Monthly Archives: August 2013

Game 129: 0-for-4 in 4-2 Loss at Tampa Bay

At Bats: 4
Runs: 0
Hits, Game/Season: 0/117
Runs Batted In: 1
Walks: 0
Strikeouts: 1
Left on Base: 2
Average: .269
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Notes: Played right, batted first… Lined to left, struck out looking, grounded to second, flied to left… 30th RBI of the season.
Next: Game 130 at Tampa Bay, 1:40 Sunday.

Game 128: 0-for-4 in 7-2 Loss at Tampa Bay

Chris O'Meara / AP Photo

Chris O’Meara / AP Photo

At Bats: 4
Runs: 0
Hits, Game/Season: 0/117
Runs Batted In: 0
Walks: 0
Strikeouts: 0
Left on Base: 0
Average: .271
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Notes: Played right, batted sixth… Grounded to first, grounded to short, grounded to second, grounded to pitcher… Woof.
Next: Game 129 at Tampa Bay, 7:10 Saturday.

Game 127: 1-for-3 in 5-3 Win vs. Toronto

Jim McIsaac / Getty Images

Jim McIsaac / Getty Images

At Bats: 3
Runs: 0
Hits, Game/Season: 1/117
Runs Batted In: 0
Walks: 1
Strikeouts: 1
Left on Base: 1
Average: .274
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Notes: Played right, batted leadoff… Grounded to second, doubled to left, walked, struck out swinging.
Next: Game 128 at Tampa Bay, 7:10 Friday.

Game 126: 1-for-4 in 4-2 Win vs. Toronto

Ron Antonelli / Getty Images

Ron Antonelli / Getty Images

At Bats: 4
Runs: 0
Hits, Game/Season: 1/116
Runs Batted In: 0
Walks: 0
Strikeouts: 0
Left on Base: 0
Average: .274
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Notes: Played right, batted second… Singled to left (above), grounded to first, grounded to short, popped to short… Notched 4,000th professional hit between Japan’s NPB and America’s MLB.

Ron Antonelli / Getty Images

Ron Antonelli / Getty Images

Kathy Willens / AP Photo

Kathy Willens / AP Photo

Kathy Willens / AP Photo

Kathy Willens / AP Photo

Next: Game 127 vs. Toronto, 1:05 Thursday.

4,000!

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I was actually napping when it happened. Damn.

Images from It’s a Long SeasonVideo… More stuff…

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One Hit Until 4,000…

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As of today he has 3,999 hits in his professional career — 1,278 hits with Japan’s Orix BlueWave, 2,533 hits with the Seattle Mariners, and 188 hits with the New York Yankees.

Game 125: 0-for-0 in 3-2 Win vs. Toronto

Jeff Zelevansky / Getty Images

Jeff Zelevansky / Getty Images

At Bats: 0
Runs: 1
Hits, Game/Season: 0/115
Runs Batted In: 0
Walks: 0
Strikeouts: 0
Left on Base: 0
Average: .274
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Notes: Pinch-ran in the ninth… Stole 18th base of the season (above)… Scored game-winning walk-off run… Still one hit from 4,000.
Next: Game 126 vs. Toronto, 7:05 Wednesday.