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Albert Pujols gets 3,000th career hit

/ May 5, 2018

Albert Pujols gets 3,000th career hit

Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols got his 3,000th hit, reaching the mark with a broken-bat single Friday night against Seattle and becoming the 32nd player in major league history to join the exclusive club. Pujols dumped the single into shallow right field in the ...

Hisashi Iwakuma hits snag in comeback attempt

/ Apr 30, 2018

Hisashi Iwakuma hits snag in comeback attempt

Hisashi Iwakuma faces a delay to his comeback, originally scheduled for late spring, after a lingering right shoulder injury halted a simulated game Saturday at the Seattle Mariners' complex in Peoria, Arizona. Iwakumi, who was invited to the Mariners' spring training this season on a ...

Ichiro scores winning run in 8th

/ Apr 27, 2018

Ichiro scores winning run in 8th

Pinch runner Ichiro Suzuki scored the go-ahead run for the Seattle Mariners, who edged the Cleveland Indians 5-4 Thursday for their third consecutive victory. With two outs and the game tied 4-4 in the eighth inning, Ichiro was sent in as a runner for designated ...

Ichiro's big day can't save Mariners

/ Apr 1, 2018

Ichiro's big day can't save Mariners

Ichiro Suzuki got his first hits since returning to the Seattle Mariners and stole a home run from the Cleveland Indians in Saturday's 6-5 loss. The 44-year-old Ichiro went 2-for-4 and surpassed Hall of Famer Cap Anson to place 21st on Major League Baseball's all-time ...

Compatriots in MLB happy Ichiro playing on

/ Mar 9, 2018

Compatriots in MLB happy Ichiro playing on

Fellow Japanese major leaguers welcomed Wednesday's news that Ichiro Suzuki would be returning to the Seattle Mariners and Major League Baseball for at least one more season. Ichiro admitted he needs to prove himself at the plate and in the outfield, and promised to bring ...

Mariners bring back hitting legend Ichiro

/ Mar 8, 2018

Mariners bring back hitting legend Ichiro

Veteran outfielder Ichiro Suzuki has signed a one-year contract with his former club, the Seattle Mariners, the American League team announced Wednesday. Under the $750,000 deal, the 44-year-old will again wear No. 51 for Seattle. He can earn an additional $1.25 million in performance bonuses. "I ...