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Rakuten Eagles 3 – Chiba Lotte Marines 6 (August 15, 2010)

by on Aug.15, 2010 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Rakuten Eagles vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 17:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Rakuten 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 2
Lotte 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3x 6 8 0

Attendance: 26873 | Rakuten leads series, 10-6-0 | Time: 4:21

Potential Starters: Masahiro Tanaka (RAK) 10-6, 2.71 - Hayden Penn (LOT) 1-0, 1.80

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 3rd, 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 0-for-6 1: G5, 2: SO, 4: G4, 7: SO, 10: SO, 12: f5
(SS) Uchimura, Kensuke 2-for-5, 1 R 1: F8, 3: 1B, 4: G5, 7: 1B, 10: G4
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 3-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: HR, 5: BB (SB) (BrO), 7: G4, 10: 1B
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-3 1: BB, 3: F7, 5: SO, 8: 1B
PR-DH Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-1 8: (CS), 10: SO
(3B-1B) Nakamura, Norihiro 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 3: BB, 5: F9, 8: SO, 11: G6
(LF-3B) Kusano, Daisuke 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: DP, 6: BB, 8: G4, 11: F5
(1B) Ruiz, Randy 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: BB, 6: SO
LF Linden, Todd 0-for-2 9: G3, 11: G4
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 0-for-5 2: G6, 4: F7, 6: G6, 9: F3, 12: F4
(C) Shima, Motohiro 2-for-5 2: 2B, 4: 1B, 7: SO, 9: F7, 12: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tanaka, Masahiro 7 121 30 27 6 0 7 2 1 0 0 0 3 1 2.636
Aoyama, Koji, H 3 41 10 10 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.324
Koyama, Shinichiro, L 1 1/3 26 7 4 1 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 3 3 2.063
11 1/3 188 47 41 8 1 12 4 1 1 0 0 6 4

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Nishioka, Tsuyoshi 1-for-5, 1 R 1: G4, 3: G4, 5: SO, 7: 2B, 10: F8, 12: BB
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 3-for-6, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: G4, 7: SO, 10: 1B, 12: HR
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 1-for-5 1: DP, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: F8, 10: G1
(1B) Kim, Tae-Kyun 0-for-4, 1 R 2: G6, 4: BB, 5: F8, 8: F9, 10: SO
(DH) Fukuura, Kazuya 0-for-5 2: F7, 4: F9, 6: F7, 8: G6, 11: f2
(LF) Omatsu, Shoitsu 0-for-3, 1 R 2: HBP, 4: BB, 6: f5, 8: SO, 11: G4
(RF) Kiyota, Ikuhiro 2-for-5, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: 2B, 6: 1B, 9: SO, 11: SO
(C) Matoba, Naoki 0-for-4, 1 R 3: E6, 4: SO, 6: SO, 9: SO
PH Nemoto, Shunichi 0-for-0, 1 R 12: BB
(CF) Okada, Yoshifumi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 3: 2B, 4: G4, 7: G3, 9: G6, 12: S5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Penn, Hayden 6 97 26 21 6 1 4 5 0 0 0 0 3 3 3.273
Furuya, Takuya, H 1 19 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.901
Ono, Shingo, H 2 27 6 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.203
Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, H 2 30 7 7 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.728
Yabuta, Yasuhiko, W 1 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.224
12 182 46 41 9 1 10 5 0 0 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Penn on the mound for Lotte
Hijirisawa grounds out to third. Uchimura flies out to center. Teppei hits a single to right. Yamasaki walks, runners on first and second. Nakamura hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Kusano flies out to center.

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Penn on the mound for Lotte
Uchimura reaches on a bunt single. Teppei hits a 2-run homer. Yamasaki flies out to left. Nakamura walks. Kusano hits into a double play.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Matoba reaches on a fielding error (E6), runner on first. Okada hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Nishioka grounds out to second, runner on third. Imae strikes out looking. Iguchi strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Kim walks. Fukuura flies out to right. Omatsu walks, runners on first and second. Kiyota hits an RBI double to right, a throwing error allows a second run to score (E9), runner on second. Matoba strikes out swinging. Okada grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 12th - 3 runs, 1 hit
Koyama on the mound for Rakuten
Nemoto, pinch-hitting for Matoba, walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by by Okada. Nishioka walks. Imae hits a walk-off 3-run homer.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Ruiz strikes out swinging. Takasu grounds out to short. Shima hits a double to right. Hijirisawa strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th
Ruiz walks. Takasu flies out to left. Shima hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Hijirisawa grounds out to second, runners on second and third. Uchimura grounds out to third.

Top of the 5th
Teppei walks. Yamasaki strikes out swinging as Teppei steals second. Nakamura flies out to right and Teppei is doubled off second.

Bottom of the 7th
Okada grounds out to first. Nishioka hits a double to left. Imae strikes out swinging. Iguchi flies out to center.

Bottom of the 10th
Nishioka flies out to center. Imae hits a single to right. Iguchi grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second. Kim strikes out swinging.

Notes

Lotte took the series, 2-1.

The Marines won their 2nd straight game and are now 56-50-2 (3rd place). ... The Eagles lost their 2nd game in a row and are now 47-58-2 (6th place).

Yabuta (LOT) got the win in relief and is now 2-4 on the year. ... Koyama (RAK) took the loss and is 3-2.

Tanaka (RAK) struck out 7 and now has 106 strikeouts on the year.  That gives him four straight seasons of 100+ strikeouts in his career.

Home runs
RAK: Teppei (7)
LOT: Imae (7)