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Rakuten Eagles 2 – Chiba Lotte Marines 3 (August 14, 2010)

by on Aug.14, 2010 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Rakuten Eagles vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 8 1
Lotte 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 X 3 2 0

Attendance: 26337 | Rakuten leads series, 10-5-0 | Time: 3:11

Potential Starters: Kohei Hasebe (RAK) 3-2, 5.85 - Yuji Yoshimi (LOT) 4-5, 4.85

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 11, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G4, 2: G6, 5: 1B, 7: S1, 9: 1B
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-3 1: F7, 3: F7, 5: S1, 7: BB, 9: SO
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: BB, 9: F8
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-4 2: G5, 3: SO, 5: BB, 7: SO, 9: G5
(1B) Ruiz, Randy 0-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 4: SO, 5: SO, 7: F9
(3B) Nakamura, Norihiro 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: F8, 8: G4
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: G5, 6: G6, 8: F3
(LF) Makida, Akihisa 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F3, 5: 2B, 6: G6, 8: F8
(C) Shima, Motohiro 3-for-3 2: BB, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
PR Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Hasebe, Kohei, L 5 90 23 17 2 0 2 5 0 1 1 0 3 1 5.304
Yabu, Keiichi 2 28 6 5 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 15.429
Yamamura, Hiroki 2/3 7 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.759
Katayama, Hiroshi 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.774
8 127 32 25 2 0 4 5 1 1 1 0 3 1

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Nishioka, Tsuyoshi 0-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 3: f5, 5: E1, 7: L6
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 1-for-3, 1 R 1: G4, 3: 2B, 5: S1, 7: F9
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: G5, 5: G4, 8: SO
(1B) Kim, Tae-Kyun 1-for-2, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: 1B, 5: IBB, 8: F8
(DH) Fukuura, Kazuya 0-for-4 1: G3, 3: G4, 5: F7, 8: G4
(RF) Takehara, Naotaka 0-for-3 2: G4, 4: f3, 6: F6
CF Okada, Yoshifumi 0-for-0
(LF) Omatsu, Shoitsu 0-for-2 2: BB, 4: F5, 6: SO
(C) Matoba, Naoki 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: F7, 6: G3
(CF-RF) Kiyota, Ikuhiro 0-for-1, 1 R 2: L6, 5: BB, 7: HBP (BrO)

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yoshimi, Yuji, W 6 1/3 122 30 23 6 0 6 5 0 2 0 0 2 2 4.629
Yabuta, Yasuhiko, H 2/3 8 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.298
Furuya, Takuya, H 1 12 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.975
Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, S 1 20 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.815
9 162 40 33 8 0 8 5 0 2 1 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Lotte
Yamasaki grounds out to third. Ruiz walks. Nakamura hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Takasu hits an RBI single to left, runners advance to second and third on throw. Makida flies out to first. Shima walks to load the bases. Hijirisawa grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Hasebe on the mound for Rakuten
Nishioka fouls out to third. Imae hits a double to left. Iguchi grounds out to third. Kim hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Fukuura grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 3 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Lotte
Makida hits a double to center. Shima hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Hijirisawa hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Watanabe hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.  Teppei strikes out swinging. Yamasaki walks to load the bases. Ruiz strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 0 hits
Hasebe on the mound for Rakuten
Kiyota walks. Nishioka reaches on a throwing error (E1), runners on first and second. Imae hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Iguchi grounds out to second. Kim gets an intentional walk. Two runners score on a wild pitch, runner on third. Fukuura flies out to left.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Nishioka walks. Imae grounds out to second, runner on second. Iguchi strikes out swinging. Runner advances to third on a passed ball. Kim walks, runners on first and third. Fukuura grounds out to first.

Top of the 7th
Shima hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hijirisawa. Watanabe walks, runners on first and second. Teppei walks to load the bases.
Pitching change: Yabuta in for Yoshimi.
Yamasaki strikes out swinging. Ruiz flies out to right.

Top of the 9th
Shima hits a single to right and is replaced by pinch-runner Uchimura. Hijirisawa hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Watanabe strikes out swinging. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Teppei flies out to center. Yamasaki grounds out to third.

Notes

The Marines are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 55-50-2 (3rd place). ... The Eagles are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 47-57-2 (6th place).

Yoshimi (LOT) won his second start in a row and evened his record out to 5-5.  H. Kobayashi (LOT) saved his 20th game of the year. ... Hasebe (RAK) took the loss and is now 0-2 in three starts since his last victory on 7/17 (vs Nippon Ham).  He's also now 3-3 on the year (and 1-1 in 3 games against Lotte; 2 starts, 1 relief appearance).

Home runs
None.