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Saitama Seibu Lions 2 – Orix Buffaloes 1 (August 13, 2011)

by on Aug.13, 2011 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Saitama Seibu Lions vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Fumiya Nishiguchi (SEI) 4-6, 3.21 - Alfredo Figaro (ORI) 6-4, 3.05

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

Attendance: 25133 | Seibu leads series, 9-6-0 | Time: 3:17

Seibu

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 2-for-4 1: SO, 3: G3, 5: BB, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
(2B) Hara, Takuya 1-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: F6, 7: G6, 9: G1
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 1-for-3, 1 R 1: 1B, 4: L3, 6: BB (SB), 7: G1
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 1-for-2, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: BB, 6: SO, 8: BB
(1B) Fernandez, Jose 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: DP, 4: G5, 6: 1B, 8: G4
PR-LF Akiyama, Shogo 0-for-0
(RF) Sakata, Ryo 0-for-4 2: F9, 4: G4, 6: F6, 8: G3
(DH) Mulhern, Ryan 2-for-4 2: G4, 5: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(C) Uemoto, Tatsuyuki 0-for-4 2: G3, 5: f2, 6: G1, 9: F8
(LF-1B) Asamura, Hideto 0-for-4 3: G4, 5: G4, 7: G6, 9: G5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishiguchi, Fumiya, W 5 1/3 96 23 20 5 0 5 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 3.090
Hoshino, Tomoki, H 1/3 5 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.636
Okamoto, Atsushi, H 1/3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.320
Hsu, Ming-Chieh, H 2 28 7 6 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.706
Makita, Kazuhisa, S 1 11 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.571
9 141 37 32 6 0 7 4 1 0 1 0 1 1

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 0-for-5 1: G4, 2: F6, 5: F8, 7: G6, 9: G4
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 1-for-3 1: BB, 2: SO, 5: 1B, 7: G4
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: F7, 5: DP, 8: F8
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 0-for-3 1: f7, 3: f9, 6: BB, 8: SO
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: G1, 6: F8, 8: BB
PR-3B Yamasaki, Koji 0-for-0
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-4 2: 2B, 4: F7, 6: F9, 8: G3
(RF) Akada, Shogo 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: BB, 9: 1B
(C) Suzuki, Fumihiro 0-for-3 2: HBP, 4: SO, 6: G1, 9: f2
(DH) Kajimoto, Yusuke 1-for-4 2: SO, 5: 1B, 7: G4, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Figaro, Alfredo, L 6 104 26 23 6 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.051
Katsuki, Ryota 1 8 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.492
Higa, Motoki 1 2/3 15 6 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 7.560
Yoshino, Makoto 1/3 10 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.246
9 137 38 34 8 0 4 4 0 0 0 1 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 3 hits
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Kuriyama strikes out swinging. Hara hits a single to center. Nakajima hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Nakamura hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Fernandez hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 3 hits
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Baldiris hits a single to center. Lee hits a double to center, runners on second and third. Akada hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Suzuki gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Kajimoto strikes out swinging. Sakaguchi flies out to short. Obiki strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Nakajima walks and steals second. Nakamura strikes out swinging. Fernandez hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Sakata flies out to short. Mulhern hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Uemoto grounds out to the pitcher.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Sakaguchi grounds out to second. Obiki walks. Goto strikes out swinging. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. T-Okada fouls out to left.

Top of the 4th
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Nakajima lines out to first. Nakamura walks. Fernandez grounds out to third, runner on second. Sakata grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Mulhern hits a single to right. Uemoto fouls out on a sac bunt attempt. Asamura grounds out to second, runner on second. Kuriyama walks, runners on first and second. Hara flies out to short.

Bottom of the 5th
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Kajimoto hits a single to right. Sakaguchi flies out to center. Obiki hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Goto hits into a 1-6-3 double play.

Bottom of the 6th
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
T-Okada walks. Baldiris flies out to center.
Pitching change: Hoshino in for Nishiguchi.
Lee flies out to right. Akada walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: A. Okamoto in for Hoshino.
Suzuki grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 7th
Katsuki on the mound for Orix
Asamura grounds out to short. Kuriyama hits a single to left. Hara grounds out to short, runner on second. Nakajima grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 8th
Higa on the mound for Orix
Nakamura walks. Fernandez grounds out to second, runner on first. Akiyama enters the game as a pinch-runner for Fernandez. Runner advances to second on a balk. Sakata grounds out to first, runner on third. Mulhern strikes out swinging.

Notes

Seibu: Nishiguchi got the win and is now 2-0 in his last 3 starts (since a loss on 7/18 vs Softbank) and is 5-6 overall.  He's also 7-0 in 12 games (11 starts) against the Buffaloes since 4/9/2009. ... Makita saved his 10th game of the year.  He is the first player in franchise history to record double-digit saves in his first year.

Orix: The Buffaloes' 6-game winning streak (6-0-1) came to an end. ... Figaro took the loss and is now 6-5.