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9/20/2010: Hideki Matsui, Akinori Iwamura, Koji Uehara

by on Sep.20, 2010 @ 11:00 pm, under MLB

Games from the 19th:

Mariners 2 - Rangers 1
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first.  He went 0-for-4: ground out to third, fly out to right, ground out to second, fly out to right.

Count down to 200: 13 games remaining, 7 more hits needed.

Angels 6 - Rays 3
Hideki Matsui was the starting DH and batted fourth.  He went 1-for-4: ground out to third, ground out to short, RBI double to right-center, ground out to second.

Matsui's RBI was his 1,565th of his NPB + MLB career.  It also would have pushed Matsui into sole possession of 5th place on the all-time NPB list (above Hiromitsu Ochiai's total of 1,564).

Athletics 6 - Twins 2
Akinori Iwamura started at third and batted seventh.  He went 1-for-2: 2-run single to center, strike out swinging, strikeout swinging, fly out to center.

Orioles 4 - Yankees 3
Koji Uehara entered the game in the 10th, with the score tied at 3, and retired the side in order.  Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 0 H, 3 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER.