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Hanshin Tigers 4 – Chiba Lotte Marines 2 (June 12, 2010)

by on Jun.12, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 14:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 4 10 0
Lotte 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 6 0

Attendance: 30038 | Hanshin leads series, 3-0-0 | Time: 2:51

Potential Starters: Yasutomo Kubo (HAN) 4-4, 3.05 - Yuji Yoshimi (LOT) 2-1, 4.32

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: F8, 6: L4, 9: BB
(2B-CF) Hirano, Keiichi 0-for-4 1: S5, 3: G3, 5: G6, 7: F7, 9: F8
(LF) Murton, Matt 2-for-5, 1 R 1: G4, 3: 1B, 5: 2B, 7: F7, 9: G6
(DH) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: G1, 5: 1B, 7: HR
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 0-for-3 2: F9, 4: SO, 5: HBP, 7: G6
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 4: F5, 5: F9, 8: SO
1B Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-0
(C) Jojima, Kenji 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B (SB), 4: HR, 6: G1, 8: G6
(RF) Sakurai, Kodai 1-for-4 2: f3, 4: 3B, 6: G4, 8: G6
RF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-0
(CF) Asai, Ryo 1-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: 2B
PH Lin, Wei-Chu 0-for-1 9: f5
2B Maeda, Yamato 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kubo, Yasutomo, W 8 113 31 29 5 1 6 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 2.875
Fujikawa, Kyuji, S 1 27 5 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.931
9 140 36 33 6 1 7 2 1 0 1 0 2 2

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Nishioka, Tsuyoshi 0-for-4 1: F7, 3: SO, 5: F7, 8: SO
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 3: 1B, 6: G6, 8: HR
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 1-for-4 1: G6, 3: f2, 6: F4, 8: 1B
(1B) Kim, Tae-Kyun 0-for-4 1: G5, 4: F9, 6: G4, 8: SO
(LF) Omatsu, Shoitsu 1-for-2 2: 1B, 4: HBP, 7: BB, 9: F6
(RF) Omura, Saburo 0-for-3, 1 R 2: G1, 4: SO, 7: SO, 9: BB
(DH) Fukuura, Kazuya 0-for-4 2: f5, 4: SO, 7: f2, 9: F4
(C) Satozaki, Tomoya 0-for-3 2: F9, 5: F4, 7: G6
PH Takehara, Naotaka 1-for-1, 1 RBI 9: 2B
(CF) Okada, Yoshifumi 0-for-2 3: G4, 5: G6
PH Nemoto, Shunichi 0-for-1 8: f6
CF Minami, Ryusuke 0-for-0
PH Muniz, Juan 0-for-1 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yoshimi, Yuji, L 5 78 24 22 8 2 5 0 1 1 0 0 3 3 4.569
Uchi, Tatsuya 1 12 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
Furuya, Takuya 1 1/3 25 5 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.160
Yamada, Akichika 1 2/3 26 6 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.714
9 141 39 36 10 3 6 1 1 1 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Lotte
Arai flies out to right.  Brazell hits a solo homer.  Jojima hits a single to left.  Sakurai fouls out to first.  Jojima steals second.  Asai strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Lotte
Arai strikes out swinging.  Brazell flies out to third.  Jojima hits a solo homer.  Sakurai hits a double to right.  Asai strikes out looking.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Lotte
Toritani flies out to center.  Hirano grounds out to short.  Murton hits a double to right.  Kanemoto hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Arai gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Brazell flies out to right.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Furuya on the mound for Lotte
Hirano flies out to left.  Murton flies out to left.  Kanemoto hits a solo homer.  Arai grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: Sekimoto takes over at first; S. Fujikawa takes over in right.
Nemoto, pinch-hitting for Okada, fouls out to short.  Nishioka strikes out looking.  Imae hits a solo homer.  Iguchi hits a single to left.  Kim strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Fujikawa on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: Yamato takes over at second; Hirano moves from second to center.
Omatsu flies out to short.  Saburo walks.  Fukuura flies out to second.  Takehara, pinch-hitting for Satozaki, hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.  Muniz, pinch-hitting for Minami, strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Toritani hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hirano.  Murton grounds out to second, runner on third.  Kanemoto strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 1st
Nishioka flies out to left.  Imae hits a double to right.  Iguchi grounds out to short.  Kim grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 2nd
Omatsu hits a single to center.  Saburo grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second.  Fukuura fouls out to third.  Satozaki flies out to right.

Bottom of the 4th
Kim flies out to right.  Omatsu gets hit by a pitch.  Saburo strikes out swinging.  Runner advances to second on wild pitch.  Fukuura strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th
Jojima grounds out to the pitcher.  Sakurai grounds out to second.  Asai hits a double to center.  Toritani lines out to second.

Notes

The won their second game in a row and are now 32-25-1 (2nd place, 7 games above 500). ... The Marines lost their second game in a row and are now 35-25-2 (2nd place, 10 games above 500).

Kubo (HAN) won his second straight start and is now 5-4.  Fujikawa (HAN) saved his 13th game of the season. ... Yoshimi (LOT) dropped his second straight start and is 2-2.

With the save, Fujikawa (HAN) has now saved a game in 12 different NPB ball parks.

Home runs
Hanshin: Brazell (18), Jojima (10), Kanemoto (6)
Lotte: Imae (4)