Latest Ichiro Suzuki News

Ichiro Suzuki back with Mariners as special assistant

Apr. 30, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki was back in the Seattle Mariners clubhouse on Tuesday, in uniform and even wore batting gloves into his first meeting. "I will say he's the first coach I've had come into a coaches meeting with batting gloves on," Seattle manager Scott Servais joked. This is not another...

Trout HRs in 4th straight; Angels top Texas after bee delay

Apr. 7, 2019 9:39 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Texas Rangers relievers found themselves dealing with the wrong kind of buzz Sunday, first from bees in the bullpen and then from the crowd's reaction to another mammoth home run by Mike Trout. The star slugger went deep for the fourth straight game and the Los Angeles Angels, after...

Trout's grand slam powers Angels past Rangers, 5-1

Apr. 6, 2019 9:14 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Any pitcher who wants a prayer of retiring Mike Trout should throw high fastballs, at least according to the old conventional wisdom on the star slugger. That's exactly what Drew Smyly threw, and that's exactly what Trout hit 458 feet for the grandest homer yet in his latest power...

The Latest: Dodgers chase Greinke in 4th inning

Mar. 30, 2019 7:50 PM EDT

The Latest on opening day (all times EDT): 5:45 p.m. The Dodgers have chased Arizona's Zack Greinke with three homers in the fourth inning on opening day. After Enrique Hernandez and Austin Barnes hit back-to-back homers, Corey Seager celebrated his return from Tommy John surgery with a solo shot that sent...

Tag 'em! Opening day turns into record Home Run Derby

Mar. 28, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

Bryce Harper bowed to his new fans, Mookie Betts and the World Series champion Boston Red Sox drew cheers far from Fenway Park and the great Mariano Rivera threw one more strike from the mound at Yankee Stadium. Then it was time to play Home Run Derby on a record-setting opening day. The ball was flying Thursday...

Harper overtakes Judge for MLB's top-selling jersey

Mar. 28, 2019 8:59 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The new No. 3 is the new No. 1. Major League Baseball says that Bryce Harper has the sport's top-selling jersey, ending a two-year reign for Aaron Judge's No. 99. Harper signed a $330 million, 13-year deal with the Philadelphia Phillies this spring, and his new No. 3 jersey set professional...

Defending champ Red Sox open against already 2-0 Mariners

Mar. 27, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Before J.D. Martinez and the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox take the field to begin the regular season, they're already playing catch up in the American League race. No, really. The Red Sox are facing a two-game deficit in the AL standings heading into Thursday's regular...

The 'Baseball Brit' kicks off season-long journey in Tokyo

Mar. 27, 2019 10:46 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Joey Mellows is taking his passion for baseball on the road. Long haul. The 34-year-old Englishman, better known by his @BaseballBrit Twitter handle, has quit his day job to watch an entire season of baseball games across three continents. "Some people were fairly impressed that I was doing...

Mariners back to exhibition games after trip to Japan

Mar. 26, 2019 1:47 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais didn't need long to come up with one immediate advantage to playing exhibition games after having already opened the regular season. "Yeah, the fact we're 2-0 is not a bad thing," Servais joked. Servais could joke because the atmosphere around the...