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Chiba Lotte Marines 4 – Saitama Seibu Lions 7 (September 8, 2011)

by on Sep.08, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chiba Lotte Marines vs Saitama Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Atsushi Kobayashi (LOT) 1-3, 3.41 - Yusei Kikuchi (SEI) 3-1, 4.45

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 9 0
Seibu 0 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 X 7 11 1

Attendance: 13792 | Lotte leads series, 11-7-0 | Time: 2:37

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF) Ishimine, Shota 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: F7, 4: 2B, 6: F9
PH Fukuura, Kazuya 1-for-1 9: 2B
(CF) Okada, Yoshifumi 0-for-5 1: SO, 3: G3, 4: F8, 7: G6, 9: G4
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F7, 3: 1B, 5: F8, 7: F9
(1B) Castillo, Jose 1-for-4, 1 R 2: SO, 3: 1B, 5: F6, 7: f3
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 2-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 8: SO
(RF) Kiyota, Ikuhiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: 2B, 3: 1B, 5: F4, 8: G6
(DH) Kakunaka, Katsuya 0-for-4, 1 RBI 2: fc4, 3: F7, 6: SO, 8: SO
(C) Satozaki, Tomoya 0-for-3 2: F8, 4: f3, 6: F4
PH Nemoto, Shunichi 0-for-1 9: G4
(SS) Hayasaka, Keisuke 1-for-4 2: F7, 4: F3, 6: 1B, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kobayashi, Atsushi, L 3 0/3 55 16 15 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 4.781
Otani, Tomohisa 2 36 8 8 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.514
Kimura, Yuta 2 32 8 6 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.077
Nakago, Taiki 1 12 4 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.884
8 135 36 32 11 2 3 2 1 0 0 0 7 7

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 4th, 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF) Kuriyama, Takumi 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: F7, 4: 2B, 7: BB
(3B) Hara, Takuya 2-for-4, 1 R 1: G6, 3: 1B, 4: 1B, 7: f2
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F8, 3: 1B, 4: DP, 7: F9
(1B) Nakamura, Takeya 2-for-3, 2 R, 3 RBI 2: 2B, 3: HR, 5: F8, 7: BB
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 2-for-4 2: 1B, 3: G1, 5: 1B (BrO), 7: G6
(RF) Sakata, Ryo 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: S7, 4: 1B, 5: L4
PH Mulhern, Ryan 0-for-1 8: SO
RF Kumashiro, Masato 0-for-0
(CF) Akiyama, Shogo 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: F6, 4: HR, 6: F7, 8: HBP
(C) Hoshi, Takanori 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: F7, 6: F7, 8: G2
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 1-for-4, 1 R 3: G6, 4: 1B (SB), 6: SO, 8: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kikuchi, Yusei, W 7 103 31 30 8 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 3 4.339
Okamoto, Atsushi, H 1 11 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.208
Makita, Kazuhisa, S 1 8 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.887
9 122 38 37 9 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 4 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kikuchi on the mound for Seibu
Castillo strikes out swinging. Iguchi hits a single to left. Kiyota hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Kakunaka hits into a fielder's choice and 2 runs score, Kakunaka to second on a throwing error (E4). Satozaki flies out to center, runner on third. Hayasaka flies out to left.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Kobayashi on the mound for Lotte
Nakamura hits a double to left. Fernandez hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Sakata hits a sac fly to left, runner on first. Akiyama flies out to short. T. Hoshi strikes out swinging.

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kikuchi on the mound for Seibu
Ishimine flies out to left. Okada grounds out to first. Imae hits a single to right. Castillo hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Iguchi walks, bases loaded. Kiyota hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and second.  Kakunaka flies out to left.

Bottom of the 3rd - 3 runs, 3 hits
Kobayashi on the mound for Lotte
Kataoka grounds out to short. Kuriyama flies out to left. Hara hits a single to center. Nakajima hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Nakamura hits a 3-run homer to center. Fernandez grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 4th - 3 runs, 5 hits
Kobayashi on the mound for Lotte
Sakata hits a single to center. Akiyama hits a 2-run homer to right.
Pitching change: Otani in for Kobayashi.
T. Hoshi flies out to left. Kataoka hits an infield single and steals second. Kuriyama hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Hara hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Nakajima hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 4th
Kikuchi on the mound for Seibu
Satozaki fouls out to first. Hayasaka flies out to first. Ishimine hits a double to right. Okada flies out to center.

Bottom of the 7th
Kimura on the mound for Lotte
Kuriyama walks. Hara pops out to the catcher in foul territory on a bunt.  Nakajima flies out to right. Nakamura walks, runners on first and second. Fernandez grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 8th
Nakago on the mound for Lotte
Mulhern, pinch-hitting for Sakata, strikes out looking. Akiyama gets hit by a pitch. T. Hoshi grounds out to the catcher, runner on second. Kataoka grounds out to short.

Top of the 9th
Makita on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: Kumahiro takes over in left.
Nemoto, pinch-hitting for Satozaki, grounds out to second. Hayasaka strikes out swinging. Fukuura, pinch-hitting for Ishimine, hits a double to center. Okada grounds out to second.

Notes

Lotte: Kobayashi took the loss and dropped to 2-3, including 1-2 in 3 starts against the Lions.

Seibu: Kikuchi got the win and improved to 4-1 in 6 starts.  He's also 3-0 in 4 starts at Seibu Dome. ... Makita saved his 13th game of the year. ... Nakamura homer in the 3rd was his 5th of the month.  He also now has 9 RBI in September. ... Akiyama's homer in the 4th was the first of his Ichi-gun career.