Marlins exercise option on Ichiro

Oct 6, 2016

Marlins exercise option on Ichiro

The Miami Marlins have exercised a club option to retain Ichiro Suzuki through the 2017 season, the team announced Wednesday. Ichiro, who in August became the 30th player ever to reach 3,000 career hits in the majors, will reportedly earn about $2 million for ...

Ichiro raps out 3 hits, raises average to .301

Sep 13, 2016

Ichiro raps out 3 hits, raises average to .301

Miami outfielder Ichiro Suzuki went 3-for-5 with an RBI Monday to raise his average to .301 and move up in the 3,000-hit club list and take sole possession of 25th place, but the Atlanta Braves beat the Marlins 12-7. At Turner Field, Ichiro doubled ...

Marlins get past Dodgers, Maeda

Sep 12, 2016

Marlins get past Dodgers, Maeda

Ichiro Suzuki connected for a hit off countryman Kenta Maeda as the Miami Marlins blanked the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0 on Sunday. Ichiro, who made the starting lineup for the first time in three games, smacked Maeda’s slider into center field in the fourth ...

Ichiro passes Palmeiro, climbs to 26th on MLB all-time hit list

Sep 8, 2016

Ichiro passes Palmeiro, climbs to 26th on MLB all-time hit list

Ichiro Suzuki went 2-for-4 on Wednesday for the Miami Marlins in a 6-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. The two hits raised Ichiro’s career hit total to 3,021, lifting him into 26th on the majors’ all-time hit list. Rafael Palmeiro, with 3,020, is 27th, ...

Ichiro's first home run of year not enough for Marlins

Sep 7, 2016

Ichiro's first home run of year not enough for Marlins

Ichiro Suzuki hit his first home run of the season Tuesday, but that was not enough to lift Miami as the Marlins lost 4-3 to the Philadelphia Phillies for their fifth straight defeat. Ichiro, who was left out of the staring lineup for the ...

Ichiro drills deep triple to join MLB's 3,000-hit club

Aug 8, 2016

Ichiro drills deep triple to join MLB's 3,000-hit club

Japanese outfielder Ichiro Suzuki of the Miami Marlins on Sunday became the 30th Major League Baseball player with 3,000 career hits. Ichiro, who in 2001 became the first Japanese position player in MLB history, joins Roberto Clemente (Puerto Rico), Rod Carew (Panama) and Rafael ...

Ichiro returns as Japan's favorite athlete, acing Nishikori

Aug 8, 2016

Ichiro returns as Japan's favorite athlete, acing Nishikori

Japanese major leaguer Ichiro Suzuki has been named the nation’s favorite athlete, regaining the crown after three years, a recent survey showed. Ichiro, a Miami Marlins outfielder, replaced tennis player Kei Nishikori, who fell to second place from top spot last year, according to ...

Ichiro reaches 2,999 hits with infield single

Aug 7, 2016

Ichiro reaches 2,999 hits with infield single

Ichiro Suzuki grounded out in his first try at 3,000 hits and the Miami Marlins, despite a 153-meter home run by Giancarlo Stanton, lost to the Colorado Rockies 12-6 on Saturday It didn’t seem like Ichiro would have a chance after the Rockies took ...

Ichiro's bid for 3,000 stalled

Jul 30, 2016

Ichiro's bid for 3,000 stalled

The milestone hit will be celebrated another day. Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki went 0-for-4 to remain at 2,998 career hits in the major leagues. Ichiro lined into a double play in the first inning, then grounded out in both the fourth and fifth ...

Ichiro moves three hits away

Jul 27, 2016

Ichiro moves three hits away

Ichiro Suzuki’s 2,997th major league hit and his 507th stolen base sparked a four-run, eighth-inning rally as the Miami Marlins pulled away to a 5-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday. Making his first start since he went 2-for-5 on Thursday in Philadelphia, ...

Ichiro's vow to play until age 50 no laughing matter

Jul 24, 2016

Ichiro's vow to play until age 50 no laughing matter

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Closing in on 3,000 hits, Ichiro Suzuki isn’t inclined to stop there. He’s 42, and for some time has said — in Japanese and English — he wants to play until at least 50. He’s joking, right? “Probably not,” says New York Mets manager ...