Ichiro Suzuki roasted teammate Justin Bour in Sunday’s postgame press conference

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Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki reached the 3,000 hit milestone at long last on Sunday afternoon, driving a triple off the right field fence at Coors Field in the seventh inning. During Suzuki’s postgame press conference, he was asked by a reporter how it felt to get the milestone “out of the way after a long wait.”

Suzuki responded through a translator, “You know, my first three at bats my body felt like Justin Bour‘s. I was just so heavy, but after that hit the burden was lifted off.”

Bour, listed at 265 pounds on the Marlins’ website, didn’t seem to mind the ribbing: