Ichiro to make a comeback?

The japanese legend is not done yet and is negotiating with a team

Ichiro Suzuki

Ichiro Suzuki | AP

The last samurai of baseball, Ichiro Suzuki, is one of the many available free agents this offseason and has made clear that he's not retiring despite his age (He's turning 45 this year)

However, it seems like there's no team interested in singing the japanese, after being released by the Marlins at the end of last season, with the Fins declining a $2 million club option for the 2018 season.


But there's a possibility that one team is is willing to give Ichiro one last chance in the MLB. According to Ken Rosenthal, a report in Japan says that the Colorado Rockies are interested in the legend's  services for the next season.


However, Rosenthal cites another source, that says that in fact, the Rockies have a genuine interest in the Japanese, but they do not have room for Ichiro at the moment, and they will not be signing him.


Ichiro Suzuki is regarded as one of the best hitters in MLB history. After a brilliant career in the Japanese League, averaging .353 and 1,278 hits in 951 games in the Far East.

He arrived at the MLB in 2001 with the Mariners, where he played until 2012. In his debut season in Seattle, he won the AL Rookie of the year and the MVP. Also, in 2004 he broke the single season hits record, notching 262 that season. After leaving Seattle, he played for the Yankees and for the Marlins.


Ichiro is a 10 times All-Star and has a career MLB average of .312, with 3,080 hits, 118 HR's, 780 RBI's and 1,415 runs.