From June 19:
|Norichika Aoki||MIL||DNP||Place on paternity list for birth of second child. [Mike Vassllo Tweet 6/20/2013]|
|Munenori Kawasaki||TOR||COL 2 @ TOR 5||SS||3||1||1||0||0||1||2||.221||Batted ninth. F7, Kl, 3B9 (R). Committed a throwing error (5) in the top of the 5th.|
|Hirotoshi Onaka||TEX||SPO 3 @ VAN 8||LF||4||0||0||0||0||0||.125||Batted second. F9, F7, G4, E3.|
|Ichiro Suzuki||NYY||G1: LAD 4 @ NYY 6||RF||4||2||3||3||0||0||0||.274||Batted sixth. 1B4 (R), Fo5, HR9 (3), 1B7 (two RBI). Made a nice leaping catch at the warning track in the 8th.|
|G2: LAD 6 @ NYY 0||LF||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||.270||Batted sixth. G5, G1 (bunt), Fo5.|
|Kensuke Tanaka||SF||FRE 5 @ REN 11||PH||1||0||1||0||0||0||.322||Entered the game as a pinch-hitter for Fabio Castillo in the top of the 6th. 1B9.|
|Yu Darvish||TEX||DNP||Next start: June 23 vs Cardinals.|
|Hisashi Iwakuma||SEA||DNP||Next start: June 21 vs Athletics.|
|Hiroki Kuroda||NYY||G1: LAD 4 @ NYY 6||107-69||27||6.2||8||2||2||1||2||0||2.78||Left the game in the top of the 7th with runners on first and second, two out, and the Yankees up 6-2. (W, 7-5). ... Has now recorded victories against all NL teams. Still needs wins against Twins and Tigers in the AL. [Nikkan Sports 6/20/2013]|
|Daisuke Matsuzaka||CLE||DNP||Next start: June 22 vs Lehigh Valley.|
|Hideki Okajima||OAK||SRC 7 @ SLC 11||26-16||7||1.0||5||4||4||0||0||1||3.79||Entered the game in the bottom of the 6th with Sacramento up 4-3. Left the game in the bottom of the 7th with a runner on first, no out, and the game tied at six.. (BS, 1) (L, 0-2).|
|Hisanori Takahashi||CHC||G2: NAS 0 @ IOW 1||12-8||3||1.0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.98||Entered the game in the top of the 6th with no score. (W, 1-0).|
|Yoshinori Tateyama||TEX||MRB 9 @ RRE 4||50-33||12||3.0||1||0||0||2||5||0||4.24||Entered the game in the top of the 2nd with a runner on second, no out, and Round Rock down 9-1.|
|Tsuyoshi Wada||BAL||DNP||Next start: June 22 vs Scranton/WB.|
Former Yomiuri Giant Keisuke Saito has reportedly decided to sign with the Kitchener Panthers (Intercount Baseball League in Canada).
Saito was the Giants' third round draft pick in 2008. He was released in October 2012 without ever making it to the active roster.
Source: Sanspo 6/20/2013
Gosuke Katoh tweeted that he signed with the New York Yankees. From YES Network:
According to Baseball America, Katoh, the Yankees' second round selection who is the highest-chosen Japanese-born player ever, has agreed to his exact slot bonus of $845,700, meaning the Yankees still have saved nearly $276K of their allotted pool for their first through tenth-round selections.
Source: YES Network 6/19/2013
Manny Ramirez is parting ways with the EDA Rhinos because he apparently misses his family in the New York. From an AP report:
Slugger Manny Ramirez is leaving Taiwanese team The Rhinos after just 49 games because the club says he misses his family in New York.
The Rhinos said it tried to keep the 12-time All-Star in Taiwan, including raising his monthly pay to almost $60,000 from $25,000.