On the occasion of his 4,000th hit, the remarkable career of Ichiro Suzuki is cause for celebration in what otherwise is a troubled time for Major League Baseball.
Japan sits just two wins from a third WBC title in as many attempts heading into its semifinal game against Puerto Rico.
Whither goest Ichiro in free agency? One Japanese writer would like to know so he can find a home for the summer.
Little League memories and lost youth come to the fore on the occasion of the death of our writer's old coach.
Now that Ichiro Suzuki is a Yankee, will he finally get a World Series ring? Will the Mariners ever get back to the postseason? Off Base has the inside skinny.
No matter where the game is played, no matter when it is played, Opening Day is always special.
After 11 years, one MVP award, two batting titles and 2,428 hits, Ichiro will play a pair of regular-season games for the Mariners in his native Japan for the first time.
Ichiro Suzuki is playing more like the Fake Ichiro than the one who's starred for the Mariners for the past decade.
Exploring the long-standing perception that there is a prickly rivalry between Japanese stars Hideki Matsui and Ichiro Suzuki.
Ichiro Suzuki has far more infield singles than homers among his 2,000 hits, but his unique hitting style will someday land him in Cooperstown.
With his grand slam Wednesday, Ichiro tied Isao Harimoto for the most big league hits by a Japanese player.
Although they have two distinctly different styles and personalities, Mariners outfielders Ichiro Suzuki and Ken Griffey Jr. share the same appreciation for the game.
He might not be a Mariner next season, but Ichiro must step up his game and become a leader in Seattle this season, writes Page 2's Jim Caple.
This record is for all the little guys, for all the players who have to leg out every hit instead of taking a relaxing trot around the bases.
With Ichiro and Hideki Matsui facing off in the Bronx, all of Japan will be watching with great interest.