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9/19/2012: Norichika Aoki, Yoshinori Tateyama, Junichi Tazawa

by on Sep.19, 2012 @ 2:41 pm, under MLB

Games from September 18:

Boston Red Sox 7 - Tampa Bay Rays 5
Junichi Tazawa (BOS) entered the game in the bottom of the 7th -- bases loaded, two out, Boston up 7-3 -- and gave up an two-run single to Ben Zobrist before getting Evan Longoria to ground out to short for the final out of the inning.  Final line: 0.1 IP, 11-6 NP-S, 2 BF, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR. [Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports, Sponichi]

LA Angels 11 - Texas Rangers 3
Yoshinori Tateyama (TEX) entered the game in the bottom of the 5th, with the Rangers down 9-3, and gave up a run (earned) over an inning of work.  Final line: 1 IP, 23-12 NP-S, 5 BF, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO, 0 HR. [Nikkan Sports, Sponichi, Daily Sports]

Milwaukee Brewers 6 - Pittsburgh Pirates 0
Norichika Aoki (MIL) started in right and batted first.  He went 2-for-3: HBP (stole second), RBI single to left, single to right, ground out to the pitcher, sac fly to left.  Aoki extended his hitting streak to eight games. [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports, SponichiSponichi]

Baltimore Orioles 4 - Seattle Mariners 2 (18 innings) [Sponichi]
Wei-Ying Chen (BAL) started the game and gave up two runs (both earned) over 5.1 innings of work.  He was not involved in the decision.  Final line: 5.1 IP, 103-72 NP-S, 24 BF, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR.

Munenori Kawasaki (SEA) entered the game as a defensive replacement at short in the top of the 10th inning and was later replaced by a pinch-hitter in the bottom of the 11th. [Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports]


Hiroki Kuroda's (NYY) next start will be pushed back a day to September 23 because of Tuesday's rain-out.  Source: Sponichi 9/19/2012


Hisashi Iwakuma (SEA) threw thirty-three pitches in the bullpen on Tuesday in preparation for his next start on Friday.  Source: Nikkan Sports 9/19/2012


Yu Darish (TEX) threw thirty-five pitches in the bullpen on Tuesday in preparation for his next start  on Thursday.  Darvish has a shot at becoming for the first Japanese pitcher to win more than fifteen games in their first year in the Majors.  Source: Nikkan Sports 9/19/2012