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8/2/2010: Ichiro Suzuki, Kosuke Fukudome, Kazuo Matsui

by on Aug.02, 2010 @ 2:01 pm, under MLB

Games from 8/1:

Twins 4 - Mariners 0
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first.  He went 0-for-4: fly out to second, ground out to the catcher, ground out to the pitcher, strikeout swinging.

Ichiro has now been held hitless in 7 of 18 post-All-Star break games.

Rockies 8 - Cubs 7
Kosuke Fukudome was announced as a pinch-hitter in the 8th.  But when the Rockies announced a pitching change, Fukudome was called back to the dugout in favor of Aramis Ramirez.


Kazuo Matsui went 2-for-3 with a run scored against the triple-A Fresno Grizzlies on the 1st.  Matsui started at short and batted second.


Ryota Igarashi entered the game in the 9th and tossed two shutout inning against the triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs on the 1st.  Igarashi picked up the win and is now 1-1.  Final line: 27 (14) NP (SO), 7 BF, 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR.