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[8/26/2014] Ichiro Suzuki, Koji Uehara, Munenori Kawasaki

by on Aug.26, 2014 @ 5:52 pm, under MLB


Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 8/25 NYY 8
RF 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 .286
Batted eighth. 1B1-R[32], F8, 1B6-R[33], F6. Tied Hank Aaron on the all-time singles list with 2,294 in the top of the 7th. Nikkan Sports 8/26/2014, Nikkan Sports 8/26/2014, Sponichi 8/26/2014
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 8/25 BOS 4
2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .267
Batted ninth. G3, Kl, G5 (challenged, upheld), G6f. Nikkan Sports 8/26/2014, Nikkan Sports 8/26/2014, Sponichi 8/26/2014, Sponichi 8/26/2014
Hiroyuki Nakajima OAK 8/25 FRI 1
1B 4 0 0 0 0 1   .259
Batted eighth. Ks, F9, F8, G5.


Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Koji Uehara BOS 8/25 BOS 4
8-5 3 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.25
Entered the game in the bottom of the 9th with the bases loaded, one out, and Boston up 3-0. Allowed three inherited runners to score. (BS, 4) (W, 6-4). Nikkan Sports 8/26/2014, Nikkan Sports 8/26/2014, Sponichi 8/26/2014, Sponichi 8/26/2014


New York Yankees

The latest on Masahiro Tanaka, from the NY Post's George A. King III:

... "You could possibly send him somewhere from Detroit," Girardi said of Tanaka, who will throw a second simulated game after throwing one Saturday. "I don't want to get ahead of ourselves and put out exactly what we are going to do, we might want to change it a little bit. Right now let's get through Thursday."

By the time Tuesday arrives, Girardi said he couldn't be sure there will be minor league games for Tanaka to pitch in. Girardi said it was a possibility Tanaka could throw a simulated game with the Yankees next week at home as an alternative to sending him to Tampa.

Source: NY Post 8/26/2014

Texas Rangers

The latest on Yu Darvish, from the Dallas Morning News' Evan Grant:

... Answering a question seeking to clarify Darvish's status following his placement on the DL on August 13 with right elbow inflammation, Daniels said the club was going to be extremely cautious in making a determination about the star pitcher's return.

"With everything else we've dealt with and how important he is, we've said once he's completely asymptomatic and the doctor clears him, we'd get another scan and then if everything is clear, we'd get him back pitching," Daniel said. "By the calendar and how close to the end of the season we are, I don't know that it will allow him to pitch again.

"I think it's critical going into next year for us to put all these injury issues and concerns behind us as we possibly can," Daniels added. "It doesn't seem to make a whole lot of sense to me to take a risk when the MRI clearly  shows there is something going on in there."

Source: The Dallas Morning News 8/25/2014

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Disabled List

Player Status Injury Notes
Yu Darvish 15-day disabled list (8/13),
retroactive to 8/10
Right elbow inflammation Due back: August 25. ... Not playing catch as of August 19 update. Due back: TBD. ... Not throwing program scheduled as of Aug. 22 update. ... May not return in 2014 as of Aug. 25 update.
Daisuke Matsuzaka 15-day disabled list (7/26),
retroactive to 7/25
Sore right elbow Rehab assignment to St. Lucie Mets on August 11. Rehab assignment to Binghamton Mets on August 16. ... Rehab transferred to Class A Short Season on Aug. 21.
Masahiro Tanaka 15-day disabled list (7/9) Partial tear of UCL in right elbow Threw 25-pitch bullpen session Aug. 16; expected to throw bullpen session Aug. 20. Due back: possibly September. ... Threw 35-pitch bullpen session Aug. 20. ... Scheduled to throw living batting practice Aug. 23. ... Threw 35-pitch simulated game to live hitters Aug. 23. ... Expected to throw next simulated game Aug. 28.

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