Games from the 11th:
Angels 7 - Mariners 4
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first. He went 1-for-5: strikeout swinging, fly out to right, strikeout swinging, 3-run homer, line out to third.
Ichiro has hit safely in 12 straight games.
Count down to 200: 20 games remaining, 15 more hits needed. He also needs only 7 more hits for 3,500 NPB + MLB hits.
Hideki Matsui was the starting DH and batted fourth. He went 1-for-1: walk, solo homer, walk. Matsui was replaced by a pinch-hitter in the 7th.
Orioles 5 - Tigers 3
Koji Uehara entered the game in the 9th and retired the side in order for his 9th save of the year. Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 0 H, 2 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER.
Red Sox 4 - Athletics 3
Hideki Okajima entered the game in the 8th, with 2 out and the Red Sox down 4-2, and retired the one batter he faced. Final line: 0.1 IP, 1 BF, 0 H, 0 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER.
Cubs 1 - Brewers 0
Kosuke Fukudome started in right and batted sixth. He went 0-for-3: ground out to second, ground out to second, ground out to to second.
Fukudome does not have a hit in his last 11 trips to the plate.
Mets 4 - Phillies 3
Hisanori Takahashi entered the game in the 9th and tossed a shutout inning in relief for his 6th save of the season. Final line: 1 IP, 4 BF, 1 H, 0 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER.
The save was Takahashi's fourth in a row.
Braves 6 - Cardinals 3
Takashi Saito entered the game in the 10th and retired the side in order. Saito was not involved in the final decision. Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 0 H, 0 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER.