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7/9/2010: Ichiro Suzuki, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Akinori Iwamura

by on Jul.09, 2010 @ 2:38 pm, under MLB

Games from the 8th:

Yankees 3 - Marines 1
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first.  He went 2-for-4 and extended his hitting streak to 10 games: infield single, ground out to third, bunt single, ground out to second.

Dodgers 3 - Cubs 2
Kosuke Fukudome entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the top of the 9th inning with a runner on first and 2 out.  He ended up flying out to left to end the game.


Daisuke Matsuzaka's next start will be on the 11th against the Blue Jays (the team's last game before the All-Star break).  In preparation for that start, he threw 74 pitches in the bullpen from the set position on the 7th.  Matsuzaka had the day off on the 8th.


Akinori Iwamura went 1-for-3 with an RBI and a strikeout against the triple-A Columbus Clippers on the 8th.  Iwamura started at third and batted second.