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Ichiro appears headed for All-Star game

NEW YORK - Right fielder Ichiro Suzuki of the Seattle Mariners appears headed to be a starter in the July 14 All-Star game at St. Louis.

In results of fan voting released yesterday in New York, Suzuki had the third most votes among American League outfielders with 1,069,599 following Boston's Jason Bay with 1,494,784 and Texas' Josh Hamilton with 1,162,966.

In his eight previous seasons since arriving Seattle from Japan, the 35-year-old Suzuki has made eight consecutive All-Star games, seven as a starter.