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8/7/2011: Ichiro Suzuki, Hideki Matsui, Kosuke Fukudome

by on Aug.07, 2011 @ 2:43 pm, under MLB

Games from the 6th:

Seattle Mariners 5 - LA Angels 1
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first.  He went 1-for-4: single to right (steals second, run scored), ground out to third, fly out to left, ground out to second.

Oakland A's 8 - Tampa Bay Rays 0
Hideki Matsui started in left and batted third.  He went 1-for-4: fly out to center, ground out to short, intentional walk, single to center, pop out to second.

Cleveland Indians 7 - Texas Rangers 5
Kosuke Fukudome start in right and batted sixth.  He went 2-for-4: fly out to center, strikeout swinging, infield single (run scored), double to right (run scored).

Koji Uehara entered the game in the top of the 8th, with the Rangers up 4-3, and tossed a shutout inning in relief.  Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 16-10 NP-S, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR.

Yoshinori Tateyama entered the game in the top of the 9th, with a runner on first, 2 out, and the Rangers down 5-4.  Tateyama surrendered a homer to the first batter he faced before getting out of the inning. Final line: 0.1 IP, 3 BF, 7-6 NP-S, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 1 HR.

Milwaukee Brewers 7 - Houston Astros 5
Takashi Saito entered the game in the bottom of the 6th, with a runner on first, 1 out, and the Brewers up 6-4.  He retired the two batters he faced to get out of the inning.  Final line: 0.2 IP, 2 BF, 10-7 NP-S, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR.