From May 20:
|Norichika Aoki||MIL||LAD 3 @ MIL 1||RF||4||0||0||1||0||0||1||.325||Batted lead-off. Fo5, G4 (RBI), F9, E6.|
|Munenori Kawasaki||TOR||TBA 5 @ TOR 7||SS||3||1||1||1||1||1||2||.233||Batted ninth. K (foul tip), G1, BB (R), 3B9 (RBI).|
|Hiroyuki Nakajima||OAK||NOZ 2 @ SRC 3||2B||2||0||1||2||1||0||.250||Batted second. BB, F4, 1B9 (RBI), SF8 (DP, RBI).|
|Ichiro Suzuki||NYY||NYY 6 @ BAL 4||RF||4||1||1||0||0||1||1||.241||Batted seventh. F7, F6, Ks, 2B9 (R).|
|Kensuke Tanaka||SF||ORH 3 @ FRE 10||2B||4||0||0||1||0||0||.322||Batted lead-off. F7, F5, SF7 (RBI), F7, F9.|
|Yu Darvish||TEX||DNP||Next start: May 21 vs Athletics|
|Hisashi Iwakuma||SEA||SEA 8 @ CLE 10||101-64||27||6.0||7||5||5||3||6||2||2.37||Left with the game tied at five. Committed a throwing error in the bottom of the 2nd.|
|Hiroki Kuroda||NYY||DNP||Next start: May 22 vs Orioles|
|Daisuke Matsuzaka||CLE||DNP||AP update from CBSSports.com: The Indians expect right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka to be pitch again in the minor leagues within the next month after an oblique injury sidelined him. ... Indians vice president Ross Atkins said Sunday that the Japanese right-hander is progressing, and he believes Matsuzaka will be pitching again "in weeks, not months." [CBSSports 5/19/2013]|
|Yoshinori Tateyama||TEX||REN 0 @ RRE 4||3-3||1||0.1||0||0||0||0||1||0||5.68||Entered the game in the top of the 9th with the bases loaded and two out. Struck out the one batter he faced to end the game. (S, 1).|
Italian bed maker Magniflex's sales rep in Japan, Flagsport, signed an official partnership agreement with MLB. Under the terms of the deal, Magniflex will be able to use the MLB logo and images of Norichika Aoki (in his Milwaukee uniform) in their PR materials.
The Boston Red Sox will begin offering stadium tours in Japanese. Tours will be held for groups. Advance notice is required.
Source: Sanspo 5/21/2013