Hits, Game/Season: 1/98
Runs Batted In: 0
Left on Base: 1
Notes: Popout, single, groundout, popout, strikeout… On Sunday, Mariner GM Jack Zduriencik said he expected Ichiro to return to the M’s next year, but then quickly backed off… Yesterday, Seattle Times beat reporter Geoff Baker wrote a thoughtful piece encouraging Mariner fans to savor what might be Ichiro’s final months with the team… Then, this morning, Jay Buhner said he’d vomit if the M’s re-signed Ichiro to a multi-year deal.
Next: Game 93 at Kansas City, 5:10 Wednesday.