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7/27/2011: Ichiro Suzuki, Hideki Matsui, Tsuyoshi Nishioka

by on Jul.27, 2011 @ 3:01 pm, under MLB

Games from the 26th:

New York Yankees 4 - Seattle Marines 1
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first.  He went 0-for-4: line out to center, strikeout swinging, strikeout swinging, strikeout looking.

Oakland A's 6 - Tampa Bay Rays 1
Hideki Matsui started in left and batted third.  He went 1-for-4: ground out to short, fly out to center, RBI double to right, ground out to the pitcher/second.  Matsui was replaced on defense in the top of the 9th.

Minnesota Twins 9 - Texas Rangers 8
Tsuyoshi Nishioka started at short and batted eighth.  He went 1-for-5: reaches on fielder's choice (run scored), ground out to second, RBI infield single, pop out to second, reaches on a fielding error (E6) and an RBI.

Yoshinori Tateyama entered the game in the top of the 7th, with the Rangers up 8-7, and tossed a shutout inning in relief.  Final line: 1 IP, 4 BF, 13-7 NP-S, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR.

Milwaukee Brewers 3 - Chicago Cubs 2
Kosuke Fukudome entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the top of the 7th and moved into right in the bottom of the inning.  He went 1-for-2: ground out to first, infield single (replaced by a pinch-runner).

New York Mets 8 - Cincinnati Reds 6
Ryota Igarashi entered the game in the bottom of the 7th, with the Mets up 8-5, and allowed a run over 1.2 innings work (he was taken out of the game after giving up a run in the bottom of the 8th and left a runner on first with 2 out).  Final line: 1.2 IP, 8 BF, 34-24 NP-S, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR.