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5/22/2011: Ichiro Suzuki, Hideki Matsui, Koji Uehara

by on May.22, 2011 @ 3:08 pm, under MLB

Games from the 21st:

Seattle Mariners 4 - San Diego Padres 0
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first.  He went 1-for-4: ground out to the catcher, ground out to first, single to left (caught stealing second), ground out to the pitcher.

San Francisco Giants 3 - Oakland A's 0
Hideki Matsui had one pinch-hit at bat in the top of the 6th and grounded out to second.

Baltimore Orioles 8 - Washington Nationals 3
Koji Uehara entered the game in the top of the 9th and allowed one run to score (sac fly to right) in an inning of relief work.  Final line: 1 IP, 4 BF, 11-10 NP-S, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR.

Atlanta Braves 5 - LA Angels 4
Hisanori Takahashi entered the game in the top of the 7th, with on runner on second, 2 out, and the Angels up 4-3.  Takahashi allowed the inherited runner to score on a double by Brian McCann before striking out Eric Hinske to get out of the inning. Final line: 0.1 IP, 2 BF, 12-7 NP-S, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR.

Chicago Cubs 9 - Boston Red Sox 3
Kosuke Fukudome started in right and batted first.  He went 0-for-2: hit by a pitch, walk (steals second, run scored), ground out to second, strike out swinging, walk (run scored).

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Charlotte Knights 6 - Buffalo Bisons 3
Ryota Igarashi entered the game in the top of the 8th with 1 out and Buffalo down down 5-3.  While he didn't allow any runs to score in the 8th, he did give up a solo homer in the top of the 9th. Final line: 1.2 IP, 6 BF, 24-18 NP-S, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 4 SO, 1 HR.

Round Rock Express 9 - Colorado Springs Sky Sox 4
Yoshinori Tateyama entered the game in the top of the 8th, with Round Rock up 6-4, and retired the side in order. Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 14-9 NP-S, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR.