The Mariners announced that four players from last season have officially become free agents – Catcher Miguel Olivo, and pitchers Oliver Perez, George Sherrill and Kevin Millwood.
One player that was expected to become a free agent is right-hander pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma. However, according to the Mariners, Iwakuma has until Saturday to negotiate a deal with the Mariners before becoming a free agent. It seems likely that a deal with Iwakuma, who likes the organization, will get done.
Millwood, 37, went 6-12 with one shutout and a 4.25 ERA in 28 starts. The 16-year Major League veteran made his last …