Softbank Hawks vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 18:15
Attendance: 15413 | Softbank leads series, 13-8-0 | Time: 4:08
Potential Starters: Yao-Hsun Yang (SOF) 2-0, 2.57 - Bill Murphy (LOT) 11-6, 3.97
Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 1st, 2nd, 5th)
|(SS)||Kawasaki, Munenori||0-for-5||1: G6, 4: G3, 6: G4, 8: SO, 10: G4|
|(2B)||Honda, Yuichi||1-for-5||1: 1B, 4: G4, 7: G5, 8: f7, 11: F7|
|(LF-1B)||Ortiz, Jose||1-for-5, 1 R||1: DP, 4: F9, 7: 1B, 8: G4, 11: F9|
|(1B)||Kokubo, Hiroki||2-for-3, 1 R||2: SO, 5: 1B, 7: BB, 9: 1B|
|PR-CF||Kidokoro, Ryuma||0-for-0, 1 R||9: …… (SB), 11: BB|
|(RF)||Tamura, Hitoshi||2-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI||2: 1B, 5: DP, 7: HR, 9: F9, 11: BB|
|(DH)||Petagine, Roberto||1-for-2||2: DP, 5: 1B, 7: BB|
|PH-DH||Matsunaka, Nobuhiko||0-for-2||9: f5, 11: F7|
|(CF-LF)||Hasegawa, Yuya||0-for-4||3: G4, 5: F7, 7: G1, 9: G5|
|(3B)||Matsuda, Nobuhiro||0-for-4||3: F8, 6: SO, 7: 振逃, 10: f2|
|(C)||Yamazaki, Katsuki||0-for-4||3: G4, 6: G4, 7: G6, 10: SO|
|Yang, Yao-Hsun||4 2/3||93||22||18||5||0||4||3||0||1||1||0||3||0||2.204|
|Morifuku, Masahiko||1 1/3||18||4||4||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.308|
|Mahara, Takahiro, L||1 1/3||25||8||7||2||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||1||0||1.227|
Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||3-for-6, 2 R||1: G6, 3: 2B, 5: 1B (CS), 7: 1B (SB), 9: SO, 11: E3|
|(CF-RF)||Kiyota, Ikuhiro||0-for-3, 1 R||1: BB (SB), 3: S3, 5: SO, 7: SO, 9: SO|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: SO, 3: E4, 5: BB, 7: 1B, 10: F6|
|(1B)||Fukuura, Kazuya||1-for-3, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 3: F9, 5: BB, 7: BB, 10: G1|
|(3B)||Imae, Toshiaki||2-for-5, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: G5, 7: f5, 10: G5|
|(DH)||Omura, Saburo||1-for-5||1: F9, 3: SO, 6: F7, 8: SO, 11: 1B|
|PR-DH||Tanaka, Masahiko||0-for-0, 1 R|
|(LF)||Omatsu, Shoitsu||0-for-5||2: G4, 4: G4, 6: G5, 8: SO, 11: SO|
|(RF)||Takehara, Naotaka||0-for-2||2: f3, 4: F6|
|PH||Imaoka, Makoto||0-for-1||6: G4|
|CF||Okada, Yoshifumi||0-for-1||8: G5, 11: BB|
|(C)||Saito, Toshio||0-for-3||2: G6, 4: SO, 7: G5|
|PH||Kakunaka, Katsuya||0-for-1||9: f2|
|PH||Kim, Tae-Kyun||1-for-1||11: 1B|
|Murphy, Bill||6 2/3||95||25||23||6||1||2||2||0||0||0||0||3||3||3.975|
|Yabuta, Yasuhiko, H||1 1/3||24||5||5||0||0||2||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||2.866|
|Furuya, Takuya, W||1||29||5||3||0||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.869|
Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Yang on the mound for Softbank
Nishioka grounds out to short. Kiyota walks. Iguchi strikes out swinging as Kiyota steals second, then advances to third on a bad throw (E2). Fukuura hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Imae hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Saburo flies out to right.
Bottom of the 3rd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Yang on the mound for Softbank
Nishioka hits a double to left and advances to third on a sac bunt by Kiyota. Iguchi reaches on a throwing error (E4) and a run scores, runner on first. Fukuura flies out to right. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Imae hits an RBI single to left, runner advances to second on throw. Saburo strikes out swinging.
Top of the 7th - 3 run, 2 hits
Murphy on the mound for Lotte
Defense: Okada in at center; Kiyota moves from center to right.
Honda grounds out to third. Ortiz hits a single to center. Kokubo walks, runners on first and second. Tamura hits a 3-run homer. Petagine walks and is replaced by a pinch-runner Fukuda. Hasegawa grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second.
Pitching change: Yabuta in for Murphy.
Matsuda reaches on a dropped third strike, runners on first and third. Yamazaki grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Settsu on the mound for Softbank
Saito grounds out to third. Nishioka hits a single to center. Kiyota strikes out swinging as Nishioka steals second. Iguchi hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Fukuura walks, runners on first and second. Imae fouls out to third.
Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
H. Kobayashi on the mound for Lotte
Kokubo hits a single to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Kidokoro. Kidokoro steals second and advances on to third on a bad throw (E2). Tamura flies out to right. Matsunaka, pinch-hitting for Fukuda, fouls out to third. A run scores on a wild pitch. Hasegawa grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 11th - 1 run, 2 hits
Mahara on the mound for Softbank
Defense: Akashi takes over at first.
Saburo hits a single to right and gets replaced by pinch-runner Tanaka. Omatsu strikes out swinging. Okada walks, runners on first and second. Kim, pinch-hitting for Matoba, hits a single to left, bases loaded. Nishioka reaches on a throwing error (E3; bad throw to home) and the game-winning run scores.
Bottom of the 5th
Nishioka hits a single to left and gets thrown out trying to steal second. Kiyota strikes out looking. Iguchi walks. Fukuura walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Morifuku in for Yang.
Imae grounds out to third.
Top of the 11th
Honda flies out to left. Ortiz flies out to right. Kidokoro walks. Tamura walks, runners on first and second. Matsunaka flies out to left.
The Marines stopped a 5-game losing streak and are now 68-62-2 (3rd place). ... The Hawks are 1-4 over their last 5 games and are now 70-61-5 (2nd place).
Furuya (LOT) got the win in relief and improved to 3-0. ... Mahara (SOF) took the loss in relief and is now 5-2 on the year.
Nishioka (LOT) picked up his 23rd modasho of the year. That's good for a 2nd place tie on the PL all-time list. Ichiro holds the top spot with 26 in one year.
This was the Hawks first walk-off loss of the season.
SOF: Tamura (26)