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10hMarly Rivera

Suzuki talks hit No. 3,000, Pete Rose and retirement

As he nears 3,000 hits, Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki sat down to talk about Pete Rose -- too defensive -- and Lou Piniella -- too affectionate. Oh, and another 200-hit season? Totally doable.

Move Baez, get out the way (0:26)
Boston should trade for Ryan Braun (1:32)
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19hWalter Villa, Special to ESPN.com

Dee Gordon goes hitless in return to Marlins lineup

Dee Gordon didn't do anything at the plate Thursday in his return from suspension, but he remains focused and has the support of Marlins teammates.

Ichiro doubles for hit 2,998 (0:21)
Cold Hard Facts: Trade deadline looming (0:56)
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1dBuster Olney

How Chapman trade altered reliever market

The Cubs made the first big relief pitching splash has reset the reliever trade market, so what's next for other buyers looking to add bullpen talent?

Locker Room Lawyer: The Chris Sale debate (4:41)


Move, Baez -- get out the way!

The umpire had no problem shoving Javier Baez out of the way to make a call.


Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Possible Dodger lineup If Jay Bruce acquired: 2B Utley, SS Seager, 3B Turner, 1B Gonzalez, LF Kendrick, RF Bruce, C Grandal, CF Pederson.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Cubs infielder Javier Baez discuss getting shoved out of the way by home plate umpire Eric Cooper in Friday's 12-1 win over the Mariners.


Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Rumblings of a big 3-team extravaganza brewing with the Dodgers, Reds & a mystery team. Jay Bruce would land in LA when the dust settles

Jon Lester strong in Cubs' blowout win

The southpaw went six scoreless innings and got plenty of run support in the 12-1 win over the Mariners.


Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Yasiel Puig was not in the Dodgers' lineup and was not sent to the DL eight days after tweaking his hamstring at Washington. The Dodgers are currently carrying eight relievers, meaning that a short bench is even shorter with Puig's limbo status.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Cubs manager Joe Maddon discuss his team's 12-1 win over the Mariners on Friday, Jason Heyward homered and looked better at the plate.


Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers OF Trayce Thompson, on the DL with a back issue, expects to go on a minor league rehab assignment early next week. Thompson is now hitting off a tee and expects to take batting practice on the field Saturday.

Heather Burns ESPN.com 

Ichiro two hits away from 3,000.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mariners finally get a well-pitched inning -- from infielder Luis Sardinas, who moved over from first and got the Cubs in order in the eighth. Chicago leads 12-0.

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

According to Reds source Mariners interested has been Zack Cozart and not Jay Bruce but not close to a deal.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Kris Bryant tied a career high getting on base 5 times on Friday via 3 hits and 2 walks while the Cubs scored at least 10 runs for the eighth time this season. They did that a combined 8 times in 2014 and 2015.

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

As NYM look OFers, Brett Gardner an interesting option. .346 OBP in '16, signed thru '18, can play 3 OF spots. But NYM/NYY dynamic in play.

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

Rumors swirling that Mariners and Reds could be discussing trade that would send Jay Bruce and Zach Cozart to Seattle for Ketel Marte and Tyler O'Neill but for now it's just a rumor nothing more

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Rain has stopped and the tarp is coming off the infield. Cubs-Mariners game will resume at approximately 5:10pm. CST at Wrigley Field.