Seattle Mariners starter Hisashi Iwakuma will be shut down for up to two weeks in his recovery from a right latissimus muscle injury
In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill, Alex Carson and Steve Silver discuss the Seattle Mariners’ rotation with Roenis Elias replacing Hisashi Iwakuma, the signing of Carlos Quentin, if and when Jesus Montero could get time in the big leagues, plus Man In The Box, Player of The Week and The T-Bag Segment, taking your questions.
It has taken more than a decade for the Seattle Mariners to put together the middle-lineup strength that is has shown this early season. Now, after a 7-5 loss to Houston Monday and a 5-8 start, the concern that shifted.
Hisashi Iwakuma is looking to bounce back from a sub par outing last week.
The Mariners will partake in their first Interleague game of the young 2015 season Monday as they visit Dodger Stadium for a three-game series. Both Seattle and Los Angeles stand at 3-3 entering Monday’s game.
Iwakuma (0-1) worked six innings, allowing nine hits, five runs, striking out three and walking none
Prospect Insider’s Luke Arkins demonstrates why the Seattle Mariners’ rotation depth is not only a good thing, but key to their potential success.
Though it’s been clear enough for a few weeks and as close to official without being so, the club has set its starting rotation after optioning Roenis Elias to Triple-A Tacoma. The Mariners also optioned right-handed reliever Carson Smith, which clarifies the bullpen too.
Felix gets pretty fired up while he’s pitching, especially when he gets a big out to end an inning. That intensity presents problems when Felix’s teammates try to take a group photo after practice. Watch […]
Peoria, Ariz. (1090 The Fan) — Jason A. Churchill was behind home plate for a simulated game featuring the Mariners’ number two pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma. Watch highlights above (and follow the notes below)…. -About the 1:00 […]