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Seattle Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki (51) tips his cap after being removed from the game during the eighth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Tokyo Dome.
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March 21, 2019 - 11:42 am
CNN) — Ichiro Suzuki has played his final MLB game -- and his goodbye came in the country where the Japanese icon's professional baseball career began. As Thursday's game between the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics headed to the bottom of the eighth inning tied at 4, Ichiro departed in an...
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In this April 3, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout celebrates after hitting a two-run home run off Oakland Athletics' Kendall Graveman in the third inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif.
Ben Margot/AP Photo, File
March 21, 2019 - 10:48 am
By Greg Beacham, AP Sports Writer ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels announced their $426.5 million, 12-year contract on Wednesday night, a record deal that ties baseball's top player to the Orange County club for what likely will be the rest of his career. Trout gets a $...
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Bryce Harper
Chris O'Meara/AP, file
March 19, 2019 - 4:28 pm
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper came to Philadelphia to do the one thing he didn't accomplish in Washington: Win in October. The Phillies gave him one of the biggest contracts in baseball history to deliver. "I want to be on Broad Street and hold a (World Series) trophy over my head," Harper...
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Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper (3) looks on during batting practice before a game between the Phillies and the New York Yankees at Spectrum Field.
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Dave Uram
March 08, 2019 - 12:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After two days of simulated action against Jerad Eickhoff and Phillies minor league pitchers, newcomer Bryce Harper will face competition in an actual spring training game Saturday afternoon at Spectrum Field in Clearwater. The plan is for Harper to be the Phils'...
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In this Saturday, March 2, 2019 file photo, Bryce Harper speaks during a news conference at the Philadelphia Phillies spring training baseball facility in Clearwater, Fla.
Lynne Sladky/AP Photo, File
March 07, 2019 - 12:21 pm
By Mike Fitzpatrick, AP Baseball Writer PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — For years, the NL East has been soft as a bunt single. Not anymore. Even before Bryce Harper decided to stay inside the division, four of the five teams spent this offseason swinging for the fences. In addition to defending...
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In this July 16, 2018, file photo, Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) reacts to his winning hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, in Washington.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo, File
March 01, 2019 - 1:48 pm
By Ronald Blum, AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — It turns out $330 million may not be all the Philadelphia Phillies pay Bryce Harper. To entice him, the team agreed to bonus provisions in the 13-year contract. According to contract details obtained by The Associated Press, Harper would earn an...
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Phillies ticket office
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Mike DeNardo
March 01, 2019 - 12:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After word spread of the signing of outfielder Bryce Harper , the Phillies ticket office went into an instant Code Red. The Phillies sold 100,000 tickets the same day they reportedly landed the free agent, according to Senior Vice President for Ticket Operations John...
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Citizens Bank Park
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Mike DeNardo
February 28, 2019 - 4:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Minutes after the news of Bryce Harper 13-year, $330 million contract broke, the Phillies ticket office was busier than a vendor on Dollar Dog Night. After months of back and forth, sources say the 26-year-old and the Phillies have finally reached a deal — possibly...
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Bryce Harper
Jasen Vinlove/USA Today Sports
February 28, 2019 - 3:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (WIP Sportsradio) — The Phillies have reportedly signed Bryce Harper, the biggest free agent signing in the history of the franchise, and possibly the biggest Philadelphia sports acquisition in three decades, according to Jon Heyman. Breaking: Bryce to the Phillies — Jon Heyman (@...
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Colorado Rockies second baseman Daniel Murphy poses for a picture at their spring baseball training facility in Scottsdale, Ariz., Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.
Chris Carlson/AP Photo, File
February 20, 2019 - 6:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Walker's salary dropped from $17.2 million to $2 million in two years. Greg Holland was cut from $14 million to $2 million this season. Daniel Murphy fell from $17.5 million to $10 million. While Manny Machado agreed to a pending $300 million, 10-year contract with San Diego...
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