Chiba Lotte Marines vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 15120 | Lotte leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 2:40
Potential Starters: Shunsuke Watanabe (LOT) 2-3, 4.30 - Naoyuki Shimizu (YOK) 4-2, 3.33
Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 1st)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||1-for-2||1: 2B, 3: BB (CS), 5: G4, 8: BB|
|(CF)||Ogino, Takashi||0-for-3||1: S1, 3: SO, 5: F8, 8: F7|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||0-for-2||1: BB, 3: F4, 6: G4, 8: BB|
|(1B)||Kim, Tae-Kyun||0-for-4||1: DP, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: F7|
|(LF)||Omatsu, Shoitsu||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: HR, 4: F7, 6: G3, 9: SO|
|(RF)||Omura, Saburo||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: SO, 4: HR, 7: SO, 9: SO|
|(C)||Satozaki, Tomoya||0-for-4||2: G1, 4: G4, 7: SO, 9: G6|
|(3B)||Imae, Toshiaki||2-for-3||2: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: F9|
|(P)||Watanabe, Shunsuke||0-for-2||2: G4, 5: SO|
|PH||Nemoto, Shunichi||0-for-1||8: SO|
|Watanabe, Shunsuke, W||6||86||24||23||7||0||1||0||0||1||0||0||1||1||3.960|
|Ito, Yoshihiro, H||1||16||4||4||1||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.857|
|Yabuta, Yasuhiko, H||1||14||3||3||0||0||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.688|
|Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, S||1||11||4||4||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.000|
Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 1st)
|(SS)||Ishikawa, Takehiro||0-for-4||1: f7, 3: f2, 5: F7, 7: SO|
|(RF)||Shimozono, Tatsuya||1-for-4||1: 1B, 3: f4, 5: F7, 8: SO|
|(1B)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||2-for-4||1: DP, 3: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: SO|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||0-for-4||2: F8, 3: G4, 6: F8, 8: SO|
|(LF)||Sledge, Terrmel||1-for-4, 1 R||2: 2B, 4: SO, 6: f3, 9: SO|
|(2B)||Castillo, Jose||1-for-4||2: G4, 4: F9, 6: G3, 9: 1B|
|(CF)||Kinjo, Tatsuhiko||1-for-3, 1 RBI||2: 1B, 4: F4, 7: F7|
|PH||Morikasa, Shigeru||0-for-1||9: F4|
|(C)||Takeyama, Shingo||1-for-4||2: F8, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: F8|
|(P)||Shimizu, Naoyuki||2-for-2||3: 1B, 5: S3, 7: 1B|
|Shimizu, Naoyuki, L||8||120||31||26||5||2||8||4||0||1||0||0||2||2||3.167|
Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Shimizu on the mound for Yokohama
Omatsu hits a solo homer. Saburo strikes out looking. Satozaki grounds out to the pitcher. Imae hits a single to center. S. Watanabe grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
S. Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Murata flies out to center. Sledge hits a double to left. Castillo grounds out to second, runner on third. Kinjo hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Takeyama flies out to second.
Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Shimizu on the mound for Yokohama
Kim strikes out looking. Omatsu flies out to left. Saburo hits a solo homer. Satozaki grounds out to second.
Top of the 1st
Nishioka hits a double to center and advances to third on a sac bunt by Ogino. Iguchi walks, runners on first and third. Kim grounds into a double play.
Bottom of the 3rd
Shimizu hits a single to right. Ishikawa fouls out to the catcher. Shimozono fouls out to second. Uchikawa hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Murata grounds out to second.
Top of the 5th
Imae hits a single to center. S. Watanabe fails on three bunt attempts. Nishioka grounds out to second, runner on second. Ogino flies out to center.
Bottom of the 5th
Takeyama hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Shimizu. Ishikawa flies out to left. Shimozono flies out to left.
Top of the 8th
Nemoto, pinch-hitting for Ito, strikes out swinging. Nishioka walks. Ogino flies out to left. Iguchi walks, runners on first and second. Kim flies out to left.
Bottom of the 9th
Sledge strikes out swinging. Castillo hits a single to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Hayakawa. Morikasaw, pinch-hitting for Kinjo, flies out to second. Hayakawa steals second. Takeyama flies out to center.
The Bay Stars dropped their third game in a row. ... S. Watanabe (LOT) stopped an 0-3 run (over 4 starts) with his third win of the season. He is now 3-3. Kobayashi (LOT) recorded his 8th save of the year. ... Shimizu (YOK) pitched well enough to win but ended up with his third loss of the season. He is now 4-3. Shimizu also failed to pick up a victory against a 13th different team.