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Yomiuri Giants 2 – Chiba Lotte Marines 0 (May 28, 2011)

by on May.28, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ QVC Marine Field - 18:00
Potential Starters: Tetsuya Utsumi (YOM) 5-1, 1.72 - Yuki Karakawa (LOT) 4-1, 1.36

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 7 0
Lotte 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0

Attendance: 26034 | Yomiuri leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 2:30

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 2B, 3: SO, 5: 2B, 7: SO
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-3 1: ギ野 (SB), 3: G5, 5: G1, 8: SO
(RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: S9, 3: SO, 6: 1B, 8: G5
(DH) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-4 1: SO, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: G5
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: SO, 6: S1, 9: SO
(LF) Yano, Kenji 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 4: 1B, 6: S9, 9: F8
(3B) Wakiya, Ryota 0-for-4 2: F7, 4: f3, 6: L7, 9: G4
(1B) Ota, Taishi 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: SO, 7: F9
(CF) Konta, Toshimasa 1-for-3 2: G6, 5: f3, 7: 1B (CS)

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Utsumi, Tetsuya, W 9 152 34 31 4 0 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.339
9 152 34 31 4 0 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Okada, Yoshifumi 1-for-4 1: G6, 3: G1, 5: 1B, 8: G1
(LF) Ishimine, Shota 1-for-3 1: 3B, 3: BB, 5: SO, 8: SO
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 0-for-2 1: BB, 3: BB, 5: F9, 8: F7
(C) Satozaki, Tomoya 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: F9, 6: G5, 9: G4
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 0-for-4 1: G3, 3: G4, 6: G6, 9: SO
(RF) Kiyota, Ikuhiro 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: G5, 9: 2B
(1B) Fukuura, Kazuya 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: SO, 7: F8, 9: F8
(DH) Imaoka, Makoto 0-for-3 2: F4, 4: F9, 7: F8
(SS) Takahama, Takuya 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: SO
PH-SS Hosoya, Kei 0-for-1 7: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Karakawa, Yuki, L 9 107 34 30 7 0 11 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 1.464
9 107 34 30 7 0 11 0 0 2 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Karakawa on the mound for Lotte
Sakamoto hits a double to center. Fujimura hits into a fielder's choice, everyone is safe, runners on first and third. Fujimura steals second, runners on second and third. Chono hits a sac fly to right, runner on third. Ramirez strikes out swinging. Abe strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Karakawa on the mound for Lotte
Chono hits a single to left. Ramirez hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Abe hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Yano hits a sac fly to right, runner on third. Wakiya lines out to left.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Okada grounds out to short. Ishimine hits a triple to right. Iguchi walks, runners on first and third. Satozaki strikes out swinging. Imae grounds out to first.

Top of the 2nd
Karakawa on the mound for Lotte
Yano hits a double. Wakiya flies out to left. Ota strikes out swinging. Konta grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 3rd
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Okada grounds out to the pitcher. Ishimine walks. Iguchi walks, runners on first and second. Satozaki flies out to right, runners on first and third. Imae grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th
Karakawa on the mound for Lotte
Ota strikes out swinging. Konta fouls out to first. Sakamoto hits a double. Fujimura grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 9th
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Satozaki grounds out to second. Imae strikes out swinging. Kiyota hits a double to right. Fukuura flies out to center.

Notes

Yomiuri: The Giants stopped a 4-game losing streak. ... Utsumi recorded the team's first complete game in 35 games this season. It was also his 7th shutout victory of his career.  Lifetime record during Inter-league play: 11-13.

Lotte: The Marines were shutout for the 2nd time this season. They are now guaranteed a losing May. ... Karakawa recorded his 2nd double-digit strikeout game of the year (and 6th of his career).