The Seattle Mariners on Monday afternoon fired their embattled general manager, Bill Bavasi. Bavasi took over a promising franchise at the end of the 2003 season, but made a plethora of poor baseball-related decisions that have crippled the organization. The Mariners' dismal showing over first few months and poor record proved to be the last straw, though.
June 16, 2008
Manager John McLaren will name his starting rotation for the second half of the season on Saturday, and it seems a sure thing that left-hander Horacio Ramirez will be in the mix. Ramirez hasn't pitched for the Mariners in 40 days, but he came out of a second injury rehabilitation assignment Thursday in good shape.
July 7, 2007