Yomiuri Giants vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 18:15
Attendance: 28879 | Yomiuri leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 2:38
Potential Starters: Tetsuya Utsumi (YOM) 5-1, 3.26 - Bill Murphy (LOT) 3-0, 4.05
Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 1st, 7th)
|(SS)||Sakamoto, Hayato||0-for-3||1: BB, 3: G6, 6: F9, 8: F7|
|(2B)||Wakiya, Ryota||0-for-3||1: S1, 4: G5, 6: SO, 8: SO|
|(3B)||Ogasawara, Michihiro||1-for-1||1: BB, 4: BB, 6: 2B|
|PH||Kajimae, Ryuichi||0-for-1||9: F4|
|(DH)||Ramirez, Alex||1-for-3||1: DP, 4: 1B, 6: F9, 9: BB|
|(C)||Abe, Shinnosuke||1-for-3||2: SO, 4: f2, 7: 1B (BrO)|
|1B||Odajima, Masakuni||0-for-1||9: F8|
|(CF)||Chono, Hisayoshi||0-for-4||2: SO, 4: SO, 7: F8, 9: F9|
|(1B)||Takahashi, Yoshinobu||1-for-3||2: SO, 5: G1, 7: 1B|
|(LF)||Tani, Yoshitomo||0-for-3||3: f3, 5: G5, 7: L6|
|(RF)||Kamei, Yoshiyuki||0-for-3||3: SO, 5: G4, 8: G4|
|Utsumi, Tetsuya, L||2 2/3||48||14||11||5||1||2||1||0||2||0||0||4||4||3.783|
|Obispo, Wirfin||2 1/3||51||15||10||3||1||1||2||2||0||0||0||5||1||5.108|
Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 7th)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||2-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI||1: 2B, 3: S5, 4: 1B, 5: BB, 7: G5|
|(3B)||Imae, Toshiaki||2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI||1: S5, 3: HR, 4: E1, 5: G6, 7: 1B|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||0-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: BB, 3: G1, 4: S7, 6: BB, 7: DP|
|(1B)||Kim, Tae-Kyun||2-for-5, 2 R, 3 RBI||1: G6, 3: 2B, 4: HR, 6: F8, 8: SO|
|(LF)||Omatsu, Shoitsu||3-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: G3, 3: 2B, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: G4|
|(RF)||Omura, Saburo||2-for-5, 1 RBI||2: SO, 3: F9, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: 2B|
|(DH)||Kiyota, Ikuhiro||0-for-4, 1 R||2: SO, 4: BB, 5: F7, 6: SO, 8: SO|
|(C)||Satozaki, Tomoya||0-for-3||2: G1, 4: G5, 5: HBP, 6: E5|
|(CF)||Minami, Ryusuke||1-for-3, 2 R||3: 2B, 4: HBP, 5: f3, 6: G6|
|Murphy, Bill, W||7||101||26||22||4||0||6||3||0||1||0||0||0||0||3.347|
Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Nishioka hits a double to left and advances to third on a sac bunt by Imae. Iguchi walks, runners on first and third. Kim drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on second. Omatsu grounds out to first.
Bottom of the 3rd - 3 runs, 4 hits
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Minami hits a double to left and advances to third on a sac bunt by Nishioka. Imae hits a 2-run homer. Iguchi grounds out to the pitcher. Kim hits a double to right, runner on second. Omatsu hits an RBI double to right, runner on second.
Pitching change: Obispo in for Utsumi.
Sabruo flies out to right.
Bottom of the 4th - 5 run, 3 hits
Obispo on the mound for Yomiuri
Kiyota walks. Satozaki grounds out to third, runner on second. Minami gets hit by a pitch, runner on first and second. Nishioka hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Imae reaches on a throwing error (E1), a run scores, runners on first and third. Iguchi hits a sac fly to left , runner on first. Kim hits a 2-run homer. Omatsu hits an infield single. Saburo strike out swinging.
Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kaneto on the mound for Yomiuri
Iguchi walks. Kim flies out to center. Omatsu hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Saburo hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Kiyota strikes out looking. Satozaki reaches on a fielding error, a run scores, runners on second and third. Minami grounds out to short.
Top of the 1st
Sakamoto walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Wakiya. Ogasawara walks, runners on first and second. Ramirez grounds into a double play.
Top of the 4th
Wakiya grounds out to third. Ogasawara walks. Ramirez hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Abe fouls out to the catcher. Chono strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 5th
Kiyota flies out to left. Satozaki gets hit by a pitch. Minami fouls out to first. Nishioka walks, runners on first and second. Imae grounds out to short.
Top of the 6th
Sakamoto flies out to right. Wakiya strikes out looking. Ogasawara hits a double to left. Ramirez flies out to right.
Top of the 7th
Abe hits a single to left. Chono flies out to center. Takahashi hits a single to center, runner on first and second. Tani lines out to short, Abe doubled off second.
Kim strikes out swinging. Omatsu grounds out to second. Saburo hits a double to center. Kiyota strikes out looking.
The Marines won their third game in a row and are now 13 games above 500. ... The Giants three game winning streak came to an end. They are now 15 games above 500. ... Murphy (LOT) remained undefeated in his fourth straight start and improved to 4-0. It seems he also became the first foreigner on the Marines to win four straight starts to start the season since 1953. ... Utsumi (YOM) took the loss and is 0-2 over his last three starts. He is 5-2. ... 11 runs allowed in one game set a season high for the Giants this year. The Giants were also shutout for the first time this year.