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7/18/2010: Kei Igawa, Ichiro Suzuki, Akinori Iwamura

by on Jul.18, 2010 @ 2:28 pm, under MLB

Games from the 17th:

Angels - Mariners
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first.  He went 1-for-4: ground out to short, single to center, ground out to second, ground out to second.

Phillies 4 - Cubs 1
Kosuke Fukudome
entered the game in the 9th inning as a defensive replacement in right and walked in his only at bat in the bottom half of the inning.

Cardinals 2 - Dodgers 0
Hiroki Kuroda started the game and allowed 1 run over 6 innings of work.  Kuroda took the loss and is now 7-8 on the year.  Final line: 6 IP, 24 BF, 4 H, 8 SO, 2 BB, 1 R, 1 ER.  Kuroda also threw 2 wild pitches.

Giants 8 - Mets 4
Hisanori Takahashi started the game and surrendered 6 runs on 7 hits over 2.2 innings of work for his 4th loss of the season.  He also gave up 2 homers in the game (3-run and solo).  Takahashi is now 7-4 on the year.  Final line: 2.2 IP, 16 BF, 7 H, 2 SO, 1 BB, 6 R, 6 ER.


Kei Igawa gave up 3 runs (all earned) on 5 hits over 3.2 relief innings against the triple-A Toledo Mud Hens on the 17th.  Final line: 67 (40) NP (strikes), 16 BF, 3.2 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 3 HR.


Kazuo Matsui went 0-for-4 with one strikeout against the triple-A Portland Beavers on the 17th.  Matsui started at second and batted first.


Akinori Iwamura went 0-for-3 with 2 walks against the triple-A Rochester Red Wings on the 17th. Iwamura started at third and batted second.  Iwamura was also caught stealing in the 1st.