Hisashi Iwakuma

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 18: Felix Doubront #53 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first inning at O.co Coliseum on August 18, 2015 in Oakland, California.

A’s Seek End Of Road Skid In Seattle

(AP) — When he was last on the mound at Safeco Field, Hisashi Iwakuma was mobbed by his teammates in what has been the pinnacle of his return from a frustrating injury. Now the right-hander […]

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5 Things: A No-Hitter And A Perfect Day For Home Teams

It’s definitely scoreboard-watching time in ballparks across America. The two Central divisions aren’t very tight, but the other divisions—as well as the multiple wild card spots—are still very much in doubt.


Japanese pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma. (Junko Kimura/Getty Images)

A’s Fail To Reach Agreement With Iwakuma

The Oakland Athletics failed to reach agreement on a contract with pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma during the allotted 30-day negotiating period that ended Monday, sending him back to his Japanese club.


World Baseball Classic 2009 - Korea v Japan

Iwakuma Unhappy With A’s Contract Talks

Japanese pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma says he’s disappointed after contract negotiations between the right-hander and the Oakland Athletics broke down.