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5/4/2010: Koji Uehara, Hideki Matsui

by on May.04, 2010 @ 1:28 pm, under MLB

Games from the 3rd:

Red Sox 17 - Angels 8
Hideki Matsui started in left and batted fifth.  He went 1-for-4: strikeout looking, single to center, fly out to center, ground out to first.  Matsui was lifted from the game on defense in the 8th.  He did not drive in any runs.

Diamondbacks 9 - Astros 1
Kazuo Matsui entered the game in the 7th as a pinch-hitter and took over at second base thereafter.  He went 0-for-2: foul out to third, flyt out to short.


Koji Uehara tossed a scoreless inning in relief on the 3rd at AAA Norfolk.  He entered the game in the 6th and faced four batters.  Final line: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.  Uehara will stay at AAA until the 4th and will then travel to Minneapolis on the 5th in order to join the MLB roster on the 6th.

Incidentally, Kei Igawa also made an appearance in the game, pitching for Scranton.  Final line: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO.