MLB: Seattle 8, Kansas City 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 11 (UPI) -- Ryan Franklin had a three-hit shutout into the ninth inning Monday and Adrian Beltre hit a two-run homer as the Seattle Mariners beat Kansas City, 8-2.

MLB: Texas 7, Seattle 6

SEATTLE, April 10 (UPI) -- A two-run homer in the seventh by David Dellucci Sunday rallied Texas to a 7-6 victory over Seattle.

Nintendo gives baseball star 5,000 shares

TOKYO, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Japanese game maker Nintendo presented baseball player Ichiro Suzuki with 5,000 of the company's shares Thursday.

Bonds, Suzuki honored by fellow players

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- San Francisco's Barry Bonds has been named the best player in baseball in a vote by other major leaguers.

American League Gold Gloves announced

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- The American League Gold Glove awards were announced Tuesday and two went to the Seattle Mariners.

Ichiro refuses award from Japan

TOKYO, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Baseball player Ichiro Suzuki has declined the Japanese government's offer of a major award after he broke the Major League record for most hits in a season.

MLB: Texas 3, Seattle 0

SEATTLE, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Chan Ho Park allowed just two hits over seven shutout innings Sunday as the Texas Rangers blanked the Seattle Seahawks, 3-0.

Japan companies seek Ichiro Suzuki

TOKYO, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Japanese companies were scrambling Sunday to sign Ichiro Suzuki after he broke the Major League record for the most hits in a single season.

Japan celebrates Suzuki breaking record

TOKYO, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Baseball fans across Japan Saturday honored Ichiro Suzuki, the Seattle Mariners' Japanese player who broke major league baseball's record for a season's hits.

MLB: Seattle 8, Texas 3

SEATTLE, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Raul Ibanez slammed a double to score two Mariners Friday and lead Seattle past the visiting Texas Rangers, 8-3.

Suzuki sets single-season hit record

SEATTLE, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Seattle's Ichiro Suzuki established a major league record for most hits in a season Friday night by picking up singles in his first two at bats.

MLB: Oakland 3, Seattle 2

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Bobby Crosby's home run in the ninth inning Thursday gave Oakland a 3-2 win over Seattle and a share of first place in the American League West.

MLB: Seattle 7, Oakland 2

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- The Seattle Mariners beat Oakland 7-2 Tuesday, leaving the Athletics tied with Anaheim for the lead in the American League West with five games to play.

MLB: Oakland 6, Seattle 5

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Bobby Crosby's fly to right field scored Esteban German in the ninth inning and gave Oakland a 6-5 win over the Seattle Mariners Monday.

MLB: Seattle 9, Texas 0

ARLINGTON, Texas, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Jose Lopez drove in four runs to help the Seattle Mariners batter the Texas Rangers 9-0 Sunday.
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Ichiro Suzuki
Seattle Mariners Ichiro Suzuki gets hit number 200 in the second inning against the Texas Rangers September 13, 2009 at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas. Ichiro became the first player to have nine consecutive 200-hit seasons. (UPI/Ian Halperin)



Ichiro Suzuki (鈴木 一朗, Suzuki Ichirō?), usually known simply as Ichiro (イチロー, Ichirō?) (born October 22, 1973) is a Major League Baseball right fielder for the Seattle Mariners. Ichiro has established a number of batting records, including the sport's single-season record for hits with 262. He has had ten consecutive 200-hit seasons, the longest streak by any player, surpassing Wee Willie Keeler's streak of eight. Ichiro has never had fewer than 206 hits in any of his 10 full major-league seasons to date.

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