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Chiba Lotte Marines 4 – Orix Buffaloes 6 (August 28, 2011)

by on Aug.28, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chiba Lotte Marines vs Orix Buffaloes @ Kyocera Dome - 13:00
Potential Starters: Shingo Ono (LOT) 4-2, 3.38 - Alfredo Figaro (ORI) 6-6, 3.23

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 4 18 1
Orix 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 X 6 8 0

Attendance: 27527 | Orix leads series, 9-7-1 | Time: 3:29

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 13, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Okada, Yoshifumi 1-for-5 1: 1B, 3: G4, 4: F7, 7: G4, 8: G6
(SS-LF) Hayasaka, Keisuke 2-for-4 1: S5, 3: 1B (SB), 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: G4
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 0-for-5 1: SO, 3: SO, 5: F9, 7: SO, 9: F8
(1B) Castillo, Jose 1-for-5, 1 R 1: F7, 3: F9, 5: SO, 7: SO, 9: 1B
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 3-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: 2B (BrO), 4: G6, 6: SO, 8: 1B, 9: 2B
(DH) Kakunaka, Katsuya 5-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: 1B, 9: 1B
(LF) Kiyota, Ikuhiro 0-for-2 2: G5, 4: SO
PH-SS Nemoto, Shunichi 2-for-3 6: 1B, 8: F7, 9: 1B
(C) Tanaka, Masahiko 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: DP, 4: 1B, 6: F7
PH-C Kanazawa, Takeshi 1-for-2, 1 RBI 8: 1B, 9: G6
(RF) Kudo, Takahito 2-for-4 3: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: G3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ono, Shingo, L 6 106 25 25 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 3.944
Yamamoto, Tetsuya 1 1/3 15 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kimura, Yuta 2/3 11 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
8 132 32 32 8 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 6 6

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 2, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 0-for-4 1: G6, 3: F7, 5: G4, 7: G5
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 1-for-4 1: G6, 3: 1B, 6: G5, 8: SO
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F8, 3: f5, 6: 1B, 8: G1
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 2-for-4, 1 R 2: SO, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: HR, 6: SO, 8: SO
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-3, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: G3, 4: SO, 6: HR
(DH) Takehara, Naotaka 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: HR, 4: G4, 6: G6
(C) Ito, Hikaru 0-for-3 2: G1, 5: G6, 7: G4
(RF) Yoshida, Shintaro 0-for-3 3: G4, 5: G4, 7: f2

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Figaro, Alfredo 4 70 19 18 8 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3.192
Nishi, Yuki, W 3 1/3 64 16 16 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.827
Hirano, Yoshihisa, H 2/3 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.994
Kishida, Mamoru 1 26 7 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.255
9 174 44 43 18 0 9 0 0 1 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Ono on the mound for Lotte
T-Okada strikes out swinging. Baldiris hits a single to right. Lee grounds out to first and Baldiris advances to third on a throwing error (E3). Takehara hits a 2-run homer to left-center. Ito grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 3 hits
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Imae grounds out to short. Kakunaka hits an infield single. Kiyota strikes out looking. Tanaka hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Kudo hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Okada flies out to left.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Ono on the mound for Lotte
T-Okada grounds out to second. Baldiris hits a solo homer to left. Lee strikes out swinging. Takehara grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 6th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Ono on the mound for Lotte
Defensive changes: Hayasaka moves from short to left; Nemoto takes over at short.
Obiki grounds out to third. Goto hits a single to left. T-Okada hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Baldiris strikes out swinging. Lee hits a 3-run homer to right. Takehara grounds out to short.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 3 hits
Nishi on the mound for Orix
Imae hits a single to right. Kakunaka hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Nemoto flies out to left. Kanazawa, pinch-hitting for Tanaka, hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Hirano in for Nishi.
Kudo grounds out to first, runners on second and third. Okada grounds out to short.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Kishida on the mound for Orix
Hayasaka grounds out to second. Iguchi flies out to center. Castillo hits a single to center. Imae hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Kakunaka hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Nemoto hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Kanazawa grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Okada hits an infield single and advances to second on sac bunt by Hayasaka. Iguchi strikes out swinging. Castillo flies out to left.

Top of the 2nd
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Imae hits a double to right. Kakunaka hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Kiyota hits a grounder to third and Imae gets thrown out running the bases, runners on first and second. Tanaka hits into 5-4-3 double play.

Top of the 3rd
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Kudo hits a single to center. Okada grounds out to second, runner on second. Hayasaka hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Hayasaka steals second, runners on second and third. Iguchi strikes out swinging. Castillo flies out to right.

Top of the 6th
Nishi on the mound for Orix
Imae strikes out swinging. Kakunaka hits an infield single. Nemoto, pinch-hitting for Kiyota, hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Tanaka flies out to left. Kudo strikes out swinging.

Notes

Former Buffalo Koichi Hada threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Lotte: The last time the Marines cranked out 18 hits and lost was back on 7/17/2001. ... Ono took the loss and is now 4-3, including 0-2 in 3 starts against the Buffaloes. ... Kakunaka picked up his first modasho (3 or more hits) of his career.

Orix: Nishi got the win and improved to 7-5, including 2-0 in 2 starts against Lotte.  He is also 2-0 in 4 games (1 start) since his last loss on 8/4 (vs Softbank). ... Baldiris homered in his 2nd straight game.