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Ichiro Suzuki robs Jose Ramirez of home run


Forty-four years old looks good on Ichiro. The Mariners veteran outfielder brought out some vintage moves during Saturday’s matinee against the Indians, starting with a breathtaking leap at the left field fence. Jose Ramirez pounced on an 0-1 fastball from James Paxton and skied it to left field, where he was robbed of the home run just as the ball reached the top of the fence.

In the bottom of the third, Ichiro seized an opportunity at the plate and slapped a single up the middle for his first hit of the season — and the 3,081st in his major league career to date. The rest of the lineup took a page from his book: Dee Gordon moved him to third with another single, followed by an RBI base hit from Jean Segura and another RBI knock from Robinson Cano. By the end of the inning, the Mariners trailed the Indians 4-3, still one run shy of tying it up after Yonder Alonso belted a grand slam in the first. They currently trail the Indians 6-5 through seven.

Giants place Samardjiza on IL due to shoulder impingement

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LOS ANGELES — Jeff Samardjiza has been placed on the 10-day injured list by the San Francisco Giants due to right shoulder impingement.

Manager Gabe Kapler said before Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers that the right-hander told trainers and the coaching staff that he felt like wasn’t able to get the arm loose during Friday’s game. Samardjiza is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Saturday.

Samardjiza went four-plus innings and allowed six runs on seven hits in a 7-2 loss to the Dodgers. He is 0-2 with a 9.88 ERA in three starts.

The Giants have recalled left-hander Andrew Suarez from their alternate training site, but Kapler said he hasn’t finalized a revised starting rotation.