Kevin Cash and Don Mattingly win Manager of the Year awards

MLB Nov 11, 2020

Kevin Cash and Don Mattingly win Manager of the Year awards

By the time Kevin Cash pulled Tampa Bay ace Blake Snell from the last game of the World Series, he had already been voted Manager of the Year in the American League. Even if he ended up losing the biggest prize. It was a Sunshine State ...

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 ...