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9/30/2012: Ichiro Suzuki, Norichika Aoki, Junichi Tazawa

by on Sep.30, 2012 @ 4:35 pm, under MLB

Games from September 29:

Toronto Blue Jays 3 - New York Yankees 2
Ichiro Suzuki (NYY) started in left and batted third.  He went 3-for-5: single to right (run scored), pop out to third in foul territory, ground out to second (reaches on force), single to left (picked off and caught stealing second), infield single.  Ichiro moved from left to right in the bottom of the 5th. [Nikkan Sports, Daily SportsDaily Sports, Sponichi]

Baltimore Orioles 4 - Boston Red Sox 3
Junichi Tazawa (BOS) entered the game in the bottom of the 8th, with Boston down 4-3, and retired the side in order.  Final line: 1 IP, 11-8 NP-S, 3 BF, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 0 HR. [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports, Sponichi]

Milwaukee Brewers 9 - Houston Astros 5
Norichika Aoki (MIL) started in right and batted first.  He went 3-for-5: ground out to second, two-run single to center, double (37) to left (run scored), fly out to center, single to right (run scored).  Aoki was removed from defense in the top of the 9th. [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports, Sponichi]


Hiroki Kuroda's (NYY) victory on Friday was the 600th by a Japanese pitcher in the Majors.  Source: Sanspo 9/30/2012


Because of the rain out on Saturday, Yu Darvish (TEX) will start the first game of a doubleheader against the LA Angels on Sunday.  Source: Nikkan Sports 9/30/2012