Games from the 29th:
White Sox 9 - Mariners 5
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first. He went 3-for-5: double down the right field line, double to left-center, ground out to second, RBI double to left, fly out to center. The last time Ichiro collected three hits in one game was on 6/12.
Ichiro now has 132 hits and is on pace to finish the season with 208 hits.
Kazuo Matsui went 0-for-5 with a strikeout against the triple-A Sacamento River Cats on the 29th. He started at short and batted second.
Ryota Igarashi tossed an inning in relief against the triple-A Columbus Clippers on the 29th and gave up a run (earned) on 3 hits. Final line: 29 (18) NP (S), 6 BF, 1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR.
Seems Koji Uehara wasn't too happy about Miguel Tejada getting traded away. Said Ueda, "When a weak team loses a key player, they only get weaker."