Games from the 26th:
Seattle Mariners 7 - Detroit Tigers 3
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first. He went 1-for-5: ground out to short, fly out to center (double play), RBI single to center (run scored), fly out to left, ground out to third.
Balitmoe Orioles 4 - Boston Red Sox 1
Hideki Okajima retired the one batter he faced (last out of the 7th with runners on second and third). Final line: 0.1 IP, 1 BF, 1-0 NP-S, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR.
Colorado Rockies 4 - Chicago Cubs 3
Kosuke Fukudome entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the 7th (he took over in right in the bottom half of the inning) and went 0-for-2: ground out to first, ground out to first.
New York Mets 6 - Washington Nationals 4
Ryota Igarashi retired the one batter he faced (last out of the 5th with runners on second and third). Final Line: 0.1 IP, 1 BF, 4-3 NP-S, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR.
Junichi Tazawa tossed 4 shutout innings in a minor league exhibition game. He also allowed 2 hits, walked none, and struck out 3.
Four Japanese players are on the All-Star Game 2011 ballot this season: listed as outfielders are Ichiro Suzuki and Kosuke Fukudome; listed as a DH is Hideki Matsui; and listed at second is Tsuyoshi Nishioka.