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 raps 2,998th hit

Jul 29, 2016

Ichiro raps 2,998th hit

Ichiro Suzuki received a standing ovation stepping to the plate as a pinch hitter in the seventh inning Thursday, and when he doubled, the cheering became louder. There was even hooting and hollering in the Miami Marlins’ clubhouse for their teammate. “I was icing,” ...

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 ...

Ichiro just four hits from 3,000

Jul 22, 2016

Ichiro just four hits from 3,000

Ichiro Suzuki moved within four hits of reaching 3,000 for his career and the Miami Marlins pounded out 16 hits in a 9-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday. Batting leadoff, Ichiro had an infield single in the third inning and a base ...

Ichiro moves closer to milestone with three hits in victory

Jul 18, 2016

Ichiro moves closer to milestone with three hits in victory

Ichiro Suzuki was floored by the consistent, appreciative reception from a packed road crowd, which cheered him every chance it got. He was touched, too, by actions of St. Louis Cardinals players who gave him plenty of time to gather it in all weekend. ...

Piniella reflects on Ichiro's career

Jul 6, 2016

Piniella reflects on Ichiro's career

Lou Piniella, who in 2001 was Ichiro Suzuki’s first big league manager, spoke Tuesday about the Japanese star’s start with the Seattle Mariners and the impact of his career. “We won 116 games (in 2001) and Ichiro was a big part of it,” Piniella, ...

Ichiro sparks Marlins to win

Jun 26, 2016

Ichiro sparks Marlins to win

Ichiro Suzuki slapped a ground ball toward the left side of the infield, then hustled down the line to first just in case the throw didn’t get there in time. It didn’t, and the Miami Marlins were in business. That play by Ichiro kick-started ...

Ichiro bags two more hits in quest for 3,000

Jun 22, 2016

Ichiro bags two more hits in quest for 3,000

Ichiro Suzuki moved two hits closer to 3,000 in his big league career on Tuesday, when he went 2-for-4 with a walk in the leadoff spot for the Miami Marlins in a 3-2 loss to the Atlanta Braves. The 42-year-old moved to within 18 ...

Rose won't recognize Ichiro's record as legit

Jun 15, 2016

Rose won't recognize Ichiro's record as legit

Baseball legend Pete Rose is unimpressed by the looming prospect of seeing his all-time hits record surpassed by Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki. Ichiro stands just one hit behind Rose’s MLB record of 4,256 hits, a pursuit of history that is being followed avidly ...