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Baseball: Ichiro gets strike off Maeda in Marlins victory

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12:12 12 Sep 2016

MIAMI, Sept. 11, Kyodo

Ichiro Suzuki connected for a strike off associate Japanese countryman Kenta Maeda as a Miami Marlins blanked a Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0 on Sunday.

Suzuki, who done a starting lineup for a initial time in 3 games, smacked Maeda’s slider to core margin in a fourth inning during Marlins Park for his usually strike of a day, afterwards came around to measure on a Christian Yelich singular to get a Marlins on a scoreboard.

“Maeda is like many Japanese pitchers that like to chuck a lot of bend balls. My picture of him hasn’t altered given we final met,” pronounced Suzuki, who went 0-for-3 in their final compare adult in April.

Maeda (14-9) authorised 3 runs — dual warranted — on 8 hits while distinguished out 3 and walking one over 6 innings.

“My condition wasn’t so good though we was means to hang in there. Facing Ichiro is some-more fun than confronting other batters. He unequivocally has a special clarity for a game,” pronounced Maeda.

Jose Urena (4-6) picked adult a win for agreeable only 4 hits and entrance one out brief of a finish diversion shutout.

At Oakland Coliseum, Norichika Aoki went 1-for-4 with a stolen bottom as a Seattle Mariners edged a Oakland Athletics 3-2 for their fifth true victory.

At Rogers Centre, Koji Uehara pitched a scoreless eighth in his 42nd service coming this season, and a Boston Red Sox went on to kick a Toronto Blue Jays 11-8.

==Kyodo

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