Texas Rangers vs Seattle Mariners
The Seattle Mariners hadn't set a starting pitcher for Wednesday afternoon's game against the Texas Rangers before they announced center fielder Dee Gordon would be returning to the infield.
With All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano suspended 80 games Tuesday by Major League Baseball for a failed offseason drug test, Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto and manager Scott Servais sat down with Gordon and decided the best move for the team was to move the former Gold Glove winner back to second.
"I've played the position, but considering the circumstances, it's definitely not how you want it to happen, especially to a great guy like Robbie," Gordon said. "I'm just going to try to help us for this season and see what we can do to try to get to the postseason."Read More...