Marlins release reliever Junichi Tazawa

Baseball / MLB May 23, 2018

Marlins release reliever Junichi Tazawa

Right-handed reliever Junichi Tazawa was released by the Miami Marlins and will remain in the United States in a bid to land a minor-league contract, baseball sources said Tuesday. The Marlins designated Tazawa for assignment on Thursday after a pair of dismal outings last week ...

Report says Ichiro poised to return to Mariners

Baseball / MLB Mar 6, 2018

Report says Ichiro poised to return to Mariners

The Mariners and Ichiro Suzuki are close to finalizing a one-year deal for the franchise icon to return to Seattle, according to multiple reports Monday. USA Today first reported the Mariners will bring back the 44-year-old Ichiro, who played in Seattle from 2001-12 during which ...

Tazawa working toward return to majors

Baseball / MLB Jun 2, 2017

Tazawa working toward return to majors

Right-hander Junichi Tazawa got off to a rough start in his new Miami Marlins uniform and ended up landing on the 10-day disabled list with rib cartilage inflammation, less than two months into the season. After a bright spring training with seven shutout innings in ...

Marlins' Tazawa placed on disabled list with rib injury

Baseball / MLB May 18, 2017

Marlins' Tazawa placed on disabled list with rib injury

Miami Marlins right-hander Junichi Tazawa has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with rib cartilage inflammation, team officials announced Wednesday. The 30-year-old setup man was tagged with his first loss of the season after giving up a go-ahead grand slam in Monday's game against ...

Ichiro suffers knee bruise after collision

Baseball / MLB 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 invitee ...