Closer David Aardsma had expected it since July 22 – the day he had major elbow surgery - and today the Seattle Mariners made it official, outrighting him and giving him the option of becoming a free agent, which he did.
In news about as surprising, the Rawlings company and ESPN have announced the finalists for the 2011 Gold Glove awards, which will be given tomorrow. After winning 10 consecutive Gold Gloves, Ichiro Suzuki this year is not even among the three finalists in right field. Ouch.
On Monday, the team activated the right-handed eliever from the disabled list, out righted his contract to the …