Ichiro Suzuki pinch-hit for Craig Breslow in the top of the seventh inning with a runner on second base and two outs during Tuesday’s game against the Mets. The veteran slapped a ground ball to shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera and dashed towards first base. While Cabrera’s throw appeared to beat Suzuki — and replay confirmed it did — Suzuki was called safe and it went unchallenged.
With the single, Ichiro now has 2,936 career hits in the major leagues, breaking a tie with his own hitting coach for sole possession of 33rd place on baseball’s all-time hits leaderboard. Frank Robinson, with 2,943 hits, is next up.