Baseball / MLB Nov 22, 2012

Ichiro stuns biggest fan with gift

Free agent outfielder Ichiro Suzuki stunned Seattle Mariners fan Amy Franz with a gift on Tuesday, when the creator of the "Ichimeter" received a thank you card along with a package containing autographed spikes and a bat. Franz created the sign board to mark Suzuki's ...

Ichiro in spotlight as MLB opens '12

Baseball / MLB Mar 23, 2012

Ichiro in spotlight as MLB opens '12

by Jason Coskrey

Yu Darvish leaving Japan was the major story of the MLB offseason. When the season begins later this week, the headlines will all be about Ichiro Suzuki coming back. Ichiro will participate in a regular-season game in Japan for the first time since his NPB ...

Sports | SPORTS SCOPE Oct 25, 2001

And the AL MVP winner is . . .

by David Picker

Forget about the American League Rookie of the Year Award. Ichiro Suzuki bagged that puppy back in May with a 23-game hitting streak. The million-dollar question is: Who will win the AL MVP Award? Ichiro has a shot at becoming the first rookie since ...

Sports | SPORTS SCOPE Feb 8, 2001

Ichiro deserves a break today

by David Picker

Ichiro Suzuki is a beef tongue enthusiast. He likes it so much that the owner of a Japanese grocery store in Seattle is stocking up on the tasty treat. In fact, Ichiro recently gave the proprietor a list of his favorite Japanese delicacies. Soon ...

Baseball / MLB Nov 20, 2000

Ichiro gets 3-year deal to play for Seattle Mariners

KYOTO -- Ichiro Suzuki formally became a member of the Seattle Mariners on Sunday with the announcement that the former Orix BlueWave outfielder has concluded a three-year contract with the American League team. Financial details of the contract were not immediately revealed. The seven-time Pacific League ...

Baseball / MLB Nov 17, 2000

Mariners, Ichiro close to reaching agreement

The Seattle Mariners are close to landing a deal with seven-time Pacific League batting champion Ichiro Suzuki after the first round of negotiations on Thursday. Ichiro's agent Tony Atanacio, who met with Seattle's top front office officials including chairman Howard Lincoln and president Chuck Armstrong, ...