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9/21/2010: Akinori Iwamura, Koji Uehara, Hideki Okajima

by on Sep.21, 2010 @ 3:39 pm, under MLB

Games from the 20th:

Angels 7 - Rangers 4
Hideki Matsui entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the 7th, with a runners on first and third and 1 out, and recorded an RBI infield single.  He did not return to the field after the inning.

Athletics 3 - White Sox 0
Akinori Iwamura started at third and batted sixth.  He went 1-for-4: fly out to center, single to right, GIDP, foul out to left.

Iwamura has now hit safely in 4 straight games.

Orioles 4 - Red Sox 2
Daisuke Matsuzaka started the game and gave up 4 runs over 6.1 inning of work for his 6th loss of the year.  Matsuzaka is now 9-6.  Final line: 6.1 IP, 29 BF, 6 H, 4 H, 5 BB, 4 R, 4 ER.

Hideki Okajima entered the game in the 8th and tossed a 1-2-3 inning in relief.  Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 0 H, 0 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER.

Koji Uehara entered the game in the 9th, with the Orioles up 4-2, and retired the side in order for his 10th save of the year.  Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 0 H, 2 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER.

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The Braves announced on the 20th that Takashi Saito was diagnosed with tendinitis in his right shoulder.  Saito will not be placed on the DL and will instead be with the club while working through the tendinitis.