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9/29/2012: Hiroki Kuroda, Ichiro Suzuki, Koji Uehara

by on Sep.29, 2012 @ 6:06 pm, under MLB

Games from September 28:

New York Yankees 11 - Toronto Blue Jays 4 [Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports, Sponichi]
Ichiro Suzuki (NYY) started in right and batted second.  He went 2-for-5: ground out to second, ground out to third, ground out to second, RBI single to left, double (27) to left (stole third; run scored).  Ichiro was replaced on defense in the bottom of the 9th. [Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports, Sponichi]

Hiroki Kuroda (NYY) started the game and gave up two runs (both earned) over 5.1 innings of work.  He got the win and is 15-11.  Final line: 5.1 IP, 98-61 NP-S, 26 BF, 10 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO, 1 HR, 1 WP. [Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports, Sponichi]

LA Angels 7 - Texas Rangers 4
Koji Uehara (TEX) entered the game in the top of the 9th, with the Rangers down 7-4, and retired the side in order.  Final line: 1 IP, 11-9 NP-S, 3 BF, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 0 HR. [Nikkan SportsNikkan Sports, Daily Sports]

Houston Astros 7 - Milwaukee Brewers 6
Norichika Aoki (MIL) started in right and batted first.  He went 0-for-4: fly out to center, ground out to short, pop out to second, walk, GIDP. [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports, Sponichi]

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Yu Darvish (TEX) looked good during a bullpen session on Friday and was given the green light for his next start on September 30 vs the LA Angels.  Source: Nikkan Sports 9/29/2012

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Six MLB teams, including the Red Sox, Nationals, and Rangers, are said to be interested in thirty-five-year-old Shinobu Fukuhara (Hanshin).  Source: Sponichi 9/29/2012

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