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Lloyd McClendon hopes Fernando Rodney regains job as Mariners' closer

After giving up at least one run in five of six consecutive appearances between the end of May and early June, Fernando Rodney lost his job as closer for the Mariners, giving way to Carson Smith. 144 more words

Game Notes vs. ARI (06.27) Friars Hope to Leapfrog Snakes in NL West with Win on Saturday

The Padres looked sharp on Friday as they used effective small ball and timely baserunning to earn a decisive 4-2 victory over the Diamondbacks at Petco Park. 449 more words

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Settling the Score: Friday's results

Taijuan Walker’s promising spring training didn’t translate to the early part of the regular season, but he’s starting to look like the pitcher the Mariners have been waiting on. 224 more words

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Watch: Carson Smith replaces Fernando Rodney as Mariners closer

Dean Watkins of USA TODAY Sports breaks down the Seattle Mariners’ closer picture. Can Carson Smith boot Fernando Rodney permanently?

Daily fantasy lineups don’t have closers.  7 more words


Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon is going to live or die with Fernando Rodney

Mariners closer Fernando Rodney blew his third save of the season Tuesday and his ERA now stands at 6.85, but manager Lloyd McClendon made it very clear… 212 more words

Searching for the best fantasy values among non-closers

Some of the best values in season-long fantasy baseball leagues come from grabbing future closers before they officially claim the job. The latest issue of USA TODAY Sports Weekly has a look at… 451 more words


An Open Letter to Lloyd McClendon

Hi Lloyd,

Nice meltdown on those stupid umpires last night. I think that’s the sort of leadership statement guys and fans want to see from their skipper. 2,296 more words