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Mariners won’t promise spot to Ichiro after Japan trip

The plan seems to be in place for Ichiro Suzuki to be on the Seattle Mariners expanded roster when they open the regular season with two games in his native Japan. After that? Seattle general manager Jerry Dipoto isn’t promising anything to the 45-year-old, especially if it gets in the way of developing some of the younger players who are part of the club’s rebuild plans.

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Edgar Martinez, Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay seem set for Hall election

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 2:07 p.m.

Mariano Rivera was picked by all 228 voters totaled through midafternoon Tuesday afternoon by Ryan Thibodaux’s Hall of Fame vote tracker, about half the expected ballots. Roy Halladay also appeared headed to election in his first appearance on the Baseball Writers’ Association of America ballot, while Edgar Martinez seemed likely to join them in his 10th and final appearance.
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Cory Gearrin, Tim Beckham agree to deals with Mariners

Right-hander Cory Gearrin and infielder Tim Beckham have agreed to one-year contracts with the Seattle Mariners. The 32-year-old Gearrin was 2-1 with one save and a 3.77 ERA last year in 62 games for San Francisco, Texas and Oakland. He struck out 53 and walked 21 in 57 1/3 innings, holding batters to a .255 average. Beckham, who turns 29 this month, hit .230 with 17 doubles, 12 homers and 35 RBIs in 96 games for Baltimore last year.