Softbank Hawks vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 18:15
Attendance: 21368 | Softbank leads series, 9-6-0 | Time: 3:16
Potential Starters: Hiroki Yamada (SOF) 1-2, 5.48 - Yoshihisa Naruse (LOT) 8-8, 3.42
Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 3rd)
|(SS)||Kawasaki, Munenori||1-for-4||1: 1B, 3: E6, 5: F8, 8: G5|
|(2B)||Honda, Yuichi||1-for-3, 1 RBI||1: S1, 3: 1B, 6: G3, 8: F5|
|(LF)||Ortiz, Jose||0-for-3||1: F8, 3: DP, 6: G1|
|CF||Kidokoro, Ryuma||1-for-1, 1 R||9: 3B|
|(1B)||Kokubo, Hiroki||0-for-4||1: SO, 4: SO, 6: G6, 9: F3|
|(RF)||Tamura, Hitoshi||1-for-4, 1 RBI||2: SO, 4: SO, 7: F9, 9: 2B|
|(DH)||Matsunaka, Nobuhiko||1-for-3||2: SO, 4: G4, 7: 1B|
|PH-DH||Petagine, Roberto||0-for-1||9: SO|
|(3B)||Matsuda, Nobuhiro||0-for-4||2: SO, 5: SO, 7: G5, 9: G6|
|(CF-LF)||Hasegawa, Yuya||1-for-3||3: G6, 5: 2B, 7: SO|
|(C)||Tanoue, Hidenori||1-for-3, 1 R||3: 1B, 5: F8, 8: F8|
|Yamada, Hiroki, W||5||90||22||18||4||0||7||4||0||0||2||0||0||0||4.443|
|Katto, Keisuke, H||1||19||3||3||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.700|
|Settsu, Tadashi, H||1||13||3||3||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.613|
|Falkenborg, Brian, H||1||10||3||3||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.415|
|Mahara, Takahiro, S||1||19||4||4||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.116|
Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 5th, 8th)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||1-for-3||1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: BB, 7: SO|
|(3B)||Imae, Toshiaki||2-for-4||1: G6, 3: G5, 5: 1B, 8: 1B|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||1-for-3||1: F9, 3: 1B, 5: BB, 8: DP|
|(1B)||Kim, Tae-Kyun||0-for-3||2: BB, 3: SO, 5: DP, 8: SO|
|(LF)||Omatsu, Shoitsu||0-for-3||2: F9, 4: BB, 6: F9, 9: F7|
|(RF)||Omura, Saburo||1-for-4||2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: SO, 9: G1|
|(DH)||Hosoya, Kei||0-for-2||2: SO, 4: SO|
|PH-DH||Kobe, Takumi||0-for-1||6: SO|
|PH-DH||Fukuura, Kazuya||1-for-1||9: 2B|
|(C)||Satozaki, Tomoya||0-for-4||2: SO, 4: SO, 7: SO, 9: SO|
|(CF)||Okada, Yoshifumi||0-for-3||3: G3, 5: f5, 7: G6|
|Naruse, Yoshihisa, L||9||136||34||33||7||0||9||0||0||1||0||0||2||1||3.265|
Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Naruse on the mound for Lotte
Hasegawa grounds out to short. Tanoue hits a single to center. Kawasaki reaches on a fielding error (E6), runners on first and second. Honda hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Ortiz grounds into a double play.
Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hits
Naruse on the mound for Lotte
Kidokoro hits a double to right. Kokubo flies out to first. Tamura hits an RBI double to center. Petagine, pinch-hitting for Fukuda, strikes out swinging. Matsuda grounds out to short.
Top of the 1st
Kawasaki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Oritz flies out to second. Kokubo strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 2nd
Kim walks. Omatsu flies out to right. Saburo hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Hosoya strikes out swinging. Satozaki strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 3rd
Okada grounds out to first. Nishioka hits a single to left. Imae grounds out to third, runner on first. Iguchi hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Kim strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 4th
Omatsu walks. Saburo strikes out swinging. Hosoya strikes out swinging. Runner advances on wild pitch. Satozaki strikes out swinging.
Top of the 5th
Matsuda strikes out swinging. Hawsegawa hits a double to right. Tanoue flies out to center. Kawasaki flies out to center.
Bottom of the 5th
Okada fouls out to third. Nishioka walks. Imae hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Imae advances to second on wild pitch, runners on second and third. Iguchi walks to load the bases. Kim grounds into a double play.
Top of the 7th
Tamura flies out to right. Matsunaka hits a single to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Fukuda. Matsuda grounds out to third, runner on second. Hasegawa strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 9th
Omatsu flies out to left. Saburo grounds out to the pitcher. Fukuura, pinch-hitting for Kobe, hits a double to right. Satozaki strikes out swinging.
The Hawks are 4-1 over their last 5 games and are now 54-41-3 (1st place). ... The Marines lost their second straight game and are now 50-42-2 (3rd place).
Yamada (SOF) picked up his second victory of the season and evened out his record to 2-2. Mahara (SOF) recorded his 22nd save of the year. ... Naruse (LOT) dropped his second consecutive start and is now 8-9. Against the Hawks, he is now 0-3 in four starts (with a 2.81 ERA).
The Marines were shutout for the 5th time this season.
Yamada (SOF) celebrated his 22nd birthday today.