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Sep 8, 2016

Ex-NFL quarterback Tebow signs minor league contract with Mets

Former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow signed a minor league contract with the New York Mets. The Mets announced Thursday the former quarterback will take part in the Instructional League in Port St. Lucie, Florida. The 29-year-old aspiring outfielder went through drills at the ...

Ichiro passes Palmeiro, climbs to 26th on MLB all-time hit list

Sep 8, 2016

Ichiro passes Palmeiro, climbs to 26th on MLB all-time hit list

Ichiro Suzuki went 2-for-4 on Wednesday for the Miami Marlins in a 6-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. The two hits raised Ichiro’s career hit total to 3,021, lifting him into 26th on the majors’ all-time hit list. Rafael Palmeiro, with 3,020, is 27th, ...

Ichiro's first home run of year not enough for Marlins

Sep 7, 2016

Ichiro's first home run of year not enough for Marlins

Ichiro Suzuki hit his first home run of the season Tuesday, but that was not enough to lift Miami as the Marlins lost 4-3 to the Philadelphia Phillies for their fifth straight defeat. Ichiro, who was left out of the staring lineup for the ...

Triumphant Carp reduce magic number to three

Sep 6, 2016

Triumphant Carp reduce magic number to three

Kris Johnson earned his 14th win as the Hiroshima Carp beat the Chunichi Dragons 4-1 on Tuesday to inch closer to their first Central League pennant in 25 years. Before 31,465 at Mazda Stadium, Johnson (14-6) capitalized on a hustling team effort as the ...

Sep 6, 2016

Fighters closer Martin sidelined with ankle sprain

The Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters’ bid for a league championship took a hit on Tuesday, when closer Chris Martin was deactivated due to an ankle sprain. The 203-cm right-hander, who became the team’s closer on June 19 and was named to the Pacific League ...

Sep 6, 2016

Red Sox reliever Uehara activated from disabled list

The Boston Red Sox have activated reliever Koji Uehara from the disabled list. Uehara had been out since July 20 with a strained pectoral muscle. The right-hander is 2-3 with a 4.50 ERA in 39 games. He is expected to be available on Tuesday ...

Sep 6, 2016

Angels pitcher Shoemaker has surgery to halt bleeding on brain

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker underwent surgery to stop bleeding on his brain after he was struck in the head by a line drive against the Seattle Mariners. Shoemaker had the procedure performed late Sunday and is being treated by Dr. Manuel Ferreira ...