Ichiro Suzuki RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ichiro is 4 MLB hits away from 3,000

    SB Nation "Ichiro Suzuki is in the unique position of having more hits than anyone else in baseball history while also sitting just four hits away from becoming the 30th player in MLB history with 3,000 career knocks. Ichiro has 4,274 when you combine his 1,278 hits from Nippon Professional Baseball, and has..." July 23

  • Ichiro moves within 4 hits of 3,000 with multi-hit effort

    The Score "Ichiro Suzuki moved closer toward immortality Thursday at Citizens Bank Park, where the venerable Miami Marlins recorded the 2,995th and 2,996th hits of his MLB career with a pair of singles against the Philadelphia Phillies for his 18th multi-hit game of 2016. Making just his second start..." July 22

  • Barry Bonds says Ichiro could easily win the Home Run Derby

    Fox Sports "This year's Home Run Derby won't feature the likes of David Ortiz, Mike Trout or Bryce Harper as all three have confirmed they won't be participating. For one reason or another, most sluggers don't like to take part in the competition given the effect it can have on a swing. Not to mention, it's..." July 06

  • Griffey says he tickled Ichiro before every game

    The Score "Interesting anecdotes continue to pour in as the baseball world celebrates Ichiro Suzuki's historic hit No. 4,257. There's the story of Ichiro's agent giving him an autographed bat from the late Tony Gwynn, whom shared the same representation." June 17

  • Ichiro notches hit No. 4,256, matches Pete Rose's MLB record

    The Score "With a leadoff single against the San Diego Padres on Wednesday, Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki now has 4,256 hits between MLB and Nippon Professional Baseball, tying Pete Rose's all-time hits record. The infield single marks Ichiro's 2,978th hit in the majors. He had 1,278 hits in..." June 15

  • Bonds: Ichiro's hit count has to include Japan

    The Score "As far as Barry Bonds is concerned, Ichiro Suzuki's hits from his playing days in Japan should be counted along with his tally in MLB. Some baseball minds - including current all-time hits leader Pete Rose - feel Suzuki's 1,278 hits in the Nippon Professional Baseball League shouldn't factor..." June 15

  • As Ichiro closes in, Pete Rose chafes: 'They're trying to make me the Hit Queen'

    USA Today "It is one of the most sacred records in all of sports, with one of the greatest hitters in baseball history on the verge of eclipsing it. Strangely, we are ignoring it. Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki entered Monday night needing just four hits to tie Pete Rose’s all-time record of..." June 13

  • Ichiro moves closer to 3,000 hits with 4-for-4 night

    The Score "Saturday wasn't advertised as turn-back-the-clock night at Marlins Park, but Ichiro Suzuki sure did his part to make it seem like 2001. The 42-year-old future Hall of Famer put on a vintage four-hit performance to move 46 hits away from reaching 3,000 in MLB, and helped lead his Miami Marlins..." May 22

  • Ichiro passes Frank Robinson for 33rd all time with 2,944th hit

    Los Angeles Times "Ichiro Suzuki achieved a pair of baseball milestones Friday night when he led off the Miami Marlins' game against Milwaukee with a basehit and then stole second base. The hit, a single to right field on a 1-0 fastball from the Brewers' Zach Davies, was the 2,944th of Suzuki's major league..." April 30