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Orix Buffaloes 7 – Chiba Lotte Marines 6 (September 18, 2011)

by on Sep.18, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Orix Buffaloes vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ QVC Marine Field - 13:00
Potential Starters: Evan MacLane (ORI) 3-3, 3.34 - Shunsuke Watanabe (LOT) 7-7, 3.25

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Orix 3 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 7 11 1
Lotte 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 10 0

Attendance: 20208 | Orix leads series, 12-7-1 | Time: 3:41

Orix

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Sakaguchi, Tomotaka 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 2: G3, 5: G6, 7: 3B, 8: SO
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 2-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: BB (SB), 3: G6, 5: BB, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
(2B) Goto, Mitsutaka 1-for-5 1: SO, 3: SO, 5: G1, 7: 1B, 9: f2
(1B) Okada, Takahiro 3-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 1B (SB), 5: SO, 7: S9, 9: 1B
(3B) Baldiris, Aarom 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: HR, 3: SO, 6: F8, 7: BB (SB)
3B Yamasaki, Koji 0-for-1 9: f5
(DH) Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F6, 4: HR, 6: SO, 7: SO, 9: SO
(LF) Yoshida, Shintaro 0-for-1 2: BB, 4: f5
PH-LF Akada, Shogo 0-for-2 6: f5, 8: F9
(C) Tsuji, Toshiya 0-for-0 2: S1
C Suzuki, Fumihiro 2-for-3, 1 R 4: SO, 7: 1B, 8: 1B
(RF) Goto, Shunta 0-for-2 2: F9, 4: G4, 7: S2, 8: S5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
MacLane, Evan 1/3 24 8 5 4 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 5 4 4.500
Kamoshida, Takashi 1 2/3 33 7 7 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.761
Figaro, Alfredo, W 5 1/3 88 19 18 3 1 7 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.195
Hirano, Yoshihisa, H 2/3 11 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.057
Kishida, Mamoru, S 1 10 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.732
9 166 40 36 10 1 12 3 1 0 0 0 6 5

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF) Ishimine, Shota 0-for-5 1: SO, 1: SO, 4: SO, 6: G6, 9: F9
(CF) Okada, Yoshifumi 2-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: F7, 4: G6, 7: G1, 9: 1B
(RF) Kiyota, Ikuhiro 1-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 2: 1B, 4: SO, 7: SO
PH Fukuura, Kazuya 0-for-1 9: F9
(1B) Castillo, Jose 3-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: 1B, 5: G4, 7: 2B, 9: F9
(DH) Kakunaka, Katsuya 0-for-3, 1 R 1: HBP, 2: SO, 5: SO, 7: SO
(2B) Nemoto, Shunichi 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: G4, 5: SO, 8: HR
(SS) Watanabe, Masato 1-for-3, 3 RBI 1: 2B (BrO), 3: G1, 6: SO
PH Kudo, Takahito 0-for-1 8: F9
SS Takahama, Takuya 0-for-0
(3B) Heiuchi, Hisao 0-for-2 1: BB, 3: BB (BrO), 6: F7, 8: SO
(C) Matoba, Naoki 1-for-4 1: G1, 3: G3, 6: 1B, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Watanabe, Shunsuke 5 106 22 18 4 2 6 3 0 1 0 0 4 4 3.411
Kimura, Yuta, H 1 16 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.455
Ono, Shingo, L 1/3 11 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 3 4.164
Yoshimi, Yuji 1 2/3 38 8 5 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4.454
Rosa, Carlos 1 17 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.298
9 188 42 34 11 2 10 4 0 3 0 0 7 7

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 3 runs, 2 hits
S. Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Sakaguchi strikes out swinging. Obiki walks. Goto strikes out swinging as Obiki steals second. T-Okada hits an RBI single to left, runner to second. Baldiris hits a 2-run homer to left-center. Lee flies out to short.

Bottom of the 1st - 5 runs, 4 hits
MacLane on the mound for Orix
Ishimine strikes out swinging. Okada hits a single to center. Kiyota walks, runners on first and second. Castillo hits an RBI single to left, runners advance on a fielding error (E7) and another run scores, runner to second. Kakunaka gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Nemoto hits a single to right, bases loaded. M. Watanabe hits a bases-clearing 3-run double to center, runner to third. Heiuchi walks, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Kamoshida in for MacLane.
Matoba failes on a squeeze bunt attempt, M. Watanabe gets thrown out running the bases, runners on first and second. Ishimine strikes out looking.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
S. Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Lee hits a solo homer to left. Yoshida fouls out to third. Suzuki strikes out looking. Goto grounds out to second.

Top of the 7th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Ono on the mound for Lotte
Suzuki hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Goto. Sakaguchi hits an RBI triple to center, runner on third. Obiki hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.
Pitching change: Yoshimi in for Ono.
Goto hits a single to right, runners to second and third. T-Okada hits a sac fly to right, runner on third. Baldiris walks, runners on first and third. Baldiris steals second, runners on second and third. Lee strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Defensive changes: K. Yamasaki takes over at third.
Nemoto hits a solo homer to center. Kudo, pinch-hitting for M. Watanabe, flies out to right.
Pitching change: Hirano in for Figaro.
Heiuch strikes out swinging. Matoba strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
S. Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Yoshida walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tsuji. Goto flies out to right, runner on third. Sakaguchi grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 2nd
Kamoshida on the mound for Orix
Okada flies out to left. Kiyota hits a single to left. Castillo hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Kakunaka strikes out swinging. Nemoto grounds out to second.

Top of the 3rd
S. Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Obiki grounds out to short. Goto strikes out swinging. T-Okada hits a single to left and steals second. Baldiris strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th
S. Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Sakaguchi grounds out to short. Obiki walks. Goto grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second. T-Okada strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th
Figaro on the mound for Orix
Okada grounds out to the pitcher. Kiyota strikes out swinging. Castillo hits a double to center. Kakunaka strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
Yoshimi on the mound for Lotte
Akada flies out to right. Suzuki hits a single to center. Goto hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Sakaguchi strikes out looking.

Top of the 9th
Rosa on the mound for Lotte
Defensive changes: Takahama takes over at short.
Obiki hits a single to left. Goto fouls out to the catcher. T-Okada hits a single to right, runners on first and second. K. Yamasaki fouls out to third. Lee strikes out swinging.

Notes

Ishihara Gundan members Yuji Miyashita, Tsutomu Ikeda, and Norihito Kaneko took part in the ceremonial first pitch.

Orix: The Buffaloes won their 4th straight game.  They are also 5-0-1 in their last 6 games at QVC Marine. ... Figaro stopped a 2-game losing streak (span of 5 games, 3 of them starts) and improved to 7-6, including 2-1 in 5 starts against Lotte. ... Kishida saved his 29th game of the year. ... Baldiris has now homered in back-to-back games.

Lotte: The Marines have now lost 6 in a row.  They also sent 10 batters to the plate in the 1st inning. ... Ono took the loss in relief and dropped to 4-5.