All posts tagged "mariners"

  • (Yonhap)
    Mariners’ Lee Dae-ho 1 for 10 in last four games

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff Lee Dae-ho, who signed a minor league contract for an opportunity to earn a spot on the Seattle Mariners’ big league roster, has slowed down a bit since his 3...

    • Posted March 14, 2016
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  • (Yonhap)
    Mariners’ Lee Dae-ho belts first home run in US

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Lee Dae-ho of the Seattle Mariners belted his first home run in the United States in preseason action Monday. Lee hit a solo shot off Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Matt Reynolds in the bottom eighth...

    • Posted March 7, 2016
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  • Lee Dae-ho, a South Korean slugger who signed a minor league deal with the Seattle Mariners, chats with team coach Jim Pankovits during practice in Peoria, Arizona, on Feb. 22, 2016 (local time). Lee, 33, brushed aside the option of returning to Asia and said his full focus is on making it to the big leagues. (Yonhap)
    S. Korean slugger Lee Dae-ho focused only on winning big league job

    PEORIA, Arizona (Yonhap) — Having signed a minor league deal with the Seattle Mariners, South Korean slugger Lee Dae-ho has an option to return to Asia — where he built an All-Star career — if his U.S....

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • South Korean baseball player Lee Dae-ho speaks to reporters at Incheon International Airport on Feb. 5, 2016, after signing a minor league deal with the Seattle Mariners. (Yonhap)
    Doubtless in Seattle: Lee Dae-ho sees glass half full in minor league deal

    By Yoo Jee-ho INCHEON (Yonhap) — He might not have signed the major league deal that he’d earlier envisioned, but South Korean slugger Lee Dae-ho, who recently joined the Seattle Mariners on a minor league contract, said...

    • Posted February 5, 2016
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  • South Korean baseball player Lee Dae-ho speaks at a press conference announcing his intent to play in Major League Baseball in Seoul on Nov. 3, 2015. (Yonhap)
    Lee Dae-ho to join Seattle Mariners

    By Nam Hyun-woo Korean free agent slugger Lee Dae-ho reportedly signed a deal with the Major League Baseball’s (MLB) Seattle Mariners, Wednesday (Korea Standard Time), ending his long-stalled wait for an MLB team this winter. According to...

    • Posted February 3, 2016
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  • Hisashi Iwakuma (Korea Times file)
    Iwakuma happily back in Seattle after failed Dodgers deal

    SEATTLE (AP) — Throughout Hisashi Iwakuma’s free agency, the Seattle Mariners remained in contact and the team as quick to react when the pitcher unexpectedly became available again. Iawkuma was back in Seattle on Friday after agreeing...

    • Posted December 18, 2015
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  • Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma tosses a baseball as he poses for a photo in front of the manual scoreboard at Safeco Field after he threw a no-hitter against the Baltimore Orioles in a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, in Seattle. The Mariners won 3-0. (AP Photo/Ted S.)
    Hitless in Seattle: Iwakuma becomes 2nd Japanese-born pitcher to throw no-hitter in MLB

    SEATTLE (AP) — Hisashi Iwakuma has become the second Japanese-born pitcher in major league history to throw a no-hitter, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 3-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday. Iwakuma struck out seven...

    • Posted August 12, 2015
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