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Yomiuri Giants 3 – Chiba Lotte Marines 4 (May 31, 2013)

by on May.31, 2013 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ QVC Marine Field - 18:15
Starters: Houlton, Dennis (YOM) 4-1, 3.67 - Karakawa, Yuki (LOT) 2-3, 4.08

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

Attendance: 25701 | Time: 3h3m | Lotte leads series, 2-1-0

Yomiuri Giants

Hitters (LOB: 7, DP: 1)

Pos Player AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato .300 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 G6   Fo2     F7   F3 F9
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya .276 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 G4   Ks     F7      
PH/LF Yano, Kenji .303 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               1B (9)  
(RF/CF) Chono, Hisayoshi .238 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 Kl     G6   F8   1B (9)  
(DH) Abe, Shinnosuke .272 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   F8   1B (8)     1B (9) Fo5  
(3B) Murata, Shuichi .280 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0   G6   G3     HBP 1B (7)  
(LF/RF) Kamei, Yoshiyuki .282 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1B (9)   G4     E8 G6  
(1B) Lopez, Jose .288 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   Kl     Ks   DP    
2B Tateoka, Soichiro .231 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0                 Ks
(2B) Terauchi, Takayuki .226 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0     1B (9)   G6        
PH/1B Ishii, Yoshihito .269 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0             L4   1B (8)
PR Suzuki, Takahiro .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(C) Sanematsu, Kazunari .188 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0     Ks   F7        
PH Ogasawara, Michihiro .267 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               2B (9)  
PR/C Ino, Suguru .--- 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0                 SH1
(P) Houlton, Dennis .071 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Aoki, Takahiro .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Katsuki, Ryota .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Takagi, Kyosuke .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .252 35 3 9 2 6 1 1 0 1 0  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
L Houlton, Dennis 9 4 2 0 3.2 70 19 17 6 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 4 4 4.101
  Aoki, Takahiro 4 0 0 0 2.1 33 10 9 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
  Katsuki, Ryota 7 0 0 0 1.0 13 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.000
  Takagi, Kyosuke 18 3 0 0 1.0 8 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
            8.0 124 36 33 9 2 3 2 1 0 0 0 4 4  

Chiba Lotte Marines

Hitters (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
(2B) Nemoto, Shunichi .258 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 BB   Fo2 E5   F7      
(RF) Kakunaka, Katsuya .291 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 G3   HBP G3   G4      
(1B) Iguchi, Tadahito .318 4 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 HR (7)   Ks   Ks   G6    
(3B) Imae, Toshiaki .302 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 F9   F8   F9   F8    
(CF) Kiyota, Ikuhiro .274 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 F8     F9 3B (8)   1B (8)    
(DH) Omura, Saburo .232 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   F7   1B (7) BB   F4    
(SS) Suzuki, Daichi .318 4 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1   1B (8)   HR (9) F9     Kl  
(C) Kawamoto, Ryohei .214 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   Fo3   1B (8)   G6   F8  
(LF) Ogino, Takashi .309 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0     2B (7) F8   2B (8)   G5  
(P) Karakawa, Yuki .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Matsunaga, Takahiro .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Masuda, Naoya .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .265 33 4 9 4 3 3 0 1 1 2  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
W Karakawa, Yuki 9 3 3 0 7.1 117 30 29 7 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 2 3.878
H Matsunaga, Takahiro 26 1 1 0 0.2 11 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.589
S Masuda, Naoya 28 1 2 17 1.0 9 4 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.487
            9.0 137 37 35 9 0 6 0 1 1 0 0 3 2  

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Notes

Yomiuri: The Giants have lost three in a row. ... Houlton suffered his first loss since April 26 (vs Yakult).  He finished May with a 1-1 record in five starts.

Lotte: The Marines won their fifth straight game.  They are the first team to win thirty games this season. ... Karakawa is now 1-1 in three Inter-league games.  He stopped a personal three-game losing streak at QVC Marine with his first victory in five starts since his last home win on July 5, 2012 (vs Rakuten). ... Masuda leads both leagues with seventeen saves.  He tied an NPB record (since the start of the two-league format) with his eighteenth appearance of the month.  He also set a new franchise record with ten saves in one month.  Source: Sponichi 5/31/2013 ... Kiyota extended his hitting streak to eight games.  Imae's hitting streak ended at fourteen games. ... Suzuki recorded the first QVC Marine home run of his career in the 4th.