Ichiro Suzuki

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Sweeny: My Sweet 16 Thoughts With Opening Day Around The Corner

Let’s remember how long a baseball season is. When 2012 began, the Marlins and the Angels were supposed to be in the playoffs and the A’s and the Orioles weren’t. We still haven’t played Game 1 of 162. Let’s try to enjoy the ride.


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Mariano Rivera Retirement Tour: Yankees, Foes Give It Up For ‘The Greatest Ever’

Rivera is getting set to close his career. The Yankees legend plans to announce this weekend that he will retire after the 2013 season.


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Ichiro OK After Traffic Accident On Saturday, Totaled His SUV

Ichiro Suzuki is fine and has no soreness one day after being involved in a traffic accident.


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Ichiro Goes 3-For-3, Murphy Homers In Yankees’ Loss To Phillies

Ichiro Suzuki went 3-for-3 to lead the Yankees. He legged out an infield single, stole second and scored on Mark Teixeira’s double in the first inning off Kyle Kendrick.


Brett Gardner #11 congratulates Curtis Granderson #14. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Yankees Outfielders Curtis Granderson, Brett Gardner Could Switch Positions

Yankees outfielders Curtis Granderson and Brett Gardner could be switching positions. Granderson worked out in left field on Thursday and the speedy Gardner switched to center.


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Fired-Up Ichiro Has ‘New Sense Of Determination’ With Yankees

Ichiro Suzuki is looking forward to starting the baseball season the way he ended last season: as a member of the Yankees.


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Hal Steinbrenner On The Yankees’ Offseason: ‘We’re Not Done Yet’

“We’ve signed three or four of the biggest free agents on the market, and we’re pretty happy with that,” Steinbrenner said. “…We’ve got some work to do, still. We need another bat. We’re not done yet.”


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Brian Cashman Cautions Yankees Fans To Expect Far Less Home Runs In 2013

“I know a lot of people have told me they think home runs are bad,” Cashman said. “I’m not one of them. Well, those people are going to get a chance to see what it looks like.”


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Sweeny: Let It Play Out A Bit Longer Before Passing Judgment On Yanks’ Offseason

I’ll admit that I’m as skeptical of what the Yankees can do in 2013 as most of you. I’m just willing to let it play out a little longer before I make final judgement.


Manager Joe Girardi and GM Brian Cashman of the Yankees. (credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Hartnett: 2013 Brings Uncertainty For Aging Yankees

2013 brings major issues and tons of uncertainty for the aging, payroll-trimming New York Yankees.


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Hartnett: Matsui Added His Own Dose Of Class, Pride To Yanks’ Pinstripes

Hideki Matsui added an extra bit of class to the Yankee pinstripes during his seven years in the Bronx and will be remembered as a beloved Yankee.


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Yankees To Give Ichiro $6.5 Million In Both 2013 And 2014

The Yankees and Ichiro Suzuki have finalized a $13 million, two-year contract that keeps the 10-time All-Star in the Bronx.


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It’s Official: Kevin Youkilis Joins Yankees On 1-Year Deal

Youkilis joined Babe Ruth, Wade Boggs, Roger Clemens and Johnny Damon as Boston players who made the switch to the Bronx in the heated Yankees-Red Sox rivalry.


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Ichiro, Yankees Agree On Two-Year Deal

In 2011, Derek Jeter became the first player to record hit No. 3,000 with the Yankees. Ichiro will get a legitimate shot to join him.


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Yankees Likely To Give Ichiro Up To $13 Million For 2 Years

Ichiro Suzuki and the New York Yankees are closing in on a contract that would guarantee the outfielder between $12 million and $13 million, WFAN’s Jon Heyman reported on Thursday.