Maddux, Glavine, Thomas lead Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

Maddux, Glavine, Thomas lead Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

NEW YORK, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, with six Cy Young Awards between them, and two-time MVP Frank Thomas are new names on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot.

Yankees demote Cabrera, release Sexson

NEW YORK, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- The struggling New York Yankees made two roster moves Friday, demoting center fielder Melky Cabrera and releasing first baseman/DH Richie Sexson.

MLB: Texas 8, N.Y. Yankees 6

ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Marlon Byrd scored three times and Chris Davis drove in four to lift Texas over the New York Yankees 8-6 Tuesday.

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 5, Minnesota 1

NEW YORK, July 23 (UPI) -- Alex Rodriguez and Justin Christian hit two-run doubles Wednesday to key the New York Yankees' 5-1 win over the Minnesota Twins.

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 7, Oakland 1

NEW YORK, July 18 (UPI) -- Robinson Cano and Alex Rodriguez homered and New York's relief corps was perfect Friday in leading the Yankees past Oakland 7-1.
Mariners release $50M Sexson

Mariners release $50M Sexson

OAKLAND, Calif., July 10 (UPI) -- The Seattle Mariners Thursday released first baseman Richie Sexson, who signed a $50 million four-year contract with the club in 2004.

MLB: Oakland 4, Seattle 3

OAKLAND, Calif., July 8 (UPI) -- Wes Bankston hit his first MLB homer and Ryan Sweeney drove in the go-ahead run with a fifth-inning single Monday night, when the Oakland A's beat Seattle 4-3.

MLB: Seattle 7, Toronto 6

SEATTLE, July 2 (UPI) -- Willie Bloomquist drilled a walk-off RBI single in the ninth Tuesday, handing the Seattle Mariners a 7-6 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.

MLB: Seattle 11, N.Y. Mets 0

NEW YORK, June 24 (UPI) -- Raul Ibanez drove in three runs Tuesday, powering the Seattle Mariners' 11-0 rout of the New York Mets.

MLB: Washington 7, Seattle 6

SEATTLE, June 14 (UPI) -- Jesus Flores and Ronnie Belliard both drove in two runs during a six-run second inning Friday and the Washington Nationals fought off Seattle 7-6.

MLB: Seattle 3, Toronto 2 (10 innings)

TORONTO, June 9 (UPI) -- Miguel Cairo's squeeze bunt drove in the winning run in the 10th inning Monday to give the Seattle Mariners a 3-2 win over Toronto.

MLB: Seattle 8, Boston 0

BOSTON, June 6 (UPI) -- Felix Hernandez and two relievers combined on a seven-hit shutout Friday when the Seattle Mariners beat Boston 8-0.
Baseball suspends Richie Sexson

Baseball suspends Richie Sexson

NEW YORK, May 9 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball Friday suspended Seattle Mariners slugger Richie Sexson 6 games for violent and aggressive actions during Thursday's game against Texas.

MLB: Texas 5, Seattle 0

SEATTLE, May 9 (UPI) -- Ian Kinsler's two-run homer staked Texas to an early lead Thursday and the Rangers recorded their second straight shutout of Seattle 5-0.

MLB: Seattle 7, Texas 3

SEATTLE, May 6 (UPI) -- Richie Sexson and Wladimir Balentien homered Monday, powering the Seattle Mariners to a 7-3 win over the Texas Rangers that ended their five-game losing streak.
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Richie Sexson
Detroit Tigers' starter Kenny Rogers delivers a pitch to Seattle Mariners' Richie Sexson in the second inning at Safeco Field in Seattle on July 14, 2007. Sexson score twice in the Mariners 6-4 win over the Tigers. (UPI Photo/Jim Bryant).

Richmond Lockwood "Richie" Sexson (born December 29, 1974 in Portland, Oregon) is an American first baseman who is currently a free agent. Standing at 6 feet 8 inches tall, he is the tallest position player in the history of Major League Baseball.

At Prairie High School in Brush Prairie, Washington, Sexson was an All-State performer in baseball, basketball, and football. He also set the school record for the most RBI and home runs in a career.

Sexson was drafted in 1993 by the Cleveland Indians in the 24th round (671st overall) of the baseball amateur draft. He made his first appearance in Major League Baseball in 1997, when he played in 5 games for the Indians. He appeared in 49 games the following year, collecting 174 at bats. Sexson had a breakout year in 1999, playing 134 games while collecting 479 at bats, 122 hits, 31 home runs, and 116 runs batted in.

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