Chiba Lotte Marines vs Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 31695 | Softbank leads series, 12-6-0 | Time: 3:24
Potential Starters: Yoshihisa Naruse (LOT) 10-10, 3.17 - Hiroki Yamada (SOF) 4-3, 4.35
Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 4th)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||1-for-4, 1 R||1: F8, 4: HBP, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: SO|
|(CF-RF)||Kiyota, Ikuhiro||1-for-3, 1 R||1: G4, 4: 1B, 5: BB, 7: G5|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||0-for-3||1: F9, 4: BB, 5: SO, 8: F9|
|(1B)||Kim, Tae-Kyun||0-for-3, 1 RBI||2: G3, 4: BB, 5: G4, 8: F8|
|(DH)||Fukuura, Kazuya||0-for-4||2: L3, 4: DP, 6: F8, 8: G3|
|(3B)||Imae, Toshiaki||1-for-2||2: G4, 4: BB, 6: 1B, 9: BB|
|(LF)||Omatsu, Shoitsu||0-for-4||3: F8, 4: L4, 6: G4, 9: f5|
|(C)||Matoba, Naoki||0-for-2||3: L6, 5: BB, 6: G6|
|PH||Nemoto, Shunichi||1-for-1||9: 1B|
|(RF)||Muniz, Juan||0-for-2||3: SO, 5: F4|
|PH-CF||Okada, Yoshifumi||0-for-2||7: SO, 9: G4|
|Naruse, Yoshihisa, L||6||127||30||25||8||1||7||4||0||1||1||0||4||4||3.265|
|Furuya, Takuya||1 1/3||17||4||4||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.581|
Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Kawasaki, Munenori||2-for-5, 2 R||1: 1B, 2: L6, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: G4|
|(2B)||Honda, Yuichi||1-for-4||1: S5, 2: F7, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 8: SO|
|(CF-LF)||Hasegawa, Yuya||0-for-4||1: SO, 3: SO, 4: F7, 6: SO|
|(1B)||Kokubo, Hiroki||2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: BB, 3: 1B, 4: 1B, 7: G6|
|(RF)||Tamura, Hitoshi||1-for-3, 1 R, 3 RBI||1: HR, 3: BB, 4: F9, 7: G5|
|(DH)||Petagine, Roberto||2-for-2||1: BB, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: BB|
|(3B)||Morimoto, Satoru||1-for-4||1: F8, 3: f3, 5: G4, 7: 1B|
|(LF)||Egawa, Tomoaki||0-for-2||2: SO, 3: SO|
|PH-LF||Shibahara, Hiroshi||0-for-2||5: F9, 7: f5|
|(C)||Tanoue, Hidenori||0-for-3||2: BB, 4: SO, 5: F4, 8: G3|
|Yamada, Hiroki||4 1/3||83||20||14||2||0||1||5||1||0||0||0||2||2||4.336|
|Morifuku, Masahiko, W||1 2/3||20||6||6||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.512|
|Settsu, Tadashi, H||1||11||3||3||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.128|
|Falkenborg, Brian, H||1||11||3||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.204|
|Mahara, Takahiro, S||1||25||5||4||1||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.252|
Bottom of the 1st - 3 runs, 2 hits
Naruse on the mound for Lotte
Kawasaki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Hasegawa strikes out swinging. Kokubo walks. Tamura hits a 3-run homer. Petagine walks. Morimoto flies out to center.
Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Yamada on the mound for Softbank
Nishioka gets hit by a pitch. Kiyota hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Iguchi walks to load the bases. Kim walks in a run, bases loaded. Fukuura hits into a double play, during which time a run scores, runner on third. Imae walks, runners on first and third. Omatsu lines out to second.
Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 3 hits
Naruse on the mound for Lotte
Tanoue strikes out swinging. Kawasaki hits a single to center. Honda hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Hasegawa flies out to left. Kokubo hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Tamura flies out to right.
Bottom of the 3rd
Hasegawa strikes out swinging. Kokubo hits a single to center. Tamura walks, runners on first and second. Petagine hits a single to right, bases loaded. Morimoto fouls out to first. Egawa strikes out swinging.
Top of the 5th
Matoba walks. Muniz flies out to second. Nishioka hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Kiyota walks to load the bases.
Pitching change: Morifuku in for Yamada.
Iguchi strikes out swinging. Kim grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 5th
Petagine hits a single to right and advances to second on a wild pitch. Morimoto grounds out to second. Shibahara, pinch-hitting for Egawa, flies out to right. Tanoue flies out to second.
Bottom of the 7th
Kokubo grounds out to short. Tamura grounds out to third. Petagine walks. Morimoto hits a single to right, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Furuya in for Yabuta.
Shibahara fouls out to third.
Top of the 9th
Imae walks. Omatsu fouls out to third. Nemoto, pinch-hitting for Matoba, hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Okada grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Nishioka strikes out swinging.
The Hawks are 2-2-1 over their last 5 games and are now 64-52-5 (1st place). ... The Marines are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 63-53-2 (2nd place).
Morifuku (SOF) picked up the win in relief, his first decision of the season and of his career. Mahara (SOF) racked up his 27th save of the year. ... Naruse (LOT) took the loss and dropped to 10-11. He's also 0-4 with a 3.32 ERA in 5 starts against the Hawks this year.
SOF: Tamura (21)