Ichiro Suzuki RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ichiro Suzuki hit in helmet by pitch, exits spring training game

    ESPN "Seattle Mariners outfielder Ichiro Suzuki took a pitch off the helmet in a minor league appearance on Friday in Peoria, Arizona, and had to leave the game. He was helped to his feet by trainers but walked off the field on his own. He is "doing well," Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto told..." March 23

  • Report: Ichiro closing in on deal to return to Mariners

    The Score "Ichiro Suzuki appears to have extended his MLB career for at least one more season, and he'll do so wearing some familiar colors. The 44-year-old outfielder is reportedly moving closer to finalizing a one-year major-league contract with the Seattle Mariners, where he spent the first 12 seasons..." March 05

  • Report: Rockies not signing Ichiro Suzuki despite rumor

    Larry Brown Sports "One reporter threw some cold water on a rumor that tied Ichiro Suzuki to the Colorado Rockies. Japanese outlet Sanspo.com reported that Ichiro, who is a free agent, had some talks with the Rockies. Despite that report, The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal says Ichiro will not be joining the Rockies." February 12

  • With no MLB offer, Ichiro might return to Japan

    MLB.com "The Major League Baseball career of Ichiro Suzuki may be fading to black, the video term for the end of a production or show. At 44 years old, Ichiro has been pitched this offseason to most of the 30 Major League teams, thus far without any success. Spring Training is less than a month away...." January 16

  • Ichiro wants to play, feels 'like a big dog at a pet shop that hasn’t been sold'

    CBS Sports "Even at age 44, Ichiro Suzuki still has no plans to hang up his spikes. Over the weekend Ichiro told reporters in Japan he wants to continue playing even after the cash-strapped Miami Marlins declined his contract option for 2018 a few weeks ago. From the Associated Press: Suzuki was..." December 26

  • Ichiro reportedly receiving interest in free agency

    Larry Brown Sports "Don’t call it a career on Ichiro Suzuki just yet. Ichiro is a free agent after the Miami Marlins declined the aging outfielder’s $2 million option. There were questions about whether another team would have interest in the 44-year-old, and the answer seems to be yes. Fan Rag Sports’ Jon..." November 15

  • So long, Ichiro. The Miami Marlins part ways with the baseball legend

    Miami Herald "Ichiro Suzuki’s days as a Marlin are over. Whether the team’s decision to part company with the 44-year-old outfielder, one of baseball’s all-time greats, also spells the end of his storied Major League career remains to be seen. In what was the first significant roster decision for new..." November 03