Ichiro Suzuki isn't scheduled to be in the Marlins' lineup on Saturday, but the veteran outfielder, who's two hits shy of 3,000 for his Major League career, could reprise his pinch-hitting role for Colin Rea, who will make his first start for Miami in the third game of a four-game series against the Cardinals at Marlins Park.
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Fans may have wanted to see Ichiro Suzuki make history with his bat Friday night against the Cardinals, but he instead showed off his arm at Marlins Park.
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Forget “four more years!” Baseball fans should aim chants of “eight more years!” at Ichiro Suzuki whenever they get the chance to do so in 2016. In an interview with ESPN’s Marly Rivera, Suziki, 42, revealed Friday that he’d like to extend his professional baseball career well into the next decade. “I want to keep playing until I am at least 50,” Suziki said. Was...
It would have been nice had the Marlins brought Ichiro Suzuki to South Florida solely for the purpose of reaching 3,000 hits. But that hasn’t been the case. Over the past two seasons, Ichiro has not only chased that milestone, but done so while helping an up-and-coming club reach respectability. He wasn’t just a sideshow […] The post Ichiro’s extraordinary road to 3,000 hits...
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Getty Images On Thursday night against the St Louis Cardinals, Ichiro Suzuki was 1 for 1, with a double and more importantly, the Miami Marlins outfielder moved within two hits of 3000 for his amazing career. Suzuki started his American baseball career in 2001 with the Seattle Mariners and for ten straight seasons he recorded at least 200 hits, with the high being 262 in 2004. In...
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Ichiro Suzuki is now just two hits away from 3,000 career hits.
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Ichiro Suzuki is six hits away from the magical 3,000-hit milestone for his major-league career.The Miami Marlins' outfielder is having a remarkable season, batting .343 in a part-time role at age 42. Throughout his 16 season in the majors, we've seen the future Hall of Famer do just about everything on the diamond -- except take out his frustration on his bats."Why wouldn't you...
Ichiro proved on Sunday that he can be just as good at preventing hits as he is at getting them. The Mets’ Michael Conforto led off the top of the fifth with a drive off Marlins starter Jose Fernandez. Ichiro got the jump he needed on the ball and made an acrobatic grab just short of the warning track to take away extra bases. It wasn’t like Fernandez needed much help. He...
The final day of the regular season saw the fulfillment of what was, for Ichiro, a career-long dream — he got to pitch in a game in the major leagues. This is something that made Ichiro happy, and it made all the other players happy, and it made all the fans happy, and here we all are, delighted to no end that Ichiro got to stand on the rubber. Think about it hard enough and maybe...
The final day of the MLB regular season has given us some rather peculiar sights to behold in the past. But who could have possibly predicted 41-year-old Ichiro Suzuki taking the mound for the Miami Marlins and blessing us with his never-before-seen pitching talents? Well that’s exactly what happened on Sunday in the Marlins regular season finale against the Philadelphia Phillies...
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