SEATTLE, Wash. — Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto today announced the following medical update on Mariners right-handed pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma.
Iwakuma was placed on the 10-day disabled list on Wednesday, May 10. Iwakuma underwent testing Friday in Seattle and was examined by Mariners Medical Director E. Edward Khalfayan.
Iwakuma’s diagnosis of inflammation in his right shoulder was confirmed.
He is expected to miss four to six weeks.