From April 29:
|Norichika Aoki||MIL||PIT 4 @ MIL 10||RF||4||2||1||1||1||1||1||.253||Batted lead-off. BB (R), G5, HR8/9 (RBI, R), G4, Ks.|
|Hiroyuki Nakajima||OAK||DL||Played in an extedned spring training game on Monday. Went 1-for-3: F9, 1B8, F9. He was replaced on defense in the 6th. [Nikkan Sports 4/30/2013] ... Could play in Triple-A Sacramento game on May 3. [Sponichi 4/30/2013]|
|Ichiro Suzuki||NYY||DNP||Got the day off on Monday. [Nikkan Sports 4/30/2013]|
|Kensuke Tanaka||SF||SRC 7 @ FRE 8||PH||1||1||1||1||0||0||.398||Entered the game as a pinch-hitter for Juan Ciriaco in the bottom of the 11th. Drove in the game-tying run and crossed the plate as the game-winning run.|
|Yu Darvish||TEX||DNP||Next start: April 30 vs White Sox.|
|Kyuji Fujikawa||CHC||DL||Currently slated to pitch at Triple-A Iowa on May 5. Threw thirty-two pitches in the bullpen. Mixed in some off-speed pitches. Will toss one more session before pitching in a game.[Nikkan Spprts 4/30/2013]|
|Hisashi Iwakuma||SEA||DNP||Next start: May 5 vs Toronto|
|Hiroki Kuroda||NYY||DNP||Next start: April 30 vs Houston.|
|Daisuke Matsuzaka||CLE||DNP||Left start on Sunday with discomfort in his left side. Will focus some time on getting treatment. Team will monitor him over the next few days before deciding what to do next. [Nikkan Sports 4/30/2013]|
|Toru Murata||CLE||COL 1 @ PAW 5||95-63||27||6.0||8||4||4||1||4||3||6.00||Left the game with Columbus down 4-1. (L, 0-1).|
|Hideki Okajima||OAK||SRC 7 @ FRE 8||22-13||8||2.0||2||0||0||1||1||0||2.63||Entered the game in the bottom of the 9th with the game tied at six. (IBB 1).|
|Tsuyoshi Wada||BAL||DL||Tossed five innings in an extended spring training game on Monday. [Nikkan Sports 4/30/2013]|
Former Hankyu pitcher Brad "The Animal" Lesley passed away this weekend at the age of fifty-four.
Lesley pitched in sixty games and went 7-5 with twenty-four saves and 3.00 ERA over two seasons (1986, 1987) in Japan.
Source: TMZ 4/29/2013