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Marlins bid emotional farewell to Fernandez

Sep 29, 2016

Marlins bid emotional farewell to Fernandez

Somber Miami Marlins players and personnel escorted a hearse carrying the body of star pitcher Jose Fernandez from the team’s ballpark Wednesday, as the farewell for their beloved teammate marched on. As players and fans honored Fernandez’s memory, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio sought a ...

Memorial service set for Marlins ace Fernandez

Sep 28, 2016

Memorial service set for Marlins ace Fernandez

The Miami Marlins have scheduled a public memorial service for pitcher Jose Fernandez, who was killed in a weekend boat crash along with two friends. The team said in a news release that fans can gather Wednesday along the west side of Marlins Park ...

Sep 28, 2016

Former star Tsuji emerges as candidate to manage Lions

Former Seibu Lions second baseman Hatsuhiko Tsuji is a prime candidate to manage the Pacific League club next season, an informed source said Wednesday. Current Lions skipper Norio Tanabe will resign at the end of this season. Tanabe, a former shortstop, and Tsuji were ...

Maeda takes loss as Padres rookie Renfroe shows off power

Sep 28, 2016

Maeda takes loss as Padres rookie Renfroe shows off power

Kenta Maeda was tagged with his 10th loss this season after lasting only four innings in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 7-1 defeat to the San Diego Padres on Tuesday. Maeda missed out on a chance to post the most wins by a Japanese pitcher ...

Blue Jays stay atop wild-card perch

Sep 28, 2016

Blue Jays stay atop wild-card perch

Aaron Sanchez stayed perfect against the Orioles and kept the Toronto Blue Jays on track for a playoff berth. Josh Donaldson hit a two-run homer, Sanchez struck out 10 and Toronto beat Baltimore 5-1 on Tuesday night in the opener of their AL wild-card ...

Sep 28, 2016

Man fumbles ring at Yankee Stadium

In the end, Andrew Fox wasn’t charged with an error. The 29-year-old had everything he needed to make one of life’s biggest decisions on Tuesday night: the engagement ring, the perfect woman and a beautiful early autumn night at Yankee Stadium, which focused a ...

Kishi, Lions postpone Fighters' pennant hopes

Sep 27, 2016

Kishi, Lions postpone Fighters' pennant hopes

Lions ace Takayuki Kishi prevented the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters from walking over Seibu to the Pacific League pennant in a 3-0 win on Tuesday evening. Before 27,158 at Seibu Prince Dome in Saitama Prefecture, Kishi (9-7) allowed four hits over seven innings, striking ...

Marlins win one for Fernandez

Sep 27, 2016

Marlins win one for Fernandez

Dee Gordon and the Miami Marlins wore their emotions on the sleeves of their No. 16 jerseys. Jose Fernandez would have loved it. Gordon homered leading off the first inning for the Marlins, who totaled 14 hits and mixed cheers with the tears of ...