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Chiba Lotte Marines 3 – Rakuten Eagles 5 (August 3, 2010)

by on Aug.03, 2010 @ 4:04 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 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 9 1
Rakuten 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 X 5 8 0

Attendance: 13329 | Rakuten leads series, 7-4-0 | Time: 3:10

Potential Starters: Bill Murphy (LOT) 9-2, 3.44 - Hisashi Iwakuma (RAK) 6-6, 2.61

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Nishioka, Tsuyoshi 2-for-4, 2 RBI 1: G6, 3: 1B, 5: 2B, 7: SO, 9: BB
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 1-for-5 1: G6, 3: 1B, 5: f2, 7: SO, 9: SO
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: F8, 5: SO, 7: F9
(1B) Kim, Tae-Kyun 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: G4, 6: SO, 8: F4
(LF) Omatsu, Shoitsu 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 2B, 4: G3, 6: 1B, 8: F8
(RF) Omura, Saburo 1-for-3 2: BB, 4: SO, 6: 2B, 8: L5
(DH) Fukuura, Kazuya 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: DP, 5: 1B, 6: S7
PH-DH Takehara, Naotaka 0-for-0
PH-DH Nemoto, Shunichi 1-for-1 9: 1B
(C) Satozaki, Tomoya 0-for-4 3: SO, 5: SO, 6: SO, 9: SO
(CF) Okada, Yoshifumi 1-for-3, 1 R 3: G5, 5: BB, 7: 1B, 9: F7

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Murphy, Bill, L 6 2/3 123 31 26 7 1 6 3 1 0 0 0 5 5 3.669
Ito, Yoshihiro 1 1/3 13 5 4 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.776
8 136 36 30 8 1 7 3 1 1 0 0 5 5

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 2-for-4, 1 R 1: G3, 3: G6, 5: 1B, 7: 2B
(2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 1-for-3, 1 R 1: G6, 4: BB, 5: 1B, 7: G5
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 0-for-0, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 4: BB, 5: S8, 7: HBP
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F9, 4: SO, 5: SO, 7: 1B
(1B) Ruiz, Randy 1-for-4 2: G4, 4: SO, 6: 2B, 7: F9
(3B) Nakamura, Norihiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: G1, 4: HR, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(C) Shima, Motohiro 0-for-3 2: G4, 4: SO, 6: G3, 8: S3
(LF) Makida, Akihisa 0-for-4 3: F8, 5: F8, 6: F9, 8: G4
(SS) Nishimura, Wataru 1-for-4, 1 R 3: G4, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwakuma, Hisashi, W 6 103 26 23 7 0 8 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 2.688
Aoyama, Koji, H 1 1/3 21 5 5 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.038
Katayama, Hiroshi, H 2/3 10 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.827
Koyama, Shinichiro, S 1 26 5 4 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.612
9 160 38 34 9 0 12 3 0 0 1 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 4th - 3 runs, 1 hit
Murphy on the mound for Lotte
Uchimura walks. Teppei walks, runners on first and second. Yamasaki strikes out looking. Ruiz strikes out looking. Nakamura hits a 3-run homer. Shima strikes outs swinging.

Top of the 5th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Iwakuma on the mound for Rakuten
Fukuura hits a single to right. Satozaki strikes out swinging. Okada walks, runners on first and second. Nishioka clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Imae fouls out to the catcher on a bunt attempt. Iguchi strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 3 hits
Murphy on the mound for Lotte
Makida flies out to center. Nishimura hits a single to left. Hijirisawa hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Uchimura hits a single to right, bases loaded. Teppei hits a sac fly to center, runners on first and second. Yamasaki strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Iwakuma on the mound for Rakuten
Kim strikes out swinging. Omatsu hits a single to center. Saburo hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Fukuura hits a sac fly to left, runner on second. Satozaki strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Murphy on the mound for Lotte
Nishimura strikes out swinging. Hijirisawa hits a double to left. Uchimura grounds out to third. Teppei gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Yamasaki hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Ito in for Murphy.
Ruiz flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Hijirisawa grounds out to first. Uchimura grounds out to short. Teppei walks. Runner advances to second on passed ball. Yamasaki flies out to right.

Top of the 2nd
Kim strikes out looking. Omatsu hits a double to center. Saburo walks, runners on first and second. Fukuura grounds into a double play.

Top of the 3rd
Satozaki strikes out swinging. Okada grounds out to third. Nishioka hits an infield single. Imae hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Iguchi flies out to center.

Bottom of the 6th
Ruiz hits a double to right and advances to third on a pick-off catching error (E6). Nakamura strikes out swinging. Shima grounds out to first. Makida flies out to right.

Top of the 7th
Okada hits a single to left. Nishioka strikes out swinging. Runner advances to second on wild pitch. Imae strikes out swinging. Iguchi flies out to right.

Bottom of the 8th
Nakamura hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Shima. Makida grounds out to second, runner on third. Nishimura strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th
Takehara enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Fukuura.
Pitching change: Koyama in for Katayama.
Nemoto, pinch-hitting for Takehara, hits a single to left. Satozaki strikes out swinging. Okada flies out to left. Nishioka walks, runners on first and second. Imae strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Eagles won their second game in a row and are now 43-52-2 (6th place). ... The Marines dropped their 5th game in a row and are now 50-45-2 (3rd place).

Iwakuma (RAK) stopped a personal 2-game losing streak and improved to 7-6.  He's also 2-0 in two starts against the Marines this season.  Koyama (RAK) saved his 8th game of the year. ... Murphy (LOT) lost his first game since 7/3 (vs Seibu) and is now 9-3.  Against the Eagles, Murphy is 1-1 in four games (2 starts, 2 relief appearances) this season.

Home runs
RAK: Nakamura (12)