Seibu Lions vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 18:15
Attendance: 22366 | Lotte leads series, 12-8-0 | Time: 3:21
Potential Starters: Kazuhisa Ishii (SEI) 7-4, 4.13 - Shunsuke Watanabe (LOT) 8-6, 4.00
Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 7th, 8th)
|(2B)||Kataoka, Yasuyuki||0-for-4, 1 R||1: F3, 3: G6, 6: F9, 8: HBP, 9: SO|
|(CF)||Kuriyama, Takumi||2-for-4||1: G4, 4: 2B, 6: F3, 8: 1B|
|(SS)||Nakajima, Hiroyuki||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: F8, 4: F6, 6: 1B, 8: G5|
|(DH)||Nakamura, Takeya||2-for-3||2: 1B, 4: F7, 6: BB, 8: 2B|
|(1B)||Fernandez, Jose||1-for-3, 1 RBI||2: F8, 4: BB, 6: G5, 8: 1B|
|(3B)||Ishii, Yoshihito||0-for-4||2: f5, 4: SO, 7: G6, 8: DP|
|(RF)||Sato, Tomoaki||0-for-2||2: G4, 5: G5|
|PH-RF||Hoshi, Hidekazu||1-for-2||7: 1B, 9: f5|
|(LF)||Oshima, Hiroyuki||2-for-4||3: G3, 5: f2, 7: 1B, 9: 1B|
|(C)||Hosokawa, Toru||0-for-2||3: SO, 5: F7|
|PH||Brown, Dee||0-for-1||7: DP|
|C||Uemoto, Tatsuyuki||0-for-1||9: F9|
|Ishii, Kazuhisa||6 1/3||106||28||24||5||0||5||3||0||1||3||0||2||1||3.908|
|Kudo, Kimiyasu, L||2/3||19||4||4||2||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||1||10.500|
Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 7th)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||3-for-4, 2 R||1: F7, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: 1B|
|(3B)||Imae, Toshiaki||1-for-3||1: G5, 3: E1, 5: S5, 7: 1B|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||1-for-2, 1 RBI||1: BB, 3: G6, 5: 1B, 7: HBP|
|(1B)||Kim, Tae-Kyun||0-for-3||1: F8, 3: BB, 5: G5, 7: DP|
|(DH)||Fukuura, Kazuya||0-for-3||2: BB, 3: G3, 5: F9, 8: G3|
|(RF)||Omura, Saburo||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: SO, 4: G2, 6: G6, 8: HR|
|(LF)||Omatsu, Shoitsu||0-for-4||2: G4, 4: F4, 6: SO, 8: G5|
|(C)||Matoba, Naoki||2-for-4||2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: 1B|
|(CF-RF)||Kiyota, Ikuhiro||0-for-4||3: SO, 4: G5, 7: F9, 8: f3|
|Watanabe, Shunsuke||6 1/3||106||26||24||5||0||2||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.820|
|Ono, Shingo, W||1 2/3||23||7||6||3||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||2||2||3.176|
|Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, S||1||21||4||4||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.577|
Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
K. Ishii on the mound for Seibu
Kiyota strikes out swinging. Nishioka hits a single to right. Imae reaches on a throwing error (E6), runners on first and second. Iguchi grounds out to short, runners on first and third. A run scores on a wild pitch, runner on second. Kim walks, runners on first and second. Fukuura grounds out to first.
Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Ishii on the mound for Seibu
Nishioka hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Imae. Iguchi hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Kim grounds out to third. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Fukuura flies out to right.
Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Ono on the mound for Lotte
Kataoka gets hit by pitch. Kuriyama hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Nakajima drives in a run with a ground out to third, runner on first. Nakamura hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Fernandez hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third. Y. Ishii grounds into a double play.
Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kudo on the mound for Seibu
Defense: Hara takes over at third.
Fukuura grounds out to first. Saburo hits a solo homer. Omatsu grounds out to third. Matoba hits a single to left.
Pitching change: A. Okamoto in for Kudo.
Kiyota fouls out to first.
Top of the 4th
Kuriyama hits a double to left. Nakajima flies out to short. Nakamura flies out to left. Fernandez walks, runners on first and second. Y. Ishii strikes out swinging.
Top of the 6th
Kataoka flies out to right. Kuriyama flies out to first. Nakajima hits a single to left. Nakamura walks, runners on first and second. Fernandez grounds out to third.
Top of the 7th
Y. Ishii grounds out to short. Hoshi, pinch-hitting for Sato, hits a single to center. Oshima hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Brown enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Hosokawa.
Pitching change: Ono in for S. Watanabe.
Brown grounds into a double play.
Bottom of the 7th
Kiyota flies out to right. Nishioka hits a single to center.
Pitching change: Osada in for K. Ishii.
Imae hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Iguchi gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Kim grounds into a double play.
The Marines won their 2nd game in a row and are now 62-52-2 (3rd place). ... The Lions lost their 5th straight game and are now 65-53-0 (1st place).
Ono (LOT) picked up the victory in relief and improved to 4-2 on the year. This was his first victory since winning his fourth start of the year back on 4/21 (vs Rakuten). H. Kobayashi (LOT) recorded his 23rd save of the year. ... Kudo (SEI) took the loss in relief and dropped to 0-2 in his 10th game of the year.
Nishioka (LOT) went 3-for-4 for his 20th modasho of the season and tied the franchise record set by Kaoru Betto in 1950.
LOT: Saburo (17)