On April 6, 2002 — Highly-touted Japanese pitcher Kazuhisa Ishii makes his major league debut and pitches 5 1/3 scoreless innings‚ striking out 10‚ in Los Angeles’s 9 – 2 win over the Rockies. Brian Jordan backs Ishii with a grand slam to give the loss to Jason Jennings. Relief pitcher Jesse Orosco of the Dodgers scores just the third run of his four-decade major-league career. He last scored while playing for the Mets on July 22‚ 1986.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference April 6
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