Iwakuma lasts two innings in rehab start

/ Jun 20, 2017

Iwakuma lasts two innings in rehab start

Seattle Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma was removed from a Triple A Tacoma Rainiers game after pitching just two innings in his second rehab start on Monday. Iwakuma, who was scheduled to throw about 70 pitches, gave up four runs and four hits while striking ...

Iwakuma eyeing July return

/ May 16, 2017

Iwakuma eyeing July return

Seattle Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma, who was placed on the disabled list last week due to right shoulder inflammation, said Monday he expects to return to the mound before the All-Star break. The 36-year-old told reporters in Seattle that he had been experiencing pain ...

Iwakuma to miss at least four weeks with injury

/ May 14, 2017

Iwakuma to miss at least four weeks with injury

Seattle’s Hisashi Iwakuma will be out four to six weeks with right shoulder inflammation, the Mariners said Saturday. Iwakuma landed on the disabled list on Wednesday, having been bothered by the shoulder his last few starts. The 36-year-old right-hander underwent tests by team physician ...

/ May 11, 2017

Mariners' Iwakuma placed on 10-day DL due to sore shoulder

Seattle Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma has been placed on the 10-day disabled list due to inflammation in his right shoulder, the American League club said Wednesday. The move came after Iwakuma’s next start had already been pushed back two days to Thursday due to ...

A's get best of Mariners, Iwakuma

/ Apr 22, 2017

A's get best of Mariners, Iwakuma

Hisashi Iwakuma is still looking for his first win of the season after another unsuccessful attempt Friday in the Seattle Mariners’ 3-1 defeat to the Oakland Athletics. In his fourth start of the season, Iwakuma gave up three runs and five hits, including two ...

Uehara's scoreless innings streak ends in loss

/ Apr 17, 2017

Uehara's scoreless innings streak ends in loss

Koji Uehara was charged with three runs — two earned — Sunday after making 21 straight appearances, dating back to last year, without allowing any runs, as the Chicago Cubs were defeated by the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1. Uehara (0-1) relieved Jon Lester, who pitched ...

Maeda records first victory; M's blow Iwakuma's lead

/ Apr 10, 2017

Maeda records first victory; M's blow Iwakuma's lead

Right-hander Kenta Maeda became the first Japanese pitcher to pick up a win in the major leagues this season as the Los Angeles Dodgers scored in all but three innings and defeated the Colorado Rockies 10-6 on Sunday. Maeda gave up four runs and ...

Maeda, Iwakuma fall in first outings of 2017

/ Apr 5, 2017

Maeda, Iwakuma fall in first outings of 2017

The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Kenta Maeda gave up three runs over five innings and the Seattle Mariners’ Hisashi Iwakuma gave up two solo homers in an otherwise solid six innings as both Japanese lost their first starts of the season Tuesday. Maeda (0-1), who ...

Mariners' Iwakuma notches 16th victory of season

/ Sep 15, 2016

Mariners' Iwakuma notches 16th victory of season

Ask the streaking Seattle Mariners what the primary catalyst for their success has been over the past few weeks, and they won’t say home runs or quality starting pitching. They’ll say it’s fun. Kyle Seager and Nelson Cruz homered in the fifth and seventh ...

Darvish outduels Iwakuma

/ Aug 30, 2016

Darvish outduels Iwakuma

Yu Darvish worked into the seventh inning, allowing three runs for the Texas Rangers in a 6-3 win over the division rival Seattle Mariners on Monday. Darvish (5-3) struck out nine, while allowing six hits in 6⅔ innings to get the better of compatriot ...