Chiba Lotte Marines vs Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 13:00
Attendance: 36714 | Softbank leads series, 15-9-0 | Time: 3:25
Potential Starters: Bryan Corey (LOT) 4-3, 4.30 - Tsuyoshi Wada (SOF) 16-8, 3.10
Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 9th)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||1-for-4, 1 R||1: 1B, 2: F7, 5: G6, 7: G6|
|(3B)||Imae, Toshiaki||1-for-3||1: S5, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 8: L5|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||2-for-4, 2 R, 3 RBI||1: HR, 3: HR, 5: G5, 8: F8|
|(1B)||Kim, Tae-Kyun||0-for-4||1: SO, 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: G6|
|(DH)||Omura, Saburo||1-for-4||1: SO, 3: F8, 6: SO, 9: 1B|
|(CF)||Kiyota, Ikuhiro||1-for-4||2: G6, 4: SO, 6: SO, 9: 1B|
|(LF)||Omatsu, Shoitsu||2-for-4||2: F8, 4: G3, 7: 1B, 9: 1B|
|(RF)||Minami, Ryusuke||0-for-2||2: BB, 4: SO, 7: SO|
|PH||Fukuura, Kazuya||0-for-1||9: F6|
|(C)||Saito, Toshio||0-for-0||2: BB|
|PH||Aono, Takeshi||0-for-1||5: F9|
|PH||Imaoka, Makoto||0-for-1||7: F7|
|C||Tanaka, Masahiko||0-for-1||9: DP|
|Corey, Bryan, L||1/3||28||7||3||3||0||0||2||0||2||0||0||6||3||4.872|
|Yoshimi, Yuji||3 2/3||81||15||14||3||0||4||1||0||0||0||0||2||2||5.378|
|Ono, Shingo||1 1/3||30||6||6||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||1||4.105|
Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Kawasaki, Munenori||3-for-5, 2 R, 3 RBI||1: 1B, 1: 2B, 3: F7, 6: SO, 8: 1B|
|(2B)||Honda, Yuichi||1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: SE, 1: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G6, 8: F7|
|(LF)||Ortiz, Jose||0-for-3||1: S1, 1: f2, 4: F4, 6: SO|
|CF||Kidokoro, Ryuma||0-for-1||8: SO|
|(1B)||Kokubo, Hiroki||0-for-3, 1 R||1: BB, 2: F8, 4: G6, 7: F7|
|(RF)||Tamura, Hitoshi||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 2: SO, 5: G4, 7: F9|
|(DH)||Petagine, Roberto||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: BB, 2: SO, 5: 2B, 7: G4|
|(3B)||Matsuda, Nobuhiro||2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI||1: 2B, 3: F4, 5: F8, 8: 1B|
|(CF-LF)||Hasegawa, Yuya||0-for-2, 1 R||1: BB, 3: F7, 5: BB, 8: G4|
|(C)||Tanoue, Hidenori||2-for-4||1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: f3, 8: 1B|
|Wada, Tsuyoshi, W||7||110||28||25||5||2||10||2||0||1||0||0||3||3||3.136|
Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Nishioka hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Imae. Iguchi hits a 2-run homer. Kim strikes out swinging. Saburo strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 1st - 8 runs, 5 hits
Corey on the mound for Lotte
Kawasaki hits a single to center. Honda hits a sac bunt and reaches on an error (E1), runners on first and second. Oritz hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Kokubo walks, bases loaded. Tamura hits an RBI infield single, bases loaded. Petagine walks in a run, bases loaded. Matsuda hits a 2-run double to left, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Yoshimi in for Corey.
Hasegawa walks to reload the bases. Tanoue strikes out swinging. Kawasaki hits a 2-run double to left, runners on second and third. Honda clears the bases with a 2-run single to left, Honda to second on throw. Ortiz fouls out to the catcher.
Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Imae strikes out swinging. Iguchi hits a solo homer. Kim strikes out looking. Saburo flies out to center.
Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 3 hits
Ono on the mound for Lotte
Matsuda hits an infield single. Hasegawa grounds out to second, runner on second. Tanoue hits a single to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Furuya in for Ono.
Kawasaki hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Honda flies out to left. Kidokoro strikes out swinging.
Top of the 2nd
Kiyota grounds out to short. Omatsu flies out to center. Minami walks. Saito walks, runners on first and second. Nishioka flies out to left.
Bottom of the 3rd
Matsuda flies out to second. Hasegawa flies out to left. Tanoue hits an infield single and advances to second on a throwing error (E5). Kawasaki flies out to left.
Bottom of the 5th
Tamura grounds out to second. Petagine hits a double to right. Matsuda flies out to center. Hasegawa walks, runners on first and second. Tanoue fouls out to first.
Top of the 9th
Saburo hits a single to right. Kiyota hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Omatsu hits a single to left, bases loaded. Kakunaka enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Minami.
Pitching change: Morifuku in for Falkenborg.
Fukuura, pinch-hitting for Kakunaka, flies out to short. Tanaka grounds into a double play.
Softbank took the season series, 15-9.
The Hawks won their 4th game in a row and are now 75-62-5 (1st place). ... The Marines' 2-game winning streak came to an end. They are now 71-66-2 (3rd place tie).
Wada (SOF) won his third straight start and is now 17-8. He also improved to 3-0 in 4 starts against Lotte. ... Corey (LOT) took the loss and is now 6-5. Coming into today's game, Corey had won his last two straight starts, including a win against the Hawks on 9/16 at Chiba Marine. Corey is now also 1-1 in 2 starts against Softbank this year.
The Hawks sent 12 players to the plate in the first inning.
LOT: Iguchi (16, 17)