Baseball / MLB 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 didn't immediately ...

Baseball / MLB 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 Japanese ...

Marlins exercise option on Ichiro

Baseball / MLB 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 the ...

Ichiro raps out 3 hits, raises average to .301

Baseball / MLB 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 once ...

Piniella reflects on Ichiro's career

Baseball / MLB Jul 6, 2016

Piniella reflects on Ichiro's career

Lou Piniella, who in 2001 was Ichiro Suzuki's first big league manager, spoke Tuesday about the Japanese star's start with the Seattle Mariners and the impact of his career. "We won 116 games (in 2001) and Ichiro was a big part of it," Piniella, now ...

Ichiro reports to spring training

Baseball / MLB Feb 24, 2016

Ichiro reports to spring training

The 16th year of Ichiro Suzuki's major-league career began Tuesday, when he reported to spring training ahead of his second season with the Miami Marlins. The 42-year-old, who is approaching the iconic major-league milestone of 3,000 hits, said baseball at this stage of his career ...