SEATTLE -- Mariners star and Japan native Ichiro Suzuki is donating more than $1.2 million to the Japanese Red Cross. The outfielder's management company told Kyodo News he made the decision "after careful consideration on how he could best help." The Mariners said the team will dedicate the opening six-game homestand to benefiting relief efforts. The organization will make a donation to the Red Cross matching all donations by Mariners front office employees and Mariners fans and a guaranteed donation of $100,000 through Mariners care, the Tacoma News Tribune reported. Ichiro Donating $1.2M To Japan Relief Efforts - Sports News Story - KIRO Seattle Thats the right way to help Japan,Let the Millionares and Billionares pay it NOT BY USING OUR TAX DOLLARS Like Democrats and Obama are doing!! America is heading towards bankrupcy just like California and Wisconsin are. I Dont my SSI wind up giving me I.O.Us like California is doing.