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9/4/2010: Ichiro Suzuki, Kazuo Matsui, Ryohei Tanaka

by on Sep.04, 2010 @ 3:30 pm, under MLB

Games from the 3rd:

Mariners 1 - Indians 0
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first.  He went 1-for-4: infield single, fly out to center, ground out to second, fly out to short.

Ichiro has hit safely in 5 straight games.

Count down to 200: 27 games remaining, 26 more hits needed.

Cubs 7 - Mets 6
Kosuke Fukudome started in right and batted first.  He went 0-for-4: strikeout swinging, fly out to second, ground out to the pitcher, strikeout swinging.

Ryota Igarashi entered the game in the 8th, with two out and the Mets down 7-6, and gave up a double to the one batter he faced. Final line: 0.0 IP, 1 BF, 1 H, 0 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER.

Marlins - Braves
Kenshin Kawakami started the game  Final line: 3 IP, 18 BF, 5 H, 2 SO, 4 BB, 5 R, 5 ER.


Kazuo Matsui went 3-for-4 with a double, a walk, and 2 runs scored against the triple-A Sacramento River Cats on the 3rd.  Matsui started at second and batted first.


Ryohei Tanaka started a game against the double-A Richmond Flying Squirrels on the 3rd and got the win with 5-shutout innings of work.  Tanaka is now 8-12 on the year.  Final line: 18 BF, 5 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO, 0 HR.