Marlins officially sign Ichiro

News Conference scheduled in Tokyo


MIAMI – The Miami Marlins have officially signed OF Ichiro Suzuki.

Suzuki, 41, became the first Japanese-born position player in MLB history back in 2001.

He's a 10-time MLB All-Star, 10-time Gold Glove Award winner, and 3-time Silver Slugger winner.

Suzuki has 2,844 career hits.

Suzuki is expected to be the Marlins 4th outfielder.

A news conference has been scheduled for Thursday morning in Tokyo.

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