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February 20, 2012 at 4:41 PM

See video of Hisashi Iwakuma’s live batting practice session at Mariners camp

Hisashi Iwakuma, as we told you earlier, threw his first live batting practice session today and plenty of fans and media were on hand to witness it. Now, through the miracle of recorded video, you can experience all the fun parts close up without having t stand behind a fence or sit through all the boring parts.
In other words, better than being here. Except for all the cold and rain part of being back in Seattle.


Mariners manager Eric Wedge, as you can see in the video, was on hand to watch today’s session.
“This guy’s going through a lot right now, experiencing a lot of things for the first time,” Wedge said of Iwakuma. “I understand that. I respect that. He’s on-line. His arm’s working well. He’s keeping the ball down. He’s a veteran guy, he knows what he needs to do to get ready and we’re giving him the space to do that.”

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