Hisashi Iwakuma RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mariners Re-Sign Hisashi Iwakuma To New Minor League Deal

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Mariners released right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma from the minor league contract he signed over the winter and immediately re-signed him to a new one, Chris Cotillo of SB Nation tweets. The club made the move to avoid paying Iwakuma, an Article XX(B) free agent, a $100K retention bonus. As was..." March 26

  • Mariners sign Hisashi Iwakuma to a minor league deal

    Hardball Talk "The Mariners just announced that they have signed Hisashi Iwakuma to a minor league deal. Iwakuma became a free agent earlier this month after the Mariners, not surprisingly, declined his $10 million option for 2018 after he made only six starts in 2017, posting a 4.35 ERA, 3.5 BB/9 and 4.6..." November 27

  • The Mariners have made an offer to bring back Hisashi Iwakuma

    Hardball Talk "Hisashi Iwakuma tells the Japan Times that the Mariners have made him an offer to return. Iwakuma became a free agent earlier this month after the Mariners, not surprisingly, declined his $10 million option for 2018. Iwakuma says that it’s “not a done deal,” but “hopefully I will be able to..." November 20

  • The Mariners decline Hisashi Iwakuma’s 2018 option

    Hardball Talk "The Seattle Mariners have declined pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma‘s $10 million club option for 2018. This is not surprising given the major shoulder injury Iwakuma sustained. He went on the disabled list in May and never returned to action, undergoing arthroscopic debridement surgery in September." November 02