Suzuki joined by Pujols, Texeira for annual clinic

The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Mahie Miyagawa fields a practice grounder during the eighth annual Kurt Suzuki All Pono Baseball Clinic on Saturday morning at Maehara Stadium in Wailuku. Instructors at the free clinic for youth ages 8-12 included Washington Nationals catcher Suzuki, a Baldwin High School graduate entering his 13th season in the majors, as well as 10-time All-Star and three-time National League MVP Albert Pujols of the Los Angeles Angels, and former major leaguers Kanekoa Texeira, Shane Komine and Mike Diaz.

SECOND PHOTO: Suzuki talks with Jon and Maile Viela.

THIRD PHOTO: Pujols gives Jacob Po’ouahi batting tips.

FOURTH PHOTO: Diaz instructs Brayden Nakamoto during fielding drills.

FIFTH PHOTO: Texeira jokes with Chevus Nahooikaika.

The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photos

The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo