Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/20/14
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The Seattle Mariners appear to be in the market for a first baseman with the word coming after Monday's game that Mike Carp is likely headed to the disabled list. Carp had to leave Sunday's game in Anaheim after stretching to catch a throw at first base, and he wasn't able to start Monday at home against the Tampa Bay Rays. Instead, he was being checked out by team medics. Carp said Sunday that he felt "something pop" in his hip, and an examination of the hip Monday confirmed, in the words of manager Eric Wedge "he does having something going on there." It's possible that Carp, currently the only first baseman on the roster, could be ready to play in just a few days, but the Mariners don't want him in the outfield because of the shoulder problems that have landed him on the disabled list twice previously this season. And now they don't want him at first base because the stretching he's likely to be asked to do could bring about a re-injury. "There's a pretty good chance we'r...
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