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Ichiro staying in Seattle

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ichiro Suzuki is closing in on a contract extension with the Seattle Mariners. Ichiro's agent Tony Attanasio, says today he is still in talks with the Mariners but nothing is ready to be announced. The Seattle Times reported this afternoon that the Mariners and Ichiro were close on a contract that would pay the seven-time All-Star 100 million dollars over the next five seasons.

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