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5/12/2011: Ichiro Suzuki, Koji Uehara, Kosuke Fukudome

by on May.12, 2011 @ 2:07 pm, under MLB

Games from the 11th:

Baltimore Orioles 4 - Seattle Marines 2
Ichiro Suzuki (SEA) started in right and batted first.  He went 2-for-5: ground out to third, pop out to third, single to center (caught trying to steal second), single to center, line out to short.  This was also Ichiro's 18th multi-hit game of the year.

Koji Uehara (BAL) entered the game in the 8th, with the Orioles up 4-2, and tossed a shutout inning in relief.  Final line: 1 IP, 4 BF, 12-11 NP-S, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR.  This was the first time this year that Uehara pitched on consecutive days.

Chicago Cubs 11 - St. Louis Cardinals 4
Kosuke Fukudome started in right and batted first (replaced in the 6th on defense).  He went 2-for-4: fly out to center, single to center (run scored), double to right, strikeout (foul tip).

LA Dodgers 2 - Pittsburgh Pirates 0
Hiroki Kuroda started the game and tossed 7 shutout innings for his 4th victory of the year (4-3).  Final line: 7 IP, 27 BF, 113-72 NP-S, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 8 SO, 0 HR.

Oakland A's @ Texas Rangers -- Rained out
Hideki Matsui was the starting DH and batted sixth.  He went 0-for-2 (strikeout and ground out to first) in two at bats before the game was called in the top of the 4th.