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6/15/2010: Hideki Matsui and Ichiro Suzuki

by on Jun.15, 2010 @ 3:53 pm, under MLB

Games from the 14th:

Brewers 12 - Angels 2
Hideki Matsui was the starting DH and batted fifth. He went 0-for-4: strikeout swinging, fly out to center, ground out to first, strikeout swinging.

Cardinals 9 - Mariners 3
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first.  He went 2-for-4: solo homer, ground out to second, strikeout swinging, double to left.

For Ichiro, it was his 31st lead-offhomer of his careeer.

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Former Hiroshima Carp pitcher Colby Lewis was named a co-player of the week for the period ending on June 13.  Lewis went 2-0 with a 1.80 ERA and struck out 15 over two starts.

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All-Star balloting update: Ichiro continues to lead all AL outfielders with 1,231,950 votes.  Hideki Matsui is still a distant second for Designated Hitters with 825,752.  And Joe Mauer still leads all players with 2,617,822 votes.