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5/31/2011: Ichiro Suzuki, Hideki Matsui, Kosuke Fukudome

by on May.31, 2011 @ 2:41 pm, under MLB

Games from the 30th:

Seattle Mariners 4 - Baltimore 3
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first.  He went 2-for-4: single to right (steals second and advances to third on throwing error - E2, run scored), single to first (run scored), ground out to second, fly out to center.

New York Yankees 5 - Oakland A's 0
Hideki Matsui was the starting DH and batted fifth.  He went 0-for-3: pop out to third, fly out to right, ground out to second.

Houston Astros 12 - Chicago Cubs 7
Kosuke Fukudome started in right and batted first.  He went 1-for-3: fly out to center, walk, single to right (run scored), strikeout swinging, walk.

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Tsuyoshi Nishioka started at second and batted first during a minor league practice game on the 30th.  He went 0-for-3 (ground out to short, ground out to the pitcher, strikeout swinging), turned a double play on the field, and was removed after 5 innings.  Nishioka will not play in any games on the 31st and will instead return to rehab training.  He was also moved to the 60-day DL.

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Daisuke Matsuzaka arrived in LA on the 30th.  He is scheduled to meet with Dr. Lewis A. Yocum on the 31st.