While with Oakland, Kurt Suzuki congratulated Tommy Milone, a former Nationals pitcher who was sent to the Athletics in December in the Gio Gonzalez trade. Suzuki was acquired from Oakland on Aug. 3. (Associated Press)
Dustin Ackley of the Seattle Mariners hits an RBI single in front of Oakland Athletics catcher Kurt Suzuki in the 11th inning of their American League season-opening baseball game at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo on Wednesday, March 28, 2012. Seattle won 3-1. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)
Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer (7) hits an RBI-single to take the lead 2-1 against Oakland Athletics catcher Kurt Suzuki during the eighth inning of an MLB baseball game on Friday, April 8, 2011, in Minneapolis, Minn. The Twins defeated the Athletics 2-1. (AP Photo/Genevieve Ross)
San Francisco Giants second baseman Freddy Sanchez catches a wide throw from catcher Buster Posey on a steal attempt by Oakland Athletics' Kurt Suzuki during the sixth inning of a spring training baseball game in San Francisco, Monday, March 28, 2011. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
ASSOCIATED PRESS Oakland Athletics catcher Kurt Suzuki tags out Baltimore Orioles Luke Scott after Scott tagged up from third on a fly ball hit by Adam Jones in the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 29, 2010 in Baltimore.