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]
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]
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]
Hiroki Kuroda threw thirty-six pitches in the bullpen on Friday.
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.
Yu Darvish's workouts on Friday included playing catch and running. He is slated to toss batting practice on Saturday.