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3/10/2012: Ichiro Suzuki, Tsuyoshi Wada, Norichika Aoki

by on Mar.10, 2012 @ 3:19 pm, under MLB

Exhibition games from March 9:

Arizona Diamondbacks 8 - Seattle Mariners 5
Ichiro Suzuki (SEA) started in right and batted third.  He went 0-for-2: sac fly to right, ground out to first, ground out to third.  Ichiro was replaced in right in the top of the 6th. [Nikkan Sports]

Munenori Kawasaki (SEA) started at second and batted ninth.  He went 1-for-2: RBI single to left, bunt ground out to third.  Kawasaki was replaced at second in the 6th inning. [Nikkan Sports]

Chicago Cubs 5 - Chicago White Sox 1
Kosuke Fukudome (CHA) entered the game as a defensive replacement in right the 7th inning.  He went 0-for-1: ground out to second. [Sanspo]

Los Angeles Dodgers 9 - Texas Rangers 0
Koji Uehara (TEX) entered the game in the top of the 7th, with the Rangers down 8-0, and allowed a run over an inning of work.  Final line: 1 IP, NP-S 11-10, 4 BF, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR. [Daily Sports]

Pittsburgh Pirates 7 - Boston Red Sox 4
Ryota Igarashi (PIT) entered the game in the bottom of the 6th, with the Pirates up 7-2, and allowed a run over an inning of work.  Final line: 1 IP, 5 BF, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR, 1 WP. [Sanspo]

St. Louis Cardinals 3 - Minnesota Twins 2
Tsuyoshi Nishioka (MIN) entered the game on defense at second in the 6th inning. He went 1-for-2: single to center, pop out to third. [Sanspo]

Milwaukee Brewers 12 - Cleveland Indians 2
Norichika Aoki (MIL) entered the game on defensive in center in the 6th inning.  He went 1-for-2: ground out to second (RBI), single to left (run scored). [Sanspo]

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Hiroki Kuroda threw thirty-six pitches in the bullpen on Friday.

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The Boston Red Sox signed Junichi Tazawa to a deal for the 2012 season.  According to Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe, the deal is worth US$920,000.

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Tsuyoshi Wada threw thirty-five pitches, including off-speed pitches, in the bullpen on Friday.  Hs is scheduled to toss another session in two days before pitching batting practice on March 14.

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Yu Darvish's workouts on Friday included playing catch and running.  He is slated to toss batting practice on Saturday.