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5/15/2011: Ichiro Suzuki, Kosuke Fukudome, Ryota Igarashi

by on May.15, 2011 @ 12:59 pm, under MLB

Games from the 14th:

Seattle Mariners @ Cleveland Indians - Rained out
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first; he struck out in his at bat in the top of the first.  The game was called in the bottom half of the inning with runners on first and second and two out.

SF Giants 3 - Chicago Cubs 0 (called early after 6 due to rain)
Kosuke Fukudome started in right and batted first.  He went 0-for-3: strikeout looking, strikeout swinging, fly out to left.

Houston Astros 7 - New York Mets 3
Ryota Igarashi entered the game in the bottom of the 7th, with the Mets down 6-2, and gave up 1 run (solo homer to the first batter he faced) over 1.2 innings of work (he left the game in the bottom of the 8th with runners on first and third and 2 out).  Final line: 1.2 IP, 9 BF, 34-19 NP-S, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR.

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Las Vegas 51s 4 - Round Rock Express 3
Yoshinori Tateyama entered the game in the bottom of the 6th and retired the side in order.  Things didn't got quite as well during his second inning of work as he gave up 2 runs on a walk, a single, and a double (all coming after 2 outs).  Final line: 2 IP, 9 BF, 35-22 NP-S, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO, 0 HR.  Tateyama suffered his first blown save of the season.

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Hiroki Kuroda tossed 36 pitches in the bullpen on the 14th.