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4/1/2012: Takashi Saito, Ryota Igarashi, Yoshihiro Doi

by on Apr.01, 2012 @ 3:15 pm, under MLB

Exhibition games from March 31:

LA Dodgers 9 - Arizona Diamondbacks 3
Takashi Saito (ARI) entered the game in the 9th, with Arizona down 9-3, and tossed a shutout inning in relief.  Final line: 1 IP, 3 BF, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR. [Daily Sports]

Texas Rangers 7 - Cleveland Indians 4
Koji Uehara (TEX) entered the game in the 7th, with the Rangers up 7-3, and tossed a shutout inning in relief.  Final line: 1 IP, 4 BF, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR. [SanspoNikkan Sports]

Colorado Rockies 3 - Chicago White Sox 1
Kosuke Fukudome (CWS) started in left and batted seventh.  He went 0-for-2: fly out to left, walk, strikeout swinging. [Daily Sports]

Milwaukee Brewers 10 - San Diego Padres 7
Norichika Aoki (MIL) entered the game as a defensive replacement in left in the 5th inning.  He went 0-for-2: ground out to second, reaches on E4. [Daily Sports]

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Ryota Igarashi (TOR) threw forty-four pitches in the bullpen on Saturday.

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The Mariners held general team workouts on Saturday that lasted about an hour and a half.  Ichiro Suzuki, Munenori Kawasaki, and other position players took fielding and batting practice.  Hisashi Iwakuma threw forty pitches in the bullpen (focus on off-speed pitches).

Dustin Ackley and bench coach Robby Thompson left workouts early because they were not feeling well.

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Tsuyoshi Wada (BAL) threw fifty-five pitches in the bullpen on Saturday.

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According to a number of reports (Sanspo, Nikkan Sports, Sponichi), the Baltimore Orioles released Yoshihiro Doi on Saturday because.  Age was cited as a reason.