Mariners leaders vow to move past Kevin Mather's comments

MLB Feb 24, 2021

Mariners leaders vow to move past Kevin Mather's comments

Seattle Mariners leaders expressed their dismay on Tuesday and vowed to move on positively from comments made by former team CEO and president Kevin Mather, who resigned Monday after his insulting comments toward some players and groups were made public. "It's been a difficult couple ...

Hisashi Iwakuma joins Mariners as special assignment coach

MLB Jan 13, 2021

Hisashi Iwakuma joins Mariners as special assignment coach

The Seattle Mariners announced Tuesday that former pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma has rejoined the organization as a special assignment coach reporting directly to general manager Jerry Dipoto. He will begin his new role, which will include scouting talent from Japan, during spring training, which is expected ...

Mariners' Yoshihisa Hirano joins team after coronavirus recovery

MLB Jul 19, 2020

Mariners' Yoshihisa Hirano joins team after coronavirus recovery

Seattle Mariners pitcher Yoshihisa Hirano, who tested positive for the new coronavirus late last month, joined his team at their preseason camp on Saturday after posting two negative test results. Hirano became the first Japanese major league player confirmed to have contracted the virus after ...

Ichiro named to all-time Rookie of the Year team

Baseball / MLB Apr 6, 2020

Ichiro named to all-time Rookie of the Year team

Former MLB star Ichiro Suzuki was among three outfielders included on an MLB.com list of the all-time best Rookie of the Year Award winners at each position. Ichiro, who retired in March 2019 and has maintained his ties with the Seattle Mariners as an instructor ...