2010 Pacific League Climax Series

The 2010 Pacific League Climax Series (PLCS) consisted of two consecutive series, Stage 1 being a best-of-three series and Stage 2 being a best-of-six with the top seed being awarded a one-win advantage. The winner of the series advanced to the 2010 Japan Series, where they competed against the 2010 Central League Climax Series winner. The top three regular-season finishers played in the two series. The PLCS began on with the first game of Stage 1 on October 9 and ended with the final game of Stage 2 on October 19.

2010 Pacific League Climax Series
First Stage
Team (Wins) Manager Season
Chiba Lotte Marines (2) Norifumi Nishimura 75–67–2 (.528), 2.5 GB
Saitama Seibu Lions (0) Hisanobu Watanabe 78–65–1 (.545), 0 GB
DatesOctober 9–10
Final Stage
Team (Wins) Manager Season
Chiba Lotte Marines (4) Norifumi Nishimura 75–67–2 (.528), 2.5 GB
Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks (3) Koji Akiyama 76–63–5 (.547), 0 GA
DatesOctober 14–19
MVPFirst Stage: Tomoya Satozaki (Lotte)
Final Stage: Yoshihisa Naruse (Lotte)
← 2009 Climax Series 2011 →
2010 CLCS               2010 Japan Series

First StageEdit

SummaryEdit

Chiba Lotte Marines won the series, 2–0.

Game Date Score Location Time Attendance 
1 October 9 Chiba Lotte Marines – 6, Saitama Seibu Lions – 5 (11) Seibu Dome 4:23 33,918[1] 
2 October 10 Chiba Lotte Marines – 5, Saitama Seibu Lions – 4 (11) Seibu Dome 4:19 33,911[2]

Game 1Edit

Saturday, October 9, 2010 at Seibu Dome in Tokorozawa, Saitama Prefecture
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Lotte 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 1 6 11 2
Seibu 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 5 13 0
WP: Hiroyuki Kobayashi (1–0)   LP: Yoshihiro Doi (0–1)
Home runs:
LOT: Tsuyoshi Nishioka (1), Kazuya Fukuura (1)
SEI: Takeya Nakamura (1)

Game 2Edit

Sunday, October 10, 2010 at Seibu Dome in Tokorozawa, Saitama Prefecture
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Lotte 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 5 12 0
Seibu 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 9 1
WP: Tatsuya Uchi (1–0)   LP: Chikara Onodera (0–1)   Sv: Hiroyuki Kobayashi (1)
Home runs:
LOT: Toshiaki Imae (1), Tomoya Satozaki (1)
SEI: None

Final StageEdit

SummaryEdit

Chiba Lotte Marines won the series, 4–3*.

Game Date Score Location Time Attendance 
1 October 14 Chiba Lotte Marines – 3, Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks – 1 Yahoo Dome 3:21 35,118[3] 
2 October 15 Chiba Lotte Marines – 1, Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks – 3 Yahoo Dome 2:30 35,876[4] 
3 October 16 Chiba Lotte Marines – 0, Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks – 1 Yahoo Dome 2:56 36,664[5] 
4 October 17 Chiba Lotte Marines – 4, Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks – 2 Yahoo Dome 3:23 36,235[6] 
5 October 18 Chiba Lotte Marines – 5, Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks – 2 Yahoo Dome 3:17 33,108[7] 
6 October 19 Chiba Lotte Marines – 7, Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks – 0 Yahoo Dome 2:47 33,515[8]
* The Pacific League regular season champion is given a one-game advantage in the Final Stage.

Game 1Edit

Thursday, October 14, 2010 at Fukuoka Yahoo! Japan Dome in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 0
SoftBank 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 0
WP: Yoshihisa Naruse (1–0)   LP: Toshiya Sugiuchi (0–1)
Home runs:
LOT: Shoitsu Omatsu (1)
SOF: None

Game 2Edit

Friday, October 15, 2010 at Fukuoka Yahoo! Japan Dome in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
SoftBank 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 X 3 4 0
WP: Tsuyoshi Wada (1–0)   LP: Hayden Penn (0–1)
Home runs:
LOT: Ikuhiro Kiyota (1)
SOF: None

Game 3Edit

Saturday, October 16, 2010 at Fukuoka Yahoo! Japan Dome in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1
SoftBank 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 1 4 0
WP: Dennis Houlton (1–0)   LP: Bill Murphy (0–1)   Sv: Takahiro Mahara (1)

Game 4Edit

Sunday, October 17, 2010 at Fukuoka Yahoo! Japan Dome in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 4 8 0
SoftBank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 7 0
WP: Shunsuke Watanabe (1–0)   LP: Yao-Hsun Yang (0–1)   Sv: Hiroyuki Kobayashi (1)
Home runs:
LOT: Makoto Imaoka (1)
SOF: None

Game 5Edit

Monday, October 18, 2010 at Fukuoka Yahoo! Japan Dome in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 5 11 0
SoftBank 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 7 0
WP: Tatsuya Uchi (1–0)   LP: Brian Falkenborg (0–1)   Sv: Hiroyuki Kobayashi (2)
Home runs:
LOT: Ikuhiro Kiyota (2)
SOF: None

Game 6Edit

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at Fukuoka Yahoo! Japan Dome in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 3 0 7 10 1
SoftBank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
WP: Yoshihisa Naruse (2–0)   LP: Toshiya Sugiuchi (0–2)
Home runs:
LOT: Shoitsu Omatsu (2)
SOF: None

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Sunday, October 10, 2010". Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved October 15, 2010.
  3. ^ "Thursday, October 14, 2010". Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved October 16, 2010.
  4. ^ "Friday, October 15, 2010". Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved October 16, 2010.
  5. ^ "Saturday, October 16, 2010". Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved October 16, 2010.
  6. ^ "Sunday, October 17, 2010". Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved October 17, 2010.
  7. ^ "Monday, October 18, 2010". Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved October 31, 2010.
  8. ^ "Tuesday, October 19, 2010". Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved October 31, 2010.