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9/6/2010: Ichiro Suzuki, Hideki Matsui, Koji Uehara

by on Sep.06, 2010 @ 1:21 pm, under MLB

Games from the 5th:

Mariners 5 - Indians 0
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first.  He went 2-for-4: single to left, strikeout swinging, infield single, fly out to center.

Ichiro has hit safely in 7 straight games.  He also tied his MLB career high of 77 strikeouts (first set in 2007).

Count down to 200: 25 games remaining, 22 more hits needed.

Angels 7 - Athletics 4
Hideki Matsui was the starting DH and batted fifth.  He went 3-for-5: single to left, single to right, fly out to second, RBI single to right, strikeout swinging.

Orioles 8 - Rays 7
Koji Uehara entered the game in the 9th, with the Orioles up 8-7, and retired the side in order for his 6th save of the year.  Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 0 H, 2 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER.

White Sox 7 - Red Sox 5
Hideki Okajima entered the game in the 8th, with the Red Sox up 4-3, and faced two batters: lead-off single and a fly out to left.  Final line: 0.1 IP, 2 BF, 1 H, 0 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER.

Giants 3 - Dodgers 0
Hiroki Kuroda started the game and gave up 3 runs (including a 2-run homer in the 7th) over 8 innings for the loss.  Kuroda is now 10-12 on the year.  Final line: 8 IP, 32 BF, 6 H, 8 SO, 3 BB, 3 R, 3 ER.

Marlins 7 - Braves 6
Takashi Saito entered the game in the 8th, with the Braves tied 6-6 with the Marlins, and tossed a perfect inning in relief. Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 0 H, 2 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER.

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The Calgary Vipers played their final game of the regular season on the 5th.

Mac Suzuki's final stats:

W L ERA G GS ShO SV IP BF SO BB H
2 2 5.72 6 5 0 0 28.1 129 14 15 28