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Ichiro Agrees to $13 Million Contract with Yankees: World Series Bound?

Hall-of-Famer Ichiro Suzuki has agreed to a two-year contract with the New York Yankees, according to Jon Heyman of CBS sports. After joining the Yankees in July last season, Ichiro hit .322 with five homers and stole 14 bases while compiling 227 at bats in just 67 games.

Ichio enters the 2013 season with a career batting average of .322 with a remarkable 2,606 hits in 12 seasons (an average of 221 hits per season). The length of the contract opens the door for Ichiro obtaining his 3,000th hit while wearing the Yankees' pinstripes. Ichiro played all three outfield positions in 2012.

It remains to be seen which direction the Yankees will take in addressing the replacement of right fielder Nick Swisher. That has ...

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