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Ichiro Suzuki Is Having a Good Time in 2009

Published by on June 1, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Ichiro is heating up right now and he could very well put the Mariners back into contention if he keeps it up. Yesterday against the Angels, Ichiro went 4-5 with a homerun, two doubles, and a single.

He currently is riding a 24-game hit streak and is getting everyone excited for a possible chase at Joe Dimaggio's 56-game hit streak. I decided to take a more in-depth look at Ichiro's success this season. Please refer to the glossary at the bottom of this post for any questions regarding the stats I refer to.
Stats as of May 31, 2009 Courtesy of FanGraphs Ichiro currently has an on-base percentage of .376 which is up from last year's .361, even though his walk percentage at 4.6 percent is way below than his career percentage...

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