|Yankees complete a $13 million, 2-year deal with Ichiro Suzuki|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Thursday, 20 December 2012 23:15|
Yankees re-sign Ichiro for two years
NEW YORK (AP) - The Yankees and Ichiro Suzuki have finalized a $13 million, two-year contract that keeps the 10-time All-Star in the Bronx.
The 39-year-old, who will make $6.5 million in each of the next two seasons, was obtained in a trade with Seattle on July 23, revived his career and quickly became a fan favorite.
His batting average jumped from .261 with the Mariners to .322 with the Yankees, with five homers, 27 RBIs and 14 steals.