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4/2/2012: Munenori Kawasaki, Yoshinori Tateyama, Wei-Ying Chen

by on Apr.02, 2012 @ 2:42 pm, under MLB

Exhibition games from April 1:

Seattle Mariners 6 - Kansas City Royals 4
Ichiro Suzuki (SEA) started in right and batted third.  He went 1-for-4: ground out to third, strikeout swinging, single to right (run scored), ground out to first.  Ichiro was replaced on defense in the 7th inning. [Sanspo, Nikkan Sports]

Munenori Kawasaki (SEA) started a short and batted second.  He went 3-for-5: single to center (caught stealing second), fly out to center, single to left, RBI single to left, ground out to second. [Daily Sports, Nikkan Sports]

Chicago White Sox 13 - Cincinnati Reds 10
Kosuke Fukudome (CWS) started the game in right and batted eighth.  He went 1-for-3: single to center, fly out to center, ground out to short.  Fukudome was replaced on defense in the 6th inning. [Daily Sports]

Milwaukee Brewers 7 - San Francisco Giants 4
Norichika Aoki (MIL) started the game in right and batted eighth.  He went 1-for-4: ground out to first, ground out to short, ground out to second, single to center.  This was Aoki's first full game. [Daily Sports, Sanspo]

Tampa Bay Rays 8 - Baltimore Orioles 5
Wei-Ying Chen (BAL) started the game and gave up seven runs (three earned) over five innings of work.  Final line: 5 IP, 24 BF, 6 H, 7 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 0 SO, 3 HR. [Sanspo]

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There is a chance Yoshinori Tateyama (TEX) could end up on the disabled list with a stiff back.