Games from the 14th:
Count down to 200: 17 games remaining, 11 more hits needed. He also needs only 3 more hits for 3,500 NPB + MLB hits.
Daisuke Matsuzaka started the game for the Red Sox and gave up 5 runs, all earned, over 6 innings of work (he faced one batter, Ichiro, in the 7th). Matsuzaka was not involved in the final decision. Final line: 6 IP, 28 BF, 8 H, 3 SO, 4 BB, 1 HBP, 5 R, 5 ER.
Hideki Okajima followed Matsuzaka and faced just two batters in the 7th and retired them both. Final line: 2 BF, 0 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER.
Indians 4 - Angels 3
Hideki Matsui was the starting DH and batted fourth. He went 2-for-4: line out to first, ground out to second, double to left-center, single to center. Matsui was replaced by a pinch-runner after his single in the 8th.
This was Fukudome's fourth 3 strikeout game of the year.