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[8/17/2013] Norichika Aoki, Hiroyuki Nakajima, Ichiro Suzuki, Hisashi Iwakuma

by on Aug.17, 2013 @ 4:50 pm, under MLB

From August 16:

Hitters

Player Tm Last Gm Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG Other
Norichika Aoki MIL 8/16 CIN 6
MIL 7
RF 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 .276 Batted lead-off. G6, G6, Ks, L8, Fo2.
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 8/15 DNP                   Placed on paternity leave list. Wife gave birth to the couple's first child, a boy, in Toronto.
Hiroyuki Nakajima OAK 8/15 DNP                   From a Susan Slusser tweet on Friday: "#Athletics outright Hiro Nakajima to @RiverCats, which means he is off the 40-man roster. Could be prelude to adding someone to 40-man?" She also tweeted, "...they appear to need a roster spot"
Hirotoshi Onaka TEX 8/16 AZLARI 0
AZLTEX 4
RF 3 2 1 0 1 0   .231 Batted ninth. 1B7 (R), F7, G4 (force; SB[1]; R), BB.
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 8/16 NYY 10
BOS 3
RF 5 1 1 1 0 1 4 .274 Batted seventh. F8, G4, Kl, G4 (force), 1B1 (RBI, R). Five away from 4,000 NPB + MLB hits.
Gosuke Katoh NYY 8/15 DNP                    
Kensuke Tanaka SF 8/16 REN 2
FRE 5
LF 1 0 0 1 2 0   .324 Batted seventh. BB, F7, BB, SF9 (RBI). Replaced on defense in the top of the 8th.

Pitchers

Player Tm Last Gm Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA Other
Yu Darvish TEX 8/12 DNP                     Next start: August 18 vs Mariners.
Kyuji Fujikawa CHC 5/26 DNP                      
Hisashi Iwakuma SEA 8/16 SEA 3
TEX 1
94-57 26 7.0 4 1 1 3 8 0 2.95 Left the game in the bottom of the 8th with Seattle up 2-1. (W, 11-6).
Hiroki Kuroda NYY 8/12 DNP                     Next start: August 17 vs Red Sox.
Daisuke Matsuzaka CLE 8/14 DNP                      
Toru Murata CLE 8/10 DNP                     Next start: August 17 vs Reading.
Hideki Okajima OAK 8/15 DNP                      
Hisanori Takahashi COL 8/16 CSP 8
TAC 9
41-26 12 3.0 2 0 0 2 4 0 3.91 Entered the game in the bottom of the 10th with the score tied at six. Left the game in the bottom of the 13th with the score still tied at six. (IBB 1).
Yoshinori Tateyama NYY 8/15 DNP                      
Junichi Tazawa BOS 8/15 DNP                      
Koji Uehara BOS 8/13 DNP                      
Tsuyoshi Wada BAL 8/12 DNP                     Next start: August 18 vs Columbus.

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Seven MLB teams, including the Yankees, Red Sox, Dodgers, Giants, and Padres, were at Friday night's Rakuten-Seibu game at Seibu Dome.

Source: Sponichi 8/17/2013

According to Sanspo, eight teams were at the game: Yankees, Red Sox, Angels, Dodgers, Padres, Nationals, Giants, and Braves.

Source: Sanspo 8/17/2013

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Hideki Matsui will reportedly replace Alex Rodriquez's character in the upcoming animated children's film, Henry & Me.

Source: CBS New York 8/14/2013

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Former Yomiuri Giant Hiroki Sanada set a new CPBL record with the Brother Elephants by notching his twenty-seventh hold of the year during a game on the 15th.

Source: Nikkan Sports 8/17/2013

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