for-0
PH Taguchi, So 1-for-1 9: 1B
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-3 3: G3, 5: S1, 7: SO, 9: F9

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakayama, Shinya, L 9 136 33 32 5 2 6 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 2.127
9 136 33 32 5 2 6 1 0 0 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Kumashiro flies out to right. Asamura grounds out to third. Kataoka hits a single to center. Nakajima hits a 2-run homer to right. Nakamura strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Nakajima grounds out to short. Nakamura hits a solo homer to left. Kuriyama grounds out to the pitcher. Fernandez strikes out looking.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Saito grounds out to third. Obiki grounds out to first. Sakaguchi hits a single to center. Moriyama hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Goto flies out to left.

Top of the 5th
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Kuriyama strikes out looking. Fernandez hits a double to right. Brown grounds out to short, runner on third. Ginjiro strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Tsuboi grounds out to short. Saito gets hit by a pitch and advances to second on a sac bunt by Obiki. Sakaguchi gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Moriyama flies out to center.

Bottom of the 6th
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Goto grounds out to second. T-Okada hits an infield single. Baldiris flies out to center. Lee walks, runners on first and second. Tsuboi grounds out to second.

Top of the 7th
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Kuriyama hits a single to left. Fernandez grounds out to third, runner on second. Brown flies out to left. Ginjiro flies out to right.

Bottom of the 9th
Makita in the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: Saito takes over in left; Asamura moves from left to first.
Baldiris gets hit by a pitch. Lee strikes out swinging. Tsuboi strikes out swinging. Taguchi, pinch-hitting for Ito, hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Obiki flies out to right.

Notes

Seibu: The Lions recorded their 6th shutout victory of the season. ... Nishiguchi got the win and evened his record to 3-3.  He's also 5-0 in 9 starts since 4/9/2009. ... Makita saved his 2nd game of the year. ... Nakajima now has double-digit homers in 8 straight seasons. ... Kataoka was in the starting line-up despite suffering a minor concussion during yesterday's game. ... Nakamura has homered in 2 straight.

Orix: The Buffaloes suffered their 5th shutout loss of the season. ... Nakayama lost his first game since 5/7 (vs Lotte) and dropped to 2-5. This was also his 3rd career complete game loss.