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Orix Buffaloes 5 – Saitama Seibu Lions 7 (July 31, 2011)

by on Jul.31, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Saitama Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 17:00
Potential Starters: Alfredo Figaro (ORI) 5-4, 2.80 - Kazuhisa Ishii (SEI) 4-5, 4.18

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Orix 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 11 0
Seibu 0 3 0 1 0 2 1 0 X 7 12 0

Attendance: 24359 | Seibu leads series, 8-5-0 | Time: 3:49

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-5, 1 R 1: SO, 3: 1B, 4: G4, 7: G5, 9: F4
(RF) Taguchi, So 0-for-3 1: SO, 3: S1, 4: G1, 7: G5
PH Moriyama, Makoto 1-for-1 9: 1B
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 2-for-5 1: F3, 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
(1B) Okada, Takahiro 2-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: SO, 3: 2B, 5: L3, 7: 1B, 9: F9
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: F9, 7: G5, 9: F7
(LF) Arakane, Hisao 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: F9, 3: HR, 6: SO
PH-LF Akada, Shogo 0-for-1 8: SO
(DH) Hessman, Mike 0-for-2 2: BB, 3: SO, 6: G6
PH-DH Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-1 8: G6
(C) Saito, Toshio 1-for-2 2: SO, 4: BB, 6: 1B
PH Kajimoto, Yusuke 1-for-1 8: 1B
C Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-0
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-2, 1 R 3: BB, 4: S1, 6: F9, 8: F3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Figaro, Alfredo 3 2/3 85 18 15 5 0 2 2 0 0 3 2 4 4 3.107
Yoshino, Makoto, H 1/3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.421
Nishi, Yuki, L 2 44 12 9 3 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 2.915
Hirano, Yoshihisa 1 19 5 3 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 2.250
Kishida, Mamoru 1 21 6 5 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.652
8 170 42 33 12 0 4 4 1 3 3 2 7 5

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 11, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G6, 2: 1B (SB), 4: F7, 6: BB, 8: G6
(2B) Hara, Takuya 1-for-5 1: F7, 2: G3, 5: f5, 6: f5, 8: 1B
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 3-for-4, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: F7, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 1-for-4 1: G1, 3: F6, 5: 1B, 6: F9, 8: HBP
(LF) Sakata, Ryo 2-for-5, 1 R 2: G4, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 8: G4
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 2-for-5, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: F9, 5: F9, 7: 1B, 8: G4
(1B) Asamura, Hideto 1-for-1, 3 R 2: BB, 4: 1B, 6: BB, 7: S1
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 1-for-2, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: 1B (SB), 4: G6, 6: S1, 7: S1
(RF) Kumashiro, Masato 0-for-1, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: S8
PH Oshima, Hiroyuki 0-for-1 6: 振逃
PR-RF Akiyama, Shogo 0-for-0, 1 R
PH Hirao, Hiroshi 0-for-1 7: SO
RF Sato, Tomoaki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishii, Kazuhisa 5 99 23 18 5 1 7 3 0 2 0 0 5 5 4.546
Kimura, Fumikazu, W 1 2/3 27 6 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.149
Hoshino, Tomoki 0/3 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.160
Hsu, Ming-Chieh, H 1 1/3 18 5 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.864
Makita, Kazuhisa, S 1 11 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.670
9 157 41 36 11 1 9 3 0 2 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 3 runs, 3 hits
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Sakata grounds out to second. Fernandez hits a single to center and advances to second on a balk. Asamura walks, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Ginjiro hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third. Kumashiro strikes out swinging. Kuriyama hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Ginjiro steals home, Kuriyama to second. Hara grounds out to first.

Top of the 3rd - 5 runs, 4 hits
K. Ishii on the mound for Seibu
Obiki walks. Sakaguchi hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Taguchi hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Goto strikes out swinging. T-Okada hits a 2-run double to right, runner on second. Baldiris hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Arakane hits a 2-run homer to left. Hessman strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Asamura hits a single to center and advances to second on a wild pitch. Ginjiro grounds out to short, runner on third. Kumashiro hits a sac fly to center.
Pitching change: Yoshino in for Figaro.
Kuriyama flies out to left.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Nishi on the mound for Orix
Asamura walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ginjiro. Oshima, pinch-hitting for Kumashiro, reaches on a dropped third strike (passed ball), runners on first and third. Akiyama enters the game as a pinch-runner for Oshima. Kuriyama walks, bases loaded. Hara fouls out to third. Nakajima hits a 2-run single to right, runners on first and second. Nakamura flies out to right.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Hirano on the mound for Orix
Sakata hits a single to left. Fernandez hits a single to center, runners on first and seocnd. Asamura hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Ginjiro executes a successful squeeze bunt and a run scores, runner on third. Hirao, pinch-hitting for Akiyama, strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
K. Ishii on the mound for Seibu
T-Okada strikes out swinging. Baldiris hits a single to center. Arakane flies out to right. Hessman walks, runners on first and second. Saito strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Nakajima walks. Nakamura flies out to short. Runner advances to second on a balk. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Sakata strikes out swinging. Fernandez flies out to right.

Top of the 4th
K. Ishii on the mound for Seibu
Saito walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Obiki. Sakaguchi grounds out to second, runner on third. Taguchi grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 5th
Nishi on the mound for Orix
Hara fouls out to third. Nakajima flies out to left. Nakamura hits a single to center. Sakata hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Fernandez flies out to right.

Top of the 7th
Kimura on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: Akiyama takes over in right.
Sakaguchi grounds out to third. Taguchi grounds out to third.
Pitching change: Hoshino in for Kimura.
Goto hits an infield single. T-Okada hits a single to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Ming-Chieh in for Hoshino.
Baldiris grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 8th
Kishida on the mound for Orix
Defensive changes: Suzuki is the new catcher; Akada takes over in left.
Kuriyama grounds out to short. Hara hits a single to center. Nakajima hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Nakamura gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Sakata grounds out to second, bases loaded. Fernandez grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th
Makita on the mound for Seibu
Sakaguchi flies out to second. Moriyama, pinch-hitting for Taguchi, hits a single to center. Goto hits an infield single, runners on first and second. T-Okada flies out to right. Baldiris flies out to left.

Notes

Orix: The Buffaloes lost their 2nd straight game. ... Nishi took the loss in relief and is now 5-4.  He is now 0-2 with a 1 save in 5 games (3 starts) since his last victory on 6/4 (vs Hiroshima).

Seibu: The Lions won their 2nd straight game. ... Kimura got the win in relief and is now 1-0.  This was also his first victory of his career. ... Makita saved his 7th game of the year. ... K. Ishii has now struck out 1,999 batters. ... Nakajima celebrated his 29th birthday.