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4/12/2012: Ichiro Suzuki, Munenori Kawasaki, Norichika Aoki

by on Apr.12, 2012 @ 8:46 pm, under MLB

Games from the April 11:

Seattle Mariners 4 - Texas Rangers 3
Ichiro Suzuki (SEA) started in right and batted third.  He went 0-for-4: fly out to center, pop out to the catcher in foul  territory, pop out to second, GIDP. [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports]

Munenori Kawasaki (SEA) entered the game as a pinch-runner for Kyle Seager in the top of the 9th inning and came around to score.  He remained in the game and took over at third in the bottom of the 9th. [Nikkan Sports]

Chicago White Sox 10 - Cleveland Indians 6
Kosuke Fukudome (CWS) started in right and batted seventh.  He went 1-for-4: fly out to center, single to right, strikeout swinging, ground out to third. [Daily Sports, Nikkan Sports, Sponichi]

Minnesota Twins 6 - LA Angels 5
Hisanori Takahashi (LAA) entered the game in the bottom of the 7th inning with the Angels up 5-3 and runners on first and second and no out.  He was quickly yanked after surrendering a bases-clearing triple to Chris Parmelee, the first batter he faced.  Takahashi took the loss and blew the save and is now 0-1 with one blown save.  Final line: 0.0 IP, 3-3 NP-S, 1 BF, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR. [Sanspo, Nikkan Sports]

Milwaukee Brewers 2 - Chicago Cubs 1
Norichika Aoki (MIL) started in left and batted first.  He went 1-for-3: walk, fly out to left, single to right, strikeout swinging.  This was Aoki's first start of the year. [Nikkan Sports, Sanspo, Sponichi]

Rochester 2 - Pawtucket 1 (AAA)
Tsuyoshi Nishioka (ROC) started at short and batted first.  He went 1-for-4: ground out to short, single to left, ground out to short, line out to left. [Nikkan Sports]

Las Vegas 14 - Fresno 4 (AAA)
Ryota Igarashi (LV) entered the game in the 7th inning and tossed a shutout inning in relief.  Final line: 1 IP, 11-7 NP-S, 3 BF, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR. [Nikkan Sports]


Wei-Ying Chen's (BAL) next start will likely come against the Chicago White Sox on April 17.