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Orix Buffaloes 2 – Saitama Seibu Lions 0 (August 25, 2011)

by on Aug.25, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Saitama Seibu Lions @ Omiya Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Shinya Nakayama (ORI) 3-7, 2.91 - Hideaki Wakui (SEI) 5-9, 3.15

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

Attendance: 20418 | Seibu leads series, 10-8-0 | Time: 3:17

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-5 1: 1B, 3: DP, 5: G4, 7: G1, 9: F7
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 2-for-4 1: S1, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: SO
(DH) Hidaka, Takeshi 0-for-3 1: G5, 3: F5, 5: BB, 8: F7
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 2-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 4: 3B, 5: F9, 8: 1B (SB)
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 0-for-4 2: G3, 4: SO, 5: f5, 8: F9
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: G3, 4: G1, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(LF) Arakane, Hisao 0-for-3 2: G6, 4: BB, 6: SO, 8: F8
RF Fukae, Masato 0-for-0
(C) Ito, Hikaru 1-for-4, 1 R 3: 2B, 4: G5, 6: G6, 9: f5
(RF-LF) Yoshida, Shintaro 1-for-4 3: E1, 5: 1B, 7: G6, 9: E6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakayama, Shinya, W 6 2/3 95 28 23 6 0 4 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 2.726
Hirano, Yoshihisa, H 1 1/3 16 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.053
Kishida, Mamoru, S 1 14 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
9 125 35 30 7 0 8 2 1 2 0 0 0 0

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 3rd, 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 0-for-3 1: L6, 3: BB, 5: SO, 7: SO
(2B) Abe, Masahiro 1-for-3 1: G6, 3: DP, 6: 1B
PH Hirao, Hiroshi 0-for-1 7: SO
2B Hara, Takuya 0-for-0
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 2-for-4 1: F7, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 0-for-4 2: G5, 4: F4, 6: F6, 8: DP
(DH) Osaki, Yutaro 0-for-4 2: G3, 4: G4, 6: F9, 8: F7
(1B) Mulhern, Ryan 1-for-3 2: BB, 5: 1B, 6: G6, 9: SO
(LF) Asamura, Hideto 1-for-3 2: F4, 5: S1, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(C) Hoshi, Takanori 2-for-3 3: 3B, 5: HBP, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(RF) Kumashiro, Masato 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: S3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wakui, Hideaki, L 8 134 34 31 8 0 5 2 0 1 0 0 2 1 3.016
Kimura, Fumikazu 1 15 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.571
9 149 38 35 8 0 6 2 0 1 0 0 2 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Ito hits a double to left. Yoshida reaches on a throwing error (E1), runners on first and third. Sakaguchi hits into a double play as a run scores. Obiki hits a single to left. Hidaka flies out to third.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hit
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: Hara takes over second.
Hidaka flies out to left. Goto hits a single to left and steals second. Baldiris flies out to right, runner on third. Lee hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Arakane flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Sakaguchi hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Obiki. Hidaka grounds out to third. Goto strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
T. Hoshi hits a triple to left. Kumashiro strikes out swinging. Kuriyama walks, runners on first and third. Abe hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Top of the 4th
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Goto hits a triple to left. Baldiris strikes out swinging. Lee grounds out to the pitcher. Arakane walks, runners on first and third. Ito grounds out to third.

Top of the 5th
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Yoshida hits a single to right. Sakaguchi grounds out to second, runner on first. Obiki hits an infield single and the lead runner advances to third on a throwing error (E5), runners on first and third. Hidaka walks, bases loaded. Goto flies out to right. Baldiris fouls out to third.

Bottom of the 5th
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Mulhern hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Asamura. T. Hoshi gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Kumashiro strikes out swinging. Kuriyama strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Abe hits a single to left. Nakajima hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Nakamura flies out to short. Osaki flies out to right. Mulhern grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 7th
Nakayama on the mound for Orix
Asamura hits a single to center. T. Hoshi hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Kumashiro hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Kuriyama strikes out swinging. Hirao enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Abe.
Pitching change: Hirano in for Nakayama.
Hirao strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Lions announced earlier today that the would start 30 minutes later than originally scheduled.

Orix: The Buffaloes snapped a 7-game losing streak and picked up their 9th shutout victory of the year. ... Nakayama got the win and is now 3-7, including 2-3 in 5 starts against the Lions.  He's also 2-0 in 4 starts since his last loss on 7/30 (vs Seibu). ... Kishida saved his 21st game of the year.

Seibu: The Lions suffered their 10th shutout loss of the season. ... Wakui took the loss and dropped to 5-10 (third double-digit loss season of his career).  He's also 0-4 in 6 starts since his last victory on 7/9 (vs Orix).