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The mound at Comerica Park sits under a protective tarp during batting practice _ and why not?
They know what it feels like to be overlooked. People, they say, assume they are weak, servile, out of place. So when these Asian-Americans watch Jeremy Lin slash and shoot his way through the NBA's finest, it's almost as if they are on the basketball court with the California-born point guard who has set the zeitgeist on fire.
"The Japanese mound is very soft and the mounds over here are very hard. All the Japanese pitchers have to get used to that first, that difference," he said through a translator. "The way it affects your pitching is that it really tightens up your lower body by pitching off a harder mound."