Ichiro bags two more hits in quest for 3,000

Jun 22, 2016

Ichiro bags two more hits in quest for 3,000

Ichiro Suzuki moved two hits closer to 3,000 in his big league career on Tuesday, when he went 2-for-4 with a walk in the leadoff spot for the Miami Marlins in a 3-2 loss to the Atlanta Braves. The 42-year-old moved to within 18 ...

Rose won't recognize Ichiro's record as legit

Jun 15, 2016

Rose won't recognize Ichiro's record as legit

Baseball legend Pete Rose is unimpressed by the looming prospect of seeing his all-time hits record surpassed by Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki. Ichiro stands just one hit behind Rose’s MLB record of 4,256 hits, a pursuit of history that is being followed avidly ...

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 ...

Ichiro moves closer to Rose’s 4,256-hit mark

Jun 10, 2016

Ichiro moves closer to Rose’s 4,256-hit mark

Ichiro Suzuki singled twice, scored two runs and drove in the winning run for the Miami Marlins in a 10-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday. The two hits raised Ichiro’s career hit total in the majors to 2,973. He now has 4,251 ...

Ichiro moves closer to Rose's iconic mark

Jun 8, 2016

Ichiro moves closer to Rose's iconic mark

Ichiro Suzuki went 2-for-5 in the Miami Marlins’ 11-inning, 6-4 loss against the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday to reach 4,246 hits over his career in the United States and Japan. The major league record for hits is 4,256, held by Pete Rose. Ichiro singled ...

Ichiro catch helps Fernandez, Marlins edge past Mets

Jun 6, 2016

Ichiro catch helps Fernandez, Marlins edge past Mets

When Jose Fernandez threw a slider for his 14th strikeout to escape a seventh-inning jam, he spun on the mound, pumped his arms, screamed, pounded his glove, screamed some more and yanked at his jersey as though trying to tear it off. He had ...

Fernandez, Marlins beat Pirates ace Cole

Jun 1, 2016

Fernandez, Marlins beat Pirates ace Cole

Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said before Tuesday night’s game, “You’re not going to beat a good pitcher with his good stuff.” Unfortunately for the Pirates, Marlins ace Jose Fernandez had his good stuff. Fernandez pitched seven scoreless innings to help the Miami Marlins ...

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 ...