It’s a pretty straight-forward day in terms of start/sits. There are only 13 games today so make sure your starts count! Remember, bold = start.Monday’s Probable PitchersHisashi Iwakuma, SEA @ Scott Kazmir, CLE — Iwakuma has started nine games this year with seven coming against very good lineups (OAK twice, TEX, DET, LAA, TOR, NYY). In those starts, Iwakuma has a 1.37 ERA...
The good, the bad, the ugly
The Seattle Mariners seem to have woken up from their first month slumber. They currently sit in 2nd place in the AL West and are 1 game below .500 on the season after winning 5 of their last 6 series and splitting the 7th series with Pittsburgh.
This is about the point we’re used to seeing the Mariners fall behind, only to never catch back up with the...
One of baseball's best kept secrets is Hisashi Iwakuma. If he was on the Yankees, Red Sox, or Phillies we'd hear a lot more about his dominance. Instead, he's stuck in Seattle, where the weather is dreary and the team is mediocre.Since coming over from Japan in 2012, Iwakuma has pitched brilliantly, especially in the role of starting pitcher. The 32 year old righty...
I’m going to spend some quality time with my wife tonight, and for the first time this season we’re going to watch her Yankees. I’m not particulary thrilled about having to watch the Yanks minus Jeter, or a true ace on the bump. There’s just not much to keep my interests.
And THEN I see who is pitching for the Seattle Mariners. I don’t mean to interrupt quality baseball...
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Hisashi Iwakuma, Seattle Mariners
After four starts, Iwakuma had a 1.69 ERA, 0.53 WHIP and 18 strikeouts with two walks in 26 2/3 IP...
Hisashi Iwakuma retired 16 straight over one stretch of a solid seven-inning outing, Raul Ibanez homered for the first time in nearly a month and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 6-3 on Friday night.
Iwakuma (4-1) took a one-hitter into the sixth inning before running into trouble, putting together another impressive outing to help cement himself and Felix Hernandez...
No one has been tougher to get on base against in the AL than Hisashi Iwakuma.
This could present problems for an Oakland Athletics team struggling at the plate.
The Seattle Mariners right-hander will try to send the Athletics a season-high fifth straight loss Friday night in the opener of a weekend series at Safeco Field.
Iwakuma (3-1, 1.61 ERA) has been among baseball's...
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Mariners vs. White Sox Game 3 Preview
Mariners starter Hisashi Iwakuma will attempt to cool Rios down in the finale.. A 11:10am PT start. Mariners RH Hisashi Iwakuma (1-0, 1.50 ERA) vs. White Sox LH Chris Sale (1-0, 0.00 ERA)
Chicago is 25-5 against Seattle since the beginning of the 2010 campaign.
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Mariners start offseason off right
The Seattle Mariners announced late Friday night that they have extended starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma on a two-year deal worth at least $14 million.
It’s being reported that he’ll get $6.5 million in both 2013 and 2014, with a $1 million buyout attached to a $7 million option for 2015.
2012 was Iwakuma’s first year in the Major League’s...
Mariners reliever Hisashi Iwakuma managed to notch a save Wednesday night despite Seattle whipping the Texas Rangers by a score of 21-8.