[3/2/2017] Practice Game: Lotte vs Softbank

Lotte vs Softbank on March 2

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R
Lotte 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Softbank 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 x 3

Lotte

Starting line-up
Shogo Nakamura ss, Yoshifumi Okada cf, Katsuya Kakunaka lf, Jimmy Paredes dh, Daichi Suzuki 2b, Matt Duffy 3b, Seiya Inoue 1b, Tatsuhiro Tamura c, Shohei Kato rf

  • Yuki Karakawa started the game and gave up two runs (one earned) on three hits over five innings. He struck out two. Source: Nikkan Sports 3/2/2017
  • Duffy went 2-for-3 with an RBI. He hit a solo home run to left off Tsuyoshi Wada in the second inning and hit a single to left in the sixth. Source: Nikkan Sports 3/2/2017, Nikkan Sports 3/3/2017

Softbank

Starting line-up
Yuichi Honda 2b, Kenta Imamiya ss, Kyle Jensen dh, Yuki Yoshimura 3b, Akira Nakamura lf, Kenji Akashi 1b, Seiji Uebayashi rf, Takuya Kai c, Shuhei Fukuda cf

  • Tsuyoshi Wada started the game and gave up a run on two hits over two innings. He gave up a solo home run to Duffy in the second inning.
  • Tadashi Settsu tossed two shutout innings and allowed two hits. Source: Sports Hochi 3/2/2017
  • Robert Suarez took the mound in the eighth inning and retired the side in order. He struck out two and topped out at 154km/h. Source: Nikkan Sports 3/2/2017
  • Honda reached and advanced to second on a fielding error, then stole third and scored on a sac fly to center by Imamiya in the third inning. Source: Nikkan Sports 3/3/2017
  • Uebayashi hit an RBI double to center in the fourth inning.
  • Yoshimura recorded an RBI double in the sixth inning.

Sources: Softbank 3/2/2017, Lotte 3/2/2017

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