Chunichi Dragons vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 18:15
Attendance: 17439 | Lotte leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 3:09
Potential Starters: Kazuki Yoshimi (CHU) 6-1, 3.33 - Shunsuke Watanabe (LOT) 3-3, 3.96
Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Araki, Masahiro||0-for-4||1: SO, 3: f3, 5: SO, 7: G4|
|(LF)||Nomoto, Kei||1-for-4||1: G6, 3: F8, 6: f3, 8: 2B|
|(3B)||Morino, Masahiko||1-for-4||1: 1B, 4: G3, 6: SO, 8: SO|
|(1B)||Blanco, Tony||0-for-3||1: f4, 4: BB, 6: SO, 8: SO|
|(DH)||Wada, Kazuhiro||1-for-4, 1 R||2: G6, 4: f2, 7: 1B, 8: G6|
|(RF)||Cesar, Dionys||2-for-4, 1 R||2: 1B, 4: G6, 7: 1B, 9: SO|
|(CF)||Oshima, Yohei||2-for-4||2: 1B, 5: 2B, 7: G6, 9: SO|
|(C)||Tanishige, Motonobu||1-for-4, 2 RBI||2: DP, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: SO|
|(2B)||Iwasaki, Tatsuro||0-for-2||3: SO, 5: G5, 7: S3|
|Asakura, Kenta, L||3||67||17||14||5||0||4||2||1||0||0||0||3||3||5.642|
|Suzuki, Yoshihiro||3 2/3||54||14||12||1||0||2||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||4.585|
|Asao, Takuya||1 1/3||21||6||6||2||0||3||0||0||0||0||0||1||1||0.667|
Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 2nd)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||3-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: SO, 3: 2B, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: 2B|
|(CF)||Ogino, Takashi||0-for-3||1: BB, 3: F7, 4: BB, 6: G6, 8: SO|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||0-for-3, 1 R||1: G5, 3: BB, 4: G5, 7: f5|
|(1B)||Kim, Tae-Kyun||2-for-3, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 3: 1B, 4: BB, 7: F9|
|(LF)||Omatsu, Shoitsu||1-for-4||1: SO, 3: G3, 4: F9, 7: 1B|
|(DH)||Fukuura, Kazuya||1-for-3, 1 RBI||2: f5, 3: 1B, 5: F8|
|PH-DH||Omura, Saburo||0-for-1||7: G6|
|(RF)||Minami, Ryusuke||0-for-3||2: F9, 3: HBP, 5: SO, 8: SO|
|(C)||Satozaki, Tomoya||0-for-4||2: SO, 3: SO, 5: F7, 8: SO|
|(3B)||Imae, Toshiaki||2-for-4, 2 R||3: 1B, 4: G1, 6: G4, 8: 2B|
|Watanabe, Shunsuke, W||6 1/3||104||26||25||7||0||6||1||0||0||0||0||2||2||3.834|
|Ito, Yoshihiro, H||2/3||2||2||1||0||0||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||3.803|
|Yabuta, Yasuhiko, H||1||18||4||4||1||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.500|
|Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, S||1||11||3||3||0||0||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.000|
Bottom of the 3rd - 3 runs, 4 hits
Asakura on the mound for Chunichi
Imae hits a single to left. Nishioka hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Ogino flies out to left, runner on third. Iguchi walks, runners on first and third. Kim hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Omatsu grounds out to first, runners on first and third. Fukuura hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Minami gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Satozaki strikes out looking.
Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 3 hits
S. Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Wada hits an infield single. Cesar hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Oshima grounds out to short, runners on second and third. Tanishige clears the bases with 2-run single to center, runner on first.
Pitching change: Ito in for S. Watanabe.
T. Iwasaki hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Araki grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 8th
Asao on the mound for Chunichi
Defense: Hidenori takes over in left
Minami strikes out swinging. Satozaki strikes out swinging. Imae hits a double to center. Nishioka hits a double to right, runner on second. Ogino strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 1st
Nishioka strikes out looking. Ogino walks. Iguchi grounds out to third, runner on first. Kim hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Omatsu strikes out looking.
Top of the 2nd
Wada grounds out to short. Cesar hits an infield single and advances to second on a throwing error (E6). Oshima hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Tanishige grounds into a double play.
Bottom of the 4th
Imae grounds out to the pitcher. Nishioka hits a single to right. Ogino walks, runners on first and second. Iguchi grounds out to third, runners on first and third. Kim walks to load the bases. Omatsu flies out to right.
Top of the 5th
Oshima hits a double to right. Tanishige strikes out swinging. T. Iwasaki grounds out to third. Araki strikes out looking.
Top of the 8th
Nomoto hits a double to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Hidenori. Morino strikes out looking. Blanco strikes out swinging. Wada grounds out to short.
The Marines snapped a 2-game losing streak and are now 9 games above 500. ... The Dragons 4-game winning streak came to an end. They are now 5 games above 500. This was also their first Inter-league series loss this year. ... S. Watanabe (LOT) won his second start in a row and improved to 4-3. H. Kobayashi (LOT) saved his 9th game of the year. He has not given up a run yet this year (14 games, 14 IP). ... Asakura (CHU) dropped his second start in a row and is now 2-3 on the year. ... The Marines sent 9 batters to the plate in the 9th inning.