|Norichika Aoki||KCR||5/19||CWS 7
|Batted lead-off. 1B8-R, G6, G6, G6, 1B7. Replaced by a pinch-runner in the bottom of the 9th. Nikkan Sports 5/20/2014, Nikkan Sports 5/20/2014, Sponichi 5/20/2014, Sponichi 5/20/2014|
|Hiroyuki Nakajima||OAK||5/19||MRO 0
|Batted second. G6, G5, BB, Ks.|
|Gosuke Katoh||NYY||5/19||CRD 0
|Batted ninth. Ks, F8, Kl.|
Boston Globe's Nick Cafardo on Kenta Maeda:
Kenta Maeda, RHP, Hiroshima Toyo Carp — When I described Maeda as a Tim Lincecum type, I got a "good comparison" from a scout who had seen Maeda. Maeda has started 4-1 with a 2.06 ERA and has gone 75-51 in parts of seven seasons. He was 15-7 with a 2.10 ERA last season. It's expected suitors who missed on Masahiro Tanaka will bid for Maeda. The Red Sox have scouted him quite a bit. Scouts say he has three good major league pitches, but is not as accomplished as Tanaka. Maeda will get plenty of bids if he's posted this offseason.