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Nippon Ham Fighters 8 – Chiba Lotte Marines 3 (May 5, 2010)

by on May.05, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 13:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon Ham 0 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 2 8 13 1
Lotte 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 8 0

Attendance: 29826 | Lotte leads series, 7-1-1 | Time: 3:03

Bobby Keppel (HAM) 3-1, 4.85 - Ryoji Katsuki (LOT) 1-0, 7.20

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 2-for-4, 2 R 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 6: F8, 8: BB
(LF) Morimoto, Hichori 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: S1, 7: G6, 8: SO
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 1-for-3, 3 R, 1 RBI 1: DP, 3: 1B, 5: BB, 7: SO, 9: BB
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 3-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: 1B, 3: 2B, 5: 1B (BrO), 7: BB, 9: F8
(RF) Inaba, Atsunori 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: G4, 3: F6, 5: 2B, 7: BB, 9: 2B
PR-RF Yang, Dai-Kang 0-for-0, 1 R
(DH) Nioka, Tomohiro 1-for-5, 2 RBI 2: 2B, 3: SO, 5: G6, 7: SO, 9: G5
(1B) Takahashi, Shinji 1-for-5, 1 RBI 2: F9, 4: G5, 5: G6, 8: SO, 9: 1B
(C) Tsuruoka, Shinya 0-for-5 2: F7, 4: SO, 6: G5, 8: G1, 9: SO
(SS) Kaneko, Makoto 1-for-4 3: F8, 4: SO, 6: G6, 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Keppel, Bobby, W 8 127 33 29 8 0 5 3 0 1 0 0 3 3 4.500
Miyanishi, Naoki 1/3 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.730
Tateyama, Yoshinori 2/3 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.421
9 142 36 32 8 0 5 3 0 1 0 0 3 3

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Nishioka, Tsuyoshi 1-for-3, 2 R 1: BB, 3: 2B, 5: F9, 7: DP
(CF) Ogino, Takashi 0-for-3 1: S1, 3: F8, 5: G6, 8: G5
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 0-for-4, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: G5, 5: SO, 8: f9
(1B) Kim, Tae-Kyun 1-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 3: SO, 6: F8, 8: 2B
(LF) Omatsu, Shoitsu 3-for-4, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: 3B
(RF) Omura, Saburo 1-for-4 1: F4, 4: 1B, 6: DP, 8: G5
(DH) Fukuura, Kazuya 2-for-3 2: F6, 4: 1B, 7: 1B
PH-DH Minami, Ryusuke 0-for-1 9: F7
(C) Satozaki, Tomoya 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: L3, 7: BB
PH Nemoto, Shunichi 0-for-1 9: f2
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 0-for-3 2: F9, 4: G5, 7: F9
PH Kobe, Takumi 0-for-1 9: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Katsuki, Ryoji, L 2 1/3 41 13 13 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 9.818
Yamada, Akichika 1 2/3 28 5 5 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.455
Otani, Tomohisa 2 33 10 8 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 3.750
Furuya, Takuya 1 20 5 3 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Ito, Yoshihiro 1 26 5 4 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.119
Murphy, Bill 1 31 6 5 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 4.339
9 179 44 38 13 0 9 5 0 1 1 0 8 8

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Keppel on the mound for Nippon Ham
Nishioka walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ogino.  Iguchi strikes out swinging.  Kim walks, runners on first and second.  Omatsu hits an RBI single to left, runners advance to second and third on throwing error (E7).  Saburo flies out to second.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Katsuki on the mound for Lotte
Koyano hits a single to left.  Inaba grounds out to second.  Nioka hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.  Takahashi flies out to right.  Tsuruoka flies out to left.

Top of the 3rd - 3 runs, 4 hits
Katsuki on the mound for Lotte
M. Kaneko flies out to center.  Tanaka hits a single to left.  Morimoto hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Itoi hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.  Koyano clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second.
Pitching change: Yamada in for Katsuki.
Inaba flies out to short.  Nioka strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Keppel on the mound for Nippon Ham
Nishioka hits a double to center.  Ogino flies out to center, runner on third.  Iguchi drives in a run with a ground out to third.  Kim strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Otani on the mound for Lotte
Tanaka hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Morimoto.  Itoi walks, runners on first and second.  Koyano hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.  Inaba hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third.  Nioka hits a grounder to short, Koyano is thrown out trying to score, runners on second and third.  Takahashi grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Keppel on the mound for Nippon Ham
Ogino grounds out to third.  Itoi fouls out to right.  Kim hits a double to right.  Omatsu hits an RBI triple to right.  Saburo grounds out to third.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Murphy on the mound for Lotte
Itoi walks.  Koyano flies out to center.  Inaba hits a double to center, runners on second and third.  Yang (Yoh) enters the game as a pinch-runner for Inaba.  Nioka drives in a run with a ground out to third, runner on second.  A wild pitch allows the runner to advance to third.  Takahashi hits an RBI single to left, runner on third.  Tsuruoka strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 4th
Omatsu strikes out swinging.  Saburo hits a single to center.  Fukuura hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Satozaki lines out to first.  Imae grounds out to third.

Top of the 7th
Morimoto grounds out to short.  Itoi strikes out swinging.  Koyano walks.  Inaba walks, runners on first and second.  Nioka strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th
Fukuura hits a single to right.  Satozaki walks, runners on first and second.  Imae flies out to right.  Nishioka grounds into a double play.

Top of the 8th
Takahashi strikes out swinging.  Tsuruoka grounds out to the pitcher.  M. Kaneko hits a single to left.  Tanaka walks, runners on first and second.  Morimoto strike out swinging.

Notes

The Fighters finally managed to win a game against the Chiba Lotte Marines this season.  They also avoided second 4-game losing streak of the season. ... The Marines 3-game winning streak came to an end.  They took the series, 2-1. ... Keppel (HAM) won his third start in a row and saw his record improve to 4-1 on the season. ... Katsuki (LOT) took the loss for the Marines and fell to 1-1 in two starts.