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7/8/2012: Norichika Aoki, Ichiro Suzuki, Ryota Igarashi

by on Jul.08, 2012 @ 3:51 pm, under MLB

Games from July 7:

Seattle Mariners 7 - Oakland A's 1
Ichiro Suzuki (SEA) started in right and batted second.  He went 2-for-5: strikeout (foul tip), fly out to right, single to center (stole second; run scored), infield single, ground out to first.  Ichiro snapped an 0-for-23 slump with his single in the 5th inning. [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports, Daily Sports, SponichiSponichi]

Houston Astros 6 - Milwaukee Brewers 3
Norichika Aoki (MIL) started in right and batted second.  He went 1-for-5: ground out to short, infield single, strikeout swinging, pop out to first in foul territory, line out to left.  Aoki moved over to center in the bottom of the 8th and recorded an assist (he threw out a runner at second).  He also extended his hitting streak to fourteen games. [Daily Sports, Nikkan SportsNikkan Sports, Sponichi]

Buffalo 7 - Scranton/WB 6 (AAA)
Ryota Igarashi (SWB) entered the game in the top of the 9th and retired the side in order.  Final line: 1 IP, 13-9 NP-S, 3 BF, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR. [Nikkan Sports, Sponichi]

Rochester 4 - Lehigh Valley 0 (AAA)
Tsuyoshi Nishioka (ROC) started at second and batted first.  He went 1-for-4: strikeout swinging, single to right, strikeout looking, strikeout swinging. [Sponichi, Nikkan Sports]