Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/20/12
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NEW YORK -- Ichiro Suzuki always goes up to the plate believing he is going to get a hit. It does not always translate, but during a brilliant doubleheader performance Wednesday, the New York Yankees outfielder seemed to be able to get hits on demand. Ichiro capped a four-hit night with a tiebreaking single with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning, and the Yankees completed a day-night doubleheader sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays with a 2-1 victory. "The results were different today, and I'm not quite sure what the difference was, but I did go up there with the mindset that I was going to get a hit," Ichiro said through an interpreter. Ichiro went 7-for-8 in the doubleheader and became the first Yankee to have four hits and four stolen bases in the same game since Rickey Henderson in 1988 at Toronto's Exhibition Stadium. He also made a key defensive play in the eighth inning of the first game. The seven hits raised Ichiro's batting average with the Yankees from .288 to ...
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