Chiba Lotte Marines vs Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 16551 | Lotte leads series, 3-1-0 | Time: 3:15
Potential Starters: Bill Murphy (LOT) 4-0, 3.35 - Masato Nakazawa (YAK) 3-3, 3.42
Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 3rd)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||3-for-6, 2 R, 2 RBI||1: F8, 3: E5, 5: 2B, 7: 1B, 7: F6, 9: 1B|
|(3B)||Imae, Toshiaki||2-for-6, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: F8, 3: 1B, 5: G5, 7: 1B, 8: G5, 9: G5|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||1-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI||1: BB, 3: BB, 6: SO, 7: 1B, 8: BB, 9: SO|
|(1B)||Kim, Tae-Kyun||1-for-4, 1 R, 4 RBI||1: SO, 3: DP, 6: SO, 7: HR|
|1B||Heiuchi, Hisao||0-for-1, 1 R||8: E4|
|(RF)||Omura, Saburo||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: SO, 4: F8, 6: SO, 7: HR|
|PH-RF||Kiyota, Ikuhiro||1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI||8: 2B|
|(LF)||Muniz, Juan||1-for-4, 1 R||2: f3, 4: F9, 7: G1, 7: 2B|
|PH||Nemoto, Shunichi||1-for-1, 2 RBI||8: 1B|
|(C)||Satozaki, Tomoya||1-for-3, 2 R, 2 RBI||2: BB, 4: F9, 7: BB, 7: HR, 8: F7|
|(CF-LF)||Minami, Ryusuke||2-for-5, 1 R||2: SO, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 7: 1B, 8: G6|
|(P)||Murphy, Bill||0-for-2||3: G4, 5: SO|
|PH||Aono, Takeshi||1-for-1, 1 R||7: 1B|
|PH-CF||Okada, Yoshifumi||0-for-2||7: G5, 9: L4|
|Murphy, Bill, W||6||100||24||22||5||0||5||2||0||0||0||0||2||2||3.302|
Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 6th, 7th)
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: F8, 3: 1B, 5: 1B (SB), 8: BB|
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||1-for-3, 1 RBI||1: BB, 3: F8, 5: 2B, 8: G5|
|(RF)||Guiel, Aaron||0-for-4||1: G4, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: F9|
|(1B)||D'Antona, Jamie||1-for-3||1: BB, 4: G5, 6: 1B, 8: SO|
|(C)||Aikawa, Ryoji||0-for-3||1: SO, 4: G6, 6: DP|
|PH||Takeuchi, Shinichi||0-for-1||9: SO|
|(3B)||Miyamoto, Shinya||0-for-3||2: G5, 4: G6, 6: F4|
|3B||Ueda, Tsuyoshi||0-for-1||9: G1|
|(LF)||Iihara, Yasushi||3-for-4, 1 R||2: G6, 5: 2B, 7: 1B, 9: 1B|
|(SS)||Araki, Takahiro||0-for-4||2: F4, 5: G6, 7: F8, 9: G4|
|(P)||Muranaka, Kyohei||0-for-2||3: SO, 5: SO|
|C||Kinugawa, Atsushi||0-for-1||7: DP|
|Muranaka, Kyohei, L||6 1/3||113||28||24||5||0||8||4||0||0||0||0||5||4||3.465|
|Yoshikawa, Masahiro||1 2/3||42||12||11||5||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||5||4||12.273|
Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Muranaka on the mound for Yakult
Murphy grounds out to second. Nishioka reaches on a fielding error, runner on second. Imae hits an RBI single to center, runner first. Iguchi walks, runners on first and second. Kim grounds into a double play.
Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Murphy on the mound for Lotte
Iihara hits a double to center. Araki grounds out to short, runner on third. Muranaka strikes out swinging. Aoki hits an RBI infield single, runner on first. Aoki steals second. Tanaka hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Guiel strikes out swinging.
Top of the 7th - 10 runs, 10 hits
Muranaka on the mound for Yakult
Muniz grounds out to the pitcher. Satozaki walks. Minami hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Aono, pinch-hitting for Murphy, hits a single to center, bases loaded. Nishioka hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Masubuchi in for Muranaka.
Imae hits a single to center, bases loaded. Iguchi hits an RBI infield single, bases loaded. Kim hits a grand slam. Saburo hits a solo homer.
Pitching change: Yoshikawa in for Masubuchi.
Muniz hits a double to right. Satozaki hits a 2-run homer. Minami hits a single to center. Okada, pinch-hitting for Aono, grounds out to third, runner on first. Nishioka flies out to short.
Top of the 8th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Yoshikawa on the mound for Yakult
Defense: Ueda takes over at third.
Imae grounds out to third. Iguchi walks. Heiuchi reaches on a throwing error (E4), runners on first and third. Kiyota, pinch-hitting for Saburo, hits an RBI double to right, runners on second and third. Nemoto, pinch-hitting for Ito, clears the bases with a 2-run single to right, runner advances to second on throw. Satozaki flies out to left. Minami grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 1st
Aoki flies out to center. Tanaka walks. Guiel grounds out to second, runner on second. D'Antona walks, runners on first and second. Aikawa strikes out swinging.
Top of the 5th
Minami strikes out swinging. Murphy strikes out swinging. Nishioka hits a double to left. Imae grounds out to third.
Top of the 9th
Okada lines out to second. Nishioka flies out to center. Imae grounds out to third, runner on second. Iguchi strikes out swinging.
The Marines took the Inter-league series, 3-1.
The Marines ended a three game losing streak and are now 12 games above 500. ... The Swallows are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 19 games under 500. ... Murphy (LOT) won his fifth consecutive start and is now 5-0 as a starter. ... Muranaka (YAK) got the loss for the Swallows and is now 3-5. ... Lotte sent 14 batters to the plate in the 7th. They also tied a PL record with ten straight hits in one inning.