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ICHIRO SUZUKI RUMORS

Combining Japanese and American turns some players into legends

Last week, Ichiro Suzuki made history when he tied (and ultimately surpassed) Ty Cobb on the all-time hits list. Well, actually, no: Ichiro is still 1,270 hits behind Cobb. But because he had 1,278 career hits in the Japanese League, people decided to combine the two and come up with that Cobb-beating number. Depending on how you feel, that’s either admirable or ridiculous. To...
Via The Outside Corner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Suzuki, Marlins hold off Brewers, 9-6

MILWAUKEE -- Ichiro Suzuki had his first four-hit game in over two years, and Cole Gillespie drove in a season-high three runs to lead the Miami Marlins to a 9-6 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. Suzuki was 4 for 5 with two runs scored for his first four-hit game since July 28, 2013. Adeiny Hechavarria extended his career-high hitting streak to 12 games and relief...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ichiro Suzuki Passes Ty Cobb In Career Hits With 4,192 in MLB, Japan

ST. LOUIS — Ichiro Suzuki singled in the first inning for his 4,192nd career hit in the major leagues and Japan, passing Ty Cobb’s total that ranks second in history. The 41-year-old Suzuki got his 2,914th big league hit for the Miami Marlins against the Cardinals on Saturday night. He had 1,278 hits in nine seasons for the Orix Blue Wave in Japan. The combined total is not recognized...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins' Suzuki only 100 hits away from 3K

MIAMI -- Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki moved 100 hits away from 3,000 on Wednesday night. Suzuki's RBI double down the left-field line in the second inning off Washington Nationals right-hander Doug Fister put him closer to the milestone. It also gave the Marlins a 1-0 lead. The 41-year-old future Hall of Famer connected on an 86 mph fastball. It helped him become the 38th...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins reportedly intensify interest in Ichiro Suzuki

The Miami Marlins are looking for outfield depth and reportedly have intensified their interest in Ichiro Suzuki. ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick reported the news on Saturday and believes Suzuki could be a good fit for the Marlins because of his experience and speed. Ichiro just turned 41 and needs 156 hits to reach 3,000 for his...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

The Fascinating Life Of Ichiro Suzuki

Every so often, an athlete comes along who simply mesmerizes fans. Ichiro Suzuki is one of those athletes for me. From the moment he took his longstanding legend in Japan to the Seattle Mariners, he hooked me in. Maybe it was his cannon arm from right — so surprising from such a diminutive baseball player. Perhaps […] The post The Fascinating Life Of Ichiro Suzuki appeared first...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ichiro Suzuki learned Spanish so he could trash talk opponents

Ichiro Suzuki is a man of many talents. The New York Yankees outfielder is not only one of the most unique players in the league with his blazing speed, his unorthodox hitting approach and his unmatched work ethic, but he boasts another skill that is arguably the most entertaining one in his arsenal — he speaks Spanish. According to Brad Lefton of the Wall Street Journal, Ichiro...
Via NESN.com
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ichiro Suzuki dopplegangers attend Yankees game in L.A.

Your browser does not support iframes.Two fans attended Tuesday night's New York Yankees road game in Anaheim dressed as outfielder Ichiro Suzuki, with one wearing a full Yankees uniform and the other wearing a full uniform of Ichiro's former team, the Seattle Mariners.The two fans were so into their role as Ichiro dopplegangers that they warmed up in the stands as the real Ichiro...
Via Holdout Sports
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ichiro sends handwritten note, gift to Seattle's 'Ichi-Meter Lady'

Amy Franz has been tallying Ichiro's hits on her "Ichi-Meter" since his record-setting 262-hit season in 2004. Even though the outfielder has moved from Franz's native Seattle to New York, she was still there to commemorate his 4,000th hit (between Japan and MLB) in August.On Thursday, she tweeted this heartfelt gesture of appreciation from Ichiro himself (plus the wristband he was...
Via The Other Paper
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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