Welcome to Yakyubaka.com

[6/12/2013] Munenori Kawasaki, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Norichika Aoki

by on Jun.12, 2013 @ 4:47 pm, under MLB

From June 11:

Hitters

Player Tm Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG Other
Norichika Aoki MIL MIL 4 @ MIL 5 RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .300 Batted lead-off. Kl, G1 (force), L3, G3. Hitting streak ended at eleven games.
Munenori Kawasaki TOR TOR 7 @ CWS 5 SS 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 .215 Batted ninth. G5, G1, G1, G3, 2B7. Turned an unassisted double play to end the 5th. ... Is using a book entitled Berabera Book 2 to study English. [Sponichi 6/12/2013]
Hiroyuki Nakajima OAK SRC 1 @ REN 4 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1   .291 Batted second. 1B8, F9, G6, Ks.
Hirotoshi Onaka TEX DNP                    
Ichiro Suzuki NYY NYY 4 @ OAK 6 LF/RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .254 Batted seventh. F7, G4 (force), L5, G4. Move from left to right in the bottom of the 8th.
Kensuke Tanaka SF TUC 7 @ FRE 2 2B 4 0 1 1 0 1   .316 Batted eighth. 3B9 (RBI), G3, Ks, F6.

Pitchers

Player Tm Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA Other
Yu Darvish TEX DNP                     Next start: June 13 vs Blue Jays. ... It was Darvish Bobblehead Day at Rangers Ballpark on Tuesday. [FoxSportsSW 6/11/2013]
Kyuji Fujikawa CHC DNP                     Had TJ surgery on Tuesday. [NBC Sports 6/11/2013]
Hisashi Iwakuma SEA DNP                     Next start: June 16 vs Athletics.
Hiroki Kuroda NYY DNP                     Next start: June 13 vs Athletics.
Daisuke Matsuzaka CLE COL 2 @ GWI 9 41-26 10 2.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.47 Left the game in the bottom of the 3rd with none on, two out, and no score.
Toru Murata CLE DNP                      
Hideki Okajima OAK DNP                      
Hisanori Takahashi CHC IOW 5 @ ORH 8 9-7 3 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.49 Entered the game in the bottom of the 8th with Iowa down 8-5.
Yoshinori Tateyama TEX ALB 6 @ RRE 0 12-8 4 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.97 Entered the game in the top of the 8th with Round Rock down 6-0.
Junichi Tazawa BOS DNP                      
Koji Uehara BOS DNP                      
Tsuyoshi Wada BAL NOR 5 @ IND 10 49-33 12 1.1 6 8 7 2 2 1 8.14 Left the game in the bottom of the 2nd with a runner on second, one out, and Norfolk down 7-0.

===

Travel agency JTB is offering a five day, three night tour package to New York that includes tickets to Hideki Matsui's retirement ceremony at Yankee Stadium on July 28.

Source: tour package page

Matsui will be appearing as a special guest on a TBS sports program called TV Mirai-isan Sports Yume SP. The episode will air on June 19 at 7:00pm.

Source: official announcment