Chiba Lotte Marines vs Rakuten Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 14066 | Rakuten leads series, 8-4-0 | Time: 2:42
Potential Starters: Shunsuke Watanabe (LOT) 8-4, 3.57 - Kohei Hasebe (RAK) 3-2, 6.39
Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 2nd)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||0-for-3||1: F8, 3: S3, 5: G5, 8: G4|
|(3B)||Imae, Toshiaki||1-for-4, 1 RBI||1: G5, 3: 2B (CS), 5: F9, 8: F7|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||0-for-4||1: F8, 3: SO, 6: F8, 8: SO|
|(1B)||Kim, Tae-Kyun||0-for-3||2: BB, 4: F8, 6: f9, 9: SO|
|(LF)||Omatsu, Shoitsu||0-for-4||2: DP, 4: F6, 6: G3, 9: SO|
|(RF)||Omura, Saburo||2-for-4||2: 1B, 4: G4, 7: F9, 9: 1B|
|(DH)||Takehara, Naotaka||0-for-2||2: BB, 5: F7, 7: SO|
|PH-DH||Fukuura, Kazuya||0-for-1||9: SO|
|(C)||Satozaki, Tomoya||2-for-3, 1 R||2: F7, 5: 1B, 7: 2B (BrO)|
|(CF)||Kiyota, Ikuhiro||2-for-2, 2 R, 2 RBI||3: BB, 5: HR, 7: 1B|
|Watanabe, Shunsuke||6 1/3||76||23||23||5||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||2||2||3.537|
|Furuya, Takuya, H||1/3||7||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.343|
|Ito, Yoshihiro, H||1/3||5||2||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.750|
|Yabuta, Yasuhiko, L||1||28||6||5||3||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||3||3||2.571|
Hitting (LOB: 3, DP: 0)
|(CF)||Hijirisawa, Ryo||1-for-3, 1 R||1: F7, 3: 1B (SB), 5: G4, 8: BB|
|(SS)||Uchimura, Kensuke||1-for-4||1: F4, 3: G5, 6: F7, 8: 1B (BrO)|
|(RF)||Tsuchiya, Teppei||2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI||1: G4, 4: 1B, 6: G3, 8: 2B|
|(DH)||Yamasaki, Takeshi||1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||2: G2, 4: F6, 6: SO, 8: HR|
|(1B)||Ruiz, Randy||1-for-4, 1 R||2: G6, 4: 1B, 7: L5, 8: F7|
|(3B)||Kusano, Daisuke||2-for-3, 2 RBI||2: 1B, 4: 2B (BrO), 7: G4|
|(2B)||Takasu, Yosuke||0-for-3||2: F8, 4: L6, 7: E6|
|(LF)||Linden, Todd||0-for-3||3: f2, 5: F9, 7: G6|
|(C)||Shima, Motohiro||0-for-3||3: G4, 5: G5, 8: F9|
|Aoyama, Koji, W||1||13||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.000|
|Koyama, Shinichiro, S||1||19||4||4||1||0||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.577|
Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Kiyota walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Nishioka. Imae hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Imae gets caught trying to steal third. Iguchi strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 3 hits
S. Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Teppei hits a single to center. Yamasaki flies out to short. Ruiz hits a single to right. Kusano clears the bases with a 2-run double to center and is thrown out trying to advance to third. Takasu lines out to short.
Top of the 5th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Hasebe on the mound for Rakuten
Takehara flies out to left. Satozaki hits a single to right. Kiyota hits a 2-run homer. Nishioka grounds out to third. Imae flies out to right.
Bottom of the 8th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Yabuta on the mound for Lotte
Shima flies out to right. Hijirisawa walks. Uchimura hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Teppei hits an RBI double to right, Uchimura is thrown out running the bases, Teppei to second. Yamasaki hits a 2-run homer. Ruiz flies out to left.
Top of the 2nd
Kim walks. Omatsu grounds into a double play. Saburo hits a single to right. Takehara walks, runners on first and second. Satozaki flies out to left.
Bottom of the 3rd
Linden fouls out to the catcher. Shima grounds out to second. Hijirisawa hits a single to left and steals second. Uchimura grounds out to third.
Top of the 7th
Saburo flies out to right. Takehara strikes out swinging. Satozaki hits a double to right. Kiyota hits a single to right and Satozaki is thrown out running the bases.
The Eagles won their third game in a row and are now 44-52-2 (6th place). ... The Marines dropped their sixth game in a row and are now 50-46-2 (3rd place).
Aoyama (RAK) got the win in relief and improved to 4-1. Koyama saved his 9th game of the year. ... Yabuta (LOT) took the loss and dropped to 1-4.
LOT: Kiyota (1)
RAK: Yamasaki (20)