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5/8/2010: Hideki Matsui, Ichiro Suzuki, Kei Igawa

by on May.08, 2010 @ 12:28 pm, under MLB

Games from the 7th:

Angels 8 - Marines 0
Hideki Matsui was the starting DH and batted fifth.  He went 0-for-3: ground out to first, walk, strikeout swinging, strikeout swinging.

Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted lead-off.  He went 0-for-4: ground out to the pitcher, fly out to left, strikes out swinging, strikeout swinging.

Yankees 10 - Red Sox 3
Hideki Okajima entered the game in the 6th with one out and the Yanks up, 8-1.  Final line: 0.2 IP, 2 BF, 0 H, 1 SO, 0 R, 0 ER.

Cardinals 4 - Pirates 3
Akinori Iwamura started at second and batted lead-off.  He went 1-for-5: ground out to second, infield single, strikeout swinging, fly out to second, ground out to the pitcher.

Cubs 14 - Rays 7
Kosuke Fukudome started in right and batted second.  He went 2-for-4: single to left, strikeout swinging, walk, RBI double to right, walk, fly out to center.

Padres 7 - Astros 0
Kazuo Matsui started at second and batted second.  He went 1-for-4: ground out to second, strikeout swinging, ground out to first, double to gap in left-center.

Dodgers 6 - Rockies 1
Hiroki Kuroda started the game and gave up 5 runs (4 earned) over 5.1 innings of work.  He also threw 96 pitches, 40 of which were ball.  Final line: 5.1 IP, 29 BF, 9 H, 3 SO, 5 BB, 5 R, 4 ER.


Kei Igawa started a Scranton minor league game against the Durham Bulls on the 7th.  Final line: 4 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO, 1 HR.  Igawa did not factor in the decision.