Fantasy Baseball Team Preview: Seattle Mariners
FEB 20, 6:30a ET | John Halpin
Rotowire: Feb 23 / 11:43a ET
News: Iwakuma said Saturday he does not want to return to Japan when his contract expires after this season, the Tacoma News Tribune reports.
Impact: The Mariners likely will re-sign Iwakuma, who has a 3.07 ERA in three seasons in Seattle. His season last year was book-ended by injuries, but he still finished second in baseball in BB/9 (1.1) and third in K/BB (7.3). He'll pitch as the No. 2 starter in the rotation again this year.