Found December 19, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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Ichiro Suzuki is staying in pinstripes. The free agent outfielder signed a two-year deal with the New York Yankees, the team announced Wednesday. Financial terms weren't revealed, but various media reports put the contract's total value between $12 million and $13 million. "The Yankees are the kind of team that I always envisioned being a part of," Suzuki said in a statement released by the team. "Everyone in the world of competition has a strong desire to win, but the Yankees also have an atmosphere where losing is not an option. These two observations may sound similar, but I believe it is a rarity to find both coexisting in the same organization. "I believe the Yankees organization appreciates that there is a difference between a 39 year old who has played relying only on talent, and a 39 year old who has prepared, practiced, and thought thoroughly through many experiences for their craft. I am very thankful, and I will do my best to deliver on t...
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