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Chiba Lotte Marines 4 – Rakuten Eagles 5 (July 8, 2010)

by on Jul.08, 2010 @ 4:31 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chiba Lotte Marines vs Rakuten Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 11 1
Rakuten 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 X 5 10 0

Attendance: 10571 | Rakuten leads series, 6-4-0 | Time: 3:28

Potential Starters: Shunsuke Watanabe (LOT) 6-3, 3.72 - Hideki Asai (RAK)

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Nishioka, Tsuyoshi 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F7, 2: 2B, 5: BB, 6: 1B, 9: F7
(CF) Okada, Yoshifumi 0-for-3 1: G4, 2: F5, 5: S1, 6: G6
PH Nemoto, Shunichi 0-for-1 9: F7
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 3-for-5, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F4, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: f5
(1B) Kim, Tae-Kyun 0-for-3 1: G1, 3: F8, 5: BB, 7: F8
(LF) Omatsu, Shoitsu 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: f5, 7: DP
(RF) Omura, Saburo 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 8: G5
(DH) Fukuura, Kazuya 0-for-2 2: F7, 4: F6
PH-DH Takehara, Naotaka 0-for-2 5: G5, 8: SO
(C) Matoba, Naoki 1-for-4 2: G4, 4: SO, 6: G6, 8: 1B
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: 1B (SB), 4: F9, 6: SO, 8: F9

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Watanabe, Shunsuke 5 2/3 92 26 25 7 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 2 3.690
Ito, Yoshihiro, H 1/3 11 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.616
Yabuta, Yasuhiko, L 2 46 9 9 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1.871
8 149 37 35 10 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 5 4

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4, 2 RBI 1: HBP, 3: F9, 5: 1B, 6: SO, 8: F7
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: G6, 5: 1B, 7: G6
3B Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 0-for-4 1: G5, 4: G3, 5: f2, 7: F4
(1B) Ruiz, Randy 1-for-4 1: L4, 4: 1B, 5: G6, 7: SO
1B Nakamura, Norihiro 0-for-0
(3B) Kusano, Daisuke 2-for-4, 1 R 1: F8, 4: G4, 6: 2B, 8: 2B
PR-2B Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-0, 1 R
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-4 2: G3, 4: SO, 6: F8, 8: f3
(LF) Linden, Todd 1-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: G4, 5: F7, 6: G6, 8: HR
(C) Shima, Motohiro 2-for-4, 1 R 2: G4, 5: E4, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 1-for-3, 1 R 3: G6, 5: 2B, 6: BB, 8: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Asai, Hideki 4 1/3 86 22 19 7 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 4 4 8.308
Matsuzaki, Shingo 1 2/3 31 7 7 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Yamamura, Hiroki 1 9 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.190
Aoyama, Koji, W 1 11 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.884
Koyama, Shinichiro, S 1 13 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.929
9 150 39 36 11 0 4 2 0 1 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 3 runs, 4 hits
Asai on the mound for Rakuten
Omatsu hits a single to center.  Saburo hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Fukuura flies out to left.  Matoba grounds out to second, runners on second and third.  Imae clears the bases with a 2-run single to left, runner on first.  Imae steals second.  Nishioka hits an RBI double to right, runner on second.  Okada flies out to third.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Asai on the mound for Rakuten
Nishioka walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Okada.  Iguchi hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.  Kim walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Matsuzaki in for Asai.
Omatsu fouls out to third.  Saburo hits an infield single, bases loaded.  Takehara, pinch-hitting for Fukuura, grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 3 hits
S. Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Linden flies out to left.  Shima reaches on a fielding error (E4), runner on first.  Watanabe hits an automatic double to center, runners on second and third.  Hijirisawa clears the bases with a 2-run single to right, runner on first.  Takasu hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Teppei fouls out to the catcher.  Ruiz grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
S. Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Kusano hits a double to center.  Yamasaki flies out to center, runner on third.  Linden drives in a run with a ground out to short.  Shima hits a single to center.
Pitching change: Ito in for S. Watanabe.
Watanabe walks, runners on first and second.  Hijirisawa strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Yabuta on the mound for Lotte
Kusano hits a double to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Uchimura.  Yamasaki fouls out to first.  Linden hits a 2-run homer.  Shima hits a single to left.  Watanabe grounds out to second, runner on first.  Hijirisawa flies out to left.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Hijirisawa gets hit by a pitch.  Takasu hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Teppei grounds out to third, runners on first and third.  Ruiz lines out to second.  Kusano flies out to center.

Notes

The Eagles swept the series, 3-0.

The Eagles won their third straight game and are now 36-42-2 (6th place). ... The Marines dropped their third consecutive game and are now 42-35-2 (2nd place).

Aoyama (RAK) got the win and improved to 3-1.  Koyama (RAK) notched his 3rd save of the year. ... Yabuta (LOT) took the loss and dropped to 1-2.

Home runs
RAK: Linden (4)