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Tag: Charlie Furbush

Aug.
5th

Jesus Montero’s suspension an opportunity to move on

The Seattle Mariners aren’t caught up in the same wreckage as the New York Yankees, but the announcement from the office of Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig of a 50-game suspension for Jesus Montero and 11 other players – as well as Alex Rodriguez’ suspension through the 2014 season – for violations of the league’s Joint Drug and Prevention Program sent a ripple that was felt throughout the league.

It was dubbed “Biogenesis Day.” It provided emotions of frustration, disgust, confusion and condemnation, but also of justice served on a day that will forever be remembered in MLB baseball

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May
20th

Indians 10, Mariners 8 – “We are just happy to be leaving Cleveland”

CLEVELAND – Tom Wilhelmsen pretty much summed up the thoughts of the Seattle Mariners and their fans in minutes after yet another stunning walk-off loss to the Cleveland Indians.

“We’re just happy to be leaving Cleveland,” he said flatly. “We are ready to leave this place.”

After four days and four losses – three coming on the final swing of the bat – the Mariners have taken enough punches to the gut in this city to last 10 seasons.

Monday’s 10-8 loss in 10 innings might have been the most painful.

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