Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 7/30/13
Possible Scenario Yesterday the Seattle Mariners announced that Michael Morse, the power-hitting slugger who opened the season with impressive numbers, had completed his rehab stint at AAA Tacoma and would be rejoining the team in Boston. Today’s afternoon contest will mark the first time since June 22 that Morse has been with the squad, as he had previously strained his right quad and aggravated it while attempting to play through the pain. Not exactly the wisest move (but one that was needed, especially with the depth in the outfield at the time), Morse has spent quite some time getting healthy and ready for the final stretch. His activation from the disabled list not only means another big bat in Seattle’s lineup, it means the Mariners had to clear some room for him on the roster. To do so, they designated veteran outfielder Jason Bay for assignment, giving the team 10 days to decide whether to trade, release, or outright him to the minors. Obviously this is a situation not many ...
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