Hisashi Iwakuma

August 03, 2016 - 5:12 am
The Red Sox will send Rick Porcello to the mound Wednesday in the third game of a four-game series at Seattle, while the Mariners will give 35-year-old right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma the start. Porcello has been a consistent bright spot in a Red Sox pitching rotation that has had its fair share of...
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June 17, 2016 - 4:43 am
The Sox welcome the Mariners to Fenway Park on Friday night. To kick off the three-game series, former Mariner Roenis Elias will make his first start for the Red Sox, while the Mariners will counter by sending right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma to the mound. Elias was 4-3 in 10 games (nine starts) with a...
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Allen Webster
August 24, 2014 - 6:12 am
The Red Sox will close out both an 11-game homestand and a three-game set with the Mariners on Sunday afternoon, sending Allen Webster to the mound against Hisashi Iwakuma in the series finale. Webster (3-1, 4.73 ERA) has turned in three straight quality starts for Boston, compiling a 3.86 ERA with...
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June 25, 2014 - 6:33 am
The Red Sox will close out a three-game series in Seattle against the Mariners when Clay Buchholz makes his return to the mound against Hisashi Iwakuma . Buchholz (2-4, 7.02 ERA) hasn't started for the Red Sox since May 26 when he hyperextended his knee in a game against the Braves that landed him...
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July 31, 2013 - 6:39 am
The Red Sox will send John Lackey to the mound Wednesday to take on Mariners starter Hisashi Iwakuma in Game 2 of a three-game series at Fenway Park . Lackey (7-8, 3.19 ERA) tied his season high for runs allowed in a game with five in a loss to the Orioles on July 26. It was his second poor start...
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July 09, 2013 - 5:41 am
The Red Sox will send rookie Allen Webster to the mound Tuesday to take on Hisashi Iwakuma in the second game of a four-game series in Seattle. Webster (1-2, 7.88 ERA) is starting to settle in as a major league starter after a rough start to his major league career. The 23-year-old had an 11.25 ERA...
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January 06, 2012 - 1:51 am
Japanese pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma agreed to a one-year $1.5 million deal with the Mariners , with another $3.4 million in incentives. "Seattle really wanted to get me," the right-hander said in a conference call Thursday through an interpreter. "That was the most important thing." Iwakuma went 107-...
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November 08, 2010 - 6:41 am
The agent for Japanese pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma sent out a tweet Monday morning that implied his client would be negotiating with the Athletics, and it has since been confirmed by Sports Illustrated's Jon Heyman . The A's have 30 days to agree to a deal with Iwakuma a 29-year-old right-hander who...
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