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After three-hit game, inimitable Ichiro one shy of tying Rose

Jun 14, 2016

After three-hit game, inimitable Ichiro one shy of tying Rose

Ichiro Suzuki went 3-for-4 to raise his career hit total to 4,255 on Monday — one short of Pete Rose’s major league record of 4,256. Batting leadoff and playing right field for the Miami Marlins in a 13-4 thrashing of the San Diego Padres ...

Rangers place Darvish on 15-day disabled list

Jun 14, 2016

Rangers place Darvish on 15-day disabled list

Right-hander Yu Darvish has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to tightness in his neck and shoulder, the Texas Rangers said Monday. Darvish underwent an MRI exam in Arlington and tests found no significant damage to his right shoulder, but the team ...

Jun 13, 2016

Mets manager Collins hospitalized

Mets manager Terry Collins is staying overnight in a hospital in Milwaukee after falling ill and missing New York’s series finale against the Milwaukee Brewers. Assistant general manager John Ricco said Collins became sick about 45 minutes before Sunday’s game. He had no specifics ...

Jun 13, 2016

Tigers sign Satterwhite to help strengthen bullpen

The Central League’s Hanshin Tigers announced the signing of right-hander Cody Satterwhite to a one-year contract believed to be worth ¥32 million on Monday. Satterwhite, 29, was playing for the Salt Lake Bees, the Los Angeles Angels’ Triple-A affiliate, this season. He has no ...

Matsui delivers birthday home run on Yankees' Old-Timers' Day

Jun 13, 2016

Matsui delivers birthday home run on Yankees' Old-Timers' Day

Hideki Matsui took one more mighty swing at Yankee Stadium. On a sunny Sunday when Reggie Jackson, Whitey Ford and a bevy of World Series MVPs and Hall of Famers returned for the New York Yankees’ 70th annual Old-Timers’ Day, Matsui provided his own ...

Hawks complete sweep of Giants

Jun 12, 2016

Hawks complete sweep of Giants

Ryoma Kidokoro continued his remarkable career turnaround on Sunday, when the light-hitting reserve outfielder belted a pair of two-run homers to help power the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks to a 7-5 interleague win and a series sweep of the Yomiuri Giants. The 31-year-old Kidokoro turned ...

Darvish to skip start with neck, shoulder tightness

Jun 12, 2016

Darvish to skip start with neck, shoulder tightness

Yu Darvish will skip his scheduled start against the Oakland Athletics on Monday due to tightness in his neck and right shoulder and undergo a thorough checkup in Arlington, the Texas Rangers announced Saturday. Darvish on Wednesday made his third start in his comeback ...

Tigers rough up Tanaka

Jun 12, 2016

Tigers rough up Tanaka

Masahiro Tanaka had a rough outing Saturday night pitching on four days’ rest. The New York Yankees starter allowed five runs on six hits in 6⅓ innings, striking out four, in a 6-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers. “It’s about location,” Tanaka said through ...