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Yankees Acquire Outfielder Ichiro Suzuki From Seattle Mariners

July 23, 2012

The New York Yankees acquired outfielder Ichiro Suzuki in a trade with the Seattle Mariners.

Suzuki, 38, has played his entire 12-year Major League Baseball career with the Mariners. The first Japan-born player in MLB is a 10-time All Star with a .322 career batting average, 1,176 runs and 99 home runs, the Yankees said in an e-mailed statement today.

The Yankees got Suzuki and cash for right-handed pitchers D.J. Mitchell and Danny Farquhar, the statement said.

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