It’s looking more unlikely that All-Star right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma will make a rehab start for the Tacoma Rainiers on Tuesday.
It’s less to do with him and more to do with the forecast. It’s likely to rain Tuesday and the Mariners organization is unlikely to send Iwakuma to the mound in Tacoma if there’s a chance he’ll injure himself because of it, Rainiers manager Roy Howell said.
“We can’t have him slipping and blowing out a groin muscle or pulling a hamstring because the field is wet fielding a bunt,” Howell said. “I would imagine conditions will factor in majorly …