Originally written on MLB Injury News  |  Last updated 10/24/14
The New York Yankees hope to finalize an agreement with outfielder Ichiro Suzuki “within the next few days,” reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The Yankees are hoping to finalize a deal with Ichiro Suzuki within the next few days. Beyond the Yankees, there are a few other teams that are talking to Ichiro, one of which is believed to be the Philadelphia Phillies. However, Suzuki has “made it known that he wants to be a Yankee,” according to Heyman. The Yankees acquired Suzuki from the Seattle Mariners last season and he went on to experience success in the Bronx. The 39-year-old hit .322/.340/.454 with 13 doubles and five home runs over 227 at-bats after joining New York. Even if the Yankees reach an agreement with Suzuki, Heyman notes that the team would also like to acquire a right-handed-hitting outfielder. Cody Ross is one of the names available on the free agent market that comes immediately to mind. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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