Games from the 13th:
Red Sox 5 - Mariners 1
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first. He went 0-for-4: fly out to right, ground out to second, fly out to center, strikeout looking.
Ichiro's hitting streak came to an end at 13 games.
Count down to 200: 18 games remaining, 14 more hits needed. He also needs only 6 more hits for 3,500 NPB + MLB hits.
Athletics 3 - Royals 1
Akinori Iwamura started at third and batted seventh. He went 0-for-2: walk, walk, strikeout looking, ground out to second.
Orioles 4 - Blue Jays 3
Koji Uehara entered the game in the 9th, with the score tied at 3, and retired the side in order. Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 0 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER.
Cubs 5 - Cardinals 1
Kosuke Fukudome entered the game as a defensive replacement in right in the 4th inning and went 1-for-2 at the plate: ground out to second, RBI single to center.
Mets 1 - Pirates 0
Hisanori Takahashi entered the game in the 9th, with the score tied 0-0, and tossed 2-shutout innings in relief for his 9th victory of the year. Final line: 2 IP, 7 BF, 1 H, 1 SO, 1 BB, 0 R, 0 ER.
The A's signed Akinori Iwamura and added him to their active roster on the 13th. Iwamura becomes the A's first Japanese position player.
Daisuke Matsuzaka turned 30 on the 13th.