Games from the 26th:
Red Sox 6 - Angels 3
Hideki Matsui was the starting DH and batted fifth. He went 2-for-3: walk, single to left, fly out to right, 2-run homer. Matsui has now hit safely in 6 straight games and has homered in two straight.
White Sox 6 - Mariners 1
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first. He went 2-for-4: fly out to left, fly out to second, single to left, infield single. Ichiro also made a great catch in the 6th (MLB vid).
Kazuo Matsui went 0-for-4 against the triple-A Salt Lake Bees on the 26th. He started at second and batted second.
Akinori Iwamura went 2-for-5 with a double, a run scored, an RBI, and a strikeout against the triple-A Charlotte Knights on the 26th. Iwamura started at third an batted second.
Ryota Igarashi gave up 4 runs (two earned) in a 1.0 inning relief appearance against the triple-A Toledo Mud Hens on the 26th. He took the loss in the outing and is now 0-1 with the Buffalo. Final line: 33 (22) NP (S), 8 BF, 1 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO, 0 HR.
Ryohei Tanaka tossed 1.1 innings in relief against the double-A Akron Aeros on the 26th. Tanaka gave up a run and got the win. He is now 5-11 on the year. Final line: 7 BF, 1.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR.