The Blue Jays are the latest team to show interest in free agent outfielder Ichiro Suzuki. Both the Orioles and Marlins have been linked to Suzuki in recent weeks but no progress has been made in either case on a contract.
Now 41, Suzuki is coming off a 2014 in which he hit 284/.324/.340 in 143 games for the Yankees.
Future Hall of Famer Ichiro Suzuki,41, who says he'd love to play until he's 50, has drawn interest from 3 clubs.He's 156 hits shy of 3,000.
— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) January 7, 2015
While Suzuki is just 156 hits shy of 3,000 for his career reaching that milestone figures to take more than one season as he is past the days of being a reliable regular.
Suzuki reportedly wants to play baseball until he is 50.