Marlins get doubled-up by Rockies, 12-6

Ichiro 1 hit away from 3,000

Ichiro Suzuki got an infield single in the eighth inning on Saturday night, the 2,999th hit of his MLB career.

COLORADO – Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton hit a monster home run and Ichiro Suzuki got career hit number 2,999 in Saturday night's loss to the Rockies, 12-6.

Ichiro's infield single came in the eighth winning, once the Rockies had already put the game away.

Suzuki nearly got hit number 3,000 in the ninth inning on a ball hit back up the middle to the mound. 

Stanton's home run came in the fifth inning, a solo blast that measured at 495 feet.