TOKYO (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki is enjoying it while he can.
He’s back in Japan and sure to play at the Tokyo Dome when the Seattle Mariners face the Oakland Athletics in two games to open the Major League Baseball season. He’s 45 and knows it can end any moment, but if he has a grand retirement plan, he isn’t revealing it.
“This is a great gift for me,” he said, speaking through an interpreter at a Saturday news conference. “I will treasure every moment here on the field. One week after this event, I will be reflecting back on these days, so I will make sure I remember every moment here in Japan.”
At least one reporter asked him the question directly. “How will