The Orix Buffaloes defeated the Chiba Lotte Marines and successfully advanced to the Japan Series for the third consecutive year.
Orix won 3-2 in the 4th game against Chiba Lotte in the 2023 NPB Postseason Pacific League Final Stage (best of 6 matches) held at Kyocera Dome Osaka in Osaka, Japan on the 21st.토토사이트
Orix, who won 8-5 in the first game on the 18th, lost 5-6 in the second game on the 19th. Orix, who took a 2-1 lead in the series by beating Chiba Lotte 2-0 in game 3 the previous day (20th), will hold on to game 4 and take the series 4 wins and 1 loss, and will clash with Central League champion Hanshin in the Japan Series.
Hiroya Miyagi, who took the mound as a starter, pitched well. Miyagi pitched 6 innings, allowing 4 hits, 4 strikeouts, no walks, and no runs. The number of pitches is 76.
In the first inning, the first batter, Ogino, was caught with a grounder in front of the shortstop, and Fujioka struck out with a missed swing. Miyagi ended the first inning by grounding Ishikawa out to shortstop.
Orix scored the first run in the bottom of the first inning. After leadoff hitter Keita Nakagawa was retired by a fly ball to right field, Masahiro Nishino walked. Then, Tomoya Mori hit a two-run home run over the right wall.
After receiving two-run support, Miyagi grounded out the first batter, Gregory Polanco, to shortstop in the second inning and gave up a base hit to Daya Kenta. However, Shogen Yasuda struck out and Yamaguchi struck out with a missed swing.
The scoreless pitching continued until the sixth inning. In the 4th inning, with one out, Ishikawa was fired with a single to left, Polanco was grounded to shortstop, and then Kenta was allowed a center hit. But he got through the inning without allowing a run.
Orix scored one more point in the sixth inning. The first batter, Tomoya, hit a double to left center. Afterwards, Leandro Cedeño stopped at a grounder toward second base, and Sugimoto hit a timely double to the back of left field.
Orix, who was ahead 3-0, was hit by Kyota Fujiwara with a solo home run that went over the right wall. Orix, who went through the inning without allowing any additional runs, was hit by a solo home run by Polanco in the top of the 9th inning.
Although they were chased by 1 point, they managed to maintain the 1-point victory without conceding any more goals.