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7/3/2011: Ichiro Suzuki, Hideki Matsui, Kosuke Fukudome

by on Jul.03, 2011 @ 7:45 pm, under MLB

Games from the 2nd:

San Diego Padres  1 - Seattle Mariners 0
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first.  He went 0-for-4: ground out to the pitcher, fly out to right, line out to left, ground out to short.

Arizona Diamondbacks 4 - Oakland A's 2
Hideki Matsui was the starting DH and batted fourth.  He went 1-for-4: ground out to short, ground out to short, fly out to left, RBI single to right.

Chicago White Sox 1 - Chicago Cubs 0
Kosuke Fukudome started in right and batted first.  He went 1-for-4: single to right, line out to first, ground out to second, strike out looking.

Milwaukee Brewers 8 - Minnesota Twins 7
Tsuyoshi Nishioka started at short and batted ninth.  He went 0-for-3: line out to left, ground out to short, ground out to third, walk (caught stealing second).

Takashi Saito entered the game in the bottom of the 8th, with Milwaukee down 7-4, and retired the side in order. Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 10-9 NP-S, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR.  He also picked up his first victory of the year (1-1).

Atlanta Braves 5 - Baltimore Orioles 4
Koji Uehara entered the game in the bottom of the 8th, with the Orioles down 5-4, and retired the side in order. Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 15-12 NP-S, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR.

LA Angels 7 - Los Angels Dodgers 1
Hisanori Takahashi entered the game in the top of the 9th, with the Angels up 7-1, and tossed a shutout inning in relief. Final line: 1 IP, 4 BF, 13-10 NP-S, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 So, 0 HR.

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Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees 3 - Pawtucket Red Sox 0 (Game 2, Doubleheader)
Hideki Okajima entered the game in the top of the 7th, with Pawtucket down 2-0, and retired the side in order. Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 10-7 NP-S, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR.

Syracuse Chiefs 6 - Buffalo Bisons 5
Ryota Igarashi entered the game in the top of the 9th, with Buffalo up 3-2, and gave up 3 runs (all earned) in the 9th before retiring the side in order in the 10th. Final line: 2.0 IP, 10 BF, 37-24 NP-S, 1 H, 3 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR.  Igarashi blew his first save opp and committed a costly throwing error in the 9th.

Portland Sea Dogs 8 - New Hampshire Fisher Cats 4
Junichi Tazawa entered the game in the top of the 4th, with the score tied at 2, and gave up a run over 2 innings of work for his first win of the year. Final line: 2 IP, 11 BF, 62-37 NP-S, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO, 1 HR, 1 WP.  He also picked up his first victory of the year (1-1).