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Tag: Injury

Aug.
21st

Wednesday’s line-ups, official game notes and updated stats vs. the Oakland A’s

As expected, Nick Franklin is out of the line-up after needing five stitches in his knee last night.

Acting manager Robby Thompson said he hopes that Franklin will be back for Friday or Saturday’s games Seattle. The issue isn’t the stitches. Mariners trainers assured him that Franklin would be able to play with them. They could protect the stitches with padding.

“Obviously, it’s going to have to be protected pretty well,” Thompson said.

However, the pain in Franklin’s knee is more of the issue.

“It’s pretty sore,” Franklin said.

When it came to replacing Franklin at

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May
28th

Morse leaves game

Michael Morse left Tuesday night’s game with a right quad strain. He is day-to-day.

UPDATE: 10:59: Manager Eric Wedge said Morse is unlikely to fly with the team tonight to San Diego. He’ll probably stay in Seattle for some evaluation. Wedge expects Morse to miss a couple days, which will put the Mariners in a tricky spot with Justin Smoak already day-to-day.

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