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FILE In this July 30, 2012, file photo, New York Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki hits a solo home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium in New York. Suzuki and the Yankees are closing in on a contract that would guarantee the outfielder between $12 million and $13 million. A person familiar with the negotiations, speaking on condition of anonymity because talks were ongoing, said Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, the agreement likely would be for a two-year deal. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)