Mariners activate Iwakuma after finger injury

Japanese pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma was activated by the Seattle Mariners from Major League Baseball`s disabled list on Saturday to start on the mound against the Houston Astros.

Injured Iwakuma will miss Mariners season opener

Seattle Mariners all-star pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma will not be ready for the team`s Major League Baseball season openSeattle Mariners, all-star, pitcher, Hisashi Iwakuma, Major League Baseball, season opener, Lloyd McClendon, Japanese right, Baseball newser, team manager Lloyd McClendon said Saturday.