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6/9/2010: Hiroki Kuroda, Kosuke Fukudome, Hideki Matsui

by on Jun.09, 2010 @ 4:26 pm, under MLB

Games from the 8th:

Athletics 10 - Angels 1
Hideki Matsui was the starting DH and batted fifth.  He went 0-for-4: strikeout swinging, ground out to first, strikeout looking, strikeout swinging.

This was the third game this season that Matsui finished a game with three strikeouts.  Matsui  is also still sitting on career home run 149.

Rangers 7 - Mariners 1
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first.  He went 0-for-4: fly out to left, ground out to second, strikeout looking, ground out to first.

Red Sox 3 - Indians 2
Hideki Okajima entered the game in the 8th with 1 out and a runner on second with the Red Sox up, 3-2.  He faced just two batters, retiring the first on a ground out and walking the second.  Final line: 0.1 IP, 2 BF, 0 H, 0 SO, 1 BB, 0 R, 0 ER.

Brewer 3 - Cubs 2
Kosuke Fukudome started in right and batted second.  He went 2-for-4: single to center, strikeout swinging, foul out to short, single to center.

This was Fukudome's 13th multi-hit game of the season.

Dodgers 1 - Cardinals 0
Hiroki Kuroda started the game and tossed 7 shutout innings.  He did not get the win since the offense didn't get around to scoring a run until the bottom of the 8th.  Final line: 7 IP, 25 BF, 4 H, 6 SO, 1 BB, 0 R, 0 ER.