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Rakuten Eagles 2 – Chiba Lotte Marines 4 (September 2, 2010)

by on Sep.02, 2010 @ 12:35 pm, under Game Summaries, NPB

Rakuten Eagles vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 18:15

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

Attendance: 11632 | Rakuten leads series, 11-8-0 | Time: 3:35

Potential Starters: Darrell Rasner (RAK) 4-8, 4.18 - Yoshihisa Naruse (LOT) 10-11, 3.26

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-5 1: F9, 3: 1B, 5: L1, 8: SO, 9: SO
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F6, 3: G6, 6: G4, 8: 2B
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 2-for-3, 1 R 1: F8, 4: 1B, 6: 2B, 8: BB
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-3 2: F6, 4: f4, 6: F7, 8: BB
(1B) Ruiz, Randy 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: G5, 8: 1B
(3B) Nakamura, Norihiro 0-for-4, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: F9, 7: G6, 8: G6
PR-2B Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-0
(2B-3B) Kusano, Daisuke 0-for-3 3: E1 (BrO), 5: BB, 7: SO, 8: G3
(LF) Makida, Akihisa 1-for-3 3: f3, 5: SO, 7: 3B
PH Nakamura, Masato 0-for-1 9: G6
(C) Shima, Motohiro 0-for-4 3: G1, 5: L6, 7: SO, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Rasner, Darrell, L 6 114 26 25 8 1 8 0 0 1 0 0 4 4 4.267
Yabu, Keiichi 2/3 23 5 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.500
Katayama, Hiroshi 1 19 4 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.904
Aoyama, Koji 1/3 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.397
8 161 36 30 8 1 11 4 0 2 0 0 4 4

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Nishioka, Tsuyoshi 3-for-3, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: 2B, 3: HR, 5: 1B (SB), 7: BB
(RF-CF) Kiyota, Ikuhiro 0-for-3 1: S1, 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: SO
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 0-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G6, 3: f3, 6: SO, 7: G6
(1B) Kim, Tae-Kyun 1-for-3, 1 R 1: SO, 3: F8, 6: 2B, 7: BB
(DH) Fukuura, Kazuya 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: F9, 4: SO, 6: 1B
PH-DH-RF Muniz, Juan 0-for-1 7: F6
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: BB
(LF) Omatsu, Shoitsu 1-for-4 2: F8, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(C) Matoba, Naoki 0-for-3 2: F8, 5: SO, 6: G6, 8: S5
(CF) Okada, Yoshifumi 1-for-2, 1 R 3: 1B (SB), 5: G1, 7: BB (SB)
PH Takehara, Naotaka 0-for-0
PH Nemoto, Shunichi 0-for-1 8: SO
P Kobayashi, Hiroyuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Naruse, Yoshihisa, W 7 1/3 139 31 28 5 0 7 3 0 0 1 1 2 2 3.232
Ono, Shingo, H 2/3 15 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.979
Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, S 1 16 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.450
9 170 37 34 6 0 9 3 0 0 1 1 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Nishioka hits a double to center and advances to third on a sac bunt by Kiyota. Iguchi drives in a run with a ground out to short. Kim strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Okada hits an infield single, steals second, and advances to third on a throwing error by the catcher (E2). Nishioka hits a 2-run homer. Kiyota strikes out swinging. Iguchi fouls out to first. Kim flies out to center.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 3 hits
Rasner on the mound for Rakuten
Iguchi strikes out swinging. Kim hits a double to center. Fukuura hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Imae strkes out swinging. Omatsu hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Matoba grounds out to short.

Top of the 8th - 2 run, 2 hits
Naruse on the mound for Lotte
Hijirisawa strikes out swinging. Watanabe hits a double to left. Teppei walks, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Yamasaki walks to load the bases.
Pitching change: Ono in for Naruse.
Ruiz hits an RBI single to left, bases remain loaded. Nakamura drives in a run with a ground out to short, runners on first and third. Uchimura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Nakamura. Kusano ground out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Kusano reaches on a fielding error (E1) runner on first. Makida fouls out to first. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Shima hits a grounder to the pitcher, Kusano is thrown out running the bases, runner on first. Hijirisawa hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Watanabe grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 5th
Matoba strikes out swinging. Okada grounds out to the pitcher. Nishioka hits an infield single and steals second. Kiyota strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th
Watanabe grounds out to second. Teppei hits a double to right. Yamasaki flies out to left. Ruiz grounds out to third.

Top of the 7th
Nakamura grounds out to short. Kusano strikes out swinging. Makida hits a triple to third. Shima strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th
Okada walks and steals second. Nishioka walks, runners on first and second. Kiyota strikes out swinging.  Iguchi grounds out to short, runners on first and third. Kim walks to load the bases.
Pitching changes: Katayama in for Yabu.
Muniz flies out to short.

Bottom of the 8th
Imae walks. Omatsu strikes out swinging. Matoba hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Takehara enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Okada.
Pitching change: Aoyama in for Katayama.
Nemoto, pinch-hitting for Takehara, strikes out swinging.

Notes

Lotte took the series, 2-1.

The Marines won their 2nd game in a row and are now 66-55-2 (2nd place tie). ... The Eagles lost their 2nd game in a row and are now 52-66-3 (6th place).

Naruse (LOT) got the win and evened his record out to 11-11.  This was Naruse's first victory against the Eagles this season (he's now 1-2 in 3 starts).  H. Kobayashi (LOT) saved his 26th game of the year. ... Rasner (RAK) is now 0-2 in 3 starts since his last victory on 8/13 (vs Lotte).  Rasner is now 4-9 on the year and 2-2 in 4 starts against the Marines.

Naruse (LOT) was called for a balk for the first time in his career.

Home runs
LOT: Nishioka (8)