Sun, 14 Nov 2010 00:36:56 -0800
Former Tampa Bay Rays and Pittsburgh Pirates IF Akinori Iwamura has a basic agreement in place with the Rakuten Golden Eagles, according to NPBTracker.com's Patrick Newman. No financial details were disclosed.
Mon, 04 Oct 2010 14:39:51 -0700
The Oakland Athletics released 2B Akinori Iwamura Monday, Oct. 4, according to The Sports Network.
Fri, 24 Sep 2010 05:51:42 -0700
Oakland Athletics manager Bob Geren said he plans to platoon 3B Kevin Kouzmanoff and IF Akinori Iwamura at third base the rest of the way, MLB.com's Jane Lee reports.
Thu, 23 Sep 2010 20:36:40 -0700
Oakland Athletics 3B Kevin Kouzmanoff (back) returned to the lineup Thursday, Sept. 23, but manager Bob Geren said he would like to alternate Kouzmanoff and 2B Akinori Iwamura at third base for the time being, according to MLB.com's Jane Lee.
Mon, 13 Sep 2010 14:47:58 -0700
Oakland Athletics 2B Akinori Iwamura was penciled in the starting lineup Monday, Sept. 13, filling in at third base, according to MLB.com's Robert Falkoff. Manager Bob Geren put Iwamura in the seventh spot in the batting order. "That's where we'll start him now, and we'll see how he looks and how the rest of the team is swinging ," Geren said. "Our lineup has been very consistent with Coco (Crisp) No. 1 and (Daric) Barton No. 2. I'm going to leave that the way it is because they've been doing a good job in those spots."
Mon, 13 Sep 2010 05:58:48 -0700
The Oakland Athletics signed free-agent 2B Akinori Iwamura (Pirates) to an undisclosed deal, the San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser reports.
Fri, 10 Sep 2010 14:13:03 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates released 2B Akinori Iwamura Friday, Sept. 10, according to CBSSports.com.
Tue, 07 Sep 2010 10:21:41 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates designated 2B Akinori Iwamura and C Erik Kratz for assignment Tuesday, Sept. 7, according to CBSSports.com.
Wed, 23 Jun 2010 04:51:56 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates outrighted 2B Akinori Iwamura to Triple-A Indianapolis, MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch reports.
Wed, 16 Jun 2010 10:29:45 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neal Huntington said the team will look to trade 2B Akinori Iwamura, who was designated for assignment Wednesday, June 16, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.