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Hideki Matsui, Ryota Igarashi, Daisuke Matsuzaka

by on Apr.11, 2010 @ 5:10 pm, under MLB

Games from April 10th:

Angels 4 - Athletics 3
Hideki Matsui was the starting DH and batted fourth.  He went 3-for-5 with 2 RBI: fly out to right, RBI double, single to right, strikeout, walk-off RBI single.

Red Sox 8 - Royals 3
Hideki Okajima entered the game in the 8th and tossed a 1-2-3 inning.

Mariners 4 - Rangers 3
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first.  He went 2-for-5 with an RBI: ground out to short, ground out to pitch, strikeout, single to center, RBI single to right.

Nationals 4 - Mets 3
Ryota Igarashi entered the game in the 6th with 2 outs and runners on first and third.  He tossed 1.1 shutout innings in relief and allowed one hit.  Igarashi also threw a wild pitch, struck a batter out, and induced a double play.

Pirates 6 - Diamondbacks 3
Akinori Iwamura started at second and batted first.  He went 2-for-4 with 2 RBIs: single to right, walk, 2-run home run, strikeout, strikeout.

Cubs 4 - Reds 3
Kosuke Fukudome started in right and batted second.  He went 1-for-4 with 2 RBIs: ground out to the pitcher, 2-run homer, fly out to right, ground out to second.

Braves 7 - Giants 2
Takashi Saito entered the game in the 8th and tossed a scoreless inning.  While he did not give up any hits, he did walk one.

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Daisuke Matsuzaka started a game at AAA on the 10th and tossed 5 shutout innings while giving up 2 hits.  He also walked one, hits two, struck out three, and topped out at 150km/h.  His next start will likely be on the 15th.