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[4/13/2014] Hiroki Kuroda, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Hisashi Iwakuma

by on Apr.13, 2014 @ 7:36 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 4/12 BOS 4
NYY 7
RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .444
Entered the game as a defensive replacement in right in the top of the 9th.
Norichika Aoki KCR 4/12 KCR 1
MIN 7
RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .270
Batted lead-off. G1, G6, G6, Fo7. Nikkan Sports 4/13/2014, Sponichi 4/13/2014
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 4/12 PAW 2
BUF 3
SS 2 0 0 0 0 0   .286
Batted ninth. SH1, F7, G5. Nikkan Sports 4/13/2014
Kensuke Tanaka TEX 4/12 RRE 16
CSP 12
DH 4 3 2 1 1 0   .379
Batted ninth. G3, 1B7-R[9], BB-R[10], F9, 1B9-RBI[4]-R[11]. Nikkan Sports 4/13/2014

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hiroki Kuroda NYY 4/12 BOS 4
NYY 7
97-59 29 6.1 6 4 4 3 5 1 3.86
Started the game. Left in the top of the 7th with runners on first and second, one out, and New York up 6-2. Recorded the victory (W, 2-1). Nikkan Sports 4/13/2014, Sponichi 4/13/2014
Daisuke Matsuzaka NYM 4/12 LVG 1
FRE 0
88-62 24 7.0 2 0 0 2 8 0 2.25
Started the game. Was not involved in the final decision. Went 0-for-2 at the plate: G6, L4. Nikkan Sports 4/13/2014, Sponichi 4/13/2014
Tsuyoshi Wada CHC 4/12 IOW 5
MRB 0
93-68 24 6.2 4 0 0 0 10 0 0.68
Started the game. Left in the bottom of the 7th with runners on first and third, two out, and Chicago up 2-0. Got the win (W, 2-0). Went 0-for-2 at the plate: E3, G5, SH1. Nikkan Sports 4/13/2014
Toru Murata CLE 4/12 COL 4
LOU 12
67-48 23 4.1 9 6 6 0 4 1 10.13
Entered the game in the bottom of the 1st with a runner on second, two out, and Columbus down 5-2. He allowed the inherited runner to score before getting out of the inning. (HBP 1).

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[4/8/2014] Norichika Aoki, Hiroki Kuroda, Koji Uehara

by on Apr.08, 2014 @ 4:11 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 4/7 NYY 6
TOR 4
RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .462
Entered the game on defense in right in the top of the 9th. Nikkan Sports 4/8/2014
Norichika Aoki KCR 4/7 TBR 4
KCR 2
RF 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .300
Batted lead-off. 3B7[1]-R, 1B7, Kl, G6. Nikkan Sports 4/8/2014, Nikkan Sports 4/8/2014

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hiroki Kuroda NYY 4/7 BAL 2
NYY 4
92-56 25 6.1 8 2 2 0 4 0 2.92
Started the game. Recorded the win. (W, 1-1). Nikkan Sports 4/8/2014, ZakZak 4/8/2014
Koji Uehara BOS 4/7 TEX 1
BOS 5
19-13 5 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Entered the game in the top of the 9th with Boston up 5-1. Nikkan Sports 4/8/2014, Nikkan Sports 4/8/2014
Daisuke Matsuzaka NYM 4/7 SRC 6
LVG 7
90-54 24 5.0 5 3 3 4 4 0 5.40
Started the game. Nikkan Sports 4/8/2014
Tsuyoshi Wada CHC 4/7 NAS 1
IOW 4
94-64 24 6.2 3 1 1 1 8 1 1.35
Started the game. Left the game in the top of the 7th with a runner on first, two out, and Iowa up 4-1. Picked up the win (W, 1-0). Nikkan Sports 4/8/2014

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[4/5/2014] Masahiro Tanaka, Ichiro Suzuki, Norichika Aoki

by on Apr.05, 2014 @ 5:15 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 4/4 NYY 7
TOR 3
RF 5 2 3 0 0 1 4 .556
Batted seventh. Ks, 1B4 (R) [challenged, overturned], 1B7, G4, 1B1 (R). Nikkan Sports 4/5/2014
Norichika Aoki KCR 4/4 CWS 5
KCR 7
RF 4 1 3 0 1 0 1 .231
Batted lead-off. 1B4 (R), F8, 2B9, BB, 1B7. Nikkan Sports 4/5/2014, Nikkan Sports 4/5/2014, Sponichi 4/5/2014
Hiroyuki Nakajima OAK 4/4 SRC 4
SLC 13
3B 4 0 0 0 0 1   .143
Batted eighth. G1, G6, Ks, G5. Nikkan Sports 4/5/2014
Kensuke Tanaka TEX 4/4 ORH 0
RRE 5
2B 3 0 1 0 0 1   .333
Batted eighth. Ks, G4, 2B9. Nikkan Sports 4/5/2014

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Masahiro Tanaka NYY 4/4 NYY 7
TOR 3
97-65 27 7.0 6 3 2 0 8 1 2.57
Started the game. Recorded the win (1-0). Victory was the 100th of his NPB (99), MLB (1) career (176th game). Ninth Japanese pitcher in MLB history to record a win in his first start/outing. Nikkan Sports 4/5/2014, Nikkan Sports 4/5/2014, ZakZak 4/5/2014, Daily Sports 4/5/2014, Daily Sports 4/5/2014, Daily Sports 4/5/2014, Sponichi 4/5/2014, MLB Highlight First K

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[3/30/2014] Daisuke Matsuzaka, Yu Darvish, Hisashi Iwakuma

by on Mar.30, 2014 @ 6:07 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Norichika Aoki KCR 3/29 KCR 2
MIL 7
RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .292
Batted lead-off. Ks, G4, G6. Replaced on defense in the bottom of the 7th. Committed a fielding error in the bottom of the 4th. Nikkan Sports 3/30/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/30/2014
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 3/29 NYM 0
TOR 2
PR-SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .318
Entered the game as a pinch-runner for Dioner Navarro in the bottom of the 7th. Remained in the game at shortstop in the top of the 8th. Nikkan Sports 3/30/2014

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Daisuke Matsuzaka NYM 3/29 NYM 0
TOR 2
  19 5.0 5 0 0 0 8 0 3.04
Started the game. Nikkan Sports 3/30/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/30/2014, MLB.com Highlights

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[3/26/2014] Norichika Aoki, Tsuyoshi Wada, Yu Darvish, Daisuke Matsuzaka

by on Mar.26, 2014 @ 6:00 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 3/25 PHI 6
NYY 0
CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .209
Batted ninth. G4, F7, G4. Replaced on defense in the top of the 8th. Made a nice sliding catch in the top of the 5th. Nikkan Sports 3/26/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/26/2014
Norichika Aoki KCR 3/25 SEA 9
KCR 6
RF 5 1 2 1 0 1 1 .315
Batted lead-off. 1B7 (R), G5, 2B7 RBI, Ks, G4. Nikkan Sports 3/26/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/26/2014
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 3/25 TOR 5
PIT 22
2B-3B 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .263
Entered the game on defense at second in the bottom of the 6th. Switched to third in the bottom of the 7th. 1B5 (R). Nikkan Sports 3/26/2014
Kensuke Tanaka TEX 3/25 TEX 5
CLE 0
2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .208
Batted eighth. G3, G4, Kl. Replaced by a pinch-hitter in the bottom of the 7th. Nikkan Sports 3/26/2014

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Koji Uehara BOS 3/25 BOS 4
TBR 2
  3 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
Entered the game in the 7th with Boston up 4-2. Nikkan Sports 3/26/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/26/2014
Junichi Tazawa BOS 3/25 BOS 4
TBR 2
  3 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.80
Entered the game in the 8th with Boston up 4-2. Nikkan Sports 3/26/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/26/2014
Tsuyoshi Wada CHC 3/25 ANA 8
CHC 4
  19 4.0 4 2 2 3 4 1 8.38
Started the game. Nikkan Sports 3/26/2014

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[3/25/2014] Daisuke Matsuzaka, Tsuyoshi Wada, Hisashi Iwakuma

by on Mar.25, 2014 @ 8:40 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 3/24 PHI 6
TOR 3
PR-3B-2B 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222
Entered the game as a pinch-runner for Brett Lawrie in the bottom of the 6th. Remained in the game at third in the top of the 7th. Moved over to second in the top of the 8th. Nikkan Sports 3/25/2014, Sponichi 3/25/2014
Kensuke Tanaka TEX 3/24 OAK 2
TEX 6
2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .238
Batted ninth. G1 (SB), 1B5 (R), G3. Nikkan Sports 3/25/2014, Sponichi 3/25/2014

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Daisuke Matsuzaka NYM 3/24 STL 3
NYM 5
  23 6.0 3 1 1 3 5 0 3.86
Started the game. Nikkan Sports 3/25/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/25/2014, Sponichi 3/25/2014MLB.com Highlights

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[3/19/2014] Hisashi Iwakuma, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Hiroyuki Nakajima

by on Mar.19, 2014 @ 1:46 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 3/18 BOS 1
NYY 8
CF 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 .200
Batted ninth. 1B8 RBI (R), G3, G6. Replaced on defense in the top of the 7th. Nikkan Sports 3/19/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/19/2014, Sponichi 3/19/2014
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 3/18 TOR 4
DET 18
PR-DH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286
Entered the game as a pinch-runner for Adam Lind in the top of the 6th. Remained in the game as the designated hitter. (R), F7. Nikkan Sports 3/19/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/19/2014, Sponichi 3/19/2014
Hiroyuki Nakajima OAK 3/18 OAK 16
CWS 6
PH-3B 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 .667
Entered the game as a pinch-hitter for Jake Elmore in the top of the 8th. 1B9 (R), 1B9 RBI. Nikkan Sports 3/19/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/19/2014, Sponichi 3/19/2014

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Daisuke Matsuzaka BOS 3/18 DET 4
NYM 5
  23 5.0 7 4 4 1 5 2 4.97
Started the game. Nikkan Sports 3/19/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/19/2014, Sponichi 3/19/2014

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Name Type Date NP Notes
Yu Darvish Bullpen 3/18 30 Checked footage of his motion after the session. Sponichi 3/19/2014
Masahiro Tanaka Bullpen 3/18 32 Nikkan Sports 3/19/2014
Shunsuke Watanabe Game 3/18   Pitched in a minor league game. Entered the game in the 4th and tossed a shutout inning in relief. Retired the side in order. Recorded one strikeout. Nikkan Sports 3/19/2014

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[3/14/2014] Ichiro Suzuki, Norichika Aoki, Yu Darvish

by on Mar.14, 2014 @ 3:47 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 3/13 NYY 2
PHI 6
RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
Batted second. G1, F7, G6. Replaced on defense in the bottom of the 7th. Sponichi 3/14/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/14/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/14/2014
Norichika Aoki KCR 3/13 KCR 6
CLE 12
CF 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 .259
Batted lead-off. G6, G4 one RBI, F7. Replaced by a pinch-hitter in the top of the 6th. Sponichi 3/14/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/14/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/14/2014
Kensuke Tanaka TEX 3/13 SFG 4
TEX 4
2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .200
Entered the game in the top of the 7th on defense at second. L6, L1 (DP). Nikkan Sports 3/14/2014, Sponichi 3/14/2014

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Daisuke Matsuzaka NYM 3/13 NYM 7
WAS 5
  15 3.2 3 1 1 0 4 0 3.52
Left the game in the bottom of the 4th with runners on first and second, two out, and the score tied at one. Sponichi 3/14/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/14/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/14/2014

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Name Type Date NP Notes
Masahiro Tanaka Bullpen 3/13 30 Indoor sessions due to weather conditions. Sponichi 3/14/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/14/2014
Yu Darvish Bullpen 3/12 29 Threw the two-seamer five times. Sponichi 3/14/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/14/2014, Sanspo 3/14/2014

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[3/9/2014] Shunsuke Watanabe, Norchika Aoki, Munenori Kawasaki

by on Mar.09, 2014 @ 4:52 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Norichika Aoki KCR 3/8 KCR 6
MIL 7
RF 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 .263
Batted lead-off. G4, 1B8 two RBI (R), L5. Replaced by a pinch-hitter in the top of the 6th. Nikkan Sports 3/9/2014, Sponichi 3/9/2014
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 3/8 MIN 3
TOR 4
3B 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .300
Entered the game on defense at third in the top of the 8th. 1B4. Nikkan Sports 3/9/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/9/2014, Sponichi 3/9/2014
Kensuke Tanaka TEX 3/8 LAD 5
TEX 5
PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250
Entered the game as a pinch-hitter for Andy Parrino in the bottom of the 9th. 1B6. Nikkan Sports 3/9/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/9/2014, Sponichi 3/9/2014

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Shunsuke Watanabe BOS 3/8 BAL 13
BOS 2
  6 1.0 2 2 2 0 1 0 9.00
Entered the game in the top of the 7th with the bases loaded, no out, and Boston down 7-0. He allowed all three inherited runners to score. Nikkan Sports 3/9/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/9/2014, Sponichi 3/9/2014

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Name Type Date NP Notes
Yu Darvish Bullpen 3/8 36 Nikkan Sports 3/9/2014
Masahiro Tanaka Bullpen 3/8 33 J.R. Murphy caught the session; did not throw any cutters; focus was on confirming balance.  Sponichi 3/9/2014, Daily Sports 3/9/2014
Yoshinori Tateyama Simulated Game 3/8? 15 Faced minor league hitters. Nikkan Sports 3/9/2014
Hideyoshi Otake ISG 3/8   Intra-squad game, faced 6 hitters, did not allow any runs, gave up 1 hit and struck out 1. Nikkan Sports 3/9/2014

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[3/8/2014] Daisuke Matsuzaka, Hiroki Kuroda, Tsuyoshi Wada

by on Mar.08, 2014 @ 4:16 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 3/7 DET 2
NYY 3
LF 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .167
Batted seventh. Kl, BB, G3. Replaced on defense in the top of the 7th. Sponichi 3/8/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/8/2014
Norichika Aoki KCR 3/7 SFG 5
KCR 0
CF 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250
Batted lead-off. 2B7 (CS), G6. Replaced by a pinch-hitter in the bottom of the 5th. Sponichi 3/8/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/8/2014
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 3/7 TBR 6
TOR 3
SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222
Entered the game on defense at short in the top of the 7th. G3, G3. Sponichi 3/8/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/8/2014
Kensuke Tanaka TEX 3/7 TEX 1
LAD 2
PH-2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
Entered the game as a pinch-hitter for Andy Parrino in the top of the 7th. Remained in the game at second. SH3. Replaced by a pinch-hitter in the top of the 9th. Sponichi 3/8/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/8/2014

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Daisuke Matsuzaka NYM 3/7 STL 5
NYM 5
  13 2.0 6 2 1 0 3 0 4.50
Started the game. Sponichi 3/8/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/8/2014, ZakZak 3/8/2014
Hiroki Kuroda NYY 3/7 DET 2
NYY 3
  10 2.2 1 0 0 1 5 0 0.00
Started the game. Sponichi 3/8/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/8/2014
Koji Uehara BOS 3/7 ATL 1
BOS 4
  4 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
Entered the game in the 5th with no score. Sponichi 3/8/2014, Sponichi 3/8/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/8/2014
Junichi Tazawa BOS 3/7 ATL 1
BOS 4
  4 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 4.50
Entered the game in the 6th with no score. Sponichi 3/8/2014, Sponichi 3/8/2014
Tsuyoshi Wada CHC 3/7 CHC 3
ANA 2
  11 2.0 3 0 0 1 3 0 0.00
Entered the game in the 6th with Chicago down 1-0. Sponichi 3/8/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/8/2014

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Name Type Date NP Notes
Kyuji Fujikawa Bullpen 3/7 28 Sponichi 3/8/2014
Yu Darvish Bullpen 3/6 22 Sanspo 3/8/2014

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