Nippon Ham Fighters vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 14:00
Attendance: 27789 | Lotte leads series, 12-10-1 | Time: 4:11
Potential Starters: Yu Darvish (HAM) 10-7, 2.06 - Hayden Penn (LOT) 1-2, 4.24
Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 4th)
|(2B)||Tanaka, Kensuke||0-for-6||1: G3, 3: G6, 6: G5, 8: G4, 11: F6, 12: G1|
|(LF)||Morimoto, Hichori||2-for-5||1: SO, 4: 1B, 7: G5, 9: G6, 11: 1B|
|(RF)||Inaba, Atsunori||1-for-5||1: G6, 4: G3, 7: 1B, 9: G1, 11: F8|
|(3B)||Koyano, Eiichi||0-for-5||2: G5, 4: DP, 7: G3, 9: F9, 11: F6|
|(CF)||Itoi, Yoshio||1-for-3, 1 R||2: L6, 5: G2, 7: BB, 10: BB, 12: 2B|
|(1B)||Nioka, Tomohiro||1-for-4||2: 2B, 5: G6, 7: G1, 10: S1, 12: F9|
|(DH)||Nakata, Sho||1-for-4||2: SO, 5: F7, 8: SO, 10: 1B, 12: HBP|
|(C)||Tsuruoka, Shinya||1-for-3||3: G5, 6: G5, 8: 1B|
|PH||Imanami, Takahiro||0-for-1||10: SO|
|C||Ono, Shota||0-for-0||12: HBP|
|(SS)||Iiyama, Yuji||0-for-3, 1 RBI||3: G6, 6: G6, 8: S2, 10: G5, 12: S9|
|Miyanishi, Naoki, H||1/3||12||3||2||1||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.266|
|Sakakibara, Ryo, H||1 2/3||12||6||6||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.887|
|Hayashi, Masanori, W||1||19||4||4||1||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.423|
|Takeda, Hisashi, S||1||25||5||2||0||0||0||2||0||1||0||0||0||0||3.613|
Hitting (LOB: 13, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||0-for-5||1: G3, 3: G4, 5: G4, 7: F8, 10: G3, 12: S2|
|(CF)||Okada, Yoshifumi||0-for-5||1: G6, 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: G6, 10: G6|
|PH||Heiuchi, Hisao||0-for-1||12: F7|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||1-for-4||1: HBP, 4: G5, 6: 2B, 8: SO, 10: E4, 12: BB|
|(1B)||Kim, Tae-Kyun||1-for-6||1: G6, 4: 1B, 6: F9, 8: G5, 10: G6, 12: G5|
|(DH)||Fukuura, Kazuya||0-for-4||2: SO, 4: F8, 6: BB, 9: SO, 11: SO|
|(RF)||Kiyota, Ikuhiro||1-for-4||2: BB, 4: G6, 6: SO, 9: 2B, 11: G4|
|(LF)||Omatsu, Shoitsu||2-for-4||2: F6, 5: 1B, 7: G1, 9: BB, 11: 1B|
|(C)||Matoba, Naoki||0-for-1||2: G4, 5: S1, 7: BB|
|PH||Imae, Toshiaki||0-for-1||9: F8|
|C||Saito, Toshio||0-for-1||11: SO|
|(3B)||Nemoto, Shunichi||0-for-4||3: F7, 5: G5, 7: G4, 9: F7, 12: BB|
|Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, H||1||13||4||4||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.421|
|Ono, Shingo, L||1||23||6||3||1||0||0||0||2||0||0||0||1||1||3.101|
Top of the 12th - 1 run, 1 hit
Ono on the mound for Lotte
Defense: Muniz takes over in left.
Itoi hits a double to left. Nioka flies out to right. Nakata gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and third. Konta enters the game as a pinch-runner for Nakata. Ono gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Iiyama hits a sac fly to right, runners on first and second. Tanaka grounds out to the pitcher.
Top of the 2nd
Koyano grounds out to third. Itoi lines out to short. Nioka hits a double to left. Nakata strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 5th
Omatsu hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Matoba. Nemoto grounds out to third. Nishioka grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 6th
Okada strikes out swinging. Iguchi hits a double to center. Kim flies out to right, runner on third. Fukuura walks, runners on first and third. Kiyota strikes out swinging.
Top of the 7th
Morimoto grounds out to third. Inaba hits a single to right. Koyano grounds out to first, runner on second. Itoi walks, runners on first and second. Nioka grounds out to the pitcher.
Bottom of the 7th
Omatsu grounds out to the pitcher. Matoba walks. Nemoto grounds out to second, runner on second. Nishioka flies out to center.
Top of the 8th
Nakata strikes out swinging. Tsuruoka hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Iiyama. Tanaka grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 9th
Fukuura strikes out swinging. Kiyota hits a double to left. Omatsu walks, runners on first and second. Imae enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Matoba.
Pitching change: Sakakibara in for Miyanishi.
Imae flies out to center. Nemoto flies out to left.
Top of the 10th
Itoi walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Nioka. Nakata hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Imanami, pinch-hitting for Tsuruoka, strikes out swinging. Iiyama grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 10th
Nishioka grounds out to first. Okada grounds out to short. Iguchi reaches on a fielding error (E4) and advances to second. Kim grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 12th
Nemoto walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Nishioka. Heiuchi, pinch-hitting for Okada, flies out to left. Iguchi walks, runners on first and second. Kim grounds out to third.
The Fighters won their 4th game of the year and are now 63-59-3 (4th place). ... The Marines lost their 2nd game in a row and are now 66-57-2 (2nd place tie).
Hayashi (HAM) got the win in relief and evened his record to 1-1 on the year. H. Takeda (HAM) saved his 14th game of the year. ... Ono (LOT) took the loss in relief and is now 4-3.
Itoi (HAM) apparently didn't have a green light on the fly to right, but he went anyway because he felt he could make it.
The Marines have now been shutout out 10 times this season.