Yakult Swallows vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 18:15
Attendance: 22610 | Lotte leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 2:53
Potential Starters: Tony Barnette (YAK) 2-3, 5.06 - Yoshihisa Naruse (LOT) 5-4, 3.36
Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||1-for-4, 1 R||1: G6, 3: F7, 6: 1B, 7: G1|
|(SS)||Miyamoto, Shinya||1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: G4, 3: HBP, 6: HR, 8: F9|
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 3: G5, 6: G1, 8: HR|
|(DH)||D'Antona, Jamie||0-for-4||1: SO, 4: SO, 6: G3, 8: SO|
|(RF)||Iihara, Yasushi||1-for-4||2: f3, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 8: G6|
|(1B)||Noguchi, Yoshiyuki||0-for-3||2: F8, 4: F7, 6: SO|
|PH||Morioka, Ryosuke||0-for-1||9: SO|
|(3B)||Yoshimoto, Ryo||0-for-3||2: G6, 5: G1, 7: F4|
|PH||Guiel, Aaron||0-for-1||9: F4|
|(C)||Aikawa, Ryoji||2-for-4||3: 2B, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: F9|
|(LF)||Fukuchi, Kazuki||0-for-3||3: SO, 5: G6, 7: F4|
|Barnette, Tony, L||6||132||31||26||10||0||3||4||1||0||1||0||6||6||5.608|
Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 4th)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||2-for-5||1: SO, 1: G5, 4: 1B, 6: F7, 8: 1B (SB)|
|(CF)||Ogino, Takashi||2-for-4||1: BB (SB) (CS), 2: G4, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: F7|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: 2B, 2: G6, 4: HBP, 6: 1B|
|(1B)||Kim, Tae-Kyun||0-for-3, 1 R||1: BB, 2: F8, 4: DP, 6: F7|
|(LF)||Omatsu, Shoitsu||0-for-3, 1 R||1: BB, 3: G1, 5: SO, 7: f5|
|(RF)||Omura, Saburo||2-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI||1: 2B, 3: F6, 5: 1B, 7: SO|
|(DH)||Fukuura, Kazuya||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: 2B, 3: SO, 5: F7, 7: G3|
|(C)||Satozaki, Tomoya||1-for-3||1: BB, 4: 1B, 5: G5, 8: SO|
|(3B)||Imae, Toshiaki||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 4: G6, 6: F9, 8: F9|
|Naruse, Yoshihisa, W||7||128||28||27||6||1||5||0||1||0||0||0||2||2||3.284|
|Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, S||1||9||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.000|
Bottom of the 1st - 5 runs, 4 hits
Barnette on the mound for Yakult
Nishioka struck out looking. Ogino walks, steals second, and is caught trying to steal third. Iguchi hits a double to center. Kim walks, runners on first and second. Omatsu walks to load the bases. Saburo clears the bases with a 3-run double to center, runner on second. Fukuura hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Satozaki walks, runners on first and second. Imae hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Nishioka grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 4th
Barnette on the mound for Yakult
Satozaki hits a single to center. Imae grounds out to short. Nishioka hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Ogino hits a single to center, bases loaded. Iguchi gets hit by a pitch, a run scores, bases loaded. Kim grounds into a double play.
Top of the 6th
Naruse on the mound for Lotte
Tanaka hits a single to left. Miyamoto hits a 2-run homer. Aoki grounds out to the pitcher. D'Antona grounds out to first. Iihara hits a single to center. Noguchi strikes out swinging.
Top of the 8th
Yabuta on the mound for Lotte
Miyamoto flies out to right. Aoki hits a solo homer. D'Antona strikes out swinging. Iihara grounds out to short.
Top of the 3rd
Aikawa hits a double to left. Fukuchi strikes out swinging. Tanaka flies out to left. Miyamoto gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Aoki grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 5th
Omatsu strikes out looking. Saburo hits a single to center and advances to second on a wild pitch. Fukuura flies out to left. Satozaki grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 6th
Imae flies out to right. Nishioka flies out to left. Ogino hits a single to center. Iguchi hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Kim flies out to left.
Bottom of the 8th
Satozaki strikes out swinging. Imae flies out to right. Nishioka hits a single to center and steals second. Ogino flies out to left.
Lotte won their third game in a row and are now 11 games above 500. ... Yakult dropped their 7th straight game in a row and are now 17 games under 500. They also became the first team in the NPB to lose 30 games this year. ... Naruse (LOT) got the win for Lotte and improved to 6-4. He also: gave up his 14th home run of the year; and has allowed at least one home run in each of his last 5 starts. H. Kobayashi (LOT) picked up his 11th save of the year. ... Barnette (YAK) took the loss and is now 2-4. He is 0-4 over his last 6 starts.
Kazuya Kamenashi (member of boy-band KAT-TUN) threw out the ceremonial first pitch.