Mariners Release Munenori Kawasaki

The Mariners announced that they released infielder Munenori Kawasaki. Seattle's roster now includes 39 players.

Kawasaki, 31, appeared in 61 games for Seattle in 2012. He appeared in one game at third base, mostly playing the middle infield positions. The left-handed hitter posted a .192/.257/.202 batting line in 115 plate appearances. Kawasaki and the Mariners agreed to a minor league contract worth $625K back in January.


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14 Comments on "Mariners Release Munenori Kawasaki"


Let_My_Cameron_Go
2 years 9 months ago

Sounds like the name of a motorbike I had…

jephdood
2 years 9 months ago

Stick your motorbike at the plate with a bat resting across the handlebars and there you have Munenori Kawasaki.

corey23
2 years 9 months ago

he looked like a bad version of ichiro, hit almost the exact same style… just not as well

dfp
2 years 9 months ago

Thought they wouldve kept him just for the dance moves alone

mevans12
2 years 9 months ago

Just making room on the 40-man for Josh Hamilton….

vtadave
2 years 9 months ago

You mean Brandon Inge.

Stuart Brown
2 years 9 months ago

At least they’d have the best defensive left side of the infield in the game, right?

$3828999
2 years 9 months ago

Who?

Oh, Bobby Sweet. The “diehard Red Sox fan”, as if they have any credibility at this point. Way to go negative, Bobie.

2 years 9 months ago

It’s funny when people take jokes as personal attacks, isn’t it?

$3828999
2 years 9 months ago

It’s funny when people still haven’t learned that jokes are supposed to be funny. Oh well, maybe some day…go red sux

Zach
2 years 9 months ago

Watch the Rays sign him to a one year deal and then turn into an All-Star.

You Know Who
2 years 9 months ago

Not even the rays could help this guy…

D.J. Wilson
2 years 9 months ago

Or my A’s!!!

safari_punch
2 years 9 months ago

Blue Jays going to sign him in 5…4…3…2…..