Iwakuma Named AL Player Of The Week
Iwakuma threw 5th no-hitter in Mariners history on August 12, 2015. Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma has been named the American League Player of the Week for Aug. 10-16. It is the first career Player of the Week honor for Kuma.
Iwakuma tossed the 5th no-hitter in Mariners history on Wednesday, August 12 vs. Baltimore, becoming just the 2nd Japanese-born pitcher with an MLB no-hitter, joining Hideo Nomo. This is the third Player of the Week honor for the Mariners this season after Nelson Cruz (April 20) and Brad Miller (May 18) won the award earlier this season.
Mariners News – August 17, 2015