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7/28/2012: Ichiro Suzuki, Norichika Aoki, Yu Darvish

by on Jul.28, 2012 @ 4:14 pm, under MLB

From games on July 27:

New York Yankees 10 - Boston Red Sox 3
Ichiro Suzuki (NYY) started in right and batted eighth.  He went 1-for-4: fly out to center, single to right (run scored), line out to left, ground out to first (force; run scored).  Ichiro made his debut at Yankee Stadium.  [Daily Sports, Daily Sports, Nikkan SportsNikkan Sports, SponichiSponichiSponichiSponichi]

Milwaukee Brewers 6 - Washington Nationals 0
Norichika Aoki (MIL) started in right and batted first. He went 2-for-4: ground out to first, bunt pop out to first, double to left (stole third; run scored), single to center. [Daily Sports, Nikkan SportsNikkan Sports]

Chicago White Sox 9 - Texas Rangers 5
Yu Darvish (TEX) started the game and allowed six runs (five earned) over 6.1 innings of work.  He got the loss and is 11-7 on the year.  Final line: 6.1 IP, 118-73 NP-S, 30 BF, 8 H, 6 R, 5 ER,3 BB, 6 SO, 1 HR. [Daily Sports, Nikkan SportsNikkan Sports, Sponichi]

Scranton/WB 6 - Charlotte 4 (AAA)
Ryota Igarashi (SWB) entered the game in the bottom of the 9th and tossed a shutout inning in relief for his fifth save of the year.  Final line: 1 IP, 15-9 NP-S, 4 BF, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR. [Nikkan Sports]

Syracuse 2 - Rochester 1 (AAA)
Tsuyoshi Nishioka (ROC) started at second and batted second.  He went 0-for-3: ground out to short, line out to second, ground out to second.  Nishioka celebrated his twenty-seventh birthday. [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports]

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According to Nikkan Sports, the Seattle Mariners are interested in both Kyuji Fujikawa and Takashi Toritani -- Japan scout Yasushi Yamamoto, Pacific Rim Coordinator Pat Kelly, and Minor League and International Administrator Director Hide Sueyoshi were spotted at Friday's Yokohama-Hanshin game.