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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 6 – Chiba Lotte Marines 3 (September 4, 2011)

by on Sep.04, 2011 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ QVC Marine Field - 17:00
Potential Starters: Kohei Hasebe (RAK) 0-0, 3.86 - Shunsuke Watanabe (LOT) 6-6, 3.48

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 1 6 14 0
Lotte 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 6 1

Attendance: 16522 | Rakuten leads series, 12-5-1 | Time: 3:43

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 1-for-5, 1 R 1: F6, 3: 3B, 5: F7, 6: F4, 8: F7
(2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 3-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B (CS), 3: 1B (SB), 5: BB (SB), 7: G4, 9: 1B
(3B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: f9, 5: F7, 7: G4
3B Iwamura, Akinori 0-for-1 9: F7
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: 1B
PR-DH Nakashima, Toshiya 0-for-0
(1B) Kusano, Daisuke 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F7, 3: F6, 5: E6, 8: 1B
PR-1B Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-1, 1 R 9: G4
(LF) Nakamura, Masato 3-for-4, 2 RBI 2: G6, 4: 1B, 5: 3B, 8: 1B
PR-RF Makida, Akihisa 1-for-1, 1 RBI 9: 1B
(RF-LF) Yokogawa, Fuminori 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: F8, 5: G1, 8: S1, 9: SO
(C) Shima, Motohiro 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: F8, 4: G6, 6: G4, 8: S9
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-3 3: F8, 4: G6, 6: 1B (CS), 8: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Hasebe, Kohei 4 0/3 71 17 15 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 5.684
Yamamura, Hiroki, H 1 29 6 4 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.571
Koyama, Shinichiro, W 2 30 6 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.861
Aoyama, Koji, H 1 23 5 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.923
Rasner, Darrell, S 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.455
9 165 37 32 6 0 6 3 1 1 0 0 3 3

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF) Ishimine, Shota 1-for-5, 1 RBI 1: G5, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: SO
(CF) Okada, Yoshifumi 0-for-3 1: G4, 3: G5, 5: S1, 7: G6
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 1-for-4 1: 1B, 4: F9, 5: f3, 8: SO
(1B) Castillo, Jose 0-for-2 1: F8, 4: G6, 5: HBP, 8: BB
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 0-for-4 2: G6, 4: F7, 5: F6, 8: G4
(RF) Kiyota, Ikuhiro 1-for-3, 1 R 2: G3, 5: BB, 6: G6, 8: 1B
(DH) Kakunaka, Katsuya 1-for-4, 1 R 2: SO, 5: 1B, 6: G3, 8: f5
(SS) Watanabe, Masato 1-for-3, 1 R 3: 2B, 5: BB, 6: F8, 9: F8
(C) Tanaka, Masahiko 0-for-1 3: SO
PH Fukuura, Kazuya 1-for-1, 2 RBI 5: 1B
PR-C Kanazawa, Takeshi 0-for-1 7: F9
PH Nemoto, Shunichi 0-for-1 9: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Watanabe, Shunsuke, L 5 105 25 23 8 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 2 3.486
Otani, Tomohisa 2 22 6 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.530
Ono, Shingo 1 25 6 3 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 3.898
Rosa, Carlos 1 21 6 6 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.483
9 173 43 38 14 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 6 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
S. Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Hijirisawa flies out to center. Matsui hits a triple to right. Uchimura hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Uchimura steals second. Takasu fouls out to right, runner on third. Yamasaki walks, runners on first and third. Kusano flies out to short.

Top of the 5th - 3 runs, 2 hits
S. Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Matsui flies out to left. Uchimura walks and steals second. Takasu flies out to left. Yamasaki hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Kusano reaches on a throwing error (E6), runners on first and second. Nakamura clears the bases with a 2-run triple to left. Yokogawa grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 5th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Hasebe on the mound for Rakuten
Kiyota walks. Kakunaka hits a single to right, runners on first and second. M. Watanabe walks, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Yamamura in for Hasebe.
Fukuura, pinch-hitting for Tanaka, hits a 2-run single to right, runner on first and third. Kanazawa enters the game as a pinch-runner for Fukuura. Ishimine hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Okada hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Imae fouls out to first. Castillo gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Iguchi flies out to short.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Ono on the mound for Lotte
Kusano hits a single to right and is replaced by pinch-runner Nishimura. Nakamura hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Makida enters the game as a pinch-runner for Nishimura. Yokogawa hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Shima hits a sac fly to right, runner on third. Hijirisawa walks, runners on first and third. Matsui flies out to left.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 3 hits
Rosa on the mound for Lotte
Uchimura hits a single to left. Iwamura flies out to left. Yamasaki hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Nakashima enters the game as a pinch-runner for Yamasaki. Nishimura grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Makida hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Yokogawa strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Hasebe on the mound for Rakuten
M. Watanabe hits a double to center. Tanaka strikes out swinging. Ishimine strikes out swinging. Okada grounds out to third.

Top of the 4th
S. Watanabe on the mound for Lotte
Nakamura hits a single to left. Yokogawa flies out to center. Shima grounds out to short, runner on second. Hijirisawa grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 8th
Aoyama on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Nishimura takes over at first; Makida takes over in right; Yokogawa moves from right to left.
Imae strikes out looking. Castillo walks. Iguchi grounds out to second, runner on first. Kiyota hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Kakunaka fouls out to third.

Notes

Rakuten: The Eagles won their 3rd game in a row.  This was also the first time the Eagles swept the Marines at QVC Marine in franchise history. At 12-5-1 with 6 games remaining, they are now also guaranteed a winning record against the Marines. ... Koyama got the win in relief and improved to 6-2. ... Rasner saved his 11th game of the year.

Lotte: The Marines lost their 5th straight game (all at QVC Marine). ... S. Watanabe took the loss and dropped to 6-7, including 1-3 in 5 starts against Rakuten.