Ichiro turns back clock to lift Marlins

May 24, 2016

Ichiro turns back clock to lift Marlins

Ichiro Suzuki is rapidly pulling away from Wee Willie Keeler on the all-time hit list with the same approach made famous by the late Hall of Famer. Again on Monday, Ichiro hit ‘em where they ain’t. Pressed into regular duty by teammate Christian Yelich ...

Ichiro gets four hits as Marlins beat Nats

May 22, 2016

Ichiro gets four hits as Marlins beat Nats

Ichiro Suzuki had four hits for the first time since last August as the Miami Marlins defeated the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Saturday to snap their three-game losing skid. Ichiro, an emergency addition to the lineup after Christian Yelich was scratched due to back ...

Velasquez sparkles in Phillies victory

May 18, 2016

Velasquez sparkles in Phillies victory

Vince Velasquez excused himself in the clubhouse after a big burp. “Had a beer, a solid beer,” he said, smiling. Velasquez had a pretty solid outing, too. The right-hander struck out 10 in five innings and Phillies pitchers struck out 17 batters overall, leading ...

May 7, 2016

Series moved due to Zika concerns

Zika virus concerns have forced the Pirates-Marlins series out of Puerto Rico, with the two games instead shifted to Miami this month. Major League Baseball and the players’ union made the announcement Friday. Pittsburgh and Miami will meet May 30-31 at Marlins Park. The ...

Ichiro helps Marlins beat Diamondbacks

May 4, 2016

Ichiro helps Marlins beat Diamondbacks

Ichiro Suzuki’s two-run pinch-hit single put the Miami Marlins ahead in the sixth inning, and they rallied past the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-4 on Tuesday night. Miami trailed 4-1 before scoring four runs in the sixth, when three Arizona pitchers combined to give up three ...

May 4, 2016

Zika fears may move MLB series in Puerto Rico

There’s a very good chance the Miami Marlins’ two-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Puerto Rico will not be held there because of concerns about the Zika virus, a person familiar with the situation said Tuesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press ...

Ichiro swipes 500th base in majors

Apr 30, 2016

Ichiro swipes 500th base in majors

Ichiro Suzuki reached another milestone on Friday, when he registered the 500th stolen base of his major league career during the Miami Marlins’ 6-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. The 42-year-old Ichiro became the 39th player to achieve the feat after swiping second base ...

Suspended Gordon says he unknowingly took PEDs

Apr 30, 2016

Suspended Gordon says he unknowingly took PEDs

Reigning NL batting champion Dee Gordon of the Miami Marlins says he unknowingly took the performance-enhancing drugs that led to his 80-game suspension, but will accept the penalty. The announcement of the suspension by Major League Baseball came shortly after the Marlins’ victory at ...

Marlins' Gordon receives 80-game ban for PEDs

Apr 29, 2016

Marlins' Gordon receives 80-game ban for PEDs

Dee Gordon has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after the Miami Marlins second baseman tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug. Gordon tested positive for exogenous Testosterone and Clostebol, MLB said in a release after the Marlins’ 5-3 victory over the Los ...

Maeda tastes defeat for first time in MLB

Apr 29, 2016

Maeda tastes defeat for first time in MLB

Kenta Maeda got the better of his first matchup with Ichiro Suzuki, but suffered his first big league defeat on Thursday, when he allowed four runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers lost 5-3 to the Miami Marlins, who completed a four-game series sweep. Maeda ...

Stanton's three-run homer leads Marlins past Kershaw, Dodgers

Apr 27, 2016

Stanton's three-run homer leads Marlins past Kershaw, Dodgers

Giancarlo Stanton is heating up, and carrying the Miami Marlins with him. Stanton homered for the third straight game, hitting a go-ahead, three-run shot off Clayton Kershaw, and the Marlins rallied to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-3 on Tuesday night for their third ...

Ichiro stars for Marlins in victory over Nationals

Apr 22, 2016

Ichiro stars for Marlins in victory over Nationals

Ichiro Suzuki quietly cleaned his cleats in a noisy postgame clubhouse Thursday before packing the shoes for his next game, which will be No. 2,368. No. 2,367 went pretty well. Ichiro had two hits, scored twice and made two sliding catches in right field ...