Some people in Seattle are making a big deal about the 10-year anniversary of the Mariners' 116-win season, but without a title it's not worth such a fuss, writes Duff McKagan.
Jose Canseco was back in the batter's box Sunday, facing former Seattle Mariners closer Kazuhiro Sasaki before the start of a Japanese professional baseball game.
Former Seattle Mariners closer Kazuhiro Sasaki rejoined the Yokohama BayStars on Tuesday after agreeing to a deal with the Central League team.
The Seattle Mariners placed relief pitcher Kazuhiro Sasaki on irrevocable waivers Tuesday for the purpose of granting him his unconditional release.
Kazuhiro Sasaki's decision play in Japan in 2004 frees up a big chunk of money for the Mariners to play with.
Kaz Sasaki made a huge impact in his brief MLB career, but the Mariners still aren't sorry to see him leave.
A strong desire to be near his children led Kaz Sasaki to walk away from $9.5 million next seasin with Seattle.
The Mariners have been informed by Kazuhiro Sasaki's agent that the relief pitcher may decide to remain in Japan and not return to the team this year, citing personal issues.
Forget nationalities with the Rookie of the Year award. How about making salary the eligibility component?
Mariners closer Kazuhiro Sasaki, on the disabled list since June 11 because of fractured ribs, was activated Tuesday by the Seattle Mariners.
Seattle Mariners closer Kazuhiro Sasaki says he's ready to come off the disabled list.
Friday's MLB roundup
Despite the initial hopes of both the Mariners and its ace relief pitcher, it's looking more and more like Seattle closer Kazuhiro Sasaki won't be back by the All-Star break.
Mariners closer Kazuhiro Sasaki is making his second trip to the disabled list after injuring his ribs while carrying a suitcase up a flight of stairs in his home.
Jerry Manuel needs to fight for his players. Plus notes on Paul Konerko, Kaz Sasaki, Ramiro Mendoza and more.