Softbank Hawks vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 18:15
Attendance: 11626 | Softbank leads series, 7-3-0 | Time: 3:21
Potential Starters: Toshiya Sugiuchi (SOF) 9-3, 4.05 - Yuji Yoshimi (LOT) 2-3, 4.72
Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 8th)
|(SS)||Kawasaki, Munenori||2-for-6, 1 R||1: 1B, 2: F7, 3: 1B, 5: G5, 5: G4, 7: SO|
|(2B)||Honda, Yuichi||3-for-5, 2 R||1: S1, 2: 2B, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 6: G6, 7: 1B|
|(3B)||Matsuda, Nobuhiro||3-for-6, 2 R, 4 RBI||1: G6, 2: 1B, 4: SO, 5: 2B, 6: HR, 7: G6|
|(RF)||Tamura, Hitoshi||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: BB, 2: G4, 4: SO, 5: 1B|
|RF||Shibahara, Hiroshi||1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI||6: HR, 8: BB|
|(DH)||Petagine, Roberto||1-for-5, 1 R||1: G6, 3: SO, 4: F6, 5: 2B, 6: SO|
|PH-DH||Doue, Hayato||0-for-1||8: DP|
|(LF)||Ortiz, Jose||3-for-5, 2 R, 3 RBI||2: SO, 3: F9, 5: 1B, 5: HR, 6: 1B|
|PR-LF-RF||Fukuda, Shuhei||0-for-1, 1 R||8: F7|
|(CF-LF)||Hasegawa, Yuya||2-for-3, 4 R, 1 RBI||2: 1B, 3: BB, 5: HBP, 5: BB, 6: 2B, 9: SO|
|(1B)||Morimoto, Satoru||4-for-6, 3 R, 5 RBI||2: 1B, 3: HR, 5: 1B, 5: 2B, 6: SO, 9: F8|
|(C)||Tanoue, Hidenori||3-for-6, 1 R, 4 RBI||2: HR, 3: 1B, 5: F9, 5: 1B, 7: G6, 9: G5|
|Sugiuchi, Toshiya, W||8||118||30||27||4||1||8||2||0||1||1||0||1||1||3.818|
Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||1-for-4||1: 1B, 3: G4, 5: SO, 8: F6|
|(3B)||Imae, Toshiaki||1-for-3||1: S1, 4: G5, 6: F8, 8: 1B|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||0-for-4||1: F7, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: F9|
|(1B)||Kim, Tae-Kyun||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: G6, 4: HR, 6: SO, 9: G5|
|(LF)||Omatsu, Shoitsu||0-for-4||2: G6, 4: F8, 7: F8, 9: G6|
|(RF)||Omura, Saburo||0-for-4||2: SO, 5: SO, 7: L6, 9: G3|
|(DH)||Takehara, Naotaka||1-for-3||2: SO, 5: 2B, 7: G4|
|(C)||Satozaki, Tomoya||0-for-1||3: G5, 5: BB, 8: BB|
|(CF)||Minami, Ryusuke||0-for-3||3: F8, 5: F4, 8: SO|
|Yoshimi, Yuji, L||3||84||20||17||9||2||3||2||0||1||0||0||6||6||6.067|
|Aihara, Katsuyuki||1 1/3||24||7||6||2||0||2||0||1||0||1||0||3||3||20.250|
Top of the 2nd - 4 runs, 5 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Lotte
Ortiz strikes out swinging. Hasegawa hits a single to left. Morimoto hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Tanoue hits a 3-run homer. Kawasaki flies out to left. Honda hits a double to left. Matsuda hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Tamura grounds out to second.
Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 4 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Lotte
Petagine strikes out swinging. Ortiz flies out to right. Hasegawa walks. Morimoto hits a 2-run homer. Tanoue hits an infield single. Kawasaki hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Honda strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Sugiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Imae grounds out to third. Iguchi strikes out swinging. Kim hits a solo homer. Omatsu flies out to center.
Top of the 5th - 10 runs, 9 hits
Aihara on the mound for Lotte
Ortiz hits a single to left. Hasegawa gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Morimoto clears the bases with a 2-run single to right, runner on first. Tanoue flies out to right.
Pitching change: Matsumoto in for Aihara.
Kawasaki grounds out to third, runner on first. Honda hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Matsuda clears the bases with a 2-run double to right, runner on second. Tamura hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Petagine hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Ortiz hits a 3-run homer. Hasegawa walks. Morimoto hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Tanoue hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Kawasaki grounds out to the pitcher.
Top of the 6th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Akichika on the mound for Lotte
Honda grounds out to short. Matsuda hits a solo homer. Shibahara hits a solo homer. Petagine strikes out swinging. Oritz hits a single to left. Fukuda enters the game as a pinch-runner for Ortiz. Runner advances to second on wild pitch. Hasegawa hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Morimoto strikes out swinging.
Top of the 1st
Kawasaki hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Matsuda grounds out to short. Tamura walks, runners on first and second. Petagine grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 1st
Nishioka hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Imae. Iguchi flies out to left, runner on third. Kim grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 5th
Saburo strikes out swinging. Takehara hits a double to right. Satozaki walks, runners on first and second. Minami flies out to second. Nishioka strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 8th
Satozaki walks. Minami strikes out swinging. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Nishioka flies out to short. Imae hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Iguchi flies out to right.
The Hawks are 2-2-1 over their last 5 games and are now 41-32-3 (2nd place). ... The Marines lost their 4th game in a row and are now 38-31-2 (3rd place).
Sugiuchi (SOF) got the win and improved to 10-3 on the year. This also marked Sugiuchi's 4th consecutive season of double-digit wins (6th overall). ... Yoshimi (LOT) dropped his fourth start in a row and is now 2-4 on the year.
Morimoto (SOF) hit his first career homer in his 332nd game (616th career at bat) of his pro career.
This was the third consecutive game the Marines allowed the opposition to score double-digit runs in a game. That's a total 39 runs in three games.
SOF: Tanoue (2), Morimoto (1), Ortiz (18), Matsuda (7), Shibahara (4)
LOT: Kim (18)