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8/19/2012: Ichiro Suzuki, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Yu Darvish

by on Aug.19, 2012 @ 5:30 pm, under MLB

Games from August 18:

Boston Red Sox 4 - New York Yankees 1
Ichiro Suzuki (NYY) started in left and batted ninth.  He went 1-for-3: ground out to third, single to center (stole second), ground out to first. [Nikkan Sports, Daily SportsDaily Sports, Sponichi]

Philadelphia Phillies 4 - Milwaukee Brewers 3
Norichika Aoki (MIL) started in right and batted first.  He went 0-for-3: pop out to short, fly out to center, walk (stole second; picked off/caught stealing third), fly out to left. [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports, Sponichi]

Scranton/WB 10 - Rochester 3 (AAA) [Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports, Sponichi]
Kosuke Fukudome (SWB) started in right and batted eighth.  He went 2-for-3: single to right (run scored), RBI single to center, walk, fly out to right, walk.

Tsuyoshi Nishioka (ROC) started at second and batted first.  He went 1-for-5: fly out to center, strikeout looking, two-run home run to left, strikeout swinging, GIDP.

Oklahoma City 5 - Round Rock 4 (AAA)
Yoshinori Tateyama (RRE) entered the game in the top of the 8th and allowed two inherited runners to score before getting out of the inning.  He also retired the side in order in the top of the 9th.  Final line: 1.1 IP, 14-11 NP-S, 5 BF, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR. [Nikkan Sports, Sponichi]

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Daisuke Matsuzaka (BOS) threw fifty-two pitches in the bullpen on Saturday.  Source: Nikkan Sports 8/19/2012

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Yu Darvish's (TEX) next start will come against the Minnesota Twins on August 23.  Source: Nikkan Sports 8/19/2012