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7/15/2012: Yu Darvish, Yoshinori Tateyama, Kosuke Fukudome

by on Jul.15, 2012 @ 3:15 pm, under MLB

Games from July 14:

Seattle Mariners 7 - Texas Rangers 0 [Daily Sports]
Ichiro Suzuki (SEA) started in right and batted second.  He went 1-for-5: single to right (run scored), ground out to second, line out to left, strikeout, ground out to third. [Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports, Sponichi]

Yu Darvish (TEX) started the game and gave up seven runs (all earned) on eight hits over 6.1 innings of work.  Darvish took the loss and is 10-6.  Final line: 6.1 IP, 106-65 NP-S, 33 BF, 8 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 4 BB, 4 SO, 1 HR, 1 WP, 1 HBP. [Nikkan SportsNikkan SportsNikkan Sports, Daily Sports, Sponichi]

Tampa Bay Rays 5 - Boston Red Sox 3
Hideki Matsui (TBR) entered the game as a pinch-hitter for Jose Molina in the bottom of the 7th and was intentionally walked to load the bases.  One batter later, after a bases loaded walk, Matsui was replaced by pinch-runner Will Rhymes. [Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports, Sponichi]

New York Yankees 5 - LA Angels 3
Hisanori Takahashi (LAA) entered the game in the bottom of the 7th, with the Angels down 5-3, and retired the side in order.  Final line: 1 IP, 6-5 NP-S, 3 BF, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR. [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports, Sponichi]

Pittsburgh Pirates 6 - Milwaukee Brewers
Norichika Aoki (MIL) started in center and batted first.  He went 1-for-4: ground out to first, single to right (run scored), fly out to left, walk, pop out to second. [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports, Sponichi]

Baltimore Orioles 8 - Detroit Tigers 6
Wei-Ying Chen (BAL) started the game and gave up one run (earned) on two hits over six innings of work.  He was not involved in the final decision.  Final line: 6 IP, 108-71 NP-S, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO, 0 HR. [Nikkan Sports, Sponichi]

Memphis 5 - Round Rock 3 (AAA)
Koji Uehara (RRE) entered the game in the top of the 7th and tossed a shutout inning in relief.  Final line: 1 IP, 24-16 NP-S, 4 BF, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR. [Sponichi, Nikkan Sports]

Scranton/WB 8 - Syracuse 1 (AAA)
Ryota Igarashi (SWB) entered the game in the top of the 9th and tossed a shutout inning in relief.  Final line: 1 IP, 20-14 NP-S, 4 BF, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR. [Nikkan Sports, Sponichi]

Rochester 4 - Toledo 3 (AAA)
Tsuyoshi Nishioka (ROC) started at second and batted seventh.  He went 1-for-3: ground out to the pitcher, walk, RBI double to left (run scored), fly out to left. [Nikkan Sports, Sponichi]

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Takashi Saito will make another rehab appearance on July 17. Source: Sponichi 7/15/2012

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Kosuke Fukudome (NYY) reported to Triple-A Scranton/WB on Saturday -- he just moved his things in.  Source: Nikkan Sports 7/15/2012

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Yoshinori Tateyama (TEX) was optioned to Triple-A Round Rock.  From a Texas Rangers' press release:

The Texas Rangers announced prior to tonight's game that the club has recalled catcher Luis Martinez (#15) from Triple-A Round Rock.  To make room on the active roster for Martinez, the team has optioned right-handed pitcher Yoshinori Tateyama to Round Rock.