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2013-05-20 12:25:28

Former Major Leaguers Bobby Bonilla, Aaron Boone, Ron Darling, Ken Griffey, Jr., Al Leiter & Jeff Nelson among early list of players scheduled to tee off on world famous course to raise funds for Sandy recovery and rebuilding efforts NEW YORK, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New York Mets first baseman Ike Davis and New York Yankees relief pitcher David Robertson are representing their peers and going to bat for Superstorm Sandy victims, when they co-host a Players Trust all-star...

2012-10-31 07:26:36

MIAMI LAKES, Fla., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fuse Science, Inc. (OTCQB: DROP), (www.fusescience.com) an innovative consumer products company that is developing new, patent-pending technologies poised to redefine how consumers receive energy, medicines, vitamins and minerals, announces today that Ken Griffey Jr. and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson have joined the winning team of athletes at Fuse Science(TM). Ken Griffey Jr. retired after 22 years in Major League Baseball(TM) where he was once...

2012-03-31 10:20:05

LAS VEGAS, March 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned "hitters" Ken Griffey, Jr. and Winky Wright brought their skills to the golf course and emerged victorious in the celebrity-amateur tournament of the 11th annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational (MJCI) at Shadow Creek Golf Course, hosted by ARIA Resort & Casino. Working in concert with their respective foursome of amateur golfers, Griffey, Jr. shot a 19-under par 53 in the first round of the celeb-am Thursday, while Wright's...

2010-04-09 11:45:00

SEATTLE, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Seattle Mariners return to Safeco Field for their home opener on April 12, ING DIRECT USA announced today 1,000 more reasons to cheer for the Mariners in 2010. ING DIRECT will donate $1,000 to Seattle Children's Hospital for every game saved, at home and away, by a Mariners pitcher. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100409/NY83739LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100407/NY82932LOGO-b ) The Mariners right-handed...

2009-10-03 23:57:46

Ryan Rowland-Smith and three relievers combined on a seven-hitter Saturday, leading Seattle's 2-1 win over the Texas Rangers. Seattle runs scored on a solo homer by Ken Griffey Jr. in the bottom of the fourth and an RBI single by Franklin Gutierrez in the fifth. Ichiro Suzuki had three hits and Josh Wilson two for the Mariners, who have won four of five. Jose Lopez went 1-for-4, extending his hitting streak to 12 games. Rowland-Smith (5-4) gave up a run and six hits in 6 2/3 innings before...

2009-10-01 00:04:09

Brandon Morrow allowed a hit over eight innings Wednesday and Ken Griffey Jr. hit a three-run homer in the first, boosting Seattle to a 7-0 win over Oakland. Morrow (2-4), in his 10th start of the season, was not given a chance to throw what would have been the first complete game of his three-year career. The only hit he allowed was a one-out, infield single in the fourth by Rajai Davis. Morrow also walked two batters in the eighth. Shawn Kelley came on in the ninth and gave up Oakland's...

2009-09-30 00:35:43

A three-run homer by Ken Griffey Jr. helped power the Seattle Mariners to a 6-4 win over Oakland Tuesday. Griffey's 17th home run of the season came in a five-run Seattle fifth that also included an RBI sacrifice fly by Franklin Gutierrez and a run-scoring double by Bill Hall. The outburst cleared the way for Felix Hernandez (18-5) to pitch into the eighth and win his sixth consecutive start. Hernandez allowed two runs on seven hits in 7 2/3 innings. Kurt Suzuki drove in two runs in the ninth...

2009-09-20 20:59:46

Ken Griffey Jr. hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs Sunday, lifting the Seattle Mariners to a 7-1 win over the New York Yankees. The homer, Griffey's 16th this season and the 627th in his career, gave Seattle a 7-0 lead with two outs in the bottom of the second. He had staked Seattle to a 1-0 lead with a first-inning RBI double. Adrian Beltre, Franklin Gutierrez and Jose Lopez each had one RBI for the Mariners, who made the most of seven hits to win for the second time in the...

2009-09-16 00:58:17

Mark Kotsay and A.J. Pierzynski had two RBI apiece Tuesday to lead the Chicago White Sox past the Seattle Mariners 6-3. Pierzynski singled in the eventual winning run in the seventh inning and Paul Konerko added another RBI single to make it 5-3. Freddy Garcia (2-2) got the win with three runs on seven hits and a walk in six innings. Bobby Jenks picked up his 29th save. Ken Griffey Jr. had a solo home run for the Mariners, who have lost seven of their last nine. Shawn Kelly (4-3) took the...

2009-09-13 02:49:22

Ken Griffey Jr. went 3-for-4 and drove in two runs Saturday as Seattle's 8-3 win over Texas ended the Mariners' five-game losing streak. Ichiro Suzuki hit a double and homer, moving him to within two hits of becoming the first major league player ever to have nine straight 200-hit seasons. Franklin Gutierrez and Jack Hannahan each drove in a pair of runs for the Mariners, while Adrian Beltre batted in one. Brandon Morrow (1-4) got the win after holding Texas to five hits and three runs over...