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Nippon Ham Fighters 2 – Chiba Lotte Marines 5 (August 12, 2010)

by on Aug.12, 2010 @ 4:08 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 18:15

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon Ham 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 12 0
Lotte 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 5 8 2

Attendance: 22103 | Lotte leads series, 10-7-1 | Time: 3:22

Potential Starters: Masao Kida (HAM) 5-1, 4.12 - Yuki Karakawa (LOT) 3-3, 3.60

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 12, DPs in: 3rd, 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 2-for-5, 1 RBI 1: 2B (BrO), 2: 1B, 4: f2, 6: G6, 8: G6
(LF) Morimoto, Hichori 0-for-5, 1 R 1: G2, 2: F4, 5: E6, 6: F8, 9: F9
(RF) Inaba, Atsunori 4-for-5 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: f2, 9: 1B
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 1-for-4 1: BB, 3: DP, 5: F4, 7: 1B, 9: F8
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 2-for-5, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: F6, 9: G1
(DH) Nioka, Tomohiro 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: SO, 5: DP, 7: F8
(1B) Nakata, Sho 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: BB, 6: F8, 8: G5
(C) Ono, Shota 1-for-2, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: F7, 6: BB
PH Konta, Toshimasa 0-for-1 8: F5
C Tsuruoka, Shinya 0-for-0
(SS) Kaneko, Makoto 1-for-3 2: F7, 4: G6, 6: 2B
SS Iiyama, Yuji 0-for-0
PH-SS Imanami, Takahiro 1-for-1 8: 2B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kida, Masao, L 3 73 18 15 7 0 2 3 0 0 1 0 5 5 4.765
Carlyle, Buddy 2 30 7 6 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.108
Sakakibara, Ryo 1 19 4 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.434
Kikuchi, Kazumasa 1 18 5 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.350
Kato, Takeharu 1 17 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.316
8 157 38 31 8 0 7 6 1 0 1 0 5 5

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Nishioka, Tsuyoshi 0-for-3 1: G4, 1: G3, 4: G3, 6: BB, 8: BB
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 2-for-4, 2 R 1: 2B, 2: 2B, 4: HBP, 6: SO, 8: G6
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: 1B, 4: SO, 7: 2B
(1B) Kim, Tae-Kyun 0-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 2: DP, 4: G6, 7: F8
(DH) Fukuura, Kazuya 1-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 2: 1B, 5: F9, 7: G4
(LF) Omatsu, Shoitsu 0-for-3 1: G3, 2: G3, 5: F8, 7: IBB
(RF) Kiyota, Ikuhiro 1-for-4, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: SO
(C) Matoba, Naoki 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: F8
(CF) Okada, Yoshifumi 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: G5, 6: G6, 8: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Karakawa, Yuki, W 6 118 29 26 9 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 3.375
Furuya, Takuya 2/3 14 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.052
Yabuta, Yasuhiko, H 1/3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.349
Ono, Shingo, H 1 15 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, S 1 11 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.862
9 159 41 38 12 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 2 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 4 runs, 4 hits
Kida on the mound for Nippon Ham
Nishioka grounds out to second. Imae hits a double to center. Iguchi hits an RBI single to left, runner advances to second on throw. Kim walks, runners on first and second. Fukuura walks to load the bases. A runner scores on a wild pitch, runners on second and third. Omatsu grounds out to first. Kiyota clears the bases with a 2-run single to center, runner on first.  Matoba hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Okada walks to load the bases. Nishioka grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 3 hits
Kida on the mound for Nippon Ham
Imae hits a double to left. Iguchi hits an infield single, runners on first and third. A run scores as Kim hits into a double play. Fukuura hits a single to center. Omatsu grounds out to first.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Karakawa on the mound for Lotte
Morimoto reaches on a throwing error (E6), runners advances to second. Inaba hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Koyano flies out to second. Itoi hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Nioka hits into a double play.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Karakawa on the mound for Lotte
Nakata flies out to center. Ono walks. M. Kaneko hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Tanaka drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on third. Morimoto flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Tanaka hits a double to left. Morimoto fails to advance the runner on second with a sac bunt, runner on first. Inaba hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Koyano walks to load the bases. Itoi strikes out swinging. Nioka strikes out looking.

Top of the 2nd
Nakata strikes out swinging. Ono hits a single to right. M. Kaneko flies out to left. Tanaka hits a single to left. Morimoto flies out to second.

Top of the 3rd
Inaba hits a single to right. Koyano hits into a double play. Itoi hits an infield single. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Nioka strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th
Iguchi hits a double to center. Kim flies out to center. Fukuura grounds out to second, runner on third. Omatsu gets an intentional walk, runners on first and third. Kiyota strikes out looking.

Top of the 8th
Nakata grounds out to third. Konta, pinch-hitting for Ono, flies out to third. Imanami, pinch-hitting for Iiyama, hits a double to left. Tanaka grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 8th
Matoba flies out to center. Okada grounds out to short. Nishioka walks and advances to second on a passed ball. Imae grounds out to short.

Notes

Nippon Ham took the series, 2-1.

The Marines stopped a 2-game losing streak and are now 54-49-2 (3rd place). ... The Fighters' 2-game winning streak came to an end.  They are now 53-51-2 (4th place tie).

Karakawa (LOT) started his first game since 5/13 (vs Yokohama) and improved to 4-3. Against the Nippon Ham Fighters, Karakawa is now 2-0 in 3 starts.  H. Koybahashi (LOT) recorded his 19th save of the year. ... Kida (HAM) started his 6th game of the season and took the loss.  Kida is now 3-2 as a start and 5-2 overall. He's also 1-1 in 5 games (2 starts, 3 relief appearances) against Lotte this year.

Home runs
None.