SAN DIEGO -- Ichiro Suzuki doubled in the ninth inning Wednesday off San Diego Padres reliever Fernando Rodney for his 4,257th hit spanning the Japanese and North American major leagues, surpassing Pete Rose's record total in Major League Baseball. Rose, the former Cincinnati Reds star, said earlier this week that he didn't consider Suzuki's totals an equal. "It sounds like in Japan they're trying to make me the Hit Queen," Rose told USA Today Sports. "I'm not trying to take anything away from Ichiro -- he's had a Hall of Fame career -- but the next thing you know, they'll be counting his high school hits. I'm with Pete Rose on this one. Fuck the Japanese League career.