Kang having trouble with visa

/ Mar 25, 2017

Kang having trouble with visa

Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Kang Jung-ho, the first player to jump directly from South Korea into Major League Baseball, will not be with the team on opening day, the club confirmed Friday. Pirates general manager Neal Huntington said Kang’s visa application was ongoing and ...

Ichiro makes spring training debut

/ Mar 6, 2017

Ichiro makes spring training debut

Now that he has Ichiro Suzuki back on the field, Miami manager Don Mattingly looks forward to resting him — at least once the regular season starts. The 43-year-old Ichiro made his Grapefruit League debut on Sunday, going 0-for-2 as the Marlins’ designated hitter ...

Ichiro suffers knee bruise after collision

/ Feb 22, 2017

Ichiro suffers knee bruise after collision

Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki suffered a bruised right knee after a minor outfield collision with a teammate during spring training on Tuesday. Ichiro, who last August became the 30th player in history to reach 3,000 career hits in the majors, collided with non-roster ...

/ Feb 11, 2017

Fernandez estate faces lawsuits

The families of the two men who were with Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez when his boat crashed into a Miami Beach jetty — killing all three — are suing the All-Star’s estate. Attorney Christopher Royer, who is representing the families of 25-year-old Eduardo ...

/ Feb 10, 2017

Trump in-laws in talks to purchase Marlins: sources

The Kushner family, relatives by marriage to President Donald Trump, is in talks to buy the Miami Marlins from art dealer Jeffrey Loria, according to people familiar with the discussions. The people asked for anonymity because the talks are private. Marlins spokesman P.J. Loyello ...

/ Dec 16, 2016

Tazawa reaches deal with Marlins

Free agent right-hander Junichi Tazawa has agreed to a two-year deal with the Miami Marlins, the National League club said Thursday. The deal worth $12 million is pending a physical exam, according to MLB.com, and, once official, will make the 30-year-old Tazawa the second ...

Marlins exercise option on Ichiro

/ Oct 6, 2016

Marlins exercise option on Ichiro

The Miami Marlins have exercised a club option to retain Ichiro Suzuki through the 2017 season, the team announced Wednesday. Ichiro, who in August became the 30th player ever to reach 3,000 career hits in the majors, will reportedly earn about $2 million for ...

Fernandez crash probed for clues

/ Sep 27, 2016

Fernandez crash probed for clues

Investigators are trying to determine whether Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was at the wheel of his sportfishing boat when it slammed into a jetty in the early-morning darkness, killing him and two others on board. The three men died when the 9.75-meter SeaVee ...

Ichiro raps out 3 hits, raises average to .301

/ Sep 13, 2016

Ichiro raps out 3 hits, raises average to .301

Miami outfielder Ichiro Suzuki went 3-for-5 with an RBI Monday to raise his average to .301 and move up in the 3,000-hit club list and take sole possession of 25th place, but the Atlanta Braves beat the Marlins 12-7. At Turner Field, Ichiro doubled ...

Marlins get past Dodgers, Maeda

/ Sep 12, 2016

Marlins get past Dodgers, Maeda

Ichiro Suzuki connected for a hit off countryman Kenta Maeda as the Miami Marlins blanked the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0 on Sunday. Ichiro, who made the starting lineup for the first time in three games, smacked Maeda’s slider into center field in the fourth ...