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Saturday December 5th 2020


New York Yankees: Could Ichiro Suzuki End Up as the Right Fielder in 2013?

At the trade deadline, the Yankees made a risky deal with the Seattle Mariners to land longtime superstar Ichiro Suzuki.

A lot of people wondered if Ichiro was going to be cooperative coming to the Bronx after being the face of the franchise in Seattle for nearly 11 years.

Ichiro had to change his number from 51 to 31, he was no longer hitting in the leadoff spot, he had to move from right field to left field and he may at times have to sit against lefty pitching.

Before making the trade, Ichiro agreed to all of this, and thus far, he hasn't been a problem for Joe Girardi and the team.

Since coming over to the Yankees on July 23, he's hitting .260 (12-for-46) with one home run, two RBI and three steals while playing ...

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