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Mariners' Montero gets 50-game suspension

Mariners' Montero gets 50-game suspension

MLB.com Updated Aug 5, 2013
Mariners Minor League catcher Jesus Montero received a 50-game suspension Monday from Major League Baseball as a result of its investigation involving performance-enhancing drugs purchased through the Miami anti-aging clinic, Biogenesis. He will not app…
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  • Source: MLB clarifies protocol for new pitcher

    Source: MLB clarifies protocol for new pitcher

    ESPN.com Aug 5, 2013
    It comes too late to save Seattle Mariners interim manager Robby Thompson, but according to an industry source, Major League Baseball sent a directive to all 30 clubs Monday.
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  • Boy hit by bat pens thank you to M's Seager

    Boy hit by bat pens thank you to M's Seager

    ESPN.com Aug 5, 2013
    Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager, less than two weeks after the day his bat flew into the stands in Houston during an at-bat, was written a heartfelt letter from the young boy it landed on, who wanted to wish him well.
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  • Video - Blue Jays Rally Past Mariners 00:30

    Blue Jays Rally Past Mariners

    Aug 5
    The Blue Jays scored three runs in the eighth inning to top the Mariners 3-1.

Sports Columnists

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    Aug 5
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    Aug 5
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  • 2013 NFL training camp: John Clayton's thoughts from the road

    Aug 5
    John Clayton has plenty of thoughts after the first seven days of his training camp tour.