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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 2 – Chiba Lotte Marines 0 (July 31, 2011)

by on Jul.31, 2011 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ QVC Marine Field - 17:00
Potential Starters: Masahiro Tanaka (RAK) 9-3, 1.23 - Shingo Ono (LOT) 3-0, 3.49

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

Attendance: 26278 | Rakuten leads series, 7-4-1 | Time: 2:47

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-3, 1 R 1: G6, 4: 1B, 6: F9, 8: BB
(2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 1-for-3, 1 R 1: G4, 4: SE, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(3B) Takasu, Yosuke 0-for-4 1: F9, 4: G4, 6: G4, 8: F9
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-4, 2 RBI 2: G5, 4: 1B, 7: SO, 9: G5
(1B) Kusano, Daisuke 0-for-4 2: G4, 4: F7, 7: G4, 9: G3
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 0-for-4 2: F9, 4: G4, 7: SO, 9: F8
(LF) Nakamura, Masato 0-for-2 3: F7, 5: F6
PH-LF Makida, Akihisa 1-for-1 8: 1B
(C) Shima, Motohiro 0-for-2 3: G4, 5: f3, 8: S1
(RF) Yokogawa, Fuminori 0-for-3 3: G4, 5: G1, 8: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tanaka, Masahiro, W 8 124 34 30 7 0 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 1.156
Rasner, Darrell, S 1 15 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.613
9 139 37 33 7 0 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 0

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Okada, Yoshifumi 0-for-5 1: G6, 3: G5, 5: SO, 7: G4, 9: L5
(RF) Ishimine, Shota 1-for-4 1: F4, 3: 1B (SB), 5: G4, 7: SO
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 0-for-3 1: F4, 3: SO, 5: BB, 7: G5
(1B) Castillo, Jose 1-for-4 2: 1B, 3: G5, 5: G6, 8: F7
(DH) Fukuura, Kazuya 3-for-4 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: G3
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 1-for-2 2: S2, 4: S1, 6: F9, 8: 2B
(C) Satozaki, Tomoya 1-for-3 2: BB, 4: G6, 6: 1B, 8: G5
(LF) Kudo, Takahito 0-for-3 2: f5, 4: G4, 6: G3
SS Watanabe, Masato 0-for-0
PH Omatsu, Shoitsu 0-for-1 9: SO
(SS) Nemoto, Shunichi 0-for-2 2: G4, 5: G3
PH-LF Kiyota, Ikuhiro 0-for-2 6: G6, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ono, Shingo, L 8 101 30 27 4 0 3 1 0 2 0 0 2 1 2.972
Rosa, Carlos 1 14 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.143
9 115 33 30 4 0 3 1 0 2 0 0 2 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Ono on the mound for Lotte
Hijirisawa hits a single to right. Uchimura bunts and reaches on an error (E1), runners on first and third. Takasu grounds out to second, runners on second and third. Yamasaki hits a 2-run single to center, runner on first. Kusano flies out to left. Matsui grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Castillo hits a single to left. Fukuura hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Imae hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Satozaki walks, bases loaded. Kudo fouls out to third. Nemoto grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 3rd
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Okada grounds out to third. Ishimine hits a single to center. Iguchi strikes out swinging as Ishimine steals second. Castillo grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 4th
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Fukuura hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Imae. Satozaki grounds out to short. Kudo grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 5th
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Nemoto grounds out to first. Okada strikes out looking. Ishimine reaches on a catching error (E3) and advances to second. Iguchi walks, runners on first and second. Castillo grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 6th
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Fukuura hits a single to left. Imae flies out to right. Satozaki hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Kudo grounds out to first, runners on second and third. Kiyota, pinch-hitting for Nemoto, grounds out to short.

Top of the 8th
Ono on the mound for Lotte
Makida, pinch-hitting for Nakamura, hits a single to center. Shima hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Yokogawa flies out to center. Hijirisawa walks, runners on first and second. Uchimura hits a single to left, bases loaded. Takasu flies out to right.

Bottom of the 8th
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Makida takes over in left.
Castillo flies out to left. Fukuura grounds out to first. Imae hits a double to right. Satozaki grounds out to third.

Notes

Former Lotte manager Soroku Yagisawa (1992-1994) threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Rakuten: The Eagles recorded their 11th shutout victory of the year. ... Tanaka got the win and improved to 10-3.  He's also 2-0 in 3 starts against the Marines this year and has not allowed them to score a run in his 20 innings of work. ... Rasner saved his 5th game of the year.

Lotte: The Marines suffered their 9th shutout loss of the year. ... Ono dropped his first start of the year and is now 3-1 in 6 starts.