The Score "Hisashi Iwakuma said he's back where he belongs - even if it took a botched deal to realize it. Iwakuma was re-introduced by the Seattle Mariners on Friday, nearly four years since his arrival from Japan, and one day after reports broke that his three-year, $45-million deal with the Los Angeles..." December 18
Seattle Times "Hisashi Iwakuma is returning to the Seattle Mariners. After news broke early Thursday morning that his pending deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers for a three-year, $45 million contract had fallen through because of issues/concerns found in his physical, the Mariners were able to re-enter the..." December 18
The Score "The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to a deal with right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Iwakuma's deal with the Dodgers is believed to be a three-year agreement. The 34-year-old posted a 9-5 record with a 3.54 ERA and 1.06 WHIP in 20 starts for the Seattle Mariners..." December 07
#Mariners working hard right now trying to retain Hisashi Iwakuma in what is now a fast paced frenzy on starting pitchers. Competition real
Hardball Talk "Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports is hearing from sources that the Dodgers are making a push for free agent starter Hisashi Iwakuma. He adds that the Dodgers have particular interest in Iwakuma because he would not require as long of a contract due to his age (34). The Dodgers have thus far come up..." December 06
Sources: #SFGiants still in on Leake, also like Iwakuma. Nothing brewing in trade discussions at this time.
Sources: #Dodgers “intrigued” by Cueto. Interested in Iwakuma. Reached out today to agents for Cueto, Kazmir, Samardzija.
The Score "The Detroit Tigers need starting pitching, and they have their eyes on at least one free agent who can help in that regard. General manager Al Avila said that the team is interested in Hisashi Iwakuma, reports MLB.com's Jason Beck. Iwakuma would add a reliable veteran presence to a Tigers..." November 11
CBS Sports "Right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma of the Seattle Mariners no-hit the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday afternoon in a 3-0 victory, finishing off the fourth no-hitter of the 2015 major league season and the 291st in the league's history. Iwakuma threw 116 pitches, allowing three walks and striking out..." August 12
McClendon says Mariners sticking with rotation thru weekend (Felix tomorrow, Montgomery Sunday). No decision yet on Iwakuma return.
Iwakuma threw his bullpen today. Should know more about what next for the Mariners rotation tomorrow.
Iwakuma said blisters are an issue Seattle’s trainers know well, says he should be fine.
McClendon said Iwakuma will make at least three rehab starts. Pitch count has to be worked up to 100 pitches, wants to see velocity up
Hisashi Iwakuma (on DL with strained lat) will throw sim game Monday in Everett and join Tacoma for rehab stint next Sat. if all goes well.
Hardball Talk "Hisashi Iwakuma‘s rehab for a strained lat muscle has been shut down for at least 10-14 days after the Mariners right-hander felt soreness while playing catch over the weekend. Iwakuma was supposed to miss 2-4 weeks when he was placed on the disabled list three weeks ago, but Greg Johns of..." May 13
Iwakuma recovering slowly. Won't throw at all for 10-14 days.
Hardball Talk "As expected, the Mariners have activated right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma from the disabled list. He’ll make his season debut this afternoon against the Astros at Minute Maid Park in Houston. It’s been a long road back for Iwakuma, who suffered a strained ligament in his right middle finger in a..." May 03
Hisashi Iwakuma will start Saturday for #Mariners in Houston.
Hisashi Iwakuma will play long toss today, then progress to bullpen session midweek in Seattle as he returns from sprained tendon in finger.
#Mariners RHP Hisashi Iwakuma scheduled today to throw a baseball (play catch) for first time since Feb. 10 diagnosis of finger injury.
Hardball Talk "Hisashi Iwakuma has been sidelined for more than a month with a strained tendon in his middle finger, but the Mariners right-hander has been cleared to resume throwing after meeting with doctors. Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune reports that Iwakuma will start slow by throwing tennis balls..." March 18
Correction on the Iwakuma update: He'll see the doctor on Tuesday, not Monday, to see if splint is ready to come off injured finger.
CBS Sports "The Mariners are said to be hoping for a late April return for recovering pitchers Hisashi Iwakuma and Taijuan Walker. Unofficially, the hope is that both pitchers can be back by sometime during the third week of April. That sounds pretty specific, but every day counts when a team with playoff..." March 13
Update on Iwakuma: He won't begin throwing for three more weeks.
#Mariners medical update on Iwakuma: Reexamined by doctor, who recommended split be left on 3 more weeks. Then can begin throwing.
#Mariners announce RHP Hisashi Iwakuma will miss 4-6 weeks with finger injury.
Seattle Times "Hisashi Iwakuma is highly unlikely to win the American League Cy Young Award when votes are handed in this weekend. For one thing the Mariners starter would have to halt the runaway freight train named Max Scherzer of the Detroit Tigers whose 21-3 record and strong secondary numbers have made..." September 27
Seattle Times "Back in the first half of last season it was tough to imagine Hisashi Iwakuma having a year like this one. But with Felix Hernandez pretty much down for the count this final month Iwakuma stepped his game up a notch even from the stellar first five months of the season. As a result he ends his..." September 26
Seattle Times "Make it six losses in the last seven games for the Mariners, despite the best efforts of Hisashi Iwakuma today. Iwakuma looked as strong as ever the first three innings when he retired nine in a row on eight grounders and a strikeout. He gave up his only two runs of the game on four hits in the..." March 14