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[3/15/2014] Kensuke Tanaka, Norichika Aoki, Munenori Kawasaki

by on Mar.15, 2014 @ 4:40 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Norichika Aoki KCR 3/14 OAK 9
KCR 9
RF 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .241
Batted lead-off. BB, F7, F7. Replaced on defense in the top of the 6th. Sponichi 3/15/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/15/2014,
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 3/14 BOS 3
TOR 1
3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Batted ninth. G3. Replaced by a pinch-hitter in the bottom of the 6th. Sponichi 3/15/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/15/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/15/2014,
Kensuke Tanaka TEX 3/14 TEX 1
CIN 2
2B 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .253
Batted ninth. 1B7, F8. Replaced on defense in the bottom of the 7th. Sponichi 3/15/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/15/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/15/2014,

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Name Type Date NP Notes
Hiroki Kuroda Bullpen 3/14 36 Sponichi 3/15/2014,
Yu Darvish Bullpen 3/14 32 Threw pitches while stopping to check footage that was being recorded during the session. Sponichi 3/15/2014,
Koji Uehara Bullpen 3/14 ~60 Sponichi 3/15/2014,
Junichi Tazawa Bullpen 3/14 ~60 Sponichi 3/15/2014,

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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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[3/13/2014] Hiroki Kuroda, Yoshinori Tateyama, Tsuyoshi Wada

by on Mar.13, 2014 @ 4:12 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 3/12 DET 7
NYY 7
LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .167
Batted lead-off. G6, G4, Ks. Replaced on defense in the top of the 7th. Nikkan Sports 3/13/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/13/2014
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 3/12 TBR 5
TOR 4
3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
Entered the game on defense at third in the top of the 7th. G4. Nikkan Sports 3/13/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/13/2014, Sponichi 3/13/2014
Kensuke Tanaka TEX 3/12 ANA 12
TEX 1
2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .231
Entered the game on defense at second base in the top of the 7th. Ks. Nikkan Sports 3/13/2014, Sponichi 3/13/2014

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hiroki Kuroda NYY 3/12 DET 7
NYY 7
  20 3.2 10 6 6 0 1 0 6.48
Started the game. Left the game in the top of the 4th with runners on first and second, two out, and New York down 6-1. Nikkan Sports 3/13/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/13/2014, Sponichi 3/13/2014
Yoshinori Tateyama NYY 3/12 DET 7
NYY 7
  4 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Entered the game in the top of the top of the 10th with the score tied at seven. Nikkan Sports 3/13/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/13/2014, Sponichi 3/13/2014
Tsuyoshi Wada CHC 3/12 CHC 7
SEA 8
33-19 9 1.2 2 3 3 2 3 0 7.36
Entered the game in the bottom 8th with Chicago up 7-4. Retired the side in order in the 8th. Left the game with Chicago up 7-5 and the bases loaded and two out in the bottom of the 9th. Two of the runners he put on base came around to score after his departure. Sponichi 3/13/2014

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[3/10/2014] Ichiro Suzuki, Kensuke Tanaka, Koji Uehara

by on Mar.10, 2014 @ 6:27 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 3/9 TBR 3
NYY 3
DH 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .200
Batted eighth. F8, 1B9, G6. Replaced by a pinch-hitter in the bottom of the 9th. Nikkan Sports 3/10/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/10/2014, Sponichi 3/10/2014
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 3/9 TOR 3
HOU 4
2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300
Entered the game on defense at second in the 8th. Nikkan Sports 3/10/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/10/2014
Kensuke Tanaka TEX 3/9 TEX 8
SEA 9
2B 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 .273
Batted seventh. Kl, 1B7 one RBI, Fo9. Replaced by a pinch-hitter in the top of the 7th. Nikkan Sports 3/10/2014, Sponichi 3/10/2014

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Name Type Date NP Notes
Hiroki Kuroda Bullpen 3/9 36 Nikkan Sports 3/10/2014
Koji Uehara Bullpen 3/9 50 Threw mostly fastballs and splitters during the first-half of the session; checked on grip and arm motion on cutter for the last fifteen or so pitches. Nikkan Sports 3/10/2014, Tokyo Sports 3/10/2014
Junichi Tazawa Bullpen 3/9 32 Nikkan Sports 3/10/2014, Tokyo Sports 3/10/2014
Yoshinori Tateyama Simulated Game 3/8 15 Faced six hitters, gave up two hits, struck out two. Daily Sports 3/10/2014

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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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[3/5/2014] Yu Darvish, Hiroki Kuroda, Shunsuke Watanabe

by on Mar.05, 2014 @ 6:28 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 3/4 TOR 5
PHI 3
PR-3B 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Entered the game as a pinch-runner for Maicer Izturis in the top of the 6th and later came around to score. Remained in the game and took over at third. Replaced by a pinch-hitter in the 7th. Nikkan Sports 3/5/2014
Kensuke Tanaka TEX 3/4 TEX 4
ANA 7
2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Entered the game on defense at second in the bottom of the 6th. G1. Nikkan Sports 3/5/2014

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Yu Darvish TEX 3/4 TEX 4
ANA 7
49-29 13 3.0 3 2 2 1 0 1 3.60
Started the game. Nikkan Sports 3/5/2014, MLB.com post-game interview

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Name Type Date NP Notes
Hiroki Kuroda Bullpen 3/4 36 Nikkan Sports 3/5/2014

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[3/2/2014] Masahiro Tanaka, Hiroki Kuroda, Shunsuke Watanabe

by on Mar.02, 2014 @ 12:49 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 3/1 PHI 0
NYY 4
RF 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 .200
Batted seventh. G4, 1B7 RBI, G6. Replaced on defense in the 7th. Nikkan Sports 3/2/2014, Daily Sports 3/2/2014, Sponichi 3/2/2014
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 3/1 TOR 7
BAL 9
SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
Entered the game at short in the 6th. Grounded out to second in his only at bat in the 7th. Replaced by pinch-hitter in the 9th. Nikkan Sports 3/2/2014, Daily Sports 3/2/2014, Sponichi 3/2/2014

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hiroki Kuroda NYY 3/1 PHI 0
NYY 4
  6 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
Entered the game in the 3rd inning. Nikkan Sports 3/2/2014, Daily Sports 3/2/2014, Sponichi 3/2/2014
Masahiro Tanaka NYY 3/1 PHI 0
NYY 4
  8 2.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0.00
Entered the game in the 5th inning. Threw thirty-two pitches, topped out at 151km/h. Nikkan Sports 3/2/2014, Daily Sports 3/2/2014, Sponichi 3/2/2014, Sanspo 3/2/2014
Shunsuke Watanabe BOS 3/1 BOS 2
MIN 6
  3 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Entered the game the in the bottom of the 8th and retired the side in order. Nikkan Sports 3/2/2014, Daily Sports 3/2/2014, Sponichi 3/2/2014

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Name Type Date NP Notes
Yu Darvish Bullpen 3/2 30 Nikkan Sports 3/2/2014

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[2/27/2014] Daisuke Matsuzaka, Masahiro Tanaka, Munenori Kawasaki

by on Feb.27, 2014 @ 3:42 pm, under MLB
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Name Type Date NP Notes
Koji Uehara BP 2/26 30 Second outing as batting practice pitcher. Nikkan Sports 2/27/2014
Junichi Tazawa BP 2/26 30 Nikkan Sports 2/27/2014
Hiroki Kuroda Bullpen 2/26 36  
Masahiro Tanaka Bullpen 2/26 29  
Tsuyoshi Wada ISG 2/26   Surrendered three runs over 1.2 innings in an intra-squad game; also gave up solo home runs to Justin Ruggiano and Welington Castillo. Nikkan Sports 2/27/2014

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Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 2/26 TOR 4
PHI 3
3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 
Entered the game on defense in the 5th inning.  Struck out in his only at bat in the 6th.  Game called due to rain after the top of the 7th.  Sanspo 2/27/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/27/2014

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Boston Red Sox

  • Koji Uehara and Junichi Tazawa are scheduled to pitch in an exhibition game against the Pirates on March 3. Source: Sanspo 2/27/2014

New York Mets

  • Daisuke Matsuzaka will pitch in an intra-squad game on the 27th. Source: Sponichi 2/27/2014

New York Yankees

[2/25/2014] Daisuke Matsuzaka, Hiroki Kuroda, Masahiro Tanaka

by on Feb.25, 2014 @ 4:51 pm, under MLB
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Name Date Swings Notes
Norichika Aoki 2/24   Played in intra-squad game; started in right and batted lead-off; went 1-for-2: single to center.  Sanspo 2/25/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/25/2014
Kensuke Tanaka 2/24  

Played in intra-squad game; started at second and batted lead-off; went 0-for-4; flied out to left against Yu Darvish.  Sanspo 2/25/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/25/2014

Name Type Date NP Notes
Hiroki Kuroda BP 2/24 36 18 swings, 7 grounders.  Sanspo 2/25/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/25/2014
Masahiro Tanaka BP 2/24 35 Faced Scott Sizemore, Dean Anna, and Zelous Wheeler; 10 swings: 5 swings and misses, 2 fly balls to the outfield, 1 infield grounder, 2 could-be hits; Francisco Cervelli caught the session; second session during spring training.  Daily Sports 2/25/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/25/2014
Daisuke Matsuzaka BP 2/24 44 Faced 6 hitters.  Sanspo 2/25/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/25/2014
Koji Uehara BP 2/24 25 Sanspo 2/25/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/25/2014
Junichi Tazawa BP 2/24 25 Sanspo 2/25/2014Nikkan Sports 2/25/2014
Yu Darvish ISG 2/24 13 Started intra-squad game; 7 for strikes; did not allow a hit or a run over an inning of work.  ZakZak 2/25/2014

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New York Mets

New York Yankees

  • Hiroki Kuroda is scheduled to toss a bullpen session on the 26th and could pitch in an exhibition game against the Phillies on March 1.  Source: Nikkan Sports 2/25/2014
  • Masahiro Tanaka spent some time signing autographs for fans after practices on the 23rd for the first time since the start of spring training.  Source: Sanspo 2/25/2014

Toronto Blue Jays

  • Munenori Kawasaki shaved his hair down the night before workouts on the 24th.  He told reporters it was hot and that the hair cut was refreshing.  Source: Sanspo 2/25/2014