Baseball: Solid Yamamoto shuts out Seibu over 8, fans 14 in Orix win
Baseball: Solid Yamamoto shuts out Seibu over 8, fans 14 in Orix win

Yoshinobu Yamamoto struck out a career-high 14 over eight shutout innings to earn his seventh win of the season as the Orix Buffaloes beat the Seibu Lions 3-0 on Tuesday in the Pacific League.Backed by two early runs, Yamamoto (7-3) fanned at least a batter in each inning and left the mound limiting the Lions to four hits and two walks in a 120-pitch effort at Kyocera Dome.”My strikeout pitches were good today, and that showed in numbers,” said Yamamoto after mixing his fastballs north of 150 kilometers per hour and breaking balls to good effect.Yamamoto struck out all three batters in the fir…

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