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[3/4/2014] Tsuyoshi Wada, Masahiro Tanaka, Kyuji Fujikawa

by on Mar.04, 2014 @ 4:28 pm, under MLB

Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 3/3 WSN 2
NYY 4
RF 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 .143
Batted seventh. E6 RBI (R), F7, BB. Replaced on defense in the 7th. May have taken an HBP during his third at bat, but the home plate umpire did not make the call. The catcher was apparently laughing, according to Ichiro. Nikkan Sports 3/4/2014, Daily Sports 3/4/2014, Sponichi 3/4/2014
Norichika Aoki KCR 3/3 KCR 7
CWS 9
RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .182
Batted lead-off. G5, G3, F8. Replaced on defense in the bottom of the 5th. Daily Sports 3/4/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/4/2014
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 3/3 TOR 2
MIN 12
SS-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Entered the game on defense at short in the bottom of the 5th. Moved from short to left in the bottom of the 7th. F8. Committed a throwing error in the bottom of the 6th (the expanded replay system was used on the play, original call was Kawasaki's throw pulled the first baseman off the bag, play stood after review). Played the outfield for the first time in his MLB career. Daily Sports 3/4/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/4/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/4/2014, Sponichi 3/4/2014

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Yoshinori Tateyama NYY 3/3 WSN 2
NYY 4
  5 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Entered the game in the 8th with New York up 4-2. Nikkan Sports 3/4/2014, Daily Sports 3/4/2014
Koji Uehara BOS 3/3 BOS 6
PIT 7
  3 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
Entered the game in the bottom of the 4th with Boston down 6-1. Sponichi 3/4/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/4/2014
Junichi Tazawa BOS 3/3 BOS 6
PIT 7
  4 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Entered the game in the bottom of the 5th with Boston down 6-1. Sponichi 3/4/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/4/2014
Tsuyoshi Wada CHC 3/3       2.0 2 2 2   2 1  
Practice game against Giants. Entered the game in the 7th with Chicago up by four runs. Gave up a two out, two-run home run to Roger Kieschnick in the 7th. He retired the side in order in the 8th. Topped out at 92mph. Nikkan Sports 3/4/2014

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Name Type Date NP Notes
Masahiro Tanaka Bullpen 3/3 31 Sponichi 3/4/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/4/2014
Kyuji Fujikawa Bullpen 3/3 29 All fastballs, third session. Sponichi 3/4/2014

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Chicago Cubs

  • Kyuji Fujikawa threw about twenty-nine pitches off a mound on March 3. Source: MLB.com 3/3/2014
  • Former Hanshin Tigers Trainer Masahiro Ito will reportedly join the Cubs as a trainer. Source: Daily Sports 3/4/2014

New York Yankees

  • Masahiro Tanaka could continue to pitch on four days of rest after his start against the Phillies on March 6. If he does, his next few outings could come against the Nationals (March 11), Braves (March 16), and Pirates (March 21). Source: Sponichi 3/4/2014 ... Nikkan Sports mentions three other possibilities based on need: avoid CL teams - Nationals (March 11), Marlins or Braves (March 16), Pirates (March 21), Pirates (March 27); get used to the road - Tigers (March 12), Pirates (March 17), Twins (March 22), Pirates (March 27); or take things slow - Phillies (March 13), Braves (March 19), Phillies (March 25). Source: Nikkan Sports 3/4/2014