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Yankees: Ichiro OK after car crash

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09:23 AM ET 03.03 | Ichiro Suzuki avoided injury last night when his car collided with another vehicle. "He is fine," Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said. "His interpreter called to let us know." Ichiro was headed south in his Land Rover on a Tampa highway around 4 p.m. when he hit Linda Trange Le, who failed to yield the right of way when making a left hand turn in front of Ichiro, according to Tampa police. "He struck her," Tampa Lt. Ronald McMullen told The Post. "She ended up hitting a third car, but there were no injuries." Trange Le was cited for the accident. Ichiro's translator was at the scene when police arrived. "The officer didn't even know he played baseball," McMullen said jokingly. "He said, 'I know the Rays but the Yankees'" It is not known if Ichiro, who signed a two-year contract during the offseason, will have to miss any spring training games.

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March 3, 2013  09:26 AM ET

You Look Lousy In Pinstripes, Bro.

March 3, 2013  09:26 AM ET

Just what the Yankees don't need...........Hopefully he will miss no time.....

March 3, 2013  09:28 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

You Look Lousy In Pinstripes, Bro.

Mattingly looks terrible in Powder Blue, Bro.

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March 3, 2013  09:38 AM ET

It must have been Arod's fault somehow.

March 3, 2013  09:40 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

It must have been Arod's fault somehow.

That goes without saying.

March 3, 2013  09:46 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

That goes without saying.

So does Yankees suck ????

March 3, 2013  09:48 AM ET

"The officer didn???t even know he played baseball"... I am guessing the officer, like the good citizens he protects and defends, did not even know Tampa had a baseball team

March 3, 2013  10:14 AM ET
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"The officer didn???t even know he played baseball"... I am guessing the officer, like the good citizens he protects and defends, did not even know Tampa had a baseball team

I'm guessing he knows.


He just doesn't care.

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March 3, 2013  11:07 AM ET

They drive on the other side of the road in Japan.

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March 3, 2013  11:22 AM ET

> "The officer didn't even know he played baseball," McMullen said jokingly.

Who are those Yankees anyhow?

March 3, 2013  11:55 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Just what the Yankees don't need...........Hopefully he will miss no time.....

when it rains,,,,it pours!!!!

March 3, 2013  02:18 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

Asians can't drive.

white men can't jump.

March 3, 2013  04:55 PM ET
QUOTE(#8):

"The officer didn???t even know he played baseball"... I am guessing the officer, like the good citizens he protects and defends, did not even know Tampa had a baseball team

Tampa doesn't.

March 3, 2013  07:51 PM ET

There has to be an Asian/Japanese driving joke in this situation somewhere....

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March 5, 2013  12:37 PM ET
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That goes without saying.

He was driving the other car

 
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