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10/1/2012: Ichiro Suzuki, Yu Darvish, Koji Uehara

by on Oct.01, 2012 @ 5:52 pm, under MLB

Games from September 30:

New York Yankees 9 - Toronto Blue Jays 6
Ichiro Suzuki (NYY) started in right and batted second.  He went 1-for-4: single to left, ground out to second, line out to short, sac fly to center, fly out to center.  Ichiro also made a nice running grab into the corner in right. [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, SponichiSponichi, Daily SportsDaily SportsDaily Sports]

Chicago Cubs 7 - Arizona Diamondbacks 2
Takashi Saito (ARI) entered the game in the top of the 9th, with Arizona down 6-2, and gave up a run (solo homer to David DeJesus) over an inning of work.  Final line: 1 IP, 20-12 NP-S, 4 BF, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 1 HR. [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, Daily Sports]

Houston Astros 7 - Milwaukee Brewers 0
Norichika Aoki (MIL) started in right and batted first.  He went 0-for-4: ground out to short, reach on fielding E3, fly out to right, ground out to the pitcher. [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, Sponichi, Daily Sports]

LA Angels 5 - Texas Rangers 4 Game 1 doubleheader
Yu Darvish (TEX) started the game and gave up three runs (all earned) over 6.2 innings of work.  He was not involved in the decision.  Final line: 6.2 IP, 117-77 NP-S, 29 BF, 9 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 7 SO, 1 HR. [Nikkan Sports, SponichiSponichi]

Texas Rangers 8 - LA Angels Game 2 doubleheader
Koji Uehara (TEX) entered the game in the top of the 8th, with the Rangers up 8-7, and struck out the side in order.  Final line: 1 IP, 23-15 NP-S, 3 BF, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO, 0 HR. [Nikkan Sports, Nikkan Sports, Sponichi]


Hiroki Kuroda (NYY) did not toss a bullpen session on Friday and instead did some long distance throwing -- about fifty throws at a distance of about sixty meters.  Source: Nikkan Sports 10/1/2012


Daisuke Matsuzaka (BOS) threw about forty-four pitches in the bullpen on Sunday in preparation for his next start on Wednesday.  Source: Nikkan Sports 10/1/2012