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Chiba Lotte Marines 5 – Nippon Ham Fighters 7 (August 18, 2010)

by on Aug.18, 2010 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chiba Lotte Marines vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00

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

Attendance: 25171 | Lotte leads series, 11-8-1 | Time: 3:13

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 3, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Nishioka, Tsuyoshi 2-for-4, 1 R 1: G4, 4: 1B, 5: 1B (BrO), 7: G4
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 1-for-3, 1 R 1: F8, 4: 1B, 5: S1, 7: G5
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: G1, 5: 1B (BrO), 8: F8
(1B) Kim, Tae-Kyun 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: F9, 4: 1B, 5: 1B, 8: G4
(DH) Fukuura, Kazuya 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: F3, 4: HR, 6: G4, 8: SO
(RF) Omura, Saburo 0-for-3 2: F3, 4: G4, 6: BB, 9: SO
(LF) Omatsu, Shoitsu 0-for-2 3: F8, 4: BB, 6: SO
PH Takehara, Naotaka 0-for-0
PH Nemoto, Shunichi 0-for-1 9: F9
(C) Matoba, Naoki 0-for-3 3: G5, 4: G6, 6: G5
PH Heiuchi, Hisao 0-for-1 9: F7
(CF) Kiyota, Ikuhiro 0-for-2, 1 R 3: G5, 5: HBP, 7: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Watanabe, Shunsuke, L 2 0/3 65 15 10 6 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 6 6 4.003
Kawagoe, Hidetaka 1 1/3 24 7 6 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.852
Nemoto, Tomohisa 1 2/3 27 6 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.080
Ueno, Hiroki 2 33 9 9 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.531
Yabuta, Yasuhiko 1 13 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.153
8 162 40 33 12 1 5 4 1 1 0 0 7 7

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 1-for-5, 1 R 1: 2B, 2: F8, 3: f7, 5: SO, 7: F9
(LF) Morimoto, Hichori 2-for-4, 1 R 1: S1, 3: 1B, 4: L4, 6: 1B, 8: G4
(DH) Inaba, Atsunori 2-for-4, 3 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: 2B, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 8: SO
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: S8, 3: HBP, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: G5
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: HR, 3: 1B, 4: F9, 6: G4
(RF) Konta, Toshimasa 1-for-1, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 3: BB
PH-RF Yang, Dai-Kang 1-for-1, 1 RBI 4: BB, 6: 2B
(1B) Nakata, Sho 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: 1B, 4: G5, 6: SO
1B Takaguchi, Takayuki 0-for-0
(C) Tsuruoka, Shinya 0-for-4 2: G5, 3: DP, 5: F9, 7: F9
(SS) Imanami, Takahiro 0-for-3 2: SO, 3: BB, 5: F6, 7: G4
SS Iiyama, Yuji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Itokazu, Keisaku, W 5 79 22 19 7 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 5 5 5.754
Hayashi, Masanori, H 1 21 4 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.500
Tateyama, Yoshinori, H 1 2/3 10 5 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.831
Miyanishi, Naoki, H 2/3 10 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.328
Takeda, Hisashi, S 2/3 12 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.137
9 132 35 31 7 1 5 2 1 1 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 3 runs, 3 hits
S. Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Tanaka hits a double to right and advances to third on a sac bunt by Morimoto. Inaba walks, runners on first and third. Koyano hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. Itoi hits a 2-run homer. Konta hits a double to center, runner on second. Tanaka strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd - 3 runs, 4 hits
S. Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Morimoto hits a single to left. Inaba hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Koyano gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Itoi hits a single to right, bases loaded. Konta walks in a run, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Kawagoe in for S. Watanabe.
Nakata hits an RBI single to right, bases loaded. Tsuruoka hits into a double play, runners on second and third. Imanami walks to reload the bases. Tanaka fouls out to left.

Top of the 4th - 4 runs, 4 hits
Itokazu on the mound for Nippon Ham
Nishioka hits an infield single. Imae hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Iguchi grounds out to the pitcher, runners on second and third. Kim clears the bases with a 2-run single to right, runner on first. Fukuura hits a 2-run homer. Saburo grounds out to second. Omatsu walks. Matoba grounds out to short.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 3 hits
Itokazu on the mound for Nippon Ham
Defense: Yang (Yoh) takes over in right.
Kiyota gets hit by a pitch. Nishioka hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Imae hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Iguchi hits an RBI single to center and Nishioka gets thrown out running the bases, runner on second. Kim hits a single to left and Iguchi gets thrown out running the bases.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 3 hits
Ueno on the mound for Lotte
Morimoto hits an infield single. Inaba grounds out to second, runner on first. Koyano hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Itoi grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Yang (Yoh) hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Nakata strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 4th
Morimoto lines out to second. Inaba hits a single to right. Koyano hits a single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Nemoto in for Kawagoe.
Itoi flies out to right, runners on first and third. Yang (Yoh) walks to load the bases. Nakata grounds out to third.

Notes

The Fighters are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 55-54-2 (4th place). ... The Marines' 3-game winning streak came to an end.  They are now 57-51-2 (3rd place).

Itokazu (HAM) recorded his first victory of the season in his third start of the year (his last start was on 6/18 vs Orix).  H. Takeda saved his 10th game of the year. ... S. Watanabe (LOT) lost his second straight start and is now 8-6 on the year.  He also dropped to 1-2 with a 7.06 ERA in 5 games (4 starts and 1 relief appearance) against the Fighters this year.

Home runs
LOT: Fukuura (9)
HAM: Itoi (14)