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9/26/2012: Yu Darvish, Ichiro Suzuki, Koji Uehara

by on Sep.26, 2012 @ 4:20 pm, under MLB

Games from September 25:

Minnesota Twins 5 - New York Yankees 4
Ichiro Suzuki (NYY) started in right and batted second.  He went 1-for-4: pop out to third in foul territory, single to center (caught trying to steal second), ground out to short, ground out to short.  Ichiro extended his hitting streak to nine games. [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, Sponichi, Daily SportsDaily Sports]

Oakland A's 3 - Texas Rangers 2
Koji Uehara (TEX) entered the game in the top of the 7th, with the game tied at two, and retired the side in order.  Final line: 1 IP, 13-9 NP-S, 3 BF, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR. [Nikkan Sports, Sponichi, Daily Sports]

Cincinnati Reds 4 - Milwaukee Brewers 2
Norichika Aoki (MIL) started in right and batted first.  He went 0-for-4: line out to left, strikeout swinging, bunt ground out to the pitcher, fly out to right. [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, Sponichi, Daily Sports]

LA Angels 5 - Seattle Mariners
Munenori Kawasaki (SEA) entered the game as a defensive replacement at short in the bottom of the 8th. [Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports]

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Hisashi Iwakuma (SEA) threw twenty-eight pitches in the bullpen on Tuesday in preparation for his next start on Thursday.  Source: Sponichi 9/26/2012

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Yu Darvish (TEX) was scratched from his start on Tuesday because of neck stiffness.  From MLB.com's Fantasy Player News & Updates:

Darvish woke up on Tuesday with stiffness in the neck. He underwent treatment, tried to get loose and was not able to do so. The Rangers decided to scratch him as a precautionary measure and start Feldman instead. The Rangers are uncertain when Darvish will start again, but it's unlikely that he'll get to start more than once before the end of the regular season. Darvish is 16-9 with a 3.90 ERA in 29 starts and 184 2/3 innings.

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