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3/25/2012: Kosuke Fukudome, Ryota Igarashi, Yu Darvish

by on Mar.25, 2012 @ 5:31 pm, under MLB

Exhibition games from the 24th:

Chicago White Sox 6 - Milwaukee Brewers 4
Kosuke Fukudome (CWS) started in left and batted third.  He went 0-for-2: ground out to first, strikeout looking, HBP.  Fukudome was replaced by a pinch-runner after getting hit by a pitch in the 5th inning. [Nikkan Sports]

Norichika Aoki (MIL) started in right and batted eighth.  He went 1-for-3: infield single (run scored), RBI single to center, fly out to right. [Nikkan Sports]

LA Angels 3 - Texas Rangers 2
Koji Uehara (TEX) entered the game in the 7th, with Rangers down 3-1, and retired the side in order.  Final line: 1 IP, 7-6 NP-S, 3 BF, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR. [Nikkan Sports]

Houston Astros 5 - Pittsburgh Pirates 4
Ryota Igarashi (PIR) entered the game in the 9th, with the Pirates up 4-1, and gave up three runs on 0.1 innings of work.  Final line: 0.1 IP, 5 BF, 2 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 0 SO, 1 HR. [Nikkan Sports]

Exhibition Game

Hanshin Tigers 5 - Seattle Mariners 1
Ichiro Suzuki (SEA) started in right and batted third.  He went 1-for-4: single to left, line out to second, ground out to first, ground out to second.

Munenori Kawasaki (SEA) entered the game as a defensive replacement at second in the 6th inning.  He went 1-for-1: double to left.


Ryota Igarashi (PIT) is scheduled to pitch agaisnt the Philadelphia Phillies on March 27.


Tsuyoshi Wada (BAL) will pitch against the Minnesota Twins on March 27.  He threw thirty-nine pitches, with a focus on the two-seamer, in the bullpen on Saturday.


Yu Darvish (TEX) played some catch and took some fielding practice before watching the LA Angels game through to the 5th inning.

The intra-squad game Darvish will be pitching in on March 25 will be played at Surprise Stadium at 10am (with a time limit of two hours).  There will be a fee to watch the game.