Games from the 6th:
Detroit Tigers 13 - Texas Rangers 7
Yoshinori Tateyama entered the game in the top of the 7th, with runners on first and third, 2 out, and the Rangers down 10-5. Tateyama allowed the runner on third to score on a single to center before retiring the next batter to get out of the inning. He also tossed a scoreless 8th. Final line: 1.1 IP, 6 BF, 25-16 NP-S, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR.
Cincinnati Reds 8 - Chicago Cubs 2
Kosuke Fukudome started in right and batted first. He went 3-for-5: single to center, single to center, double to right (run scored), ground out to second, line out to left.
Gwinnett Braves 4 - Buffalo Bisons 3
Ryota Igarashi entered the game in the bottom of the 9th, with the game tied at 3, and gave up a game-ending solo homer to the first batter he faced. Igarashi took the loss and is now 0-1 on the year. Final line: 0.0 IP, 1 BF, 1-1 NP-S, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 1 HR.
Jupiter Hammerheads 11 - Fort Myers Miracle 3
Tsuyoshi Nishioka started at short and batted first. He went 0-for-2: ground out to first, walk (run scored), ground out to third. He also committed a fielding error in the first and was replaced after 6 innings.
Hiroki Kuroda threw 36 pitches in the bullpen on the 5th.
The latest on Takashi Saito, from the Milwaukee Sentinel:
Right-hander Takashi Saito threw a live bullpen session during an afternoon workout as he continues on the comeback trail from a left oblique strain. Saito is scheduled to throw a simulated inning Thursday before heading out on a minor-league rehab assignment. "It went well," Saito said through translator Kosuke Inaji. "I had no pain; I felt good. I'm doing everything I can do to get back and help my team. Right now, I'm just taking it day to day."