| Feb 21, 2012
| 10:28 PM
Ichiro Suzuki has been in the leadoff spot for almost his entire 11 years with the Seattle Mariners, but that will not be the case this season.
Mariners manager Eric Wedge announced Tuesday that Chone Figgins will start the season as the team's...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Miguel Gonzalez was certain not to get blinded by the bright lights of Yankee Stadium.
The 28-year-old rookie's fifth career major league start came in the Bronx on Monday night against one of the most potent lineups in baseball, but Gonzalez took...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:08 PM
All of a sudden, a comfortable lead had turned into a nail-biter for the Orioles, and Jim Johnson, their rock, seemed to be crumbling. Again.
On Monday, the struggling Johnson found trouble in just two pitches. Nick Swisher, the leadoff hitter in the...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Friends regularly tell Dewayne Wise he should write a book about his vagabond baseball career. And what a page-turner it would be.
A small-town kid from Chapin, S.C., who turned down a football scholarship to play quarterback at South Carolina so he...
| Aug 21, 2012
If a shortstop can do it, Derek Jeter has done it.
Well, with one exception. He never has received the honor that was bestowed on his teammate Alex Rodriguez back in 2003, when Rodriguez was with the last-place Rangers.
That's the same honor that went...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 7:44 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A friend was at Wrigley Field recently, picking out a location for his 2013 season tickets. He was struck by the abundance of choices.
"Man, they have a ton of unclaimed seats this year,'' he said. "Attendance will be a big...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Thanks to strong pitching from Gio Gonzalez and Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper’s burst of energy and Adam LaRoche’s slugging, the Washington Nationals won enough from April through September that even a loss on the first day of October could...
| Sep 23, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Tribune News Services TORONTO -- Seattle's Ichiro Suzuki became the first player with 10 straight 200-hit seasons on Thursday, breaking his own record with a single to center in the fifth inning of the Mariners' game against the Blue Jays. Suzuki, whose...
| Sep 28, 2010
| 9:34 PM
A Texas Rangers lineup without many of the regulars was no match for Felix Hernandez.
King Felix allowed one run over eight innings in another dominating start, maybe his last of the season, and Justin Smoak hit the tiebreaking homer as the last-place...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 9:49 PM
Daric Barton homered in his first two at-bats, including a grand slam just inside the right-field foul pole, and Trevor Cahill pitched seven sharp innings for his 18th victory to lead the Oakland Athletics over the Seattle Mariners 9-0 on Friday night....
| Oct 3, 2010
| 10:20 PM
At the end of his second 101-loss season in three years, Ichiro Suzuki summed up a miserable summer of Seattle baseball.
"I don't think anyone could have imagined this," he said through an interpreter. "I think it's stupid to imagine this."