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Saitama Seibu Lions 7 – Orix Buffaloes 5 (September 10, 2011)

by on Sep.10, 2011 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Saitama Seibu Lions vs Orix Buffaloes @ Hotto Motto Field Kobe - 18:00
Potential Starters: Takayuki Kishi (SEI) 4-7, 4.50 - Evan MacLane (ORI) 3-2, 2.33

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seibu 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 7 14 1
Orix 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 5 9 1

Attendance: 31217 | Seibu leads series, 12-8-0 | Time: 3:43

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF) Kuriyama, Takumi 1-for-4 1: BB, 2: G3, 4: 1B, 6: G5, 8: G5
(3B) Hara, Takuya 1-for-4, 2 R 1: G4, 3: 1B, 4: G6, 6: f5
PH-1B Hirao, Hiroshi 0-for-1 8: G6
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 2-for-5, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: HR, 3: 1B, 4: G6, 7: F9, 9: SO
(1B-3B) Nakamura, Takeya 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: 2B, 3: G4, 5: F4, 7: HR, 9: HBP
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 2-for-5, 1 R 1: G5, 3: 1B, 5: E5, 7: F9, 9: 2B
(RF) Asamura, Hideto 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F4, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: G4
RF Kumashiro, Masato 0-for-0
PH Osaki, Yutaro 1-for-1, 2 RBI 9: 1B
RF Sakata, Ryo 0-for-0
(CF) Akiyama, Shogo 2-for-5 2: 1B, 3: F9, 5: G3, 8: 1B (BrO), 9: F9
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 0-for-3 2: S2, 3: F4, 5: SO, 8: S1, 9: G4
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 1-for-3 2: f3, 4: BB (CS), 6: F4, 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kishi, Takayuki, W 6 0/3 106 23 21 5 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 2 4.408
Graman, Alex, H 1 17 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.500
Hoshino, Tomoki, H 1 21 4 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.160
Makita, Kazuhisa 1 19 6 6 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.028
9 163 37 34 9 2 4 1 1 0 0 0 5 4

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G3, 3: G4, 6: 2B, 8: SO, 9: F9
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 0-for-2, 1 RBI 1: F9, 4: F8, 6: S8, 8: BB
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-4 1: G3, 4: 1B, 6: f5, 8: F4
(LF) Okada, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 4: G4, 6: F7, 8: SO
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 2-for-3, 1 R 2: HBP, 4: f2, 7: 1B, 9: 2B
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: G1 (BrO), 5: F9, 7: F9, 9: HR
(DH) Hidaka, Takeshi 0-for-2 2: L3, 5: SO
PH-DH Akada, Shogo 1-for-2 7: 1B, 9: F4
(C) Ito, Hikaru 0-for-3 3: G1, 5: F3, 7: F8
PH Fukae, Masato 1-for-1 9: 1B
(RF) Yoshida, Shintaro 1-for-2, 1 R 3: F7, 6: 1B
PH-RF Kajimoto, Yusuke 0-for-2 7: F9, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
MacLane, Evan, L 2 2/3 59 16 14 7 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 4 3.337
Kisanuki, Hiroshi 3 1/3 59 13 12 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.675
Hirano, Yoshihisa 1 14 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.938
Katsuki, Ryota 1/3 7 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.250
Yoshino, Makoto 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.066
Higa, Motoki 1 1/3 24 7 6 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 9.220
9 165 44 39 14 2 2 2 1 2 0 0 7 7

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
MacLane on the mound for Orix
Kuriyama walks. Hara grounds out to second, runner on first. Nakajima hits a 2-run homer to left. Nakamura hits a double to left. Fernandez grounds out to third. Asamura flies out to second.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Kishi on the mound for Seibu
T-Okada hits a solo homer to right. Baldiris gets hit by a pitch. Lee grounds out to the pitcher, runner on first. Hidaka lines out to first and Lee gets doubled off first.

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 4 hits
MacLane on the mound for Orix
Hara hits a single to center. Nakajima hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Nakamura drives in a run with a ground out to second, runner on second. Fernandez hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Asamura hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Akiyama flies out to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Kisanuki in for MacLane.
Ginjiro flies out to second.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kishi on the mound for Seibu
Yoshida hits an infield single. Sakaguchi hits an RBI double to right and advances to third on a fielding error (E9). Obiki hits a sac fly center. Goto fouls out to third. T-Okada flies out to left.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Hirano on the mound for Orix
Nakajima flies out to right. Nakamura hits a solo homer to center. Fernandez flies out to right. Asamura grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Higa on the mound for Orix
Nakajima strikes out swinging. Nakamura gets hit by a pitch. Fernandez hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Osaki, pinch-hitting for Kumashiro, hits a 2-run single to right, runner on first. Akiyama flies out to right. Ginjiro grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 9th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Makita on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: Sakata takes over in right.
Baldiris hits a double to left. Lee hits a 2-run homer to center. Akada flies out to second. Fukae, pinch-hitting for Ito, hits a single to left. Y. Kajimoto strikes out swinging. Sakaguchi flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
MacLane on the mound for Orix
Akiyama hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ginjiro. Kataoka fouls out to first, runner to third. Kuriyama grounds out to first.

Top of the 4th
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Kataoke walks and gets caught trying to steal second. Kuriyama hits a single to right. Hara grounds out to short, runner on second. Nakajima grounds out to short.

Top of the 5th
Kisanuki on the mound for Orix
Nakamura flies out to second. Fernandez reaches on a fielding error (E5), runner on first. Asamura hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Akiyama grounds out to first, runners on second and third. Ginjiro strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th
Kishi on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: Kumashiro takes over in right.
Baldiris hits a single to center.
Pitching change: Graman in for Kishi.
Lee flies out to right. Akada, pinch-hitting for Hidaka, hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Ito flies out to center, runners on first and third. Y. Kajimoto, pinch-hitting for Yoshida, flies out to right.

Top of the 8th
Katsuki on the mound for Orix
Defensive changes: Y. Kajimoto takes over in right.
Akiyama hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ginjiro. Kataoka hits an infield single, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Yoshino in for Katsuki.
Kuriyama hits a grounder to third and Akiyama gets thrown out running the bases, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Higa in for Yoshino.
Hirao, pinch-hitting for Hara, grounds out to short.

Notes

The Buffaloes wore retro Orix Blue Wave uniforms the game.

Seibu: The Lions have now won 3 straight. ... Kishi stopped a personal 2-game losing streak and is now 5-7, including 2-2 in 5 starts against the Buffaloes. ... Nakamura now has 6 homers in the month of September and 12 of his 39 homers this season have come against Orix.  This was also the 4th straight year he's been able to hit a homer on his wife's birthday. ... Nakamura and Nakajima have now homered in the same game 20 times (4 times this season).

Orix: The Buffaloes lost their 2nd game in a row. ... MacLane took the loss and is now 3-3.  This was his first start against Seibu this season.  His personal 2-game winning streak also came to an end. ... T-Okada's homer in the 2nd was his first in 10 games. ... Goto extended his hitting streak to 22 games.