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8/15/2010: Hideki Matsui, Ichiro Suzuki, Kazuo Matsui

by on Aug.15, 2010 @ 3:30 pm, under MLB

Games from the 14th:

Angels 7 - Blue Jays 2
Hideki Matsui was the starting DH and batted seventh.  He went 4-for-4: 2-run homer to right, double to right, single to right, single to center.

Mariners 9 - Indians 3
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first.  He went 2-for-4: single to right, ground out to second, RBI walk, single to center, ground out to second.

Ichiro is now 49 hits away from 200.

Cubs 3 - Cardinals 2
Kosuke Fukudome started in right and batted first.  He went 0-for-4: line out to the pitcher, fly out to left, DP, fly out to left.

Fukudome is still searching for his 1,500th career NPB + MLB hit.

Dodgers 2 - Braves 1
Takashi Saito entered the game in the 9th with the Braves down 2-1 and tossed a shutout inning in relief. Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 0 H, 2 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER.


Kazuo Matsui went 2-for-5 with 2 runs scored and an RBI against the triple-A Memphis Redbirds on the 14th.  Matsui started at second and batted second.


Akinori Iwamura went 0-for-5 with a strikeout against the triple-A Syracuse Chiefs on the 14th.  Iwamura started at third and batted second.