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6/24/2012: Norichika Aoki, Ichiro Suzuki, Wei-Ying Chen

by on Jun.24, 2012 @ 3:26 pm, under MLB

Games from June 23:

Seattle Mariners 5 - San Diego Padres 1
Ichiro Suzuki (SEA) started in right and batted first.  He went 2-for-4: ground out to first, walk, RBI single to right, single to right (stole second; caught trying to steal third), fly out to left. [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, Sponichi]

Philadelphia Phillies 7 - Tampa Bay Rays 6
Hideki Matsui (TBR) started in right and batted fourth.  He went 1-for-5: strikeout swinging, strikeout swinging, strikeout swinging, fly out to left, single to center (run scored). [Sponichi, Daily Sports, Nikkan Sports]

Los Angeles 3 - LA Angels 1
Hisanori Takahashi (LAA) entered the game in the top of the 9th, with the Angels down 3-1, and tossed a shutout inning in relief.  Final line: 1 IP, 9-6 NP-S, 3 BF, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR. [Sponichi, Nikkan SportsNikkan Sports]

Chicago White Sox 8 - Milwaukee Brewers 6
Norichika Aoki (MIL) started in left and batted first.  He went 3-for-4: pop out to short, HBP (stole second; run scored), single to center (stole second; run scored), ground-rule double, single to right (stole second; stole third). [Sponichi, Nikkan Sports]

Washington Nationals 3 Baltimore Orioles 1
Wei-Ying Chen (BAL) started the game and allowed three runs (two earned) over five innings of work.  Final line: 5 IP, 90-62 NP-S, 23 BF, 6 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO, 1 HR. [Sponichi, Nikkan SportsNikkan Sports]

Round Rock 4 - Iowa 2 (AAA)
Yoshinori Tateyama (RRE) entered the game in the bottom of the 8th with one out and no one on.  He gave up a lead-off single then retired the next two batters to end the inning.  He was replaced in the bottom of the 9th with a runner on second (double) and two out.  Final line: 1.1 IP, 22-18 NP-S, 6 BF, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO, 0 HR. [Sponichi]

Rochester 12 - Charlotte 1 (AAA)
Tsuyoshi Nishioka (ROC) started at second and batted seventh.  He went 1-for-5: fly out to center, fly out to right, bunt single (run scored), ground out to first, strikeout swinging. [Sponichi]

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Koji Uehara (TEX) started playing catch on Friday (distance of about twenty meters).  Source: Nikkan Sports 6/23/2012