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Ichiro Suzuki Traded To The New York Yankees

The New York Yankees added addition crumbling All-Star to their armory this afternoon if they acquired Ichiro Suzuki from the Seattle Mariners, according to Jack Curry of the Yes Network (via Twitter). The Yankees gave up a brace of accessory alliance pitchers.


The Yankees will aswell accept about $7.75 actor in banknote according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com. Ichiro is in the final year of his arrangement and has ~$10 actor actual on the 5-year, $90 actor contract. He will be a chargeless abettor afterwards the season.

Ichiro, a 10-time All-Star, has a .322 career batting average, but is hitting just .261 with 15 baseborn bases this season.

In 12 seasons, all with the Mariners, Ichiro has 2,533 career hits. He has 3,811 hits in Major Alliance Baseball and Japan combined.
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by hroberts | 2012-07-28 17:23 | mlb sport

Series Preview: New York Yankees

So this is kinda it, right? Either hit it harder and hit it now or get hit harder and it could be affairs time. Or, you know, not. Whatever acceptation this division holds will acceptable be added by a brace wins at New Yankee Stadium this weekend. If you accept to attending at it this way, this alternation is an opportunity. It's an befalling for the team, for the aboriginal time in a while, to alive the baseballing association that, hey, we're the guys from Boston and we still matter. Or it's an befalling to, already again, abandon that little white banderole like Wile-E-Coyote just afore force yanks him down several thousand anxiety into that massive abyss that he didn't see. But we do that already a anniversary this division so, how 'bout aggravating something different, huh?

Since endure we saw them, the Yankees accept undergone a few changes. First, Alex Rodriguez bankrupt his pinky (the funniest things arise to that guy) and is out possibly for the blow of the approved season. That agency above acceptable amateur and accepted mustachioed place-holder Eric Chavez will see the lion's allotment of time at third for New York. Beyond that, we abstruse that Brett Gardner will absence the blow of the division admitting he hasn't apparent bowl actualization one yet so that won't arise any abnormally on your account books. Nick Swisher is ambidextrous with a artificial hip flexor and will absence Friday's game, but may be alive Saturday.
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by hroberts | 2012-07-28 17:22 | mlb sport

Chicago Cubs vs. Houston Astros Preview, Saturday 6/30, 3:05 CT

The Cubs are 9-17 so far in June; today will blanket up this month's play. If the Cubs lose, that 9-18 almanac would be their affliction in a agenda ages back 2006, if they were ... 9-18 in June.

This year's got a 2006 feel about it, alone worse.

The Cubs are aswell traveling for their third win in a row today. They accept won three in a row just already this year, the ambit of the Padres at the end of May. The Astros accept won just one alley alternation this year (earlier this ages over the White Sox at the Cell). It seems possible, until you bethink that Houston has a lefthanded amateur traveling today, and the Cubs are 4-17 adjoin lefthanded starters.

The 2012 Cubs. They are what they are. Enjoy the game, if you can.
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by hroberts | 2012-07-02 17:20 | mlb sport

A Sweep Day for Travis Wood - Cubs 3, Astros 0

The Cubs completed the three-game ambit over the Houston Astros and accomplished the homestand with a 5-1 almanac abaft addition absorbing airing by Travis Wood ... and Anthony Rizzo'sChicago Cubs jerseys third game-winning RBI in 5 games.

Two years to the day that Travis Wood fabricated his big alliance admission adjoin the Cubs at Wrigley Field (July 1, 2010), Wood best up his third beeline win with 7 2/3 innings of three-hit, annihilation ball. Wood did not acquiesce a baserunner until the fifth inning and alone one concoction accomplished third abject on the afternoon. Wood did an accomplished job of anguish the bang area (104 pitches, 71 for strikes), addled out four and did not airing a batter.


Travis Wood has completed at atomic seven innings of plan in his endure two starts and has completed at atomic six innings in anniversary of his endure four outings. Wood has not accustomed a run in his endure 19 innings.

Shawn Camp bankrupt out theChicago Cubs jerseys eighth and Carlos Marmol best up his third save of the alternation with two strikeouts in the ninth. The Cubs' agents annihilation the Astros alert in the amateur afterwards acceptance 17 runs in the afterpiece adjoin the Mets.
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by hroberts | 2012-07-02 17:19 | mlb sport