Yankees wrap up AL East title

Baseball / MLB Sep 20, 2019

Yankees wrap up AL East title

The resilient New York Yankees powered their way to the club's first AL East title since 2012, routing the Los Angeles Angels 9-1 Thursday night behind three RBIs each from old mainstay Brett Gardner and newcomer DJ LeMahieu. A day after wasting a chance to ...

Ichiro thanks Mariners fans in English during pregame ceremony

Baseball / MLB Sep 15, 2019

Ichiro thanks Mariners fans in English during pregame ceremony

Ichiro Suzuki, who amassed 4,367 hits over his historic career in Japan and the majors, was honored with the Seattle Mariners Franchise Achievement Award on Saturday and took the opportunity to thank the home crowd with a speech in English. The 45-year-old, who announced his ...

Tanaka outpitches Kikuchi to help Yankees top Mariners

Baseball / MLB Aug 28, 2019

Tanaka outpitches Kikuchi to help Yankees top Mariners

Masahiro Tanaka outpitched Yusei Kikuchi in a showdown of Japanese starters and Aaron Judge became the third-fastest player in MLB history to reach 100 home runs as the New York Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 7-0 on Tuesday night. With plenty of attention back home ...

Former MLB, NPB star Munenori Kawasaki charms fans in Taiwan

Baseball Jul 14, 2019

Former MLB, NPB star Munenori Kawasaki charms fans in Taiwan

Popular former major leaguer Munenori Kawasaki charmed Taiwanese fans Saturday with his mix of humor and mischief before beginning his coaching stint next month with Taiwan's Wei Chuan Dragons. Kawasaki has competed in Nippon Professional Baseball and Major League Baseball but left the game in ...

Yusei Kikuchi bounces back as Mariners rout Orioles

Baseball / MLB Jun 24, 2019

Yusei Kikuchi bounces back as Mariners rout Orioles

J.P. Crawford had a career day, Yusei Kikuchi had his best outing in a month and the Seattle Mariners used an eight-run third inning to thump the Baltimore Orioles 13-3 on Sunday. Kikuchi (4-5) had lost four straight decisions coming into the game, raising concerns ...