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9/27/2012: Ichiro Suzuki, Norichika Aoki, Yoshinori Tateyama

by on Sep.27, 2012 @ 4:50 pm, under MLB

Games from September 26:

New York Yankees 8 - Minnesota Twins 2
Ichiro Suzuki (NYY) started in right and batted first.  He went 2-for-5: strikeout swinging, single to center (run scored), ground out to short, fly out to center, infield single, ground out to short.  Ichiro was removed from the game on defense in the bottom of the 9th.  He extended his hitting streak to ten games. [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, Daily SportsDaily Sports, Sponichi]

San Francisco Giants 6 - Arizona Diamondbacks 0
Takashi Saito (ARI) entered the game in the bottom of the 8th -- with runners on first and third, one out, and the Diamondbacks down 5-0 -- and allowed one of the inherited runners to score on a wild pitch before recording the final two outs of the inning.  Final line: 0.2 IP, 15-7 NP-S, 3 BF, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR, 1 WP. [Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports, Sponichi]

Oakland A's 9 - Texas Rangers 3
Yoshinori Tateyama (TEX) entered the game in the top of the 4th -- runners on first and third, two out, Rangers down 8-3, and retired all seven batters he faced in a row.  Final line: 2.1 IP, 32-21 NP-S, 7 BF, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 SO, 0 HR. [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports, Sponichi]

Milwaukee Brewers 8 - Cincinnati Reds 1
Norichika Aoki (MIL) started in right and batted first.  He went 3-for-4: ground out to third, solo homer (10) to right, walk, double (35) to right (run scored), RBI double (36) to right. [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports, SponichiSponichi]

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Yu Darvish's (TEX) next start could come on September 30 against the LA Angels, providing no additional problems with his neck.  Source: Nikkan Sports 9/27/2012

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The Cleveland Indians are looking into Hanshin Tigers Shinobu Fukuhara -- he earned his international FA option in 2010.  Source: Sanspo 9/27/2012

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