Welcome to Yakyubaka.com

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 4 – Chiba Lotte Marines 0 (July 29, 2011)

by on Jul.29, 2011 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ QVC Marine Field - 18:15
Potential Starters: Satoshi Nagai (RAK) 3-3, 2.53 - Bill Murphy (LOT) 2-1, 3.31

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

Attendance: 14876 | Rakuten leads series, 6-3-1 | Time: 2:33

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: SO, 4: F8, 6: 2B (BrO), 9: G6
(2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 1-for-4 1: S2, 3: G4, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 9: F4
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 1-for-4, 1 R 1: f5, 3: 2B, 5: L4, 7: F6
SS Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: SO
(3B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: SO, 3: 3B, 5: F7, 7: F4
3B Iwamura, Akinori 0-for-0
(1B) Garcia, Luis 0-for-3 2: SO, 3: SO, 6: SO
1B Kusano, Daisuke 0-for-1 8: f5
(C) Shima, Motohiro 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B (SB), 4: G4, 6: BB, 8: L4
(RF) Makida, Akihisa 1-for-3 2: BB, 4: 1B, 6: F8, 8: G4
(LF) Yokogawa, Fuminori 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G4, 4: 1B, 6: 2B, 9: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nagai, Satoshi, W 9 111 30 28 2 0 7 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2.283
9 111 30 28 2 0 7 1 0 1 1 0 0 0

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 3, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Okada, Yoshifumi 0-for-3 1: BB (BrO), 3: G6, 6: F8, 9: G5
(RF) Ishimine, Shota 0-for-3 1: S5, 3: G6, 6: SO, 9: G6
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 0-for-4 1: G5, 4: G6, 6: SO, 9: F7
(1B) Castillo, Jose 1-for-3 1: F9, 4: 1B, 7: G6
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 1-for-3 2: 2B, 4: f3, 7: SO
(DH) Kiyota, Ikuhiro 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: SO
(C) Satozaki, Tomoya 0-for-3 2: G6, 5: F8, 8: f3
(LF) Kudo, Takahito 0-for-2 2: F9, 5: f3
PH-LF Omatsu, Shoitsu 0-for-1 8: G4
(SS) Hayasaka, Keisuke 0-for-2 3: F7, 5: F8
PH-SS Nemoto, Shunichi 0-for-1 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Murphy, Bill, L 5 2/3 119 28 24 8 0 7 3 0 1 1 0 4 4 3.757
Nakago, Taiki 1 1/3 17 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kawagoe, Hidetaka 1 13 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.659
Hattori, Yasutaka 1 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 156 38 34 9 0 8 3 0 1 1 0 4 4

===

Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Murphy on the mound for Lotte
Hijirisawa strikes out looking. Uchimura grounds out to second. Matsui hits a double to left. Yamasaki hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Takasu hits an RBI triple to right, runner on third. Garcia strikes out looking.

Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Murphy on the mound for Lotte
Garcia strikes out looking. Shima walks. Makida flies out to center. Yokogawa hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Hijirisawa hits an RBI double to left, runner on second.
Pitching change: Nakago in for Murphy.
Uchimura hits a single to left and Hijirisawa gets thrown out running the bases.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Murphy on the mound for Lotte
Hijirisawa walks and advances to second on a bad catch on a pick-off throw (E3). Uchimura hits a sac bunt, runner on third. Matsui fouls out to third. Yamasaki strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 1st
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Okada walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishimine. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Iguchi hits a grounder to third and Okada gets thrown out running the bases, runner on first. Castillo flies out to right.

Top of the 2nd
Murphy on the mound for Lotte
Takasu strikes out swinging. Garcia strikes out swinging. Shima hits a single to right and steals second. Makida walks, runners on first and second. Yokogawa grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 2nd
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Imae hits a double to center. Kiyota strikes out swinging. Satozaki grounds out to short. Kudo flies out to right.

Top of the 4th
Murphy on the mound for Lotte
Shima grounds out to second. Makida hits a single to center. Yokogawa hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Hijirisawa flies out to center. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Uchimura grounds out to second.

Notes

Rakuten: The Eagles recorded their 10th shutout victory of the year. ... Nagai got the win and improved to 4-3.  He also stopped a 2-game losing streak (6 starts).  This was Nagai's 2nd shutout of the year and 7th of his career. ... Takasu became the 445th player in NPB history to play in 1,000 games.  He also nailed his first triple in the 3rd since 7/16/2008.

Lotte: The Marines were handed their 8th shutout loss of the season. ... Murphy took the loss and suffered his first loss since his first start of the season on 4/15 (vs Nippon Ham).  He is now 2-2.  This was also Murphy's first start since 5/24 (vs Hiroshima).