Games from the 20th:
According to Nikkan Sports, Ichiro is currently on pace to finish the season with 207 hits.
This was Fukudome's 19th multi-hit game of the year.
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.
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.
Seems Kenshin Kawakami could return to the MLB roster either on 9/1 or 9/2.
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.