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Chiba Lotte Marines 0 – Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 4 (September 13, 2011)

by on Sep.13, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chiba Lotte Marines vs Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Yoshihisa Naruse (LOT) 10-10, 3.00 - Brian Wolfe (HAM) 11-7, 3.06

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

Attendance: 23868 | Lotte leads series, 9-8-2 | Time: 2:40

Lotte

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF) Ishimine, Shota 2-for-3 1: 1B, 3: S1, 5: G6, 7: 1B
(CF) Okada, Yoshifumi 0-for-4 1: G2 (SB), 3: G1, 5: G6, 7: G4
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki 2-for-4 1: G4, 3: G4, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(1B) Castillo, Jose 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: G6, 6: F9, 8: F6
(2B) Iguchi, Tadahito 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: F7, 6: SO, 8: SO
(DH) Fukuura, Kazuya 2-for-4 2: G4, 4: 2B, 6: 1B, 8: F7
(RF) Kakunaka, Katsuya 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: BB, 6: G6, 9: G4
(C) Tanaka, Masahiko 0-for-4 2: G6, 4: G5, 7: SO, 9: F6
(SS) Takahama, Takuya 1-for-4 3: 1B, 5: G4, 7: SO, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Naruse, Yoshihisa, L 6 84 25 22 7 2 5 0 0 2 0 0 4 4 3.109
Ono, Shingo 1 19 4 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.837
Kimura, Yuta 1 21 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.176
8 124 32 27 7 2 7 2 0 2 0 0 4 4

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Scales, Bobby 0-for-3 1: SO, 3: F8, 5: SO, 7: BB
2B Imanami, Takahiro 0-for-0
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 2-for-4, 2 R 1: G5, 4: 2B, 6: 1B, 7: SO
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 0-for-1 1: G3, 4: S1, 6: S1, 8: BB
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: F8, 4: S8, 6: F9, 8: DP
(DH) Nioka, Tomohiro 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: 1B
PR-DH Sugiya, Kenshi 0-for-0
PH-DH Ugumori, Atsushi 0-for-1 8: SO
(LF) Nakata, Sho 1-for-3 2: G4, 4: f3, 6: 1B
(1B) Inaba, Atsunori 2-for-3, 2 R, 2 RBI 3: HR, 5: HR, 6: G1
(C) Tsuruoka, Shinya 0-for-3 3: F4, 5: G4, 7: G1
(SS) Iiyama, Yuji 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: G5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wolfe, Brian, W 6 91 25 23 6 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.924
Ishii, Yuya 1 19 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.720
Masui, Hirotoshi 1 14 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.432
Takeda, Hisashi 1 15 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.023
9 139 36 34 8 0 7 1 0 1 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Naruse on the mound for Lotte
Inaba hits a solo homer to right-center. Tsuruoka flies out to second. Iiyama strikes out swinging. Scales flies out to center.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Naruse on the mound for Lotte
Yang (Yoh) hits a double to center and advances to third on a sac bunt by Itoi. Koyano hits a sac fly to center. Nioka hits a single to left. Nakata fouls out to first.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Naruse on the mound for Lotte
Inaba hits a solo homer to right-center. Tsuruoka grounds out to second. Iiyama strikes out swinging. Scales strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 3 hits
Naruse on the mound for Lotte
Yang (Yoh) hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Itoi. Koyano flies out to right. Nioka hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Nakata hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Sugiya enters the game as a pinch-runner for Nioka. Inaba grounds out to the pitcher.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Ishimine hits an infield single. Okada fails to advance the runner on a sac bunt, runner on first. Okada steals second. Imae grounds out to second, runner on third. Castillo strikes out swinging.

Top of the 3rd
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Takahama hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishimine. Okada grounds out to the pitcher, runner on third. Imae grounds out to second.

Top of the 4th
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Castillo grounds out to short. Iguchi flies out to left. Fukuura hits a double to center. Kakunaka walks, runners on first and second. Tanaka grounds out to third.

Top of the 6th
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Imae hits a single to right. Castillo flies out to right. Iguchi strikes out swinging. Fukuura hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kakunaka grounds out to short.

Notes

Lotte: The Marines were handed their 14th shutout loss of the season. ... Naruse lost his 2nd straight start and dropped to 10-11, including 3-1 in 4 starts against the Fighters.  He has now given up 14 homers this season.

Nippon Ham: The Fighters stopped a 2-game losing streak and recorded their 20th shutout victory of the year.  They are also 5-0 in 5 games at Tokyo Dome this season. ... Wolfe stopped a personal 2-game losing streak and improved to 12-7, including 1-3 in 5 starts against Lotte. ... Inaba has now homered 10 or more times 12 seasons in a row (14 overall).  This was also his 16th multi-homer game of his career.