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Ichiro hits home run in potential final at-bat in Seattle

Ichiro hits home run in potential final at-bat in Seattle

Miami Marlins pitcher Wei-Yin Chen didn't give up a single hit through seven innings of work on Tuesday as the Marlins shut out the Seattle Mariners 5-0.

NOTES: Marlins OF Ichiro Suzuki's fourth inning single was his 1,239th hit at Safeco Field, the most in the stadium's history. Haniger walked to lead off the inning, and Chen then hit Nelson Cruz.

Through three starts (16 innings pitched) in 2017, Chen owns a 4.44 SIERA, a 15.4 percent strikeout rate and a 1.06 WHIP while limiting opponents to a 27.5 percent hard-hit rate.

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The 49ers could certainly use more choices; there's not one area on the team that is considered particularly deep or talented. If the Bears believe that Trubisky can be their franchise quarterback, I do not have a major problem with the selection.

Of his home-run ball, Suziki said, "I thought, 'You know what, this will be a memorable something to hold onto.' I was glad to get that".

"Mitch started out a little rough, the first couple of games to get the season going was a little rough but over time the at bats started to get better and the results come", Seattle manager Scott Servais said.

Miami starter Edinson Volquez (0-2) was not sharp from the first pitch, and Mariner hitters were able to capitalize early, scoring eight runs in the first four innings. Wednesday, the first 20-thousand fans at the ballpark yesterday fans received a Ichiro double bobble-head. Still 2.5 hrs til 1st pitch.

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Despite being ice cold from beyond the arc early, the Cavs just kept jacking 3 after 3 after 3 and missing 3 after 3 after 3. Andrew Wiggins scored 41 points for Minnesota, which lost its fourth straight and has dropped 10 of its last 13.

He had allowed no hits with two strikeouts and two walks when Marlins manager Don Mattingly replaced him on the mound in the eighth inning with Brad Ziegler, who pitched a ideal eighth. They averted the fifth no-hitter against them at Safeco when Haniger extended his hitting streak to 12 games.

Toronto scored three unearned runs in the second against AL Cy Young Award victor Rick Porcello (1-2) after errors by third baseman Pablo Sandoval and first baseman Mitch Moreland.

Chen has allowed just one baserunner, when Robinson Cano worked a 10-pitch walk in the fourth inning. The right-hander improved from his first career start Friday against Kansas City where he was tagged for five runs in five innings. He said he hopes to return as a player again, whenever that may be. Dyson's one-out looping double over third scored Martin.

San Francisco Giants: Buster Posey Headed for the Designated List
Gardenhire was to be in Minnesota to undergo surgery for prostate cancer later this month. "Mark's a beast. Posey was struck by an 0-1 pitch with two out in the first and immediately went down.


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