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8/13/2012: Yu Darvish, Ryota Igarashi, Norichika Aoki

by on Aug.13, 2012 @ 12:19 pm, under MLB

Games from August 12:

Toronto Blue Jays 10 - New York Yankees 7 [Daily Sports]
Ichiro Suzuki (NYY) entered the game as a pinch-hitter for Jayson Nix in the top of the 9th and lines out to second. [Nikkan Sports, SponichiSponichi]

Ryota Igarashi (NYY) entered the game in the bottom of the 5th, with the Yankees down 7-1, and gave up three runs over two innings of work (all three runs came off a two-out, three-run double in his first inning of work).  Final line: 2 IP, 35-24 NP-S, 10 BF, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR. [Nikkan Sports, Sponichi]

Arizona Diamondbacks 7 - Washington Nationals 4
Takashi Saito (ARI) entered the game in the top of the 9th, with Arizona up 7-2, and gave up doubles to the first two batters he faced.  He retired the next batter on an RBI ground out to third and then allowed another run on an RBI single to left.  He got the hook after that.  Final line: 0.1 IP, 14-12 NP-S, 4 BF, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 BB. [Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports]

Seattle Mariners 4 - LA Angels 1
Hisanori Takahashi (LAA) entered the game in the top of the 8th, with the Angels down 3-1, and struck out the side.  Final line: 1 IP, 17-11 NP-S, 3 BF, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO, 0 HR.  [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports]

Boston Red Sox 14 - Cleveland Indians 1
Junichi Tazawa (BOS) entered the game in the bottom of the 7th, with the Red Sox up 14-1, and tossed a shutout inning in relief.  Final line: 1 IP, 20-13 NP-S, 5 BF, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR. [Nikkan SportsNikkan Sports, Daily Sports]

Milwaukee Brewers 5 - Houston Astros 3
Norichika Aoki (MIL) started the game in right and batted first.  He went 2-for-5: single to center (caught stealing second), ground out to first, reaches on fielding E6 (stole second; run scored), infield single (stole second), ground out to the pitcher.  Aoki extended his hitting streak to thirteen games. [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports, Sponichi]

Texas Rangers 8 - Detroit Tigers 3
Yu Darvish (TEX) started the game and gave up three runs (all earned) over 6.2 innings of work.  He got the win and 12-8 on the year.  Final line: 6.2 IP, 120-68 NP-S, 30 BF, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 5 BB, 8 SO, 0 HR. [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan SportsNikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports, SponichiSponichi]

Syracuse 3 - Scranton/WB 1 (AAA) First game of doubleheader
Kosuke Fukudome (SWB) started at first and batted eighth.  He went 0-for-2: ground out to short, GIDP. [Nikkan Sports]

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Ryota Igarashi (NYY) was called up on Sunday, but it may just be temporary.  From the LoHud's Chad Jennings:

Lowe will pitch out of the bullpen for the Yankees, which makes David Phelps the almost certain starter on Monday. The Yankees are expected to temporarily call-up Ryota Igarashi to provide a bullpen arm for tomorrow's game.