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Orix Buffaloes 2 – Saitama Seibu Lions 7 (July 30, 2011)

by on Jul.30, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Saitama Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 17:00
Potential Starters: Shinya Nakayama (ORI) 2-6, 2.57 - Fumiya Nishiguchi (SEI) 3-6, 3.81

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

Attendance: 24608 | Seibu leads series, 7-5-0 | Time: 3:19

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 1st, 6th, 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 0-for-1 1: BB, 3: F8, 6: BB (BrO), 8: BB
(LF) Moriyama, Makoto 1-for-2, 1 R 1: BB, 4: G1, 6: 1B
PH-LF Arakane, Hisao 0-for-1 8: f5
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 0-for-3 1: DP, 4: BB, 6: L4, 8: DP
(1B) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 4: L4, 6: HR, 9: G1
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 0-for-4 2: G6, 4: F8, 6: G5, 9: F1
(DH) Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: F5, 7: F9, 9: L6
(RF) Akada, Shogo 2-for-3 2: SO, 5: 1B, 7: 2B
(C) Saito, Toshio 0-for-2 3: F8, 5: SO
PH-C Tsuji, Toshiya 0-for-1 7: SO
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-3 3: G6, 5: F6, 7: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakayama, Shinya, L 6 134 34 23 7 1 2 8 1 1 1 0 7 5 2.937
Furukawa, Shuichi 2 38 7 7 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.688
8 172 41 30 9 1 4 8 1 1 1 0 7 5

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: G6, 3: F7, 4: HBP, 5: S8, 7: F8
(2B) Hara, Takuya 1-for-4, 1 R 1: BB, 3: F6, 4: SO, 5: G4, 8: 1B
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 0-for-3 1: F8, 3: BB, 5: G6, 6: BB (SB), 8: SO
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 1-for-3, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: HR, 3: BB, 5: BB, 6: G6, 8: G5
(LF) Sakata, Ryo 1-for-5, 1 R 1: 2B, 3: SO, 5: E3, 6: G6, 8: F9
RF Akiyama, Shogo 0-for-0
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 2-for-3, 2 R 1: F7, 4: 1B, 5: 1B, 6: BB
(1B) Asamura, Hideto 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G6, 4: F9, 5: 1B, 6: G6
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: BB, 4: S1, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(RF-LF) Kumashiro, Masato 2-for-3, 2 RBI 2: F7, 4: 1B, 5: BB, 7: 1B (SB)

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishiguchi, Fumiya, W 5 93 18 15 1 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.457
Kimura, Fumikazu 1 23 5 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 1.286
Sakamoto, Yataro 1 17 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.348
Hoshino, Tomoki 1 13 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.160
Makita, Kazuhisa 1 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.700
9 156 33 28 4 1 5 5 0 0 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Kuriyama grounds out to short. Hara walks. Nakajima flies out to center. Nakamura hits a 2-run homer to left. Sakata hits a double to right. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Fernandez flies out to left.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Fernandez hits a single to left. Asamura flies out to right. Ginjiro hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Kumashiro hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Kuriyama gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Hara strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 4 runs, 3 hits
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Nakajima grounds out to short. Nakamura walks. Sakata reaches on a throwing error (E3), runners on first and second. Fernandez hits a single to center, bases loaded. Asamura hits an RBI single to left, bases loaded. Ginjiro hits an RBI single to left, bases loaded. Kumashiro walks in a run, bases loaded. Kuriyama hits a sac fly to center, runners on first and third. Hara grounds out to second.

Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kimura on the mound for Seibu
Sakaguchi walks. Moriyama hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Goto lines out to second and Sakaguchi gets doubled off second, runner on first. T-Okada hits a 2-run homer to right. Baldiris grounds out to third.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Sakaguchi walks. Moriyama walks, runners on first and second. Goto hits into a 4-6-3 double play, runner on third. T-Okada strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 3rd
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Kuriyama flies out to left. Hara flies out to short. Nakajima walks. Nakamura walks, runners on first and second. Sakata strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Nakajima walks and steals second. Nakamura grounds out to short. Sakata grounds out to short. Fernandez walks, runners on first and second. Asamura grounds out to short.

Top of the 7th
Sakamoto on the mound for Seibu
Lee flies out to right. Akada hits a double to left. Tsuji, pinch-hitting for Saito, strikes out swinging. Obiki grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 7th
Furukawa on the mound for Orix
Defensive changes: Tsuji is the new catcher.
Ginjiro strikes out swinging. Kumashiro hits a single to right and steals second. Kuriyama flies out to center. Kumashiro gets picked off second.

Bottom of the 8th
Furukawa on the mound for Orix
Defensive changes: Arakane takes over in left.
Hara hits a single to left. Nakajima strikes out swinging. Nakamura grounds out to third, runner on second. Sakata flies out to right.

Notes

Shin-chan threw out the ceremonial first pitch as part of Crayon Shin-chan Day at Seibu Dome.

Seibu: The Lions stopped a 2-game losing streak. ... Nishiguchi stopped a personal 3-game losing streak and is now 4-6.  He's also now 2-0 in 2 starts against the Buffaloes this season. ... Nakamura has now homered in two straight games.  He also has 11 homers in 12 games against the Buffaloes this season.

Orix: Nakayama took the loss and dropped to 2-7.  Nakayama has gone 0-3 in 5 starts since his last victory on 6/18 (vs Chunichi).  He's also 0-3 in 3 starts against the Lions this year.