Exhibition games from March 20:
Arizona Diamondbacks 4 - San Francisco Giants 3
Takashi Saito (ARI) entered the game in the 4th inning, with Arizona up 3-2, and allowed a run on one hit over one inning in relief. Final line: 1 IP, 4 BF, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR. [Sanspo]
Texas Rangers 6 - Chicago Cubs 2
Koji Uehara (TEX) entered the game in the 6th inning, with the score tied at two, and tossed a shutout inning in relief. Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR. [Sanspo]
New York Yankees 10 - Pittsburgh Pirates 3
Ryota Igarashi (PIT) entered the game in the 5th inning, with the Pirates down 7-2, and allowed two runs on two hits over one inning of work. Final line: 1 IP, 6 BF, 2 H, 2 R, 2 E, 1 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR. [Sanspo]
LA Dodgers 7 - Milwaukee Brewers 6
Norichika Aoki (MIL) entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the top of the 7th inning and grounded out to first. He was replaced on defense in the bottom of the inning. [Sanspo]
Seattle Mariners 8 - Cincinnati Reds 1
Munenori Kawasaki (SEA) started at short and batted first. He went 3-for-5: bunt single, strikeout swinging, single to center (run scored), ground out to first, RBI single to left. Kawasaki moved over to third in the 6th. [Daily Sports]
Hisashi Iwakuma (SEA) entered the game in the 6th inning and tossed three shutout innings in relief. Final line: 3 IP, 13 BF, 5 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO, 0 HR. [Daily Sports]
Hiroki Kuroda (NYY) threw thirty-six pitches in the bullpen on Tuesday. Kuroda also spent the latter part of the session working on his cutter under the watchful eye of pitching coach Larry Rothschild.
In seeing Andy Pettitte toss a bullpen session, Kuroda ssaid, "[Pettitte] can still pitch. He is thirty-nine and can still pitch. Watching him provided me with motivation."
Tsuyoshi Nishioka (MIN) played in a minor league game against the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday. He started at short, batted second, and went 0-for-3.
Tsuyoshi Wada (BAL) had the day off on Monday and threw twenty-five pitches in the bullpen on Tuesday. He is scheduled to pitch in a minor league game on Thursday.
Yoshihiro Doi (BAL) tossed a shutout inning in relief (7th inning) in a minor league game against the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday.