Game 97: Take Two, with Ichiro

New York Yankees Seattle Mariners
Derek Jeter, SS Dustin Ackley, 2B
Curtis Granderson, CF Michael Saunders, CF
Alex Rodriguez, 3B Jesus Montero, DH
Robinson Cano, 2B John Jaso, C
Mark Teixeira, 1B Kyle Seager, 3B
Raul Ibanez, LF Casper Wells, LF
Eric Chavez, DH Mike Carp, 1B
Ichiro Suzuki, RF Carlos Peguero, RF
Chris Stewart, C Brendan Ryan, SS
Freddy Garcia, SP Felix Hernandez, SP

The first pitch...

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Pop quiz- Is Phelps starting or relieving in this picture? Courtesy of Getty Images

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Of all the players I never thought would end up on the Yankees, especially at the 2012 trade deadline, Ichiro Suzuki most definitely would’ve been at the top of that list. As he was entrenched in Seattle as the long-time face of the Mariner franchise, we had no idea he was even...

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