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Saitama Seibu Lions 2 – Orix Buffaloes 4 (August 14, 2011)

by on Aug.14, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Saitama Seibu Lions vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 13:00
Potential Starters: Kazuhisa Ishii (SEI) 4-6, 4.35 - Hayato Terahara (ORI) 10-5, 2.77

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Seibu 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 9 0
Orix 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2x 4 12 0

Attendance: 28383 | Seibu leads series, 9-7-0 | Time: 3:40

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G5, 3: SO, 5: F8, 7: 1B, 9: BB
(2B) Hara, Takuya 1-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: G3, 5: SO, 7: G4, 9: SO
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 1-for-5 1: 1B, 3: G6, 6: G5, 8: G5, 10: F4
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 1-for-5 1: 1B, 4: SO, 6: L6, 8: G1, 10: SO
(1B) Fernandez, Jose 0-for-4, 1 RBI 1: S8, 4: F8, 6: SO, 8: G4, 10: F9
P Makita, Kazuhisa 0-for-0
(RF) Sakata, Ryo 0-for-2 1: SO, 4: HBP, 7: G1
RF Akiyama, Shogo 0-for-1 9: SO
(DH) Mulhern, Ryan 4-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
PR-DH-LF Kumashiro, Masato 0-for-0
(LF-1B) Asamura, Hideto 1-for-3 2: F8, 4: F8, 7: 1B, 9: S2
(C) Hoshi, Takanori 0-for-3 2: DP, 5: F7, 7: SO
PH Hirao, Hiroshi 0-for-0 9: BB
C Uemoto, Tatsuyuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishii, Kazuhisa 7 1/3 93 31 26 7 0 3 2 2 1 0 0 2 2 4.180
Hsu, Ming-Chieh, H 1 2/3 28 7 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.684
Makita, Kazuhisa, L 2/3 10 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.736
9 2/3 131 42 37 12 1 3 2 2 1 0 0 4 4

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 2nd, 4th, 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 2-for-5 1: F8, 3: 1B, 4: DP, 7: F8, 9: 1B
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-4 1: HBP, 3: F9, 5: F8, 7: G1, 9: G4
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 0-for-4 1: G5, 3: HBP, 5: SO, 8: SO, 10: G4
(1B-LF) Okada, Takahiro 3-for-5, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 8: 1B, 10: F7
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-4 2: BB (CS), 3: F7, 5: F8, 8: DP, 10: 1B
PR Fukae, Masato 0-for-0, 1 R
(LF) Arakane, Hisao 1-for-3, 1 R 2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: G5
PH-1B Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-2, 1 R, 2 RBI 9: G3, 10: HR
(DH) Takehara, Naotaka 0-for-3 2: F7, 4: BB, 6: L5, 9: F8
(C) Ito, Hikaru 1-for-2, 1 R 3: 1B, 4: S3, 6: F9
C Suzuki, Fumihiro 1-for-1 9: 1B
(RF) Akada, Shogo 2-for-4, 1 RBI 3: G6, 4: 1B, 7: G6, 9: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Terahara, Hayato 7 120 29 27 8 0 6 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 2.759
Hirano, Yoshihisa, H 2 35 9 6 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.180
Kishida, Mamoru, W 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.908
10 166 41 36 9 0 9 2 1 1 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 3 hits
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Kuriyama grounds out to third. Hara hits a single to right. Nakajima hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Nakamura hits a single to left, bases loaded. Fernandez hits a sac fly to center, runners on first and second. Sakata strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 3 hits
K. Ishii on the mound for Seibu
Ito hits a single to right. Akada grounds out to short, runner on second. Sakaguchi hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Obiki flies out to right. Goto gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. T-Okada hits an RBI infield single, bases loaded. Baldiris flies out to left.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Ishii on the mound for Seibu
Arakane hits an infield single. Takehara walks, runners on first and second. Ito hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Akada hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third. Sakaguchi hits into a 6-3 double play.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 3 hits
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Sakata grounds out to the pitcher. Mulhern hits a single to left. Asamura hits an infield single, runners on first and second. T. Hoshi strikes out swinging. Kuriyama hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Hara grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 10th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Makita on the mound for Seibu
Goto grounds out to second. T-Okada flies out to left. Baldiris hits a single to right and is replaced by a pinch-runner Fukae. Lee hits a walk-off 2-run homer to right.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 4th
Terahara on the mound for Orix
Nakamura strikes out swinging. Fernandez flies out to center. Sakata gets hit by a pitch. Mulhern hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Asamura flies out to center.

Top of the 9th
Hirano on the mound for Orix
Akiyama strikes out looking. Mulhern hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Asamura. Kumashiro enters the game as a pinch-runner for Mulhern. Hirao, pinch-hitting for T. Hoshi, walks, runners on first and seocnd. Kuriyama walks, bases loaded. Hara strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th
Ming-Chieh on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: Uemoto is the new catcher.
Lee, pinch-hitting for Arakane, grounds out to first. Takehara flies out to center. Suzuki hits a single to center. Akada hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Sakaguchi hits a single to left, bases loaded. Obiki grounds out to second.

Notes

Former Kintetsu pitcher Keishi Suzuki threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Seibu: The Lions were handed their 5th walk-off loss of the season. ... Makita took the loss and dropped to 2-5.  This was Makita's first loss as a reliever.

Orix: This was the Buffaloes' 5th walk-off victory of the year. ... Kishida got the win in relief and is now 4-5. ... Lee recorded his 3rd walk-off homer of his NPB career (first since 8/1/2006).