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8/25/2011: Ichiro Suzuki, Kosuke Fukudome, Hideki Matsui

by on Aug.25, 2011 @ 12:20 pm, under MLB

Games from the 24th:

Seattle Mariners 9 - Cleveland Indians 2
Ichiro Suzuki started in right and batted first.  He went 2-for-6: single to center, ground out to first, line out to first, single to center (steals second), RBI ground out to short (run scored), ground out to first.

Kosuke Fukudome started in right and batted fifth.  He went 0-for-3: walk, ground out to first, ground out to first, strikeout looking.

Oakland A's 6 - New York Yankees 4
Hideki Matsui started in left and batted third.  He went 0-for-5: fly out to center, ground out to second, GIDP, lines out to short (DP), ground out to short.  Matsui was later replaced by Ryan Sweeney on defense in the bottom of the 10th.

Boston Red Sox 13 - Texas Rangers 2
Yoshinori Tateyama entered the game in the top of the 6th, with the Rangers down 7-1, and gave up 2 runs (on a 2-run homer) over an inning of work.  Final line: 1 IP, 5 BF, 18-13 NP-S, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 1 HR.

Los Angeles Dodgers 9 - St. Lous Cardinals 4
Hiroki Kuroda started the game and gave up 3 runs on 8 hits (including a 2-run homer) over 7 innings for the win.  He is now 10-14.  Final line: 7 IP, 28 BF, 102-71 NP-S, 8 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO, 1 HR.

Pittsburgh Pirates 2 - Milwaukee Brewers 0
Takashi Saito entered the game in the bottom of the 7th, with the Brewers down 2-0, and retired the side in order.  Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 12-9 NP-S, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR.

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Syracuse Chiefs 3 - Pawtucket Red Sox 1
Junichi Tazawa entered the game in the bottom of the 7th, with the game tied at 1, and gave up 2 runs (on a 2-run homer) an inning of work and took the loss.  He is now 1-1.  Final line: 1 IP, 6 BF, 23-13 NP-S, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 1 HR.