Games from the 11th:
Mariners 5 - Orioles 1
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted lead-off. He went 2-for-4: ground out to the pitcher, ground out to the pitcher, intentional walk, double to right, single to left.
Rays 7 - Angels 2
Hideki Matsui was the starting DH and batted fifth. He went 0-for-3: fly out to left, ground out to second, ground out to first, walk (RBI).
Red Sox 6 - Blue Jays 1
Daisuke Matsuzaka started the game and gave up a run over 6 innings of work. Final line: 7 IP, 24 BF, 3 H, 9 SO, 0 BB, 1 R, 1 ER.
Speaking after the game, Matsuzaka told reporters that he felt he had his best fastball since he started playing in Japan.
Hideki Okajima tossed a perfect eighth. Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 0 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER.
Marlins 3 - Cubs 2
Kosuke Fukudome started in right and batted lead-off. He went 2-for-3: infield single, ground out to first, infield single, walk.
Reds 9 - Pirates 0
Akinori Iwamura started at second and batted lead-off. He went 0-for-4: ground out to second, strikeout swinging, strikeout swinging, ground out to third.
Astros 6 - Cardinals 3
Kazuo Matsui started at second and batted second. He went 0-for-3: hit by pitch, strike out swinging, ground out to short, ground out to second.
Mets 8 - Cardinals 6
Hisanori Takahashi entered the game in the sixth, with the Mets down 5-1, and tossed two shutout innings. Final line: 2 IP, 7 BF, 1 H, 0 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER.
Braves 11 - Brewers 3
Takashi Saito entered the game in the 8th, with the score 10-3, and tossed a shutout inning in relief. Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 0 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER.
The big Matsui figure (10m high) that stood in Shinjuku back in April touched down near Angels Stadium. Nearly 6,000 fans wrote messages in support of Hideki Matsui.
Toshihisa Nishi's last couple of games:
5/10 vs the Camden Riversharks - started at second and batted ninth, 2-for-4
5/11 vs the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs - started at second and batted ninth, 1-for-4, 1 R