Franklin Gutierrez out for season because of recurring gastro problems

Franklin Gutierrez has told the Seattle Mariners that he will not be able to play this season because of his recurring stomach problems, which have been termed gastrointestinal issues. Gutierrez, who signed with the Mariners in December, apparently told the team he didn’t think it would be fair if he came to camp knowing he […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners Notes: Franklin Gutierrez to miss the 2014 season

A once promising career now torpedoed by injury, took another turn for the worse on Thursday as outfielder Franklin Gutierrez informed the Seattle Mariners he would not participate in 2014. The 30-year old has experienced a relapse of the gastrointestinal/autoimmune issues that conspired with a hamstring strain to limit the Gold Glover to just 41 games played last season.#Mariners...
Via MLB Injury News
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners play fast and loose with player statuses

When the Seattle Mariners resigned Franklin Gutierrez in December, they were hoping that he could realize some of the potential he had shown earlier in his career. Over the last few seasons, Gutierrez has been beset by various injuries and ailments, and so it is again. This time, though, there will be no DL trip. […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Gutierrez tells Mariners he won't play in 2014

Seattle Mariners outfielder Franklin Gutierrez has informed the club he will not be reporting to spring training and will not play in 2014. Gutierrez let the team know that he is dealing with a relapse of the gastrointestinal problem he dealt with last season, and he didn't think it was fair to come to spring training if he could not fully compete for a spot on the major-league...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Franklin Gutierrez re-signs with the Mariners

Often-injured outfielder returns to M’s The Seattle Mariners continue to makes moves in anticipation of the 2014 MLB season, this time re-signing one of their own free agents, center fielder Franklin Gutierrez. Franklin Gutierrez is an outstanding outfielder.  He has a decent bat too.  Franklin is fully capable of hitting .270 or better, that is, assuming he can stay healthy...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants Considering Michael Morse and Franklin Gutierrez

The San Francisco Giants hoped to finish off the third day of the Winter Meetings with a new left fielder headed to the Bay. They failed in that quest, but look poised to have something in place before they head home on Thursday afternoon. Two names were heavily associated with the team on Wednesday: Michael Morse, and Franklin Gutierrez. Morse is likely to receive...
Via Nation Orange
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers should go all-in on Franklin Gutierrez to be their fourth outfielder

I have an affinity for former Dodger prospects. Guys like Edwin Jackson, James McDonald and Carlos Santana have been quality major leaguers whom I wish were still Dodgers.Jackson is a quality starter with the Cubs, McDonald is a free agent who had a solid run in Pittsburgh and Santana is one of the best offensive catchers in the game.Enter Franklin Gutierrez. The Dodgers sent...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Mariners' Franklin Gutierrez Had a Huge Winter After Injury-Plagued Season

Franklin Gutierrez used the Winter as a time to get more baseball in.  Considering he missed much of the 2012 season with injuries, that was probably a good idea.  Considering how well he played, it was probably a great idea.  The Seattle Mariners could use a rejuvenated Gutierrez heading into next season. According to Greg Johns of, Gutierrez hit .349 in the Venezuelan...
Via MLB Injury News
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Mariners activate OF Franklin Gutierrez

Word has come down via the Mariners official twitter account that OF Franklin Gutierrez has been activated to the BIG league roster. Casper Wells has been optioned down to AAA Tacoma. #Mariners activate OF Franklin Gutierrez from DL and option OF Casper Wells to AAA Tacoma.— Seattle Mariners (@Mariners) August 27, 2012 Greg Johns the M's writer for said that...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Mariners outfielder Franklin Gutierrez suffers pectoral injury

M’s Pre-Season Injury Woes Seattle Mariners Gold Glove Center Fielder starting the spring off with bad news. Is not the headline we wanted to write today. The M’s Franklin Gutierrez was ushered off the field today after having difficulty throwing from the outfield. While the Mariners were hush hush about what the injury may be, speculation was that the pain was centered in...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

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