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8/10/2012: Ichiro Suzuki, Wei-Ying Chen, Hiroki Kuroda

by on Aug.10, 2012 @ 2:43 pm, under MLB

Games from August 9:

New York Yankees 4 - Detroit Tigers 3 [Daily Sports]
Ichiro Suzuki (NYY) started in right and batted eighth.  He went 1-for-3: RBI single to left, walk, ground out to first, ground out to short. [Nikkan SportsNikkan SportsNikkan Sports, Spnichi]

Hiroki Kuroda (NYY) started the game and gave up three runs over 6.1 innings of work.  Kuroda was not involved in the final decision -- he left with New York down 3-2.  Source: 6.1 IP, 102-65 NP-S, 27 BF, 10 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 5 SO, 1 HR. [Nikkan SportsNikkan Sports, Sponichi]

Cleveland Indians 5 - Boston Red Sox 3
Junichi Tazawa (BOS) entered the game in the bottom of the 7th, with the Boston down 4-3, and did not allow a run over his first inning of work.  In the bottom of the 8th, he surrendered two consecutive singles before getting the hook.  Final line: 1 IP, 23-14 NP-S, 7 BF, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR. [Daily Sports, Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, Sponichi]

Kansas City Royals 8 - Baltimore Orioles 2
Wei-Ying Chen (BAL) started the game and gave up seven runs (all earned) over 4.2 innings of work.  He took the loss and is 10-7.  Final line: 4.1 IP, 86-57 NP-S, 24 BF, 9 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO, 2 HR.

Rochester 5 - Scranton/WB 2 (AAA)
Kosuke Fukudome (SWB) started at first and batted sixth.  He went 1-for-4: single to left, fly out to left, ground out to second, strikeout swinging. [Sponichi, Nikkan Sports]

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Daisuke Matsuzaka (BOS) threw forty-one pitches in the bullpen on Wednesday and will likely be allowed to throw about ninety pitches during his next rehab start on August 10.  Source: Sponichi 8/10/2012