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[9/18/2014] Norichika Aoki, Munenori Kawasaki, Ichiro Suzuki

by on Sep.18, 2014 @ 4:48 pm, under MLB

Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 9/17 NYY 3
TBR 2
RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .279
Batted eighth. G6, G4, G1, Ks. Nikkan Sports 9/18/2014, Sponichi 9/18/2014
Norichika Aoki KCR 9/17 CWS 2
KCR 6
RF 4 1 3 0 1 0 0 .281
Batted second. 2B9[21], 1B7-R[60], 1B8, BB, G5. Replaced on defense in the top of the 9th. Set franchise record with eleven hits in a three-game series. Nikkan Sports 9/18/2014, Nikkan Sports 9/18/2014, Sponichi 9/18/2014
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 9/17 TOR 1
BAL 6
3B 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .268
Batted sixth. BB, BB. Replaced by a pinch-hitter in the top of the 6th. Nikkan Sports 9/18/2014, Sponichi 9/18/2014

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General

  • The Boston Red Sox are still interested in re-signing Koji Uehara. Source: NESN 9/18/2014
  • Toru Murata (Cleveland Indians) is going to participate in the winter league in Venezeula. Source: Sponichi 9/18/2014

MLB Scouts in Japan

  • At least one MLB team, the Philadelphia Phillies, were at Wednesday's Softbank-Orix game at Kyocera Dome. Source: Sponichi 9/18/2014

Upcoming Starts

  • Tsuyoshi Wada - September 18 against the Dodgers at Wrigley Field. MLB.com Preview
  • Hiroki Kuroda - September 19 against the Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. MLB.com Preview
  • Hisashi Iwakuma - September 20 against the Astros at Minute Maid Park. MLB.com Preview
  • Masahiro Tanaka - September 21 against the Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. MLB.com Preview

Disabled List

Player Status Injury Notes
Yu Darvish 15-day DL (8/13), retroactive to 8/10; transferred to 60-day DL on 9/7 Right elbow inflammation Due back: August 25. ... Not playing catch as of August 19 update. ... Not throwing program scheduled as of Aug. 22 update. ... May not return in 2014 as of Aug. 25 update. ... Has not resumed throwing as of Aug. 28 update. ... May not return in 2014 as of Sept. 3 update. ... Scheduled to be examined by team doctor Sept. 4. ... Examined by team doctor Sept. 4. ... Shut down for season as of Sept. 6 update. ... Transferred to 60-day DL on Sept. 7. ... Has not been cleared to throw as of Sept. 16 update.
Masahiro Tanaka 15-day DL (7/9); trasferred to 60-day DL on 9/2 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. ... Threw three-inning simulated game Aug. 28; shut down as of Aug. 29 update. ... Expected to resume throwing program week of Sept. 1. ... Scheduled to resume throw bullpen session week of Sept. 1. ... Transferred to 60-day DL on Sept. 2. ... Scheduled to throw bullpen session Sept. 6. ... Threw 45-pitch simulated game Sept. 9. ... Scheduled to throw in instructional league game Sept. 15. ... Threw 65 pitches in instructional league game Sept. 15. ... Felt no elbow issues Sept. 16.

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