Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 9/27/13
Out After 2013 With just three games remaining in the 2013 MLB season Seattle Mariners‘ Manager Eric Wedge has announced that he will resign his coaching duties after Seattle’s final series with the Oakland Athletics. Likely beating out Jack Zduriencik and the rest of the front office before they fired him, it was an unspoken truth around the Mariners’ organization that Wedge would not see time with the club in 2014. Though he’s done a few good things, most of Wedge’s tenure has been about unfulfilled promise. Hired in 2011 to help jump start a clubhouse that just didn’t have the right pieces, Wedge came in with a passion to rebulid the Mariners but never saw his actions through. He has compiled a 212-271 record with the club as of today and couldn’t seem to get his players over the offensive hump. In a statement made by Zduriencik this afternoon, the Mariners’ General Manager accepted Wedge’s resignation and thanked him for his three years of service, thus drawing to a close the l...
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