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Ichiro's now a New York Yankee

Elaine Thompson / AP

New York Yankees right fielder Ichiro Suzuki catches a fly ball from Seattle Mariners' Kyle Seager in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, July 23, 2012, in Seattle.

AP reports: The New York Yankees acquired the star outfielder from the Seattle Mariners in a trade Monday for two young pitchers.

"I am going from a team with the most losses to a team with the most wins," he said. "It's hard to contain my excitement for that reason."  The Yankees also got cash in the deal that sent 25-year-old righties D.J. Mitchell and Danny Farquhar to the last-place Mariners. The trade was announced a few hours before the Yankees played at Seattle. Continue reading the full story.


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