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Mariners triumph in 12th as A's defense falters

Baseball / MLB Mar 21, 2019

Mariners triumph in 12th as A's defense falters

by Jason Coskrey

Maybe the Seattle Mariners and Oakland A's thought that if they kept playing, Ichiro Suzuki couldn't leave baseball. The game had to end at some point, however, and it was the Mariners who provided the final blow. Seattle scored the tiebreaking run in the 12th when ...

Mariners icon Ichiro Suzuki plans to retire: source

Baseball / MLB Mar 21, 2019

Mariners icon Ichiro Suzuki plans to retire: source

Iconic superstar Ichiro Suzuki, who has more hits in professional baseball than any other Japanese player, told the Seattle Mariners he intends to retire, an informed source said Thursday. The news came as the Mariners' next prospective star from Japan, Yusei Kikuchi, was making his ...

Spotlight on Ichiro for openers

Baseball / MLB Mar 16, 2019

Spotlight on Ichiro for openers

by Jason Coskrey

Ichiro Suzuki still isn't used to dealing with the jet lag that comes with flying from the United States to Japan. Even so, being back in his home country has given the Seattle Mariners' 45-year-old outfielder a jolt of energy compared to earlier in spring ...

Kikuchi to debut in Japan

Baseball / MLB Mar 10, 2019

Kikuchi to debut in Japan

New Seattle Mariners pitcher Yusei Kikuchi will make his Major League Baseball debut as a starter in the second game of the 2019 season-opening series in Japan against the Oakland Athletics on March 21. "I feel like I'm making two debuts," said Kikuchi, who will ...