CLEVELAND (AP) — Hisashi Iwakuma kept his road record spotless since last July, pitching seven strong innings to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 5-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night. 470 more words
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Mariners closer Fernando Rodney recorded his 200th career save this afternoon, becoming just the 45th pitcher in Major League history to record 200 saves. Rodney is 6th among active pitchers in saves, trailing only Joe Nathan (362), Francisco Rodriguez (333), Jonathan Papelbon (310), Jose Valverde (288) and Huston Street (260).
We are another day closer to the July 31 trading deadline (leaving nine but who’s counting anyways?), yet still no decisive movement on the Mariners’ front. 869 more words
Whether 'tis Nobler in the Mind to Suffer the Slings and Arrows of Outrageous Fortune, or Just to Act Like an A-Hole Closer
At his very best, Fernando Rodney is ludicrous. His pre-scripted bow-and-arrow routine following saves—during which he pulls an imaginary arrow from an imaginary quiver and shoots it with his imaginary bow—is one of the sorriest sights in the sport. 403 more words
Fernando Rodney had it coming.
The Seattle closer entered Sunday’s game with a 5-4 lead against the Angels. After getting out of the eighth inning unscathed, Rodney performed his bow-and-arrow routine, sending a phantom arrow to the heart of the Angels’ dugout. 548 more words