Mariners fall to Diamondbacks again

Hisashi Iwakuma’s teammates offer him support even as Lloyd McClendon is headed to the mound to pull the pitching ace from the lineup in the 6th inning.

In what may have been his last game for the Mariners this season, Hisashi Iwakuma had a poor outing in an 8-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Rainiers beat El Paso, 9-4

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Pregame notes and lineups: Another start for Hisashi Iwakuma

Manager Lloyd McClendon wouldn't say if Carson Smith is unavailable tonight or not. Though the hope is that Smith won't have to pitch. The young interim closer has hit the wall a little in the last week. Smith faced four batters last night and went: walk, strikeout, walk, hit by pitch. He threw 17 pitches...