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5/4/2011: Ichiro Suzuki, Hideki Matsui, Koji Uehara

by on May.04, 2011 @ 6:18 pm, under MLB

From games on the 3rd:

Seattle Mariners 4 - Texas Rangers 3
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first.  He went 1-for-4: lines out to short, single to center (run scored), pop out to short, GIDP.

Cleveland Indians 4 - Oakland A's 1
Hideki Matsui was the starting DH and batted fourth.  He went 2-for-4: infield single, ground out to the pitcher, infield single, foul out to third.

KC Royals 6 - Baltimore Orioles 5
Koji Uehara entered the game in the 8th, with the scored tied at 5, and tossed a shutout inning in relief.  Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 15-11 NP-S, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR.

Boston Red Sox 7 - LA Angels 3
Hisanori Takahashi entered the game in the 8th (after Adrian Gonzalez hit a solo homer off Dan Haren), with the Angels down 4-3, and gave up 3 runs (solo homer and 2-run homer) over an inning of work.  Final line: 1 IP, 6 BF, 19-10 NP-S, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO, 2 HR.

Chicago Cubs 4 - LA Dodgers 1
Kosuke Fukudome started in right and batted first.  He went 0-for-3: ground out to first, strike out swinging, walk, sac bunt, line out to center.

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Round Rock Express 9 - Iowa Cubs 3
Yoshinori Tateyama entered the game in the 9th, with Round Rock up 9-3, and tossed a shutout inning in relief.  Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 14-8 NP-S, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR.

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Junichi Tazawa pitched in a minor league exhibition game on the 2nd and gave up 5 runs on 5 hits (including 2 homers) over 4 innings of work.