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7/20/2010: Daisuke Matsuzaka, Koji Uehara, Ichiro Suzuki

by on Jul.20, 2010 @ 2:43 pm, under MLB

Games from the 19th:

White Sox 6 - Mariners 1
Ichiro Suzuki
started in right and batted first.  He went 1-for-5: strikes out swinging, E6, line out to short, single to center, strikeout swinging.

Red Sox 2 - Athletics 1
Daisuke Matsuzaka started the game and allowed a run (on a solo homer) over 6.2 innings of work.  He got the win and improved to 7-3.  Final line: 6.2 IP, 24 BF, 2 H, 6 SO, 2 BB, 1 R, 1 ER.

Rays 8 - Orioles 1
Koji Uehara entered the game in the 8th, with the Orioles down 8-1, and tossed a shutout inning in relief.  Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 0 H, 2 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER.

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Akinori Iwamura went 1-for-2 with a walk and 2 runs scored against the triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs on the 19th.  Iwamura started at third and batted second.

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It seems Ichiro Suzuki is the 16th most marketable baseball player in the Majors.