Monthly Archives: September 2012

Game 144: 0-for-1 in 6-4 Loss vs. Tampa Bay

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At Bats: 1
Runs: 0
Hits, Game/Season: 0/149
Runs Batted In: 0
Walks: 0
Strikeouts: 0
Left on Base: 0
Average: .269
Box
Notes: Pinch-hit in the ninth… Groundout.
Next: Game 145 vs. Tampa Bay, 1:05 Saturday.

Game 143: 0-for-0 in 2-0 Win at Boston

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At Bats: 0
Runs: 0
Hits, Game/Season: 0/149
Runs Batted In: 0
Walks: 0
Strikeouts: 0
Left on Base: 0
Average: .269
Box
Notes: Played right in the eighth and ninth; didn’t bat.
Next: Game 149 vs. Tampa Bay, 4:05 Friday.

Game 142: 0-for-3 in 5-4 Win at Boston

At Bats: 3
Runs: 0
Hits, Game/Season: 0/149
Runs Batted In: 0
Walks: 0
Strikeouts: 0
Left on Base: 4
Average: .269
Box
Notes: Played right, batted eighth… Groundout, reached on fielding error, grounded into force out, out on sac bunt.
Next: Game 143 at Boston, 4:10 Thursday.

Ichiro Pitches for Morinaga Yogurt

Game 141: 0-for-1 in 4-3 Loss at Boston

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At Bats: 1
Runs: 0
Hits, Game/Season: 0/149
Runs Batted In: 0
Walks: 0
Strikeouts: 1
Left on Base: 0
Average: .271
Box
Notes: Pinch-hit in the 7th, then played right… Strikeout.
Next: Game 142 at Boston, 4:10 Wednesday.

Game 140: 2-for-4 in 13-3 Win at Baltimore

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At Bats: 4
Runs: 1
Hits, Game/Season: 2/149
Runs Batted In: 1
Walks: 0
Strikeouts: 0
Left on Base: 0
Average: .271
Box
Notes: Batted ninth, played all three outfield positions… Groundout, single (above), groundout, single, pinch-hit for in the ninth.
Next: Game 141 at Boston, 4:10 Tuesday.

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Another Ichiro Kirin Commercial

Game 139: 2-for-4 in 5-4 Loss at Baltimore

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At Bats: 4
Runs: 1
Hits, Game/Season: 2/147
Runs Batted In: 1
Walks: 0
Strikeouts: 0
Left on Base: 0
Average: .270
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Notes: Played center and left, batted eighth… Double, groundout, popout, single… Couldn’t quite reach a home-run ball by JJ Hardy (above).
Next: Game 140 at Baltimore, 10:35 a.m. Sunday.

Ichiro in The Onion

Here’s video of the Get Out of My Face guys screaming at each other about how Ichiro has convinced his Yankee teammates that it’s good luck to lick his elbow.

Also, I somehow missed this story from 2006:


Link.

Game 138: 1-for-2 in 8-5 Win at Baltimore

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At Bats: 2
Runs: 1
Hits, Game/Season: 1/145
Runs Batted In: 0
Walks: 0
Strikeouts: 0
Left on Base: 0
Average: .268
Box
Notes: Pinch-hit in the sixth for first baseman Steve Pearce, groundout, played right, single, scored an insurance run (above).
Next: Game 139 at Baltimore, 4:05 Friday.

Game 137: 3-for-4 in 10-6 Loss at Baltimore

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At Bats: 4
Runs: 0
Hits, Game/Season: 3/144
Runs Batted In: 2
Walks: 0
Strikeouts: 0
Left on Base: 1
Average: .267
Box
Notes: Played right, batted ninth… Single, single, grounded into a double-play, single… 20th stolen base of the year.
Next: Game 138 at Baltimore, 4:05 Friday.

Game 136: 0-for-1 in 6-4 Win at Tampa Bay

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At Bats: 1
Runs: 1
Hits, Game/Season: 0/141
Runs Batted In: 0
Walks: 0
Strikeouts: 0
Left on Base: 0
Average: .264
Box
Notes: Pinch-ran for Andruw Jones in the seventh, took over in left, grounded out, moved to right in the ninth.
Next: Game 137 at Baltimore, 4:05 Thursday.

Game 135: 0-for-1 in 5-2 Loss at Tampa Bay

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At Bats: 1
Runs: 0
Hits, Game/Season: 0/141
Runs Batted In: 0
Walks: 0
Strikeouts: 1
Left on Base: 0
Average: .264
Box
Notes: Pinch-hit in the eighth, didn’t play in the field… Struck out looking (above).
Next: Game 136 at Tampa Bay, 4:10 Wednesday.

Game 134: 0-for-3 in 4-3 Loss at Tampa Bay

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At Bats: 3
Runs: 0
Hits, Game/Season: 0/141
Runs Batted In: 0
Walks: 0
Strikeouts: 2
Left on Base: 4
Average: .265
Box
Notes: Played right, batted eighth… Strikeout (above), strikeout, flyout… Batting .174 (4-for-23) in last seven games.
Next: Game 135 at Tampa Bay, 4:10 Tuesday.

Ichiro Talks to The Coach

The best part of this choppy video is when Ichiro pats The Coach on the tummy at the beginning of the interview, and again at the end.

Game 133: 1-for-4 in 8-3 Loss vs. Baltimore

At Bats: 4
Runs: 0
Hits, Game/Season: 1/141
Runs Batted In: 0
Walks: 0
Strikeouts: 0
Left on Base: 2
Average: .266
Box
Notes: Played left and center, batted seventh… Flyout, groundout, single, grounded into double play.
Next: Game 134 at Tampa Bay, 10:10 a.m. Monday.

Game 132: 0-for-2 in 4-3 Win vs. Baltimore

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At Bats: 2
Runs: 0
Hits, Game/Season: 0/140
Runs Batted In: 0
Walks: 1
Strikeouts: 0
Left on Base: 0
Average: .266
Box
Notes: Played left and center, batted ninth… Groundout, flyout, walk.
Next: Game 133 vs. Baltimore, 10:05 a.m. Sunday.

The Latest Super Crazy Ichiro Video

Game 131: 1-for-3 in 6-1 Loss vs. Baltimore

At Bats: 3
Runs: 0
Hits, Game/Season: 1/140
Runs Batted In: 0
Walks: 0
Strikeouts: 1
Left on Base: 2
Average: .267
Box
Notes: Played right, batted eighth… Strikeout, single, grounded into force out.
Next: Game 132 vs. Baltimore, 10:05 a.m. Saturday.