Chiba Lotte Marines vs Rakuten Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 10081 | Series tied, 4-4-0 | Time: 2:55
Potential Starters: Bryan Corey (LOT) 0-1, 5.59 - Darrell Rasner (RAK) 1-7, 4.97
Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||3-for-4||1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 8: 1B|
|(CF)||Okada, Yoshifumi||0-for-3||1: G2 (SB), 3: f2, 6: G3|
|PH-RF||Takehara, Naotaka||0-for-1||8: SO|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||0-for-4||1: SO, 3: L6, 6: SO, 8: SO|
|(1B)||Kim, Tae-Kyun||0-for-4||1: G6, 4: SO, 6: F9, 9: SO|
|(LF)||Omatsu, Shoitsu||0-for-4||2: F8, 4: G3, 7: SO, 9: SO|
|(RF-CF)||Omura, Saburo||2-for-4||2: 1B, 4: F9, 7: SO, 9: 1B|
|(DH)||Fukuura, Kazuya||1-for-4||2: f3, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: F7|
|(C)||Satozaki, Tomoya||1-for-3||2: SO, 5: F8, 8: 1B|
|(3B)||Imae, Toshiaki||0-for-2||3: F8, 5: SO|
|PH-3B||Nemoto, Shunichi||0-for-1||8: SO|
|Corey, Bryan, L||7 1/3||102||30||28||8||1||5||1||0||1||0||0||4||4||5.294|
Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 7th)
|(RF)||Nakamura, Masato||0-for-2||1: G4, 3: G1|
|PH-RF-LF||Makida, Akihisa||1-for-2, 1 R||5: f3, 8: 1B|
|(CF-RF)||Tsuchiya, Teppei||0-for-3||1: F9, 3: F9, 5: SO, 8: S2|
|(3B-1B)||Nakamura, Norihiro||2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI||1: G6, 4: 2B, 6: SO, 8: 2B|
|(1B)||Ruiz, Randy||2-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI||2: 1B, 4: HR, 6: BB, 8: SO|
|(2B)||Kusano, Daisuke||0-for-3||2: F7, 4: F7, 6: F5, 8: BB|
|PR-2B||Uchimura, Kensuke||0-for-0, 1 R|
|(DH)||Yamasaki, Takeshi||2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: 2B, 4: G4, 6: SO, 8: 1B|
|(LF)||Linden, Todd||0-for-3||2: G6, 4: SO, 7: F6|
|CF||Hijirisawa, Ryo||1-for-1, 2 RBI||8: 2B|
|(C)||Shima, Motohiro||1-for-4||2: G6, 5: SO, 7: 1B (BrO), 8: SO|
|(SS)||Watanabe, Naoto||1-for-3||3: G6, 5: 1B (SB), 7: L4|
|Rasner, Darrell, W||7||114||25||25||4||0||9||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||4.554|
|Aoyama, Koji, H||1||24||5||5||2||0||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.382|
Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Corey on the mound for Lotte
Nakamura hits a double to right. Ruiz hits a 2-run homer. Kusano flies out to left. Yamasaki flies out to second. Linden strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 8th - 4 runs, 4 hits
Corey on the mound for Lotte
Defense: Takehara takes over in right; Saburo moves from right to center; Nemoto takes over at third.
Makida hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Teppei. Nakamura hits an RBI double to right, runner on second.
Pitching change: Akichika in for Corey.
Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Ruiz strikes out looking. Kusano walks, runners on first and third. Uchimura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kusano. Yamasaki hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Hijirisawa clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Shima strikes out swinging.
Top of the 1st
Nishioka hits an infield single. Okada fails on a bunt attempt, runner on first. Okada steals second. Iguchi strikes out looking. Kim grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 2nd
Ruiz hits a single to center. Kusano flies out to left. Yamasaki hits a double to center, runners on second and third. Linden grounds out to short. Shima grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 5th
Shima strikes out swinging. Wanatabe hits a single to left. Makida, pinch-hitting for M. Nakamura, fouls out to first. Watanabe steals second. Teppei strikes out swinging.
Top of the 8th
Satozaki hits a single to center. Nemoto, pinch-hitting for Imae, strikes outs winging. Nishioka hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Takehara, pinch-hitting for Okada, strikes out swinging. Iguchi strikes out swinging.
The Eagles stopped a 2-game losing streak and are now 34-42-2 (6th place). ... The Marines are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 42-33-2 (2nd place).
Rasner (RAK) picked up his first victory since 4/23 (vs Nippon Ham) and is now 2-7 on the year. ... Corey (LOT) made his first NPB start of his career and suffered the loss. He is 0-2 this season.
The Marines were shutout for the 4th time this season.
Ruiz (RAK) batted out of the 4-hole for the first time since joining the team.
RAK: Ruiz (4)