Chiba Lotte Marines vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 24446 | Lotte leads series, 9-5-1 | Time: 3:30
Potential Starters: Yuji Yoshimi (LOT) 3-4, 5.06 - Tomoya Yagi (HAM) 1-2, 5.68
Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||0-for-3||1: G5, 3: BB, 5: G4, 7: S5, 9: SO|
|(3B)||Hosoya, Kei||1-for-4||1: SO, 3: G3, 5: 1B, 7: F8|
|3B||Heiuchi, Hisao||1-for-1, 1 R||9: 1B|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||3-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI||1: HR, 3: BB, 5: F9, 7: 1B, 9: 1B|
|(1B)||Kim, Tae-Kyun||1-for-4||1: SO, 3: SO, 5: BB, 7: 1B, 9: SO|
|(LF)||Omatsu, Shoitsu||2-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI||2: SO, 4: 1B, 5: G1, 7: F6, 9: 2B|
|(RF)||Omura, Saburo||2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||2: 1B, 4: HR, 6: G4, 8: BB, 9: G3|
|(DH)||Takehara, Naotaka||0-for-2||2: SO, 4: SO|
|PH-DH||Kobe, Takumi||0-for-1||6: F7|
|PH-DH||Tanaka, Masahiko||0-for-1||8: SO|
|(C)||Satozaki, Tomoya||0-for-3||3: BB, 4: SO, 6: G4, 8: SO|
|(CF)||Okada, Yoshifumi||1-for-3, 1 R||3: S1, 4: F7, 7: 1B, 8: G6|
|Yoshimi, Yuji||3 1/3||56||15||14||3||1||2||0||1||0||0||0||2||2||5.090|
|Watanabe, Shunsuke, W||2||35||7||7||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.540|
|Furuya, Takuya, H||1/3||6||1||1||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.011|
|Ito, Yoshihiro, H||1 1/3||26||6||5||1||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.189|
|Yabuta, Yasuhiko, H||1||15||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.895|
Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)
|(2B)||Tanaka, Kensuke||0-for-3||1: G6, 3: F7, 5: F4, 7: BB|
|(RF)||Yang, Dai-Kang||0-for-4||1: G5, 4: G5, 5: G6, 7: SO|
|(1B)||Inaba, Atsunori||0-for-3, 1 R||1: SO, 4: HBP, 6: G4, 8: F8|
|(3B)||Koyano, Eiichi||2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||2: F4, 4: HR, 6: 1B, 8: G3|
|(CF)||Itoi, Yoshio||1-for-4||2: E5, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: SO|
|(DH)||Nakata, Sho||1-for-4||2: F3, 4: 1B, 6: f2, 9: F8|
|(LF)||Ugumori, Atsushi||0-for-1||2: F4|
|PH-LF||Konta, Toshimasa||1-for-2||4: f3, 7: 1B, 9: BB|
|(C)||Ono, Shota||0-for-3||3: F7, 4: SO, 7: f5|
|PH||Nioka, Tomohiro||0-for-1||9: F9|
|(SS)||Kaneko, Makoto||0-for-4||3: SO, 5: G1, 7: F9, 9: SO|
|Yagi, Tomoya, L||3 0/3||72||15||11||4||2||5||3||0||1||0||0||3||3||5.971|
|Miyanishi, Naoki||1 1/3||24||5||4||0||0||2||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.239|
Top of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hits
Yagi on the mound for Nippon Ham
Nishioka grounds out to third. Hosoya strikes out swinging. Iguchi hits a solo homer. Kim strikes out looking.
Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Yagi on the mound for Nippon Ham
Omatsu hits a single to right. Saburo hits a 2-run homer.
Pitching change: Sakakibara in for Yagi.
Takehara strikes out swinging. Satozaki strikes out swinging. Okada flies out to left.
Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Lotte
Yang (Yoh) grounds out to third. Inaba gets hit by a pitch. Koyano hits a 2-run homer. Itoi hits a single to left, runner on first. Nakata hits a single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: S. Watanabe in for Yoshimi.
Konta, pinch-hitting for Ugumori, fouls out to first. Ono strikes out swinging.
Top of the 7th - 1 run, 3 hits
Kikuchi on the mound for Nippon Ham
Okada hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Nishioka. Hosoya flies out to center. Iguchi hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Kim hits a single to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Miyanishi in for Kikuchi.
Omatsu flies out to short.
Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 3 hits
H. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Nishioka struck out swinging. Heiuchi hits a single to right. Iguchi hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Kim strikes out swinging. Omatsu clears the bases with a 2-run double to right, runner on second. Saburo grounds out to first.
Top of the 3rd
Satozaki walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Okada. Nishioka walks, runners on first and second. Hosoya grounds out to first, runners on second and third. Iguchi walks to load the bases. Kim strikes out swinging.
Top of the 5th
Nishioka grounds out to second. Hosoya hits a single to center. Iguchi flies out to right. Kim walks, runners on first and second. Omatsu grounds out to the pitcher.
Bottom of the 7th
Konta hits a single to right. Ono fouls out on a sac bunt attempt. M. Kaneko flies out to right. Tanaka walks, runners on first and second. Yang (Yoh) strikes out swinging.
The Marines took the series, 2-1.
The Marines are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 48-40-2 (3rd place). ... The Fighters are 1-4 over their last 5 games and are now 46-46-2 (4th place).
S. Watanabe (LOT) got the win in relief and improved to 7-4. ... Yagi (HAM) was saddled with the loss and dropped to 1-3. Yagi is now 0-2 in two starts against the Marines this season.
LOT: Iguchi (9), Saburo (13)
HAM: Koyano (8)