Published: Thu, April 05, 2018
Sports | By Brandy Patterson

Nelson Cruz (ankle) sitting out Sunday as Mariners host Indians

Nelson Cruz (ankle) sitting out Sunday as Mariners host Indians

Darvish, who joined the Cubs over the winter as a free agent, hit the first batter he faced and allowed a two-run homer to the next hitter.

Before his injury, our models projected Cruz for a.265 batting average with 31 home runs, 76 runs scored, and 100 RBI over 608 plate appearances remaining this season.

Ichiro is the oldest player in the majors at 44, in his 18th season in the majors and his 27th year playing professional baseball.

Leake worked around early trouble and base runners in multiple innings to pitch seven innings and allow two runs on five hits with three walks and four strikeouts.

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Gomes' two-run shot became the difference, driving a 2-2 fastball from Paxton to the deepest part of Safeco Field.

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Edwin Diaz pitched the ninth for his second save.

At Marlins Park, Japanese right hander Yu Darvish gave up five runs in his Chicago Cubs debut, a 10-6 extra-innings victory over the Miami Marlins.

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Atlanta's David Freitas, right, got the ball from his first major league hit from Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez on August 30.

Cruz (ankle) is out of the lineup Sunday against the Indians, Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times reports.

After that game, manager Scott Servais indicated plays like that would be part of the learning curve for Gordon at his new position.

No matter how much attention his hits get in the moment, it's clear Haniger is swinging the bat well, something Servais said just started to fall into place late in spring training. "If it's going to be longer than 3-4 days, then we're going to have to make a roster decision". A few hours before the Thursday night opener, they learned catcher Mike Zunino would sit out with a slight oblique strain.

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"That's a shame, because I thought Trev did a really good job", Indians manager Terry Francona said after Cleveland lost its first series since August 3, 2017. After making 31 starts for St. Louis, Leake started five games for the Mariners and was 5-3 with a 2.53 ERA.

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