Games from the 9th:
Seems Ichiro is feeling a bit sad about seeing "everyone leaving." I guess he's referring to Don Wakamatsu and Ken Griffey Jr.
Kei Igawa started a game against the triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox on the 9th and did not give up any runs over 5.2 innings of work. He was not involved in the final decision. Final line: 75 (60) NP (S), 23 BF, 5.2 IP, 6 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 7 SO, 0 HR.
Kazuo Matsui went 2-for-4 with a stolen base against the triple-A Oklahoma City RedHawks on the 9th. Matsui started at second and batted second.
Akinori Iwamura went 1-for-4 with a double and 2 strikeouts against the triple-A Norfolk Tides on the 9th. Iwamura started at third and batted second.
Mac Suzuki gave up 2 runs (1 earned) over 0.1 innings of relief against the GBL Chico Outlaws on the 8th. Final line: 18 (9) NP (S), 6 BF, 0.1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO.