Found September 26, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Mariners manager Eric Wedge has spent the past three seasons running interference for his continually-rebuilding often-losing ballclub. He’s taken the shots deflected the heat and stood fast in his pledge that the team’s youth slimmed-down payrolls and last-place finishes would eventually lead somewhere better. But on Wednesday realizing he’s been left to fend for himself in the court of public opinion Wedge expressed frustration. Wedge is disappointed at how the Mariners have remained silent about his contract status effectively rendering him a lame duck in his own clubhouse. “It’s tough’’ Wedge said. “I feel like I’m hanging out there.’’ Wedge made the comments when reporters asked him about his status before the Mariners defeated the Kansas City Royals 6-0 at Safeco Field on Wednesday night. A crowd of 15347 saw Hisashi Iwakuma close out a stellar sophomore campaign by allowing just four hits over eight scoreless innings while Mike Zunino had a pair of homers and Michael Saun...
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