Seibu Lions vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 13:00
Attendance: 25464 | Lotte leads series, 7-5-0 | Time: 3:58
Potential Starters: Shota Takekuma (SEI) 1-0, 0.84 - Shingo Ono (LOT) 3-2, 3.41
Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 8th)
|(2B)||Kataoka, Yasuyuki||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: BB (SB), 2: G5, 4: F8, 6: 1B (SB), 8: F8|
|(3B)||Hara, Takuya||0-for-3||1: S3, 3: G4, 5: SO, 6: G3|
|PH||Sakata, Ryo||1-for-1, 1 R||9: 2B|
|(CF)||Kuriyama, Takumi||2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: G4, 3: G3, 5: G4, 7: 2B, 9: 2B|
|(SS)||Nakajima, Hiroyuki||2-for-5, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: L5, 7: L6, 9: SO|
|(RF)||Takayama, Hisashi||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: F6, 3: G6, 6: BB, 7: 1B, 9: G6|
|(DH)||Brown, Dee||1-for-4, 2 R||2: 1B, 4: F8, 6: BB, 7: SO, 9: SO|
|(1B)||Ishii, Yoshihito||1-for-2||2: F8, 4: 1B|
|PH-1B||Abe, Masahiro||0-for-1||6: S3, 7: f3|
|(C)||Noda, Kosuke||0-for-2||2: G4, 4: SO|
|PH-C||Uemoto, Tatsuyuki||2-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI||6: 1B, 8: 1B|
|(LF)||Hoshi, Hidekazu||2-for-3, 1 RBI||2: 1B (SB), 4: 1B, 6: G6|
|PH-LF||Sato, Tomoaki||0-for-1||8: DP|
|Takekuma, Shota||3 2/3||85||18||13||4||0||1||4||0||1||0||1||2||2||1.884|
|Okamoto, Atsushi||1 1/3||39||8||6||2||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||2||2||5.400|
|Onodera, Chikara, H||1||11||4||4||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.382|
|Fujita, Taiyo, H||1||17||4||3||0||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.901|
|Osada, Shuichiro, L||2/3||35||9||6||3||0||1||3||0||0||0||0||5||2||3.375|
Hitting (LOB: 12, DPs in: 3rd)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||0-for-4, 1 R||1: L4, 2: G6, 4: L6, 6: f5, 8: BB|
|(3B)||Imae, Toshiaki||0-for-3||1: BB, 3: SO, 5: F8, 6: G1|
|PH||Fukuura, Kazuya||0-for-1||8: E3|
|PR||Minami, Ryusuke||0-for-0, 1 R|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI||1: F7, 3: 1B, 5: BB, 6: F9, 8: 1B|
|(1B)||Kim, Tae-Kyun||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: BB, 3: DP, 5: 2B, 7: SO, 8: F9|
|(LF)||Omatsu, Shoitsu||2-for-4, 2 R||1: G3, 4: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: G4, 8: BB|
|(RF)||Omura, Saburo||1-for-2, 1 RBI||2: BB, 4: F8, 5: BB, 7: BB, 8: 1B|
|(DH)||Takehara, Naotaka||1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI||2: BB, 4: 1B, 5: G6, 7: F4, 8: BB|
|(C)||Matoba, Naoki||1-for-2, 2 RBI||2: S1, 4: 2B, 5: F4|
|PH-3B||Nemoto, Shunichi||0-for-1, 1 RBI||8: SO, 8: BB|
|(CF)||Okada, Yoshifumi||2-for-5, 1 R||2: G4, 4: G4, 6: 1B (SB), 8: 1B, 8: F9|
|Ono, Shingo||5 0/3||78||23||20||6||0||2||2||0||1||0||0||3||3||3.706|
|Ito, Yoshihiro||1 1/3||23||8||7||4||0||0||0||0||1||1||0||2||1||3.500|
|Furuya, Takuya, W||1 2/3||13||5||5||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.875|
|Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, S||1||21||5||5||2||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||1||1||1.952|
Top of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Ono on the mound for Chiba
Kataoka walks and steals second. Hara hits a sac bunt, runner on third. Kuriyama grounds out to second. Nakajima hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Takayama flies out to short.
Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Ono on the mound for Chiba
Brown hits a single to left. Y. Ishii flies out to center. Noda grounds out to second, runner on second. Hoshi hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Hoshi steals second. Kataoka grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Takekuma on the mound for Seibu
Omatsu hits an infield single. Saburo flies out to center. Takehara hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Matoba hits a 2-run double to center, runner on second. Okada grounds out to second, runner on third.
Pitching change: A. Okamoto in for Takekuma.
Nishioka lines out to short.
Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 2 hits
A. Okamoto on the mound for Seibu
Imae flies out to center. Iguchi walks. Kim hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Omatsu hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Saburo walks to load the bases. Takehara drives in a run with a ground out to short, runners on first and third. Matoba flies out to second.
Top of the 6th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Ono on the mound for Lotte
Pitching change: Yoshimi in for Ono.
Brown walks, runners on first and second.
Abe enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Y. Ishii.
Pitching change: Ito in for Yoshimi.
Abe hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Uemoto, pinch-hitting for Noda, hits an RBI single to right, a second run scores on a fielding error (E9), runner advances to second. Hoshi grounds out to short, runner on third. Kataoka hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Kataoka steals second and advances to third on a wild pitch. Hara grounds out to first.
Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Ito on the mound for Lotte
Kuriyama hits a double to center. Nakajima lines out to short. Takayama hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.
Pitching change: Furuya in for Ito.
Brown strikes out swinging. Abe fouls out to first.
Bottom of the 8th - 5 runs, 3 hits
Osada on the mound for Seibu
Defense: Sato takes over in left.
Nemoto, pinch-hitting for Matoba, strikes out swinging. Okada hits an infield single. Nishioka walks, runners on first and second. Fukuura, pinch-hitting for Imae, reaches on a fielding error (E3), bases loaded. Minami enters the game as a pinch-runner for Fukuura. Iguchi hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and second. Kim flies out to right. Omatsu walks to load the bases. Saburo hits an RBI infield single, bases loaded. Takehara walks in a run, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Matsunaga in for Osada.
Nemoto walks in a run, bases loaded. Okada flies out to right.
Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
H. Kobayashi on the mound for Lottte
Defense: Satozaki is the new catcher; Nemoto takes over at third.
Sakata, pinch-hitting for Hara, hits a double to right. Kuriyama hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Nakajima strikes out swinging. Takayama grounds out to short. Brown strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 1st
Nishioka lines out to second. Imae walks. Iguchi flies out to left. Kim walks, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on balk. Omatsu grounds out to first.
Bottom of the 2nd
Saburo walks. Takehara walks, runners on first and second. Matoba hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Okada grounds out to second. Nishioka grounds out to short.
Top of the 4th
Brown flies out to center. Y. Ishii hits a single to center. Noda strikes out swinging. Hoshi hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kataoka flies out to center.
Bottom of the 6th
Okada hits an infield single. Nishioka fouls out on a bunt attempt. Okada steals second. Imae grounds out to the pitcher. Iguchi flies out to right.
The Marines took the series, 2-1.
The Marines are 4-1 over their last 5 games and are now 42-32-2 (2nd place). ... The Lions are 1-4 over their last 5 games and are now 46-34-0 (1st place).
Furuya (LOT) got the win and improved to 2-0. H. Kobayashi (LOT) saved his 13th game of the year. ... Osada (SEI) lost his first game of the year and is now 2-1.