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8/21/2010: Ichiro Suzuki, Kosuke Fukudome, Akinori Iwamura

by on Aug.21, 2010 @ 2:01 pm, under MLB

Games from the 20th:

Mariners 6 - Yankees 0
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first.  He went 2-for-4: single to center, single to center, RBI ground out to short, walk, ground out to second.

According to Nikkan Sports, Ichiro is currently on pace to finish the season with 207 hits.

Braves 5 - Cubs 3
Kosuke Fukudome started in right and batted first.  He went 2-for-4: single to center, line out to right, line out to first, double to left.

This was Fukudome's 19th multi-hit game of the year.

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Kazuo Matsui went 0-for-4 with a strikeout against the triple-A Nashville Sounds on the 20th.  Matsui started at second and batted first.

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Akinori Iwamura went 1-for-4 with a strikeout against the triple-A Toledo Mud Hens on the 20th.  Iwamura started at third and batted second.

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Seems Kenshin Kawakami could return to the MLB roster either on 9/1 or 9/2.

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Mac Suzuki started a game against the Edmonton Capitals on the 20th and gave up 3 runs (2 earned) over 6 innings of work for his first loss of the season.  Suzuki is now 1-1 on the year.  Final line: 25 BF, 6 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 5 BB, 1 SO.

Kent Tsujimoto tossed a shutout inning (8th inning) in relief against the Chico Outlaws on the 20th.  Final line: 5 BF, 1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.

Eri Yoshida started the game for the Outlaws on the 20th and gave up 4 runs over 3.2 innings for his 4th loss of the year.