In case you missed it, Ichiro announced before today’s game that he will retire after the game. It was a bittersweet moment for him, the players, and the fans but fitting that he played his last game where it all started.
In Mariners News...
- Ichiro, you are a legend. Thank you and congrats on an outstanding career. Next stop, Cooperstown.
#ThanksIchiro— Seattle Mariners (@Mariners) March 21, 2019
- Now that’s pretty crazy.
How can you not be romantic about baseball? https://t.co/UUuD6firYf— Seattle Mariners (@Mariners) March 21, 2019
- We’re not crying, you’re crying. Just kidding, we are too.
Words can't describe the scene at the Tokyo Dome over 30 minutes after tonight's game ended.— Seattle Mariners (@Mariners) March 21, 2019
So here's 3.5 minutes of unedited footage from Ichiro's curtain call. #ThanksIchiro pic.twitter.com/Vsbvk5j5MR
- What a guy.
Ichiro said he will continue to work out, starting tomorrow.— Shannon Drayer (@shannondrayer) March 21, 2019
- Yusei Kikuchi had a great outing during his first MLB game.
Most of the attention was on Ichiro, but Yusei Kikuchi shined in his Mariners debut in his home country.— Seattle Times Sports (@SeaTimesSports) March 21, 2019
The M's are 2-0.https://t.co/XBPyRX4fzy
Around the League...
- Opening day is almost here!
ONE. MORE. WEEK. pic.twitter.com/VLmdXYy0e5— MLB (@MLB) March 21, 2019
- Paul Goldschmidt isn’t leaving St. Louis anytime soon.
Goldschmidt five-year deal with #STLCards expected to be right at $130M, sources tell The Athletic. No opt-outs, full no-trade clause. First on financial value: @dgoold.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) March 21, 2019
- Rays agree to a five-year, $50 million extension for the Cy-Young winner.
.@snellzilla4 and @RaysBaseball agree to five-year, $50 million extension, reports @JeffPassan. https://t.co/U8tNXQuNy1 pic.twitter.com/jlcbzAiaMG— MLB (@MLB) March 21, 2019
- The Huskies are ready. Catch their first March Madness game Friday (tomorrow) at 3:50 PM.
Columbus, Ohio...the Huskies are here! #TougherTogether #MarchMadness #WeAreWashington pic.twitter.com/o6ynCkQxR5— Coach Mike Hopkins (@Coach_Hopkins) March 21, 2019