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Saitama Seibu Lions 6 – Orix Buffaloes 8 (August 12, 2011)

by on Aug.12, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Saitama Seibu Lions vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Takayuki Kishi (SEI) 3-4, 3.68 - Shinya Nakayama (ORI) 2-7, 2.81

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

Attendance: 22239 | Seibu leads series, 8-6-0 | Time: 3:31

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: F8, 5: G4, 7: BB, 9: 1B (BrO)
(2B) Abe, Masahiro 1-for-3, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: G4, 5: F7
PH-RF Sakata, Ryo 0-for-1 7: SO, 9: BB
PR Akiyama, Shogo 0-for-0
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 1-for-4, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: SO, 6: G6, 8: SO, 9: S9
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: SO, 6: F6, 8: BB, 9: G1
(1B) Fernandez, Jose 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: DP, 4: F8, 6: G6, 8: HR, 9: IBB
PR Hara, Takuya 0-for-0
(LF-2B) Asamura, Hideto 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: L3, 7: G1, 8: SO
PH Hirao, Hiroshi 0-for-1 9: SO
(DH) Mulhern, Ryan 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: F8, 8: 1B
(RF-LF) Kumashiro, Masato 1-for-4, 1 R 2: SO, 5: G6, 7: 1B, 8: SO
(C) Hoshi, Takanori 4-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 5: 2B, 7: 2B, 9: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kishi, Takayuki, L 6 1/3 109 30 25 10 1 5 2 0 2 0 0 8 6 4.106
Matsunaga, Hironori 2/3 18 4 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.286
Kimura, Fumikazu 1 19 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.893
8 146 38 32 12 1 7 2 1 2 0 0 8 6

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 1st, 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 2-for-4, 2 R 1: F9, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 8: G4
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: L4, 5: SE, 7: S1, 8: F4
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 2-for-4, 2 R, 3 RBI 1: DP, 3: G6, 5: 1B, 7: HR
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 3B, 4: G3, 5: 1B, 7: 1B
(DH) Takehara, Naotaka 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: F4, 5: DP
PH-DH Okada, Takahiro 0-for-0 7: HBP
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: S7, 4: SO, 6: G3, 7: F5
(RF) Taguchi, So 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: F7, 6: SO, 7: SO
RF Fukae, Masato 0-for-0
(C) Ito, Hikaru 2-for-4, 1 R 3: F6, 5: 2B, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(LF) Akada, Shogo 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 6: SO, 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakayama, Shinya, W 6 2/3 103 28 27 8 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 2.903
Higa, Motoki, H 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9.450
Hirano, Yoshihisa 1 31 6 5 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.265
Kishida, Mamoru, S 1 32 7 4 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.976
9 170 42 37 12 1 11 4 0 0 0 0 6 6

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 4 hits
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Kuriyama hits a single to left. Abe hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Nakajima hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Nakamura hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Fernandez hits into a 6-4-3 double play, runner on third. Asamura strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Kishi on the mound for Seibu
Goto hits a triple to right. Takehara strikes out swinging. Lee hits a sac fly to left. Taguchi strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 5 runs, 5 hits
Kishi on the mound for Seibu
Taguchi flies out to left. Ito hits a double to right. Akada hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Sakaguchi hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Obiki bunts and reaches on an error (E3) and a run scores, runners on first and second. Baldiris hits an RBI single to left, runners advance on a throwing error (E7) and another run scores, Baldiris to third. Goto hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Takehara hits into a 5-4-3 double play.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Asamura grounds out to the pitcher. Mulhern flies out to center. Kumashiro hits a single to center. T. Hoshi hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Kuriyama walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Higa in for Nakayama.
Sakata, pinch-hitting for Abe, strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kishi on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: Sakata takes over in right; Asamura moves from left to second; Kumashiro moves from right to left.
Sakaguchi hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Obiki. Baldiris hits a 2-run homer to left.
Pitching change: Matsunaga in for Kishi.
Goto hits a single to left. T-Okada, pinch-hitting for Takehara, gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Lee flies out to third. Taguchi strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Hirano on the mound for Orix
Nakajima strikes out swinging. Nakamura walks. Fernandez hits a 2-run homer to center. Asamura strikes out swinging. Mulhern hits a single to left. Kumashiro strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kishida on the mound for Orix
T. Hoshi hits a single to left. Kuriyama hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Sakata walks, bases loaded. Akiyama enters the game as a pinch-runner for Sakata. Nakajima hits a sac fly to right, runners on first and third. Nakamura hits a grounder to the pitcher, Kuriyama gets thrown out running the bases, runners on second and third.
Defensive changes: Fukae takes over in right.
Fernandez gets an intentional walk, bases loaded. Hara enters the game as a pinch-runner for Fernandez. Hirao, pinch-hitting for Asamura, strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Mulhern strikes out swinging. Kumashiro strikes out looking. T. Hoshi hits an infield single and advances to second on a throwing error (E4). Kuriyama flies out to center.

Bottom of the 3rd
Kishi on the mound for Seibu
Ito flies out to short. Akada hits a single to center. Sakaguchi walks, runners on first and second. Obiki lines out to second. Baldiris grounds out to short.

Top of the 5th
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Kumashiro grounds out to short. T. Hoshi hits a double to left. Kuriyama grounds out to second, runner on third. Abe flies out to left.

Notes

Former Kintetsu players Koji Ota and and Toru Ogawa threw out the ceremonial first pitch.  This is part of the Buffaloes' turn back the clock event.

Seibu: The Lions 2-game winning streak came to an end.  They also became the first PL team to lose 50 games this season. ... Kishi took the loss and dropped to 3-5.  He is now 0-3 in 4 starts since his last victory on 7/11 (vs Orix). ... T. Hoshi recorded his first 4-hit game of his career.

Orix: The Buffaloes are now 6-0-1 since their last loss on 8/4 (vs Softbank). ... Nakayama stopped a personal 3-game losing streak and won his first game since 6/18 (vs Chunichi).  He is now 3-7. ... Kishida saved his 20th game of the year.