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Chiba Lotte Marines 0 – Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 1 (August 25, 2011)

by on Aug.25, 2011 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chiba Lotte Marines vs Fukuoka Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Hiroki Ueno (LOT) 2-1, 3.34 - Shota Oba (SOF) 5-0, 1.31

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

Attendance: 29906 | Softbank leads series, 10-6-1 | Time: 3:07

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 11, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Okada, Yoshifumi 1-for-5 1: 1B, 2: F4, 5: G1, 7: G3, 9: G1
(RF) Kudo, Takahito 1-for-2 1: S3, 3: 1B (SB), 5: G3
PH-RF Kiyota, Ikuhiro 1-for-2 8: 1B, 9: G1
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: SO, 6: F4, 8: SO
(1B) Castillo, Jose 1-for-4 1: F4, 3: G5, 6: G5, 8: 1B
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 1-for-4 2: G6, 3: SO, 6: 1B, 8: G4
(DH) Fukuura, Kazuya 1-for-4 2: F6, 4: F5, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(C) Satozaki, Tomoya 0-for-3 2: BB, 4: SO, 6: SO, 9: G6
(LF) Kakunaka, Katsuya 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: F9, 7: G4, 9: 1B
(SS) Hayasaka, Keisuke 1-for-3 2: BB, 5: SO, 7: G4, 9: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ueno, Hiroki, L 7 95 25 24 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 2.975
Ito, Yoshihiro 1 12 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.537
8 107 28 27 5 1 4 0 0 1 1 0 1 1

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: G4, 6: 3B (BrO), 8: G4
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 0-for-2 1: S2, 4: F9, 6: F6
(LF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 0-for-3 1: G6, 4: F8, 6: F8
(DH) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 0-for-3 1: F7, 4: F7, 7: G4
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 1-for-3 2: F7, 5: SO, 7: 1B
PR-1B Akashi, Kenji 0-for-0
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F7, 5: HR, 7: F7
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 1-for-3 2: F8, 5: 1B, 7: L4
(CF) Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-3 3: F6, 5: SO, 8: SO
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 0-for-3 3: G6, 5: G6, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Oba, Shota, W 6 2/3 119 27 24 5 0 6 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.152
Fujita, Soichi, H 1/3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.100
Morifuku, Masahiko, H 1 22 5 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.864
Falkenborg, Brian, S 1 13 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.118
9 155 38 35 9 0 8 2 0 1 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Ueno on the mound for Lotte
Cabrera strikes out swinging. Matsuda hits a solo homer to left. Tamura hits a single to center. Hasegawa strikes out swinging. Hosokawa grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Oba on the mound for Softbank
Okada hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kudo. Iguchi strikes out looking. Castillo flies out to second.

Bottom of the 1st
Ueno on the mound for Lotte
Kawasaki hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Uchikawa grounds out to short. Matsunaka flies out to left.

Top of the 2nd
Oba on the mound for Softbank
Imae grounds out to short. Fukuura flies out to short. Satozaki walks. Kakunaka hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Hayasaka walks, bases loaded. Okada flies out to second.

Top of the 3rd
Oba on the mound for Softbank
Kudo hits a single to left and steals second. Iguchi strikes out looking. Castillo grounds out to third. Imae strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th
Oba on the mound for Softbank
Iguchi flies out to second. Castillo grounds out to third. Imae hits a single to center. Fukuura hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Satozaki strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Ueno on the mound for Lotte
Kawasaki hits a triple to center. Honda flies out to short and Kawasaki gets doubled off third. Uchikawa flies out to center.

Bottom of the 7th
Ueno on the mound for Lotte
Matsunaka grounds out to second. Cabrera hits a single to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Akashi. Matsuda flies out to left. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Tamura lines out to second.

Top of the 8th
Morifuku on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Akashi takes over at first.
Kiyota, pinch-hitting for Kudo, hits a single to center. Iguchi strikes out swinging. Castillo hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Imae grounds out to second, runners on second and third. Fukuura strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th
Falkenborg on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Kidokoro takes over in center.
Satozaki grounds out to short. Kakunaka hits a single to right. Hayasaka hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Okada grounds out to the pitcher, runners on first and third. Kiyota grounds out to the pitcher.

Notes

Lotte: The Marines lost their 3rd straight game.  They were also handed their 13th shutout loss of the season (2nd 1-0 loss and 2nd in as many days). ... Ueno took the loss and is now 2-2.  He is now 0-2 in 4 starts since winning his first 2 starts of the season.

Softbank: The Hawks won their 3rd game in a row and recorded their 21st shutout victory of the year (3rd 1-0 victory). ... Oba got the win and improved to 6-0. ... Falkenborg saved his 15th game of the year. ... Matsuda set a new career high for homers in a season with his 20th in the 5th inning.  This was also his 2nd homer in as many games.