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Ichiro Suzuki, Daisuke Matsuzaka

by on Feb.11, 2010 @ 10:38 pm, under MLB

Ichiro Suzuki took 115 swings during BP at Skymark Stadium on Wednesday and hit 39 over the fence, include a strings of 5 in row.

In January 2009, Ichiro worked out with Hiroyuki Oze at Skymark Stadium.  He spoke highly of Oze at the time, saying that he enjoyed watching Oze bat and that he like his personality.  He was also one of the first players to start calling him Jose instead of Oze.

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Daisuke Matsuzaka checked into Florida on Wednesday.  He told reporters that he felt he didn't spend enough time with his family (only 2 days) and felt a little sad when he left.