Games from the 4th:
Ichiro has hit safely in 6 straight games.
Count down to 200: 26 games remaining, 24 more hits needed.
Fukudome also attempted to lay down a sac bunt twice in his at bat in the 8th and failed to do so. He did end up getting a single, but he apparently wasn't satisfied that he couldn't lay down the bunt.
Kazuo Matsui went 2-for-5 with a strikeout and 2 runs scored against the triple-A Sacramento River Cats on the 4th. Matsui started at second and batted first.
Akinori Iwamura went 1-for-3 with a walk, a double, a strikeout, and a run scored against the triple-A Louisville Bats on the 4th. Iwamura started at third and batted second.
Kenshin Kawakami doesn't know when his next start / appearance will be since it mostly depends on the status of Derek Lowe.
Kento Tsujimoto was brought in to get the final out of the 7th inning against the Orange County Flyers on the 3rd and struck out the one batter he faced. Final line: 1 BF, 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.
Tsujimoto also tossed two shutout innings (7th and 8th) of relief against the Orange County Flyers on the 4th. Final line: 8 BF, 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 SO.