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5/9/2011: Ichiro Suzuki, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Koji Uehara

by on May.09, 2011 @ 11:04 am, under MLB

Games from the 8th:

Chicago White Sox 5 - Seattle Mariners 2
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first.  He went 1-for-4: ground out to short, single to center, sac fly to center, ground out to short, ground out to short.  Ichiro was also called out (interference) while on the base paths in the 4th after a batted ball hit him in the left foot.

Boston Red Sox 9 - Minnesota Twins 5
Daisuke Matsuzaka started the game and gave up 4 runs over 6 innings of work for his third victory of the year (3-3).  Final line: 6 IP, 25 BF, 102-62 NP-S, 5 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO, 1 HR.

Tampa Bay Rays 5 - Baltimore Orioles 3
Koji Uehara entered the game in the 9th and tossed a shutout inning in relief.  Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 13-8 NP-S, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR.

Cincinnati Reds 2 - Chicago Cubs 0
Kosuke Fukudome started in right and batted first.  He went 1-for-3: single to left, E6, ground out short, walk.

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Round Rock Express 18 - Nashville Sounds 9
Yoshinori Tateyama entered the game in the 9th and gave up 1 run over an inning of work.  Final line: 1 IP, 6 BF, 24-17 NP-S, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR.

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Daisuke Matsuzaka's next start will likely come on the 14th against the NY Yankees.