Ichiro Suzuki RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ichiro passes Brock for 25th on all-time hits list

    Hardball Talk "Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki had two hits in his first three at-bats on Monday night against the Braves, allowing him to tie and then pass Lou Brock (3,023) for sole possession of 25th place on baseball’s all-time hits list." September 13

  • Ichiro passes Al Kaline for 28th on all-time hits list

    MLB.com "Robbed of a hit in his first at-bat on Saturday night at PNC Park, Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki wasn't denied his second time up. The 42-year-old lined a double to right off Pirates right-hander Chad Kuhl in the fourth inning for his 3,008th career hit in Miami's 3-1 win. The extra-base hit..." August 21

  • Ichiro passes Clemente with career hit No. 3,001

    The Score "Ichiro Suzuki continued his assault on baseball's history books Wednesday afternoon at Marlins Park, notching a fifth-inning single off Jeff Samardzija to pass Roberto Clemente and grab sole possession of 28th on the all-time leaderboard with the 3,001st hit of his MLB career." August 10

  • Ichiro Suzuki becomes 30th member of the 3,000 hit club

    CBS Sports "The 3,000-hit club has a new member. Sunday afternoon at Coors Field, Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki recorded career hit No. 3,000 during a game against the Rockies. He beat out an infield single for hit 2,999 on Saturday, then added a triple to right off Rockies reliever Chris Rusin on..." August 08

  • Ichiro legs out infield single for career hit No. 2,999

    The Score "Like he has done so many times before, Ichiro Suzuki picked up an infield single in the eighth inning at Coors Field on Saturday for career hit No. 2,999. With the Miami Marlins trailing the Colorado Rockies 12-3, Suzuki came in to pinch-hit for Giancarlo Stanton. With no one on and no outs,..." August 07

  • Ichiro picks up pinch-hit double for career hit No. 2,998

    The Score "Ichiro Suzuki checked off one milestone en route to another on Thursday. The Miami Marlins outfielder picked up a pinch-hit double in the seventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals to give him 350 career doubles. The hit had a little more meaning on a larger scale, however, as the two-base..." July 29

  • Suzuki: 'I want to keep playing until I'm 50'

    ESPN "Ichiro Suzuki is just two hits away from becoming the 30th player in Major League Baseball to reach 3,000 hits -- and his will be one of the fastest journeys ever, just 16 years after winning rookie of the year and MVP in his debut MLB season. We recently sat down with the Miami outfielder, now..." July 29

  • Ichiro singles for career hit No. 2,997

    The Score "Ichiro Suzuki is three hits away from becoming the 30th player in major-league history to reach 3,000. The Miami Marlins outfielder picked up a single in the eighth inning of Tuesday's game with the Philadelphia Phillies to pick up career hit No. 2,997. "Ichi is an amazing player," manager..." July 27

  • 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