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7/18/2011: Ichiro Suzuki, Hideki Matsui, Tsuyoshi Nishioka

by on Jul.18, 2011 @ 11:27 am, under MLB

Games from the 17th:

Texas Rangers 3 - Seattle Mariners 1
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first.  He went 0-for-3: walk, ground out to short, ground out to second, strikeout swinging.

Oakland A's - LA Angels 1
Hideki Matsui was the starting DH and batted fourth.  He went 1-for-3: 2-run single to right (run scored), walk, RBI ground out to short, walk, strikeout swinging.

Minnesota Twins 4 - Kansas City Royals 3
Tsuyoshi Nishioka started at short and batted ninth.  He went 0-for-3: strikeout (foul tip), ground out to short, ground out to third.

Baltimore Orioles 8 - Cleveland Indians 3
Koji Uehara entered the game in the top of the 9th, with the Orioles up 8-3, and tossed a shutout inning in relief. Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 11-6 NP-S, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR.

Milwaukee Brewers 4 - Colorado Rockies 3
Takashi Saito entered the game in the bottom of the 7th, with the Brewers up 4-2, and retired the side in order.  Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 15-9 NP-S, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR.

Philadelphia Phillies 8 - New York Mets 5
Ryota Igarashi entered the game in the top of the 8th, with the bases loaded, 2 out, and the Mets down 6-1.  Igarashi allowed 2 of 3 inherited runners to score on a single to right by Jimmy Rollins before getting out of the inning by striking out Michael Martinez.  Final line: 0.1 IP, 2 BF, 8-4 NP-S, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR.