Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 4/12/13
Battle of Japan: Darvish vs. Iwakuma tonight It's game 2 of the Texas Rangers vs. your Seattle Mariners tonight at Safeco Field. What an intriguing pitching matchup we've got in store for us. The history between these two pitchers goes back to their days in the Japanese baseball league. They bring the best out of each other, so I for one am hoping for a great dual tonight. The two opposed each other six times in Japan. Darvish beat Iwakuma last September in their first major-league matchup and will look to help Texas beat the Mariners for the second straight night. Mariners DH Kendrys Morales is hitless in 13 at-bats against Darvish and has struck out eight times. He may get the night off. Matchup/Stats Insight: http://nwsb.co/prx5w NWSB Gameday Preview: http://nwsb.co/8d3ay More...
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