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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.
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.