The man simply known by his first name to baseball fans and non-fans alike - Ichiro - capped off three days of an affectionate return to his first ballclub by swatting a home run in what may have been his final plate appearance in SafeCo Field yesterday.
Chris Wyatt burned up the nets in our recent Million Dollar Bracket Challenge, scoring the highest number of correct picks in Yakima during the men's NCAA basketball championship tournament. And now he's got a $500 check burning a hole in his pocket!
Prior to last night's series opener at SafeCo Field, the Seattle Mariners not only welcomed the visiting Miami Marlins to town for a three-game series, they also welcomed back one of their adopted sons, Ichiro Suzuki.
In a ceremony earlier today in front of the home plate entrance of SafeCo Field at the corner of Edgar Martinez Drive and Dave Niehaus Way, the Seattle Mariners unveiled a life-sized bronze statue of the greatest player in the club's 40-year history - Ken Griffey, Jr.
NFL insider Ian Rapoport has Tweeted that retired Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has met with the Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio and is expected to come out of retirement to play again in front of his hometown fans.