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8/17/201: Ichiro Suzuki, Hideki Matsui, Kosuke Fukudome

by on Aug.17, 2011 @ 4:58 pm, under MLB

Games from the 16th:

Toronto Blue Jays 13 - Seattle Mariners 7
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first.  He went 0-for-5: pop out to third in foul territory, ground out to second, ground out to second, bunt grounds out to the pitcher, ground out to second.

Oakland A's 8 - Baltimore Orioles 4
Hideki Matsui was the starting DH and batted third. He went 1-for-4: pop out to third in foul territory, pop out to the catcher in foul territory, fly out to left, RBI infield single.

Chicago White Sox 8 - Cleveland Indians 7 (14 innings)
Kosuke Fukudome started in right and batted sixth.  He went 0-for-6: strikeout looking, ground out to second, walk, pop out to second, fly out to right, ground out to second, fly out to center.

Detroit Tigers 7 - Minnesota Twins 1
Tsuyoshi Nishioka started at short and batted eighth.  He went 0-for-4: ground out to the pitcher, strikeout swinging, pop out to third in foul territory, ground out to third.

Milwaukee Brewers 2 - Los Angeles Dodgers 1
Takashi Saito entered the game in the top of the 9th, with the game tied at 1, and retired the side in order.  He ended up being the winning pitcher after the Brewers pushed across the walk-off run in the bottom half of the inning.  Takashi is now 4-1.  Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 10-8 NP-S, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR.

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Columbus Clippers 5 - Pawtucket Red Sox 2
Hideki Okajima entered the game in the top of the 7th, with Pawtucket down 5-0, and tossed 3 perfect innings.  Final line: 3 IP, 9 BF, 26-19 NP-S, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR.

Mississippi Braves 5 - Huntsville Stars 4
Kenshin Kawakami entered the game in the top of the 7th, with the Braves up 5-2, and retired the side in order. Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 10-5 NP-S,  0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR.

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Hiroki Kuroda threw 36 pitches in the bullpen on the 16th in preparation for his next start on the 19th (vs Colorado).