Softbank Hawks vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 18:15
Attendance: 15361 | Softbank leads series, 14-9-0 | Time: 3:35
Potential Starters: Hiroki Yamada (SOF) 4-3, 4.37 - Bryan Corey (LOT) 3-3, 4.93
Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Kawasaki, Munenori||1-for-4||1: G1, 3: 1B, 5: G3, 7: F7|
|(2B)||Honda, Yuichi||0-for-4||1: G4, 3: G5, 6: L5, 8: SO|
|(DH)||Ortiz, Jose||2-for-4||1: 1B, 3: 2B, 6: F9, 8: F9|
|(1B)||Kokubo, Hiroki||3-for-4||1: 1B, 3: G5, 6: 1B, 8: 1B|
|(RF)||Tamura, Hitoshi||1-for-4||1: F7, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: G1|
|(LF)||Matsunaka, Nobuhiko||0-for-3||2: G3, 4: F8, 6: BB, 9: F8|
|(CF)||Hasegawa, Yuya||0-for-3||2: SO, 4: SO, 6: SO|
|PH||Petagine, Roberto||0-for-1||9: SO|
|(3B)||Matsuda, Nobuhiro||0-for-3||2: SO, 5: SO, 7: G5|
|PH||Shibahara, Hiroshi||0-for-0||9: BB|
|(C)||Yamazaki, Katsuki||0-for-3||3: SO, 5: G4, 7: G5|
|PH||Tanoue, Hidenori||0-for-1||9: G6|
|Yamada, Hiroki, L||1||31||8||7||4||2||1||1||0||0||0||0||2||2||4.602|
|Kanazawa, Takehito||1 1/3||29||7||6||2||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.000|
|Morifuku, Masahiko||3 1/3||49||15||13||4||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.126|
|Settsu, Tadashi||1 1/3||24||7||4||1||0||0||2||0||1||0||0||1||0||2.444|
Hitting (LOB: 16, DPs in: 3rd)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: HR, 2: G4, 4: G3, 6: F4, 7: F9|
|(CF-RF)||Kiyota, Ikuhiro||2-for-4||1: F9, 2: 1B, 4: F8, 6: 2B, 8: HBP|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: HR, 2: 1B, 5: G5, 6: BB, 8: BB|
|(1B)||Kim, Tae-Kyun||2-for-4||1: 1B, 2: G5, 5: 1B, 6: G4, 8: BB|
|(3B)||Imae, Toshiaki||2-for-5, 1 R||1: 1B, 3: G3, 5: G1, 7: 1B (CS), 8: G6|
|(DH)||Omura, Saburo||1-for-2||1: SO, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 7: BB|
|PH-DH||Fukuura, Kazuya||0-for-1||8: F4|
|(LF)||Omatsu, Shoitsu||1-for-1||1: BB, 3: 1B, 5: BB|
|PH||Heiuchi, Hisao||0-for-0||7: S5|
|LF||Kakunaka, Katsuya||0-for-1||8: L4|
|(RF)||Takehara, Naotaka||0-for-2||1: F8, 3: DP|
|PH||Imaoka, Makoto||0-for-1||5: G5|
|CF||Okada, Yoshifumi||0-for-0||7: BB|
|(C)||Saito, Toshio||0-for-4||2: SO, 4: G5, 6: F7, 7: F9|
|Corey, Bryan, W||5 2/3||110||23||23||6||0||6||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||4.295|
|Furuya, Takuya, H||1/3||14||2||1||0||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.851|
|Ito, Yoshihiro, H||1||11||3||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.741|
|Yabuta, Yasuhiko, H||1||18||4||4||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.819|
|Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, S||1||20||4||3||0||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.455|
Bottom of the 1st - 2 runs, 4 hits
Yamada on the mound for Softbank
Nishioka hits a solo homer. Kiyota flies out to right. Iguchi hits a solo homer. Kim hits a single to center. Imae hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Saburo strikes out swinging. Omatsu walks, bases loaded. Takehara flies out to center.
Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Settsu on the mound for Softbank
Imae hits a single to center. Saburo walks, runners on first and second. Heiuchi, pinch-hitting for Omatsu, hits a sac bunt and a run scores on a throwing error (E2), Saburo to second. Okada walks, runners on first and second. Matoba enters the game as a pinch-runner for Saburo. Saito flies out to right, runners on first and third. Nishioka flies out to right.
Top of the 1st
Kawasaki grounds out to the pitcher. Honda grounds out to second. Oritz hits a single to left. Kokubo hits a single to right, runners on first and third.
Bottom of the 2nd
Saito strikes out swinging. Nishioka grounds out to second. Kiyota hits a single to left. Iguchi hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Kim grounds out to third.
Top of the 3rd
Yamazaki strikes out looking. Kawasaki hits a single to right. Honda grounds out to third, runner on first. Oritz hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Kokubo grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 3rd
Imae grounds out to first. Saburo walks.
Pitching change: Morifuku in for Kanazawa.
Omatsu hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Takehara grounds into a double play.
Bottom of the 5th
Iguchi grounds out to third. Kim hits a single to left. Imae grounds out to the pitcher, runner on first. Saburo hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Omatsu walks, bases loaded. Imaoka, pinch-hitting for Takehara, grounds out to third.
Top of the 6th
Honda lines out to third. Ortiz flies out to right. Kokubo hits a single to right. Tamura hits a single to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Furuya in for Corey.
Matsunaka walks, bases loaded. Hasegawa strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 6th
Saito flies out to left. Nishioka flies out to second. Kiyota hits a double to right. Iguchi walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Settsu in Morifuku.
Kim grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 8th
Kiyota gets hit by a pitch. Katto is thrown out for hitting Kiyota in the head.
Pitching change: Ogura in for Katto.
Iguchi walks, runners on first and second. Kim walks, bases loaded. Imae grounds out to short, bases remain loaded. Fukuura, pinch-hitting for Matoba, flies out to second. Kakunaka lines out to second.
Lotte took the series, 2-1.
The Marines are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 69-63-2 (3rd place). ... The Hawks are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 71-62-5 (2nd place).
Corey (LOT) won his second straight start and is now 4-3 on the year. This was Corey's first start against the Hawks this season. H. Kobayashi (LOT) saved his 27th game of the year. ... Yamada (SOF) took the loss and is now 4-4 on the year. Coming into tonight's game, Yamada was 2-0 in 5 starts (and 1 relief appearance) since his last loss on 8/6 (vs Seibu). Yamada also fell to 1-2 in 4 starts against the Marines this year.
LOT: Nishioka (9), Iguchi (14)