Ichiro said during Monday's interview session at the All-Star Game in San Francisco that the team's performance this year had changed his thinking about re-upping with the club. In spring training, he appeared to be leaning toward filing for free agency after the season, but now he is set to remain a part of the club's long-term future.A deal could be announced Friday, according to Stone. Update: FoxSports.com seems to have confirmed this report. Update: The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, too, "has learned" this.
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