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7/15/2011: Ichiro Suzuki, Tsuyoshi Nishioka, Kosuke Fukudome

by on Jul.15, 2011 @ 6:56 pm, under MLB

Games from the 14th:

Texas Rangers 5 - Seattle Mariners 0
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first.  He went 0-for-4: ground out to the catcher, ground out to second, ground out to third, line out to center.

Minnesota Twins 8 - Kansas City Royals 4
Tsuyoshi Nishioka started the game at short and batted ninth.  He went 2-for-3: pops out to the catcher in foul territory, single to right, single to left, walk (run scored).  Nishioka also committed a catching error in the 1st inning.

Florida Marlins 6 - Chicago Cubs 3
Kosuke Fukudome started in right and batted first.  He went 0-for-5: ground out to short, fly out to center, foul out to third, ground out to first, strikeout looking.

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Ryota Igarashi will be taking Francisco Rodriguez's spot on the roster on Friday.  As mentioned in a number of places, like a tweet by Newsday's David Lennon, at MLB.com, the NY times, and ESPN.