Games from the 23rd:
And as mentioned earlier, Ichiro managed to record his tenth consecutive 200-hit season. It probably doesn't need to be said, but it seems most of Japan is excited about the feat -- it was one of the top stories on the morning news shows.
Incidentally, when Ichiro was asked about how he felt tying Pete Rose's record of ten 200-hit seasons, he replied, "I welcome the opportunity to break it."
Dodgers 3 - Padres 1
Hiroki Kuroda started the game and gave up 1 run over 8 innings of work for his 11th victory of the year. Kuroda is now 11-13. Final line: 8 IP, 27 BF, 5 H, 4 SO, 1 BB, 1 R, 1 ER.