Ichiro lands on 15-day DL

Updated: April 5, 2009, 3:49 PM ET
Associated Press

SEATTLE -- Mariners star Ichiro Suzuki is being treated for a bleeding ulcer and was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday, sending Seattle into Opening Day minus one of baseball's best players.

The Mariners said the ulcer is no longer bleeding. Doctors have restricted the 35-year-old outfielder's activity but are optimistic he'll be ready to play when he's eligible to come off the DL on April 15.

Suzuki played for Japan in the World Baseball Classic. He complained of severe fatigue ...

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