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7/7/2012: Norichika Aoki, Yoshinori Tateyama, Hiroki Kuroda

by on Jul.07, 2012 @ 3:25 pm, under MLB

Games from July 6:

Oakland A's 4 - Seattle Mariners 1 [Sponichi]
Ichiro Suzuki (SEA) started in right and batted first.  He went 0-for-5: fly out to center, strikeout swinging, fly out to right, fly out to left, ground out to first.  Ichiro does not have a hit over his last twenty-three trips to the plate.  [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports]

Munenori Kawasaki (SEA) entered the game as a defensive replacement at short in the bottom of the 10. [Sponichi, Nikkan Sports]

New York Yankees 10 - Boston Red Sox 8
Hiroki Kuroda (NYY) started the game and gave up seven runs (six earned) over 5.2 innings of work.  He was not involved in the final decision.  Final line: 5.2 IP, 112-70 NP-S, 29 BF, 10 H, 7 R, 6 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO, 1 HR, 2 WP, 1 HBP. [Daily Sports, Nikkan SportsNikkan SportsNikkan Sports, Sponichi]

Minnesota Twins 5 - Texas Rangers 1
Yoshinori Tateyama (TEX) entered the game in the top of the 8th, with the Rangers down 5-1, and retired the side in order.  FInal line: 1 IP, 15-9 NP-S, 3 BF, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR. [Daily Sports, Nikkan Sports, Sponichi]

Milwaukee Brewers 7 - Houston Astros 1
Norichika Aoki (MIL) started in right and batted second.  He went 2-for-4: solo homer (5) to right, fly out to right, ground out to first, RBI single to center (stolen second; run scored), walk.  He has not hit safely in thirteen straight. [Daily Sports, Nikkan SportsNikkan Sports, Sponichi]

Rochester 3 - Pawtucket 1 (AAA)
Tsuyoshi Nishioka (ROC) started at second and batted first.  He went 1-for-4: strikeout swinging, ground out to first, fly out to center, single to left. [Sponichi]

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Takashi Saito (ARI) threw about forty pitches in the bullpen on Friday.  Source: Nikkan Sports 7/7/2012

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Koji Uehara (TEX) threw thirty-seven pitches in the bullpen on Friday.  Source: Nikkan Sports 7/7/2012