Ichiro capped his return to Seattle with a homer on his bobblehead day
It's been an emotional few days for
Wednesday's series finale won by Seattle, 10-5, was also Ichiro Dual Bobblehead Day, in which fans received a bobblehead with two Ichiros, one from each team. Naturally, then, he stepped up in the ninth inning and crushed a home run, his first of the season:
On his way back to the dugout, he thanked Mariners fans for the warm reception this week -- not to mention all the love over the years when he was with the club.
Nicely done, Ichiro, particularly if this is the future Hall of Famer's last at-bat in The Emerald City.
Ichiro home run.— Seattle Mariners (@Mariners) April 19, 2017