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[4/10/2014] Masahiro Tanaka, Koji Uehara, Hisashi Iwakuma

by on Apr.10, 2014 @ 9:16 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 4/9 BAL 5
NYY 4
PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .429
Entered the game as a pinch-runner for Kelly Johnson in the bottom of the 9th. Set record for a Japanese player by appearing in his 3,018th career NPB (951) + MLB (2067) game. The previous record of 3,017 was set by Katsuya Nomura between 1954 and 1980. Nikkan Sports 4/10/2014, Sponichi 4/10/2014
Norichika Aoki KCR 4/9 TBR 3
KCR 7
RF 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .345
Batted lead-off. G1, F8, 3B9[2] RBI[1]-R, Ks. Extended hitting streak to five games. Nikkan Sports 4/10/2014, Nikkan Sports 4/10/2014
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 4/9 BUF 5
LHV 3
SS 1 0 0 0 0 0   .182
BUF 0
LHV 1
SS 2 0 0 0 0 1   .154
Gm 1: Entered the game as a pinch-runner for Juan Francisco in the top of the 10th. Remained in the game at short in the bottom half of the inning. G6. Gm 2: Batted ninth. G4, SH5, Ks. Nikkan Sports 4/10/2014
Hiroyuki Nakajima OAK 4/9 SRC 7
LVG 4
3B 3 0 0 0 1 0   .235
Batted seventh. E6, L8, BB, G3. Nikkan Sports 4/10/2014
Kensuke Tanaka TEX 4/9 CSP 1
RRE 7
2B 3 1 1 0 1 0   .250
Batted ninth. BB-R, G6, 1B9-SB[2] (2nd base), G1. Nikkan Sports 4/10/2014

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Masahiro Tanaka NYY 4/9 BAL 5
NYY 4
101-71 29 7.0 7 3 3 1 10 1 3.21
Started the game. No decision. Joined Allen Russell (1915) as the only two players in franchise history to record eight or more strikeouts in the first two games of their careers. Wife Mai Satoda was in the stands. Nikkan Sports 4/10/2014, Nikkan Sports 4/10/2014, Nikkan Sports 4/10/2014, Nikkan Sports 4/10/2014, Daily Sports 4/10/2014, Sponichi 4/10/2014, ZakZak 4/10/2014
Junichi Tazawa BOS 4/9 TEX 2
BOS 4
13-8 2 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Entered the game in the top of the 7th with a runner on first, two out, and the game tied at one. Nikkan Sports 4/10/2014, Nikkan Sports 4/10/2014
Koji Uehara BOS 4/9 TEX 2
BOS 4
11-8 3 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Entered the game in the top of the 9th with Boston up 4-2. Recorded a save (S, 2). Nikkan Sports 4/10/2014, Nikkan Sports 4/10/2014
Yoshinori Tateyama NYY 4/9 SWB 6
ROC 7
14-11 3 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Entered the game in the bottom of the 8th with Scranton down 7-6. Nikkan Sports 4/10/2014
Toru Murata CLE 4/9 LOU 4
COL 1
12-11 3 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Entered the game in the top of the 9th with Columbus down 4-1.

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[4/9/2014] Ichiro Suzuki, Norichika Aoki, Hisashi Iwakuma

by on Apr.09, 2014 @ 5:45 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 4/8 BAL 14
NYY 5
CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .429
Entered the game on defense in center in the top of the 9th. G4. He played in the 3,017th game of his NPB (951) + MLB (2,066) career. Nikkan Sports 4/9/2014, Nikkan Sports 4/9/2014
Norichika Aoki KCR 4/8 TBR 1
KCR 0
RF 5 0 3 0 0 2 1 .360
Batted lead-off. 1B7-PO/CS[1] (2nd base), 1B5b, Ks, 1B7, Ks. Nikkan Sports 4/9/2014, Nikkan Sports 4/9/2014
Hiroyuki Nakajima OAK 4/8 SRC 6
LVG 7
3B 3 0 0 1 0 1   .286
Batted seventh. Ks, G1f, SF7 (RBI), G6. Nikkan Sports 4/9/2014
Kensuke Tanaka TEX 4/8 CSP 4
RRE 1
DH 2 0 0 0 0 1   .273
CSP 0
RRE 6
2B 2 1 0 0 1 1   .231
Gm1: Batted ninth. G4(DP), Kl. Gm2: Batted ninth. BB(R), K(foul tip), G6. Nikkan Sports 4/9/2014

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[4/7/2014] Yu Darvish, Ichiro Suzuki, Hiroyuki Nakajima

by on Apr.07, 2014 @ 7:13 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 4/6 NYY 6
TOR 4
RF 4 0 1 0 0 3 1 .462
Batted eighth. Ks, Ks, 1B9-SB[1] (2nd base) [challenged, call stood], Ks. Nikkan Sports 4/7/2014, Nikkan Sports 4/7/2014
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 4/6 BUF 8
ROC 6
SS 6 0 2 1 0 1   .200
Batted ninth. Kl, 2B9[1] RBI[1], G1, 1B8, F6, G3(DP). Nikkan Sports 4/7/2014
Hiroyuki Nakajima OAK 4/6 SRC 9
SLC 6
2B 4 2 3 1 1 0   .364
Batted seventh. BB-SB[1] (2nd base)-R, 2B7[1] RBI[1], 1B8, 1B9-R, G4. Nikkan Sports 4/7/2014
Kensuke Tanaka TEX 4/6 ORH 9
RRE 1
2B 2 0 0 0 1 0   .333
Batted ninth. L7, BB-SB[1] (2nd base), F8. Nikkan Sports 4/7/2014

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Yu Darvish TEX 4/6 TEX 3
TBR 0
89-65 29 7.0 7 0 0 1 6 0 0.00
Started the game. Recorded the win. (W, 1-0). WP. Became fastest starting pitcher to record 500 strikeouts. Victory was the thirtieth of his MLB career. Nikkan Sports 4/7/2014
Yoshinori Tateyama NYY 4/6 SWB 5
SYR 0
8-6 2 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Entered the game in the bottom of the 6th with a runner on first, one out, and Scranton up 5-0. Nikkan Sports 4/7/2014

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[4/6/2014] Norichika Aoki, Koji Uehara, Kensuke Tanaka

by on Apr.06, 2014 @ 6:43 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Norichika Aoki KCR 4/5 CWS 3
KCR 4
RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .250
Batted lead-off. BB, F7, 2B9[2]-SB[1] (3rd base)-R, G3. Nikkan Sports 4/6/2014, Nikkan Sports 4/6/2014, Sponichi 4/6/2014
Kensuke Tanaka TEX 4/5 ORH 4
RRE 7
DH 4 2 2 1 0 1   .429
Batted ninth. HR9[1] RBI[1], Ks, 1B7-R, F6.

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Koji Uehara BOS 4/5 MIL 7
BOS 6
13-10 3 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.00
Entered the game in the top of the 9th with the game tied at six. Nikkan Sports 4/6/2014, Sponichi 4/6/2014
Junichi Tazawa BOS 4/5 MIL 7
BOS 6
28-18 6 1.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0.00
Entered the game in the top of the 10th with the game tied at six. Loaded the bases before getting the final out of the inning. Nikkan Sports 4/6/2014, Sponichi 4/6/2014
Toru Murata CLE 4/5 AKR 3
BIN 0
65-43 19 5.0 3 0 0 1 4 0 0.00
Start the game and recorded the victory (W, 1-0). HBP.

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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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[4/4/2014] Ichiro Suzuki, Koji Uehara, Junichi Tazawa

by on Apr.04, 2014 @ 6:23 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 4/3 NYY 4
HOU 2
RF 4 2 2 0 0 1 1 .500
Batted eighth. 1B7 (R), G3, 2B7 (R), Kl. Nikkan Sports 4/4/2014, Nikkan Sports 4/4/2014
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 4/3 ROC 3
BUF 6
SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Batted ninth. Ks, F7, G6, G6. Nikkan Sports 4/4/2014
Hiroyuki Nakajima OAK 4/3 SRC 3
SLC 8
SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333
Batted ninth. F8, E6t, 1B9. Nikkan Sports 4/4/2014
Kensuke Tanaka TEX 4/3 ORH 7
RRE 6
PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Entered the game as a pinch-runner for Chris Snyder in the bottom of the 11th. Nikkan Sports 4/4/2014

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Junichi Tazawa BOS 4/3 BOS 4
BAL 3
11-9 5 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Entered the game in the game in the bottom of the 8th with Boston up 4-3. Recorded a hold (H, 1). Nikkan Sports 4/4/2014
Koji Uehara BOS 4/3 BOS 4
BAL 3
7-6 3 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Entered the game in the game in the bottom of the 9th with Boston up 4-3. Recorded a save (S, 1). Celebrated his thirty-ninth birthday. Nikkan Sports 4/4/2014, Nikkan Sports 4/4/2014

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[3/29/2014] Hiroki Kuroda, Masahiro Tanaka, Munenori Kawasaki

by on Mar.29, 2014 @ 7:14 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 3/28 MIA 0
NYY 3
CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .240
Batted ninth. F8, G1, G3. Replaced on defense in the top of the 9th. Nikkan Sports 3/29/2014
Norichika Aoki KCR 3/28 KCR 5
MIL 4
RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .306
Batted lead-off. 1B8, L8, G1 (R), G5. Replaced on defense in the bottom of the 7th. Nikkan Sports 3/29/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/29/2014
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 3/28 NYM 4
TOR 5
SS 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 .318
Entered the game on defense at short in the top of the 6th. 1B9 (R), 2B7 (R). Nikkan Sports 3/29/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/29/2014
Kensuke Tanaka TEX 3/28 HOU 6
TEX 5
2B 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .185
Entered the game on defense at second in the top of the 6th. Kl, F8. Nikkan Sports 3/29/2014

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hiroki Kuroda NYY 3/28 MIA 0
NYY 3
  12 3.0 3 0 0 0 4 0 4.76
Started the game. Nikkan Sports 3/29/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/29/2014
Masahiro Tanaka NYY 3/28 MIA 0
NYY 3
86 22 6.0 3 0 0 0 10 0 2.14
Entered the game in the top of the 4th with no score. Nikkan Sports 3/29/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/29/2014, Sponichi 3/29/2014
Shunsuke Watanabe BOS 3/28 BOS 4
MIN 0
  3 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.00
Entered the game in the bottom of the 9th with Boston up 4-0. Nikkan Sports 3/29/2014

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[3/28/2014] Ichiro Suzuki, Yu Darvish, Koji Uehara

by on Mar.28, 2014 @ 8:46 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 3/27 NYY 4
PIT 2
CF 4 2 3 1 0 0 1 .255
Batted lead-off. 1B7 (R), 1B6, 1B7 RBI (R), L7. Replaced on defense in the bottom of the 6th. Nikkan Sports 3/28/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/28/2014
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 3/27 TOR 3
PHI 0
2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250
Entered the game at short in the bottom of the 7th. Kl. Nikkan Sports 3/28/2014

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Junichi Tazawa BOS 3/27 MIN 1
BOS 4
  3 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.50
Entered the game in the top of the 8th with Boston up 2-1. Nikkan Sports 3/28/2014
Koji Uehara BOS 3/27 MIN 1
BOS 4
  3 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
Entered the game in the top of the 9th with Boston up 4-1. Nikkan Sports 3/28/2014

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[3/27/2014] Yu Darvish, Norichika Aoki, Yoshinori Tateyama

by on Mar.27, 2014 @ 3:52 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Norichika Aoki KCR 3/26 KCR 5
SDP 9
RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .310
Batted lead-off. 1B9, G2, G6, G4. He was replaced on defense in the bottom of the 5th. Nikkan Sports 3/27/2014
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 3/26 NYY 6
TOR 10
SS-3B 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .263
Entered the game on defense at second in the top of the 7th. Switched to short in the top of the 8th. BB. Nikkan Sports 3/27/2014
Kensuke Tanaka TEX 3/26 SEA 3
TEX 5
2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200
Entered the game on defense at second in the top of the 7th. G6. Nikkan Sports 3/27/2014

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Yoshinori Tateyama NYY 3/26 NYY 6
TOR 10
  4 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.13
Entered the game in the bottom of the 8th with New York down 10-6. Nikkan Sports 3/27/2014

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Name Type Date NP Notes
Masahiro Tanaka Bullpen 3/25 44 Daily Sports 3/27/2014

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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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