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Japan vs. Korea
Saturday, March 7, 2009
Japan 14, Korea 2
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
JPN
3 5 0 1 2 2 1 14 14 0
KOR
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 1
JapanABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, RF5330012.300
Nakajima, SS4232100.600
Aoki, LF4213013.375
Murata, 3B-1B4123114.375
Ogasawara, DH5001017.111
Uchikawa, 1B3012100.333
a-Abe, PH1000001.000
Kawasaki, 3B0000000.000
Fukudome, CF4110024.250
Johjima, C4332000.429
Iwamura, 2B2200210.000
Totals361414135721.292
a-Grounded out for Uchikawa in the 7th.
KoreaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lee, Jong, CF3000000.143
Jeong, 2B3110010.333
Kim, H, LF2010100.500
Kim, T, 1B3112001.400
Lee, Y, RF0000000.000
Lee, D, 3B1000200.400
1-Choi, PR0000000.000
Choo, DH2000001.200
Lee, Jin, RF-1B2010000.400
a-Lee, T, PH1000002.000
Park, Ky, C1000001.200
Kang, C2000002.000
Park, Ki, SS2000000.000
b-Lee, B, PH1000012.000
Totals23242329.255
a-Lined out for Lee, Jin in the 7th. b-Struck out for Park, Ki in the 7th.
1-Ran for Lee, D in the 7th.
BATTING
2B: Uchikawa (1, Kim, K), Nakajima 2 (2, Jang, W, Lee, Jae).
HR: Murata (2, 2nd inning off Kim, K, 2 on, 1 out), Johjima (1, 6th inning off Lee, Jae, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Suzuki 3; Nakajima 5; Aoki; Murata 5; Uchikawa 2; Fukudome; Johjima 6.
RBI: Aoki 3 (3), Uchikawa 2 (2), Nakajima 2 (2), Murata 3 (5), Johjima 2 (2), Ogasawara (1).
2-out RBI: Uchikawa 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Fukudome 3; Ogasawara; Abe.
SF: Aoki.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Suzuki (1, 2nd base off Jang, W/Kang).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Suzuki (Kim, H at 2nd base).
DP: (Murata-Iwamura-Uchikawa).

BATTING
HR: Kim, T (1, 1st inning off Matsuzaka, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Jeong; Kim, H; Kim, T 4; Lee, Jin.
RBI: Kim, T 2 (4).
2-out RBI: Kim, T 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kim, T; Lee, B.
GIDP: Park, Ky.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Lee, D (1, fielding).

JapanIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Matsuzaka(W, 1-0)4.04222114.50
Watanabe1.00000000.00
Sugiuchi1.00000000.00
Iwata1.00001100.00
Totals7.04223211.13
KoreaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kim, K(L, 0-1)1.178823154.00
Jong1.10000100.00
Jang, W2.14323207.71
Lee, Jae2.033301113.50
Totals7.01414135727.31
WP: Matsuzaka, Lee, Jae 2.
Balk: Iwata.
HBP: Choo (by Iwata).
Pitches-strikes: Matsuzaka 65-39, Watanabe 7-4, Sugiuchi 12-6, Iwata 13-7, Kim, K 57-37, Jong 14-8, Jang, W 65-40, Lee, Jae 35-23.
Groundouts-flyouts: Matsuzaka 7-3, Watanabe 2-1, Sugiuchi 1-2, Iwata 0-2, Kim, K 1-0, Jong 2-1, Jang, W 2-3, Lee, Jae 3-3.
Batters faced: Matsuzaka 16, Watanabe 3, Sugiuchi 3, Iwata 5, Kim, K 13, Jong 4, Jang, W 15, Lee, Jae 10.
Umpires: HP: Ed Hickox. 1B: Jorge Perez. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Daniel Toledo.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:48.
Att: 45,640.
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media