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Hanshin Tigers 6 – Chiba Lotte Marines 3 (June 8, 2011)

by on Jun.08, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ QVC Marine Field - 18:15
Potential Starters: Randy Messenger (HAN) 2-1, 2.34 - Yuji Yoshimi (LOT) 1-2, 3.98

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 13 0
Lotte 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 7 0

Attendance: 24721 | Lotte leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 3:23

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 4-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: HR, 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: 2B, 8: F8
(CF-2B) Hirano, Keiichi 2-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: F8, 4: F3, 6: G5, 9: 1B
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: F5, 2: 3B, 4: F7, 7: BB, 9: f2
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: BB, 2: 1B, 4: G4, 7: SO, 9: F9
(1B) Brazell, Craig 3-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: 1B, 5: G4, 7: BB, 9: 1B
PR-1B Arai, Ryota 0-for-0
(2B) Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-3 1: DP, 2: SO, 5: F8
CF Shibata, Kohei 0-for-1 7: F7
PH-LF Asai, Ryo 0-for-1 9: F9
(DH) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-4 2: G3, 3: F9, 5: F8, 7: G3
(C) Fujii, Akihito 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: F8, 6: F9, 8: F9
(LF-CF) Fujikawa, Shunsuke 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: G4, 6: SO, 8: G5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Messenger, Randy, W 5 0/3 103 23 21 6 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 2.723
Enokida, Daiki, H 2 23 6 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.740
Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, H 1 13 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.000
Fujikawa, Kyuji, S 1 25 4 4 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.600
9 164 36 33 7 0 11 2 0 0 0 0 3 3

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Okada, Yoshifumi 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G5, 3: f7, 6: 1B, 7: G4
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G6, 4: F8, 6: 1B, 7: F5
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 1-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(1B) Kim, Tae-Kyun 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: F4, 4: SO, 6: BB, 8: SO
(LF) Omatsu, Shoitsu 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: SO, 5: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(DH) Fukuura, Kazuya 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: F7, 5: BB, 6: S7, 9: 1B
(C) Satozaki, Tomoya 1-for-4 3: 1B, 5: f3, 6: SO, 9: SO
(RF) Kobe, Takumi 0-for-2 3: G4, 5: F9
PH-RF Ishimine, Shota 0-for-2 6: F9, 9: SO
(SS) Hosoya, Kei 0-for-3 3: F6, 5: F4, 7: F9
PH Kanazawa, Takeshi 0-for-1 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yoshimi, Yuji, L 1 2/3 51 12 11 7 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 6 6 6.136
Kawagoe, Hidetaka 3 1/3 57 13 13 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.000
Kobayashi, Atsushi 1 12 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Ito, Yoshihiro 1 24 5 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.800
Rosa, Carlos 1 14 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.662
Yamamoto, Kazunori 1 15 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
9 173 42 39 13 1 3 3 0 0 2 0 6 6

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 3 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Lotte
Murton hits a solo homer to left. Hirano hits a single to center. Toritani flies out to third. Arai walks, runners on first and second. Brazell hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Sekimoto hits into a 1-6-3 double play.

Top of the 2nd - 4 runs, 6 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Lotte
Kanemoto grounds out to first. A. Fujii hits a single to left. Shunsuke hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Murton hits a single to right, bases loaded. Hirano flies out to center. Runners advance on a wild pitch and one run scores, runners on second and third. Toritani clears the bases with a 2-run triple to center, runner on third.
Pitching change: Kawagoe in for Yoshimi.
Arai hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Brazell hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Sekimoto strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
Okada hits a single to center. Imae hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Iguchi hits a single to left, bases loaded. Kim walks in a run, bases loaded. Omatsu hits an RBI single to left, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Enokida in for Messenger.
Fukuura hits a sac fly, runners on first and second. Satozaki strikes out swinging. Ishimine, pinch-hitting for Kobe, flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 5th
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Shibata takes over in center; Hirano moves from center to second.
Omatsu hits a single to left. Fukuura walks, runners on first and second. Satozaki fouls out to first. Kobe flies out to right. Hosoya flies out to second.

Top of the 6th
Kobayashi on the mound for Lotte
A. Fujii flies out to right. Shunsuke strikes out swinging. Murton hits a double to right. Hirano grounds out to third.

Top of the 7th
Ito on the mound for Lotte
Defensive changes: Ishimine takes over in right.
Toritani walks. Arai strikes out swinging. Brazell walks, runners on first and second. Shibata flies out to left. Kanemoto grounds out to first.

Top of the 9th
K. Yamamoto on the mound for Lotte
Hirano hits an infield single. Toritani fouls out to the catcher. Arai flies out to right. Brazell hits an infield single, runners on first and second. R. Arai enters the game as a pinch-runner for Brazell. Asai, pinch-hitting for Shibata, flies out to right.

Notes

Hanshin: The Tigers stopped a 3-game losing streak. They also scored the first run of the game for the first time in 8 games. The Tigers sent 9 batters to the plate in the 2nd inning. ... Murton hit his 2nd lead-off homer of the season and 4th of his NPB career.

Lotte: The Marines are now 0-8-2 at QVC Marine since their last victory on 5/14 (vs Rakuten). They also dropped their 3rd in a row. ... This was Kobayashi's first outing of his pro career.