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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 9 – Chiba Lotte Marines 0 (August 17, 2011)

by on Aug.17, 2011 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ QVC Marine Field - 18:15
Potential Starters: Keisaku Itokazu (HAM) 1-0, 6.43 - Tomohisa Otani (LOT) 3-5, 2.49

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon Ham 0 1 0 0 0 6 2 0 0 9 15 1
Lotte 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0

Attendance: 22178 | Lotte leads series, 8-5-1 | Time: 2:49

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 11, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Scales, Bobby 4-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: 2B, 6: 1B, 7: 2B
SS Iiyama, Yuji 1-for-1 9: 1B
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 2-for-5, 3 RBI 1: S1, 3: G5, 5: 1B (SB), 6: 3B, 7: F8, 9: G6
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: HBP, 5: G1, 6: G6, 8: G6
(LF-1B) Nakata, Sho 2-for-5, 1 R 1: SO, 3: F8, 6: 1B, 6: f3, 8: 1B
(DH) Inaba, Atsunori 2-for-5, 2 R 2: 1B, 4: F6, 6: 1B, 7: F4, 8: F7
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 0-for-3 2: S1, 4: f2, 6: S5, 7: G5, 8: F4
(1B) Hoffpauir, Micah 0-for-3, 2 R 2: G3, 4: SO, 6: BB, 7: BB, 9: F8
LF Sugiya, Kenshi 0-for-0
(SS-2B) Imanami, Takahiro 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI 2: 1B, 5: F7, 6: 1B, 7: BB, 9: F9
(C) Tsuruoka, Shinya 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: F8, 5: L1, 6: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Itokazu, Keisaku, W 9 117 34 32 4 0 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.913
9 117 34 32 4 0 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Okada, Yoshifumi 0-for-3 1: E3, 3: BB, 5: G4, 8: F6
(RF) Kudo, Takahito 1-for-3 1: S1, 3: F6, 6: F8, 8: 1B
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: G6, 6: SO, 8: F7
(1B) Castillo, Jose 1-for-4 1: G5, 4: G5, 6: G6, 9: 1B
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 1-for-4 2: G5, 4: 1B, 7: F9, 9: F4
(DH) Fukuura, Kazuya 0-for-3 2: F7, 4: F8, 7: G3
PH-DH Kakunaka, Katsuya 0-for-1 9: f3
(C) Satozaki, Tomoya 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: F9, 7: G6
C Matoba, Naoki 0-for-1 9: SO
(SS) Nemoto, Shunichi 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: G4, 8: G6
(LF) Kiyota, Ikuhiro 1-for-3 3: 1B, 5: F7, 8: 振逃

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Otani, Tomohisa, L 5 1/3 82 27 22 9 0 4 1 1 3 0 0 6 6 2.988
Nakago, Taiki 2/3 17 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.818
Furuya, Takuya 2/3 28 6 4 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 10.500
Kawagoe, Hidetaka 1 1/3 23 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.509
Yoshimi, Yuji 1 11 5 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.602
9 161 47 39 15 0 4 4 1 3 0 0 9 9

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Otani on the mound for Lotte
Inaba hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Koyano. Hoffpauir grounds out to first, runner on third. Imanami hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Tsuruoka flies out to center.

Top of the 6th - 6 runs, 6 hits
Otani on the mound for Lotte
Nakata hits a single to left. Inaba hits an infield single, runners on first and seocnd. Koyano hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Hoffpauir walks, bases loaded. Imanami hits an RBI single to center, bases loaded. Tsuruoka hits an RBI single to left, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Nakago in for Otani.
Scales hit an RBI single to right, bases loaded. Yang (Yoh) clears the bases with a 3-run triple to center, runner on third. Itoi grounds out to short. Nakata fouls out to first.

Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Furuya on the mound for Lotte
Inaba flies out to second. Koyano grounds out to third. Hoffpauir walks. Imanami walks, runners on first and second. Tsuruoka hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Scales hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Kawagoe in for Furuya.
Yang (Yoh) flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Otani on the mound for Lotte
Scales hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Yang (Yoh). Itoi strikes out swinging. Nakata strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 1st
Itokazu on the mound for Nippon Ham
Okada reaches on an error (E3) and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kudo. Iguchi flies out to center, runner on third. Castillo grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 3rd
Itokazu on the mound for Nippon Ham
Nemoto strikes out looking. Kiyota hits a single to center. Okada walks, runners on first and second. Kudo flies out to short. Iguchi grounds out to short.

Top of the 5th
Otani on the mound for Lotte
Imanami flies out to left. Tsuruoka lines out to the pitcher. Scales hit a double to right. Yang (Yoh) hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Yang (Yoh) steals second. Itoi grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 8th
Itokazu on the mound for Nippon Ham
Nemoto grounds out to short. Kiyota strikes out swinging and reaches on a passed ball. Okada flies out to short. Kudo hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Iguchi flies out to left.

Top of the 9th
Yoshimi on the mound for Lotte
Hoffpauir flies out to center. Imanami flies out to right. Tsuruoka walks. Iiyama hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Yang (Yoh) grounds out to short.

Notes

Nippon Ham: The Fighters sent 10 batters to the plate in the 6th.  They also picked up their 18th shutout victory of the season. ... Itokazu recorded his first career shutout and improved to 2-0 in 4 starts.  He is also the first Fighter not named Yu Darvish to record a shutout this season.

Lotte: The Marines' 2-game winning streak came to an end.  They were also handed their 11th shutout loss of the year. ... Otani took the loss and dropped to 3-6.  His personal 2-game winning streak came to an end.  He's also 0-3 in his last 4 starts at QVC Marine.