Ichiro Suzuki (right) holds up his jersey with Mariners’ general manager Jerry Dipoto during a news conference at the teams’ spring training complex on Wednesday in Peoria, Ariz. Ichiro, who starred in Seattle from 2001 until he was traded in 2012, signed a one-year deal to return to the Mariners. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Ichiro Suzuki (right) holds up his jersey with Mariners’ general manager Jerry Dipoto during a news conference at the teams’ spring training complex on Wednesday in Peoria, Ariz. Ichiro, who starred in Seattle from 2001 until he was traded in 2012, signed a one-year deal to return to the Mariners. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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