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 quoted by Kyodo news agency on Saturday as saying: "I feel like a big dog at a pet shop that hasn't been sold. Of course, I want to play baseball next year." ... He was asked if there was any possibility of him returning to play in Japan if he isn't offered an MLB contract. "When you use the word possibility, there are many things ... it means anything is possible as long as it's not zero." Suzuki said. Ichiro was speaking at the closing ceremony of the Ichiro Cup youth tournament in his hometown of Toyoyama.
Ichiro wants to play, feels 'like a big dog at a pet shop that hasn’t been sold'
CBS Sports | Dec 26