Stories tagged: ichiro suzuki
Tue., April 30, 2019
Ichiro Suzuki has rejoined the Seattle Mariners as a special assistant to the chairman and will work as an instructor with both the major league club and some of the …
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019
If there were any justice in the world, Ichiro would have beaten out the slow roller to shortstop in the eighth inning of Thursday’s game against the Oakland A’s in …
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019
If the whole point of the Mariners participating in the Japan opener was to celebrate Ichiro, that point was unfortunately lost in a 16-hour time difference while most M’s fans …
Wed., March 20, 2019
As the Mariners open 2019 season in Japan, Ichiro receives a fitting – if a bit awkward – hero’s welcome
At about 1 p.m., the Tokyo Dome’s outside concourse was abuzz with baseball fans avoiding their jobs and responsibility – an opening-day tradition that can be found even in Japan’s …
UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019
Much about the start to this Mariners season is a bit off kilter. But that stands to reason, I suppose, in a year of such seismic change and philosophical recalibration.
Sun., March 17, 2019
Ichiro Suzuki’s struggles at the plate have followed him to Japan. Ichiro went hitless in three at-bats on Sunday when his Seattle Mariners beat the Yomiuri Giants 6-4 in an …
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019
The two players and their manager walked through the underground tunnel that took them from the basement of the Tokyo Dome to the banquet room floor of the Tokyo Dome …
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019
Ichiro wore a gray-and-black hat and slipped quickly through the arrival gate at Haneda Airport.
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019
The Seattle Mariners are about to experience firsthand what Ichiro Suzuki means to his home country. Suzuki’s return to Japan is one of the big attractions as Seattle and Oakland …
Thu., Jan. 24, 2019
The plan seems to be in place for Ichiro Suzuki to be on the Seattle Mariners expanded roster when they open the regular season with two games in his native …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018
Seattle general manager Jerry Dipoto said Ichiro Suzuki will be in spring training with the Mariners in 2019 and hinted the veteran outfielder could be on the roster when the …
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018
The Seattle Mariners have seen a whole new side of Ichiro Suzuki. The former star player-turned-team executive showed up on the bench at Yankee Stadium in disguise, wearing a fake …
Thu., June 21, 2018
Scott Servais wore an impish grin when media walked into the manager’s office of the visitor’s clubhouse a few hours before Wednesday night’s game.
UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018
Even in semi-retirement, Ichiro Suzuki keeps us entertained.
UPDATED: Sat., May 5, 2018
Day 2 of Ichiro Suzuki, Special Assistant to the Chairman, began without the formal press conference and moved straight into the meat of his duties at Safeco Field: Starting with …
Fri., May 4, 2018
Ichiro Suzuki has not officially retired from baseball. But his move to the front office of the Seattle Mariners is seen by many in Japan as the beginning of a …
UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018
The Mariners should put Ichiro Suzuki in right field. Bat him leadoff. Give the 44-year-old Japanese legend a chance to face his nation’s newest phenom and his 100-mph fastball. Let …
UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018
No one involved wants Ichiro Suzuki’s storied big-league career to end this way, but it may be unavoidable.
Mon., April 16, 2018
The Seattle Mariners find themselves in a precarious position, just 13 games into the 2018 season and trying to snap the longest playoff drought in the four major U.S. pro …
UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018
The Mariners signed Jayson Werth. Why? And why now?
Tue., March 27, 2018
The Seattle Mariners are monitoring Ichiro Suzuki’s strained right calf to determine whether he’ll be on the opening day roster or the disabled list. Suzuki went 0 for 3 with …
Wed., March 7, 2018
In a news conference to discuss his one-year contract with the Mariners, Ichiro was more sentimental. The 44-year-old recognizes that his role in the game has changed irrevocably and appears …
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018
Seattle finalized a $750,000, one-year deal with 44-year-old Japanese star Ichiro Suzuki, who can earn an additional $1.25 million in bonuses. He spent the first 11 major league season with …
UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018
The Seattle Mariners are running out of healthy outfielders. To the rescue – Ichiro?
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017
Derek Jeter’s first major roster move with the Miami Marlins was to part with former teammate Ichiro Suzuki.
Sun., April 30, 2017
The Miami Marlins paid tribute to Ichiro Suzuki by giving him a mosaic of photographs showing each of his first 3,000 hits.
UPDATED: Tue., April 25, 2017
The Mariners continue their 10-game, 11-day road trip to three cities with the first of three games against the Detroit Tigers.
Wed., April 19, 2017
Mariners close out a 6-3 homestand by backing a wobbly Felix Hernandez with an 11-hit attack that includes four RBIs apiece from Mitch Haniger and Kyle Seager. All that and …
Wed., April 19, 2017
When Ichiro Suzuki came to bat in the ninth inning with the Mariners holding a 10-4 lead, the ovation was once again heartfelt from what remained of the 27,147 crowd …
UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017
The Mariners take on the Miami Marlins on Monday to start a three-game interleague series, the final series of a nine-game homestand.