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Ichiro walks off to loud cheers, Mariners beat A's 5-4 in 12

Ichiro Suzuki was showered with cheers and chants while taking what appeared to be his final bow in a magnificent career that lasted nearly three decades when the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 in 12 innings            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Oakland Athletics, Mariners, Seattle Mariners, Ichiro, Ichiro Suzuki


Ichiro Suzuki retires to ovation after sparkling 27-year baseball career

Japanese star plays final MLB game in packed Tokyo Dome45-year-old was a 10-time All-Star and fierce competitorIchiro Suzuki was showered with cheers and chants on Thursday night while taking his final bow in a magnificent career that lasted nearly three decades when the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 in Tokyo.The 45-year-old Ichiro went 0 for 4 in the second game of the Major League Baseball season, which was being played in his home country of Japan. He got a chance at a story...
Tags: Japan, Sport, Asia Pacific, US sports, Mlb, Tokyo, Oakland Athletics, Baseball, Major League Baseball, Seattle Mariners, Suzuki, Ichiro, Ichiro Suzuki, Tokyo Dome


Ichiro gets the start in what could be his last MLB game

Ichiro Suzuki is in the starting lineup for the Mariners against the Oakland Athletics in what might be his last game in the majors            [Author: AP]
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Ichiro gets a hero's welcome in Tokyo opener

Ichiro Suzuki started for the Seattle Mariners against the Oakland Athletics in MLB's opening game of the season, and about 45,000 voices in a sellout crowd cheered him on.
Tags: Mlb, Tokyo, Oakland Athletics, Baseball, Seattle Mariners, Ichiro, Ichiro Suzuki


Did you know MLB Opening Day was today in Tokyo? Ichiro, Mariners top A’s

TOKYO — Ichiro drew all the cheers. Most everyone else on the Seattle Mariners did all the hitting. A crowd that came to salute Ichiro Suzuki in his homeland saw Domingo Santana deliver the biggest hit at the Tokyo Dome, a grand slam that sent Seattle over the Oakland Athletics 9-7 on Wednesday in the Major League Baseball opener. Batting ninth and knowing he’d get two plate appearances, Ichiro popped up and worked a walk. The 45-year-old star took his spot in right field to begin the bottom of ...
Tags: Japan, Sports, Toronto, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Tokyo, Oakland Athletics, Athletics, North America, Oakland, Seattle, Major League Baseball, Beckham, Mariners


Ichiro cheered at Tokyo Dome, Mariners top A's 9-7 in opener

Ichiro Suzuki drew the loudest ovation back home in Japan and Domingo Santana delivered the biggest hit, launching a grand slam that led the Seattle Mariners over the Oakland Athletics 9-7 in the Major League Baseball opener            [Author: AP]
Tags: Japan, News, Ap, Oakland Athletics, Seattle Mariners, Ichiro, Ichiro Suzuki, Domingo Santana, Tokyo Dome Mariners


Ichiro cheered at Tokyo Dome, Mariners top A’s 9-7 in opener

TOKYO (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki drew the loudest ovation back home in Japan and Domingo Santana delivered the biggest hit, launching a grand slam that led the Seattle Mariners over the Oakland Athletics 9-7 Wednesday in the Major League Baseball opener. The game at the Tokyo Dome marked the earliest opening day ever — the […]
Tags: Japan, News, Sports, Ap, Nation, Tokyo, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Mariners, Seattle Mariners, Ichiro, Ichiro Suzuki, Domingo Santana, Tokyo Dome


Mariners open 2019 season in Japan with strong offense and a win vs. A’s

Amid all the frenzy over Ichiro and Yusei Kikuchi in Japan, the Mariners opened their season with an offensive outburst and held on to defeat the Oakland Athletics at the Tokyo Dome.
Tags: Japan, News, Sports, Oakland Athletics, Mariners, Ichiro, Yusei Kikuchi


As M.L.B.’s Season Opens in Japan, at Least the Dirt Is Familiar

For regular season games in foreign countries, baseball ships tons of soil to ensure that the playing surface is as safe as possible for major league players.
Tags: Japan, News, Oakland Athletics, Baseball, Major League Baseball, Seattle Mariners, Stadiums and Arenas


Oakland Athletics season preview capsule

Oakland Athletics 2018: 97-65, second place, lost to Yankees in AL wild-card game. Manager: Bob Melvin (ninth season). He’s Here: INF Jurickson Profar, RHP Marco Estrada, RHP Joakim Soria, OF Robbie Grossman, C Nick Hundley, LHP Jerry Blevins, INF Cliff Pennington, C Chris Herrmann. Most Read StoriesFlawed analysis, failed oversight: How Boeing, FAA certified the […]
Tags: News, Sports, Oakland Athletics, Yankees, Pennington, Marco Estrada, Joakim Soria, Bob Melvin, Nick Hundley, Jerry Blevins, Robbie Grossman, Chris Herrmann, Boeing FAA


MLB Liam Hendriks Oakland Athletics ready to prove doubters wrong

Used to being considered MLB also-rans, Australian pitcher Liam Hendriks and the Oakland Athletics are ready to prove their doubters wrong.
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Amid hoopla around Ichiro and Mariners — A’s are here, too

TOKYO (AP) — Amid all the hoopla surrounding Suzuki Ichiro’s return to Japan with the Seattle Mariners, it’s been easy to overlook something else: the Oakland Athletics are here, too. The A’s are used to being seen as the also-rans, and even relish it. They were a playoff team last season — not the Mariners. […]
Tags: Japan, News, Sports, Ap, Tokyo, Oakland Athletics, Mariners, Seattle Mariners, Ichiro, Suzuki Ichiro


Khris Davis, Athletics look to build off playoff momentum

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Khris Davis hardly cares how many home runs he hits this year if he can slug the Oakland Athletics much deeper into the postseason. Sure, he has some numbers in his head. How could he not after leading the majors with 48 homers last year? Perhaps 50 is now within reach. […]
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Athletics excited about starting season in Japan next week

The Oakland Athletics            [Author: AP]
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Gonzales to start Mariners opener in Japan; Kikuchi Game 2

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Left-hander Marco Gonzales will get the opening day start for the Seattle Mariners when they begin the 2019 season in Japan against the Oakland Athletics on March 20. New Japanese pitcher Yusei Kikuchi will get the ball for the second game of the series. Seattle manager Scott Servais announced the starters […]
Tags: Japan, News, Sports, Ap, Oakland Athletics, Seattle, Mariners, Seattle Mariners, GONZALES, Scott Servais, Peoria Ariz, Marco Gonzales, Yusei Kikuchi


Felix Hernandez's historic opening day streak is coming to an end

All good things must come to an end. For longtime Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez, that includes his decade-long streak of making opening day starts. Batter up: Join or create a 2019 Yahoo Fantasy Baseball league for free today] According to ESPN's Marly Rivera, manager Scott Servais informed Hernandez that he will not be getting the ball when the Mariners open up the regular season against the Oakland Athletics on March 20 in Japan.
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After surgeries, Chapman ready to help A’s contend again

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Chapman didn’t have a lot of time to savor his strong season — or the Oakland Athletics’ surprise playoff run — during the winter. The 25-year-old third baseman had planned to have surgery on his right thumb after the season ended, but he also ended up getting an operation on […]
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For Angels’ Kaleb Cowart and Jared Walsh, pitching and hitting is just like old times

TEMPE, Ariz. – The first time Jared Walsh became teammates with Kaleb Cowart, they were teenagers playing for the same club team in suburban Atlanta. By age 14, Walsh said, Cowart was already throwing baseballs 92 mph. “I always thought he was a great hitter,” Walsh said of Cowart, “but not many people could throw a baseball 92 at 14, let alone 25.” The second time Walsh and Cowart became teammates was a year ago. Walsh was still hitting, playing the field, and occasionally pitching for the Trip...
Tags: Angels, Sports, Atlanta, Georgia, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Royals, Oakland Athletics, Tigers, Harper, Los-angeles-angels, Mariners, Walsh, Justin Upton, Anaheim Calif


On Pro Football: Taking the Measure of Kyler Murray

At the N.F.L.’s predraft combine, the biggest question has been whether Murray, one of the country’s supreme athletes, has what it takes to play quarterback in the league.
Tags: News, Heisman Trophy, Oakland Athletics, National Football League, Murray, University of Oklahoma, Kyler Murray, Draft and Recruitment (Sports, Kyler (1997-


After haircut, Rockies’ Gray locked in with 3 good innings

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Colorado Rockies pitcher Jon Gray surprised his wife by getting his hair cut in a Mohawk style. After Friday’s efficient outing, the right-hander will likely keep it trimmed. Gray retired all nine Oakland Athletics batters he faced on 30 pitches at Hohokam Stadium in his second spring start. He struck out […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Oakland Athletics, Colorado Rockies, Rockies, Gray, Mesa Ariz, Jon Gray, Hohokam Stadium


A's slugger Davis begins running on field

Oakland Athletics slugger Khris Davis stepped up his rehab for a left calf strain and began running on the field Friday.
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A’s slugger Davis steps up rehab, begins running on field

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Oakland Athletics slugger Khris Davis stepped up his rehab for a left calf strain and began running on the field Friday. Athletics manager Bob Melvin said he expects Davis to be ready by the season-opening series in Japan in mid-March. Davis has yet to play in a spring training game because […]
Tags: Japan, News, Sports, Ap, Davis, Oakland Athletics, Athletics, Mesa Ariz, Bob Melvin, Khris Davis


Jo Adell and other top Angels prospects lead late outburst in blowout victory

Angels starting pitcher Andrew Heaney throws to the plate during the first inning of Tuesday’s Cactus League game against the Oakland A’s in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) Oakland A’s manager Bob Melvin greets Angels manager Brad Ausmus before Tuesday’s Cactus League game in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Oakland Athletics left fielder Robbie Grossman catches a fly ball hit by Los Angeles Angels’ Albert Pujols during the first...
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2 Baseball Players Named Brady Feigl Take DNA Tests To See If They're Related

Two minor league players are causing some major league confusion because of their names, their looks and, well, everything else. Brady Feigl is a 6-foot, 4-inch pitcher for a Single-A affiliate of the Oakland A's. Meanwhile, Brady Feigl is a 6-foot, 4-inch pitcher for the Texas Rangers' Triple-A club.
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NY Toy Fair brings out the Major League Baseball POP!

Funko has announced new additions to their Major League Baseball POP! license, including a new group of new players and some mascots. The new players are listed below: Boston Red Sox: Mookie Betts, J.D. Martinez, Chris Sale, Mookie Betts will be available as a Fanatics exclusive New York Yankees: Aaron Judge, Babe Ruth Tampa Bay Rays: Blake Snell Cleveland Indians:Francisco Lindor Houston Astros: José Altuve, Justin Verlander Los Angeles Angels: Mike Trout, Shohei Ohtani will be available as ...
Tags: Toys, Washington, Los Angeles, Oakland Athletics, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, New York Mets, San Diego Padres, Anthony Rizzo, Buster Posey, Khris Davis, Funko, Shohei Ohtani, Major League Baseball POP, Mookie Betts J D Martinez Chris Sale Mookie Betts, Babe Ruth Tampa Bay Rays


Murray waits to measure up after picking NFL over baseball

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Now that Kyler Murray has decided to play in the NFL instead of reporting to spring training as a first-round draft pick by baseball’s Oakland Athletics, the questions can shift to the Heisman Trophy winner’s height. The former Oklahoma star says everyone will get their answer at the NFL combine […]
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A's Khris Davis would like to stay with A's several years

Majors home run leader Khris Davis would like a multiyear deal from the Oakland Athletics to stay with the franchise "at least three more years."            [Author: AP]
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A's Khris Davis would like to stay with A's several years

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Major league home run leader Khris Davis would like a long-term deal from the Oakland Athletics that allows him to stay with the franchise for at least three more seasons.
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Davis wants multiyear deal from Athletics

Majors home run leader Khris Davis would like a multiyear deal from the Oakland Athletics to stay with the franchise at least three more years.
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A’s Khris Davis would like to stay with A’s several years

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Majors home run leader Khris Davis would like a multiyear deal from the Oakland Athletics to stay with the franchise at least three more years. Oakland general manager David Forst has said signing Davis long-term is a top priority, but the team spent the offseason putting pieces around the star outfielder […]
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