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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||210.00||14.00||10.00||0.00||3.47||1.07||184.00||30.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs LHB|| 21.2||0||0|| 4.57||0||2||14|
|vs RHB|| 20.1||0||0|| 4.43||0||5||18|
|12/25/2014||Troy Tulowitzki, SS TOR||Hisashi Iwakuma, SP SEA|
Adam Jones, CF BAL
|12/24/2014||Aaron Blair, SP ARI|
Franklin Barreto, SS OAK
Dilson Herrera, 2B NYM
Alex Reyes, SP STL
|Danny Duffy, SP KC|
Hisashi Iwakuma, SP SEA
|12/24/2014||Ian Desmond, SS WAS|
Hisashi Iwakuma, SP SEA
|Mookie Betts, CF BOS|
Danny Santana, SS MIN
|Last 10 Games|
Report: Multiple teams targeting Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
|(7/28/15) Suitors interested in Mariners starter Hisashi Iwakuma have lined up, but the team has yet to commit to trading him, according to Fox Sports.
Iwakuma has gotten into a groove after losing most of the season to injury. He is 2-0 in his last three starts with four runs allowed and 18 strikeouts in 20 2/3 innings.
Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma takes no-decision in strong effort
|by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer|
|(7/23/15) Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma got off to a shaky start against the Tigers on Thursday, but recovered to put up a strong outing. Iwakuma allowed two runs--both in the first inning--on six hits over seven innings. He walked two and struck out seven, throwing 70 of his 112 pitches for strikes.
Iwakuma, staked to an early 1-0 lead, allowed the first three Tigers to reach in the first inning, leading to two runs. But he was able to retire the next 10 in a row and never got into any further danger.
Iwakuma left with a no-decision however, as the Mariners won the game 3-2 in extra innings. His ERA dropped to 3.50 with Thursday's performance.
"I'm happy I got to go through seven innings after starting off kind of rough and the pitch count got up," Iwakuma said through an interpreter, per MLB.com. "I wanted to pitch strong, stay in the game, pitch with patience and wait for that big hit to come. And it did come. I'm very happy."
Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma strikes out five in win
|by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer|
|(7/18/15) Mariners starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma was very impressive during his start against the Yankees on Saturday.
Iwakuma gave up just two runs on five hits in 5 2/3 innings while picking up his second win of the season. His command was crisp, as he struck out five batters and didn't allow a single walk. His line mistake came in the fourth inning when he allowed a two-run home run to Brian McCann.
"I feel better," Iwakuma said, speaking through a translator, per MLB.com. "I think all of my pitches are much more sharp. I'm very happy with where I'm at, right now."
Iwakuma (2-1) has a 4.89 ERA with 25 strikeouts and just five walks in 35 innings of work this season.
Mariners set rotation to open second half of season
|by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com|
|(7/13/15) The Mariners will turn to pitcher Mike Montgomery to open the second half of the season Friday at the New York Yankees, reports MLB.com. It will be his first start at Yankee Stadium. He is 4-3 with a 2.29 ERA in eight starts this season.
"I've been impressed with how he goes about his business," Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon said of Montgomery. "He's certainly not intimidated. He has a tremendous work ethic. I like what I see. I think he's got a chance to be pretty good."
After Montgomery's start Friday, the team will send Hisashi Iwakuma to the mound Saturday, followed by Felix Hernandez on Sunday. Hernandez could have his start moved depending if he pitches in Tuesday's All-Star game.
Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma blanks Angels for eight innings
|by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer|
|(7/12/15) Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma had his best start of the year in Saturday's 5-0 win over the Angels. Iwakuma pitched a season-best eight shutout innings, allowing three hits and two walks while striking out a season-high six batters. The dominant performance lowered his ERA by almost two runs, down to 5.22.
This was Iwakuma's second start after returning from a two-and-a-half month stay on the disabled list with a lat muscle injury. He picked up his first win of the season with the excellent outing on Saturday.
|2014 summary: Though he missed the first month for the Mariners with a torn tendon in his right middle finger, Hisashi Iwakuma managed to pick up where he left off the year before, dominating with a 2.57 ERA and 0.95 WHIP for his first 21 starts in 2014. And then a strange thing happened: He suddenly couldn't get anyone out, costing Fantasy owners at the most critical time of year with a 9.12 ERA and 1.75 WHIP for a six-start stretch in August and September.|
Playing time status: Iwakuma managed to right the ship in his final start, which won't completely spare us the debate about him "losing it" at age 34, but because he was plagued by back, groin and side injuries down the stretch, health likely played a bigger role in his struggles. After all, it's not like his velocity disappeared during that rough patch.
2015 outlook: Iwakuma is as efficient as they come and, for having less than electric stuff, is still enough of a bat-misser to rank among the best starting pitchers in per-game production. Innings have a good bit to do with that as well, which often translates to victories on a contending team. Iwakuma has enough trouble spots that you wouldn't want to draft him as more than your second or third starting pitcher, but it wouldn't be the biggest upset if he performed like a No. 1.
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|7/29/15||ARI||3:40 pm||Patrick Corbin|
|7/30/15||@ MIN||8:10 pm||Phil Hughes|
|7/31/15||@ MIN||8:10 pm||Tommy Milone|
|8/1/15||@ MIN||7:10 pm||Kyle Gibson|
|8/2/15||@ MIN||2:10 pm||Mike Pelfrey|
|8/3/15||@ COL||8:40 pm||Eddie Butler|
|8/4/15||@ COL||8:40 pm||Chris Rusin|
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