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[9/5/2013] Norichika Aoki, Gosuke Katoh, Yu Darvish

by on Sep.05, 2013 @ 2:39 pm, under MLB

From September 4:

Hitters

Player Tm Last Gm Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG Other
Norichika Aoki MIL 9/4 PIT 3
MIL 9
RF 5 1 3 0 0 1 0 .290 Batted lead-off. Ks, 1B7 (R), 1B5, G6, 1B7. ... Has hit safely in six straight games (9-for-20).
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 9/4 TOR 3
ARI 4
PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .219 Entered the game as a pinch-hitter for Sergio Santos in the top of the 8th. Kl.
Hiroyuki Nakajima OAK 9/2 DNP                    
Hirotoshi Onaka TEX 8/31 DNP                    
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 9/4 CWS 5
NYY 6
RF 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .267 Batted seventh. Ks, E1t (R), G3, G4.
Gosuke Katoh NYY 8/29 DNP                   Was named to the 2013 Gulf Coast League All-Star Team. "Yankees 1 second baseman Gosuke Katoh topped the GCL with a .924 OPS and tied for the lead with six homers. Katoh ranked second in slugging percentage (.522) and extra-base hits (22). He also excelled in the field, leading those at his position with a .977 fielding percentage." [MiLB.com 9/4/2013]
Kensuke Tanaka SF 9/2 DNP                   Giants assistant general manager Bobby Evans told reporters the team might re-sign Tanaka because he can hit and has improved his defense. [Daily Sports 9/4/2013]

Pitchers

Player Tm Last Gm Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA Other
Yu Darvish TEX 9/4 TEX 4
OAK 11
100-52 25 5.0 5 5 5 6 4 2 2.91 Left the game after giving up a two-run homer to Daric Barton with no out in the bottom of the 6th. Texas was down 5-2. (WP 1). (L, 12-7). ... Set a new single season strikeout record for a Japanese pitcher in the Majors with 240. [Nikkan Sports 9/5/2013]
Kyuji Fujikawa CHC 5/26 DNP                      
Hisashi Iwakuma SEA 9/1 DNP                     Next start: September 6 vs Rays.
Hiroki Kuroda NYY 9/3 DNP                     Next start: September 8 vs Red Sox.
Daisuke Matsuzaka NYM 9/2 DNP                     Next start: September 8 vs Indians.
Toru Murata CLE 9/1 DNP                      
Hideki Okajima OAK 9/1 DNP                      
Hisanori Takahashi COL 8/29 DNP                      
Yoshinori Tateyama NYY 8/31 DNP                      
Junichi Tazawa BOS 9/3 DNP                      
Koji Uehara BOS 9/3 DNP                      
Tsuyoshi Wada BAL 8/31 DNP                      

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A number of teams, including the Atlanta Braves, were at Wednesday's Chunichi-Hiroshima game.

Source: Sports Hochi 9/5/2013

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