|Mariners' Iwakuma won't throw for 4 to 6 weeks|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 12 February 2014 09:27|
Iwakuma reported for his physical Wednesday at Mariners spring training headquarters and has a splint over the finger. He's been diagnosed with a strained tendon and will be re-examined by a hand specialist in Arizona in three weeks.
The injury isn't expected to require surgery, at least for now.
Iwakuma said his finger got caught as he tried to retrieve a ball in some netting while working out in Southern California on Jan. 20.
Iwakuma went 14-6 with a 2.66 ERA and 185 strikeouts in 2013.