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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.

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

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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.

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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.