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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 2 – Chiba Lotte Marines 6 (July 30, 2011)

by on Jul.30, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ QVC Marine Field - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kelvin Jimenez (RAK) 0-3, 4.18 - Shunsuke Watanabe (LOT) 4-5, 4.33

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 8 1
Lotte 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 X 6 12 0

Attendance: 26435 | Rakuten leads series, 6-4-1 | Time: 2:56

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 0-for-3, 1 R 1: F7, 3: L6, 6: G4, 8: BB (SB)
(2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 2-for-4 1: 1B (CS), 3: F8, 6: 1B, 8: G5 (SB)
(3B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-3 1: 1B, 3: G4, 6: F9
3B Iwamura, Akinori 0-for-0 8: BB
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: F7, 6: F7, 8: BB
PR-DH Tsuchiya, Teppei 0-for-0
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 0-for-3 2: F8, 4: F7, 7: G4
SS Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-1 8: SO
(RF) Yokogawa, Fuminori 0-for-4 2: f5, 4: f9, 7: F8, 8: G4
(1B) Kusano, Daisuke 2-for-4 2: 1B, 5: f5, 7: F9, 9: 1B (BrO)
(LF) Nakamura, Masato 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 5: F8, 8: 1B, 9: F9
(C) Shima, Motohiro 0-for-2 2: F9, 5: G1
C Ishimine, Tadashi 1-for-2, 1 RBI 8: 2B, 9: F9

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Jimenez, Kelvin, L 3 72 16 14 5 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 3 2 4.330
Isaka, Ryohei 3 43 15 15 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 4.235
Arime, Kanehisa 1 20 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.931
Koyama, Shinichiro 1 11 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.785
8 146 38 36 12 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 6 5

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Okada, Yoshifumi 3-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: G6, 3: 1B, 4: 1B (SB), 6: 1B, 8: F7
(RF) Ishimine, Shota 3-for-4, 3 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B (SB), 3: HBP, 4: 2B, 6: 1B, 8: G6
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: F7, 4: 1B, 6: F7
(1B) Castillo, Jose 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: E1, 3: 1B, 4: F7, 6: F7
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 1-for-2, 1 RBI 1: DP, 3: 1B
3B Watanabe, Masato 0-for-2 4: G5, 7: F9
(DH) Omatsu, Shoitsu 0-for-3 2: SO, 3: f2, 5: F4
PH-DH Kiyota, Ikuhiro 1-for-1 7: 2B
(C) Satozaki, Tomoya 1-for-4 2: 2B, 3: G6, 5: SO, 7: G6
(LF) Kudo, Takahito 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: F9, 5: F8, 7: SO
(SS) Hayasaka, Keisuke 1-for-4, 1 R 2: G3, 4: 3B, 6: G4, 8: F7
SS Takaguchi, Takayuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Watanabe, Shunsuke, W 7 98 25 25 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.954
Ito, Yoshihiro 0/3 14 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.288
Rosa, Carlos 1 23 5 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.195
Yabuta, Yasuhiko 1 7 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.514
9 142 36 33 8 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Jimenez on the mound for Rakuten
Okada grounds out to short. Ishimine hits a single to right and steals second. Iguchi walks, runners on first and second. Castillo reaches on a throwing error (E1) and a runs scores, runners on first and third. Imae hits into a 6-3 double play.

Bottom of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Jimenez on the mound for Rakuten
Okada hits an infield single. Ishimine gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Iguchi flies out to left. Castillo hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Imae hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Omatsu fouls out to the catcher. Satozaki grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 4th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Isaka on the mound for Rakuten
Kudo flies out to right. Hayasaka hits a triple to right. Okada hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Okada steals second. Ishimine hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Iguchi hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Castillo flies out to left. M. Watanabe grounds out to third.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Ito on the mound for Lotte
Nakamura hits a single to left. Ishimine hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Hijirisawa walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Rosa in for Ito.
Uchimura grounds out to third, runners on first and second. Double steal, runners on second and third. Iwamura walks, bases loaded. Yamasaki walks in a run, bases loaded. Teppei enters the game as a pinch-runner for Yamasaki. Nishimura strikes out swinging. Yokogawa grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
S. Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Matsui flies out to center. Yokogawa fouls out to third. Kusano hits a single to center. Nakamura hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Shima flies out to right.

Bottom of the 2nd
Jimenez on the mound for Rakuten
Omatsu strikes out swinging. Satozaki hits a double to center. Kudo strikes out swinging. Hayasaka grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 6th
Isaka on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Iwamura takes over at third.
Hayasaka grounds out to second. Okada hits a single to center. Ishimine hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Iguchi flies out to left. Castillo flies out to left.

Bottom of the 7th
Arime on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Nishimura takes over at short; Ishimine is the new catcher.
M. Watanabe flies out to right. Kiyota, pinch-hitting for Omatsu, hits a double to center. Satozaki grounds out to short, runner on third. Kudo strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Marines and Eagles held a 1-minute moment of silence for Hideki Irabu before the game.

Injuries: Imae took a pitch off his left hand (he ended up hitting the ball foul) during his at bat in the 1st inning and was removed from the game on defense in the 4th.

Rakuten: Jimenez took the loss and is now 0-4 in 8 games (6 starts)

Lotte: S. Watanabe won his second straight start and evened his record out to 5-5.  This was also his 3rd straight victory at QVC Marine. ... Castillo has now hit safely in 15 straight games.