Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 6/30/12
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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...
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