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Major League firsts for 2012 season

Major League firsts for 2012 season

Major League firsts for 2012 season
The 2012 Major League season is under way. Here are some of the firsts of the new season:

Pitch: Called strike from A's Brandon McCarthy to Mariners' Chone Figgins, top of the first

Play: Figgins grounds out to A's shortstop Cliff Pennington, top of the first

Hit: Mariners' Ichiro Suzuki singles on soft grounder to A's shortstop Cliff Pennington, deflected by pitcher Brandon McCarthy, two outs in the bottom of the first

Homer: Mariners' Dustin Ackley hit to center field off Brandon McCarthy to lead off fourth inning

Run scored: Ackley's homer

Strikeout: Brandon McCarthy fans Justin Smoak swinging to end top of first inning

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