October 16, 2000 | Stephen Cannella
Last Thursday afternoon, the off day between Games 2 and 3 of the Division Series, Seattle Mariners closer Kazuhiro Sasaki sat in a nearly vacant Safeco Field clubhouse. The team had finished its workout two hours...
August 21, 2000
They may be world-class jocks, but that doesn't mean they don't like to come alive with pleasure. Here are some players who like to light up.
May 22, 2000 | Stephen Cannella
THE BLOOM is off the rose for Mariners reliever Kazuhiro Sasaki, whose ERA had ballooned to 7.36 through Sunday. "Sasaki earned the closer's job in spring training, but he just lost it tonight," manager Lou Piniella...
May 01, 2000 | Stephen Cannella
Relief at LastLed by closer Kazuhiro Sasaki, the pen is no longer a Seattle headache
March 27, 2000 | Tom Verducci
When agent Tony Attanasio heard 32-year-old Japanese righthander Kazuhiro Sasaki was looking for an agent to get him to the majors, he called Mets skipper Bobby Valentine, who once managed against him in Japan. Said...