The Mariners, once against getting swept up in injury issues, made another shakeup to their roster
before Friday's 5-0 loss to Boston. Center fielder Franklin Gutierrez went on the 7-day disabled list less than 24 hours after being hit on
the right ear by a pickoff throw from Boston's Franklin Morales. Gutierrez spent the night in the hospital
as a precaution and returned home early Friday. "We'll continue to monitor Guti from day to day," manager Eric Wedge said. "Obviously he got hit pretty
cleanly with that baseball. It was kind of a fluke thing. He's been on the south side of a number of fluke
things the last couple of years." Gutierrez just returned to active status earlier this month after a pectoral muscle injury and a foot
injury combined to cost him the first two months of the season. He'd played in 13 games before going back
on the DL hours before the Mariners dropped a 5-0 decision to Boston. Taking Gutierrez's place on the roster is reliever Steve D...