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Nippon Ham Fighters 1 – Chiba Lotte Marines 5 (September 5, 2010)

by on Sep.05, 2010 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 13:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon Ham 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 0
Lotte 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 X 5 6 1

Attendance: 26894 | Lotte leads series, 13-10-1 | Time: 3:16

Potential Starters: Hirotoshi Masui (HAM) 3-3, 3.90 - Bryan Corey (LOT) 2-3, 5.40

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 13, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 3-for-4, 1 RBI 1: HBP, 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: L6, 8: 1B
(LF) Morimoto, Hichori 1-for-4 1: S1, 2: G6, 4: DP, 7: 1B, 8: SO
C Ono, Shota 0-for-0
(RF) Inaba, Atsunori 0-for-3 1: HBP, 3: F7, 5: BB, 7: G5, 9: F8
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 1-for-5 1: SO, 3: F9, 5: F5, 7: 1B, 9: L6
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 2-for-4 1: BB, 3: 1B, 5: F7, 7: 1B, 9: F5
(DH) Nioka, Tomohiro 1-for-4 1: F7, 3: f2, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(1B) Nakata, Sho 1-for-4, 1 R 2: G4, 4: 1B, 5: SO, 7: SO
(C) Tsuruoka, Shinya 1-for-3 2: G6, 4: 1B, 6: G3
PH-LF Sato, Kenji 0-for-1 8: SO
(SS) Iiyama, Yuji 0-for-2 2: E5, 4: S1, 6: SO
PH Konta, Toshimasa 0-for-1 8: SO
SS Takaguchi, Takayuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Masui, Hirotoshi, L 2 1/3 59 16 11 5 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 4 4 4.350
Kikuchi, Kazumasa 2 2/3 37 10 6 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1.761
Sakakibara, Ryo 1 2/3 22 5 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.799
Sunaga, Hideki 1 1/3 19 4 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.100
8 137 35 26 6 0 5 5 0 2 0 0 5 5

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Nishioka, Tsuyoshi 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: G4, 2: 2B, 4: 2B, 6: G6
(3B) Nemoto, Shunichi 0-for-3 1: G3, 2: G3, 4: S1, 6: SO
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 1-for-3, 1 R 1: 2B, 2: F9, 4: BB, 7: G6
(1B) Kim, Tae-Kyun 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: 1B, 4: S7, 7: G6
(DH) Fukuura, Kazuya 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: SO, 4: SO, 7: F5
(CF-RF) Kiyota, Ikuhiro 1-for-4 1: G6, 3: 2B, 5: F8, 8: SO
(LF) Omatsu, Shoitsu 0-for-2, 1 R 2: BB, 3: BB, 5: F7, 8: G4
CF Okada, Yoshifumi 0-for-0
(C) Matoba, Naoki 0-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: BB, 3: S9, 5: F9, 8: SO
(RF-LF) Kakunaka, Katsuya 0-for-2 2: S3, 3: G4, 6: G3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Corey, Bryan, W 5 85 25 19 6 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 1 1 4.930
Yabuta, Yasuhiko 1 14 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.667
Furuya, Takuya 1/3 11 4 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.101
Ono, Shingo, H 1 2/3 29 6 6 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
Kobayashi, Hiroyuki 1 17 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.394
9 156 41 35 10 0 8 2 2 2 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st 1 - 1 run, 2 hits
Masui on the mound for Nippon Ham
Nishioka grounds out to second. Nemoto grounds out to first. Iguchi hits a double to left. Kim walks, runners on first and second. Fukuura hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Kiyota grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 2nd - 2 runs, 1 hit
Masui on the mound for Nippon Ham
Omatsu walks. Matoba walks, runners on first and second. Kakunaka hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Nishioka clears the bases with a 2-run double to center, runner on second. Nemoto grounds out to first, runner on third. Iguchi flies out to right.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Masui on the mound for Nippon Ham
Kim hits a single to right. Fukuura strikes out swinging. Kiyota hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Omatsu walks, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Kikuchi in for Masui.
Matoba hits sac fly to right, runners on first and second. Kakunaka grounds out to second.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 3 hits
Corey on the mound for Lotte
Nakata hits a single to right. Tsuruoka hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Iiyama hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Tanaka hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Morimoto grounds into a double play.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kikuchi on the mound for Nippon Ham
Nishioka hits a double to left and advances to third on a sac bunt by Nemoto. Iguchi walks, runners on first and third. Kim hits a sac fly to left, runner on first. Fukuura strikes out looking.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Tanaka gets hit by a pitch and advances to second on a sac bunt by Morimoto. Inaba gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Koyano strikes out swinging. Itoi walks to load the bases. Nioka flies out to left.

Top of the 2nd
Nakata grounds out to second. Tsuruoka grounds out to short. Iiyama reaches on a throwing error (E5), runner on first. Tanaka hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Morimoto grounds out to short.

Top of the 5th
Inaba walks. Koyano flies out to third. Itoi flies out to left. Nioka hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Nakata strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th
Morimoto hits a single to left. Inaba grounds out to third, runner on first. Koyano hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Itoi hits a single to left, base loaded.
Pitching change: Ono in for Furuya.
Nioka strikes out swinging. Nakata strikes out swinging.

Notes

Nippon Ham took the series 2-1.  Lotte won the season series, 13-10-1.

The Marines stopped a 2-game losing streak and are now 67-57-2 (2nd place tie). ... The Fighters' 4-game winning streak came to an end.  They are now 63-60-3 (4th place).

Corey (LOT) got the win and evened his record to 3-3 on the year.  He's also now 2-0 in three games (2 starts and 1 relief appearance) against the Fighters. ... Masui (HAM) got the loss and has not won a game since 5/27 (vs Chunichi), a span in which he has gone 0-2 in 6 starts.  Masui is now 3-4 this season.

Nishioka (LOT) now has 173 on the season.  That's good for third most in a season for a Lotte player.

Home runs
None.