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Aug.
2nd

Wilhelmsen loses his closing job for the second time this season

If and when the Seattle Mariners find themselves in another save situation, Tom Wilhelmsen won’t be taking the mound for them to secure the win.

For the second time this season, Wilhelmsen has lost his closing job.

Acting manager Robby Thompson met with pitching coach Carl Willis before Friday’s game in Baltimore and made the decision to try someone other than Wilhelmsen in save situations.

“As of right now, maybe like we’ve done in the past, we’ll try to piece it together and match up,” Thompson said. “And we’ll go from there.”

Wilhelmsen was called on

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Feb.
20th

Carp traded to the Red Sox

The Mariners just made it official, Mike Carp to the Red Sox for cash considerations or a player to be named later.

Thursday was the deadline for the Mariners to trade or release Carp after designating him for assignment when they acquired Joe Saunders.

Carp, 26, appeared in 173 games over four seasons with the Mariners (2009-2012). He combined to bat .255 (139×545) with 28 doubles, two triples and 18 home runs. He was acquired by Seattle from New York (NL) in a three-team, 12-player trade on Dec. 10, 2008.