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Left-hander Hong-Chih Kuo released by Mariners

Less than two years after making the NL All-Star team, left-hander Hong-Chih Kuo has been released by the Seattle Mariners. Signed to a $500,000 contract last month, Kuo had a 17.55 ERA in six spring training appearances over 6 2-3 innings. He allowed 13 earned runs and gave up five home runs. Kuo was an All-Star in 2010 with the Los Angeles Dodgers but struggled last season with...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2012  |  Discuss

M's say so long Hong-Chih Kuo

This just in. The Mariners have just released left-handed reliever Hong-Chih Kuo and now have an open spot on the 40-man roster. Kuo struggled most of the Cactus league pre-season and had a 17.55 ERA in 6.2 innings, allowing five home runs and a .417 batting average against. The move leaves the Mariners with 39 players in their Major League camp: 31 roster players and 8...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
March 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Dodgers reliever Kuo signs with Mariners

If Hong-Chih Kuo recaptures the magic that made him baseballs most dominant reliever in 2010, he wont do it with the Dodgers. The former All-Star left-hander has signed a one-year major league contract with the Seattle Mariners, according to a person with knowledge of the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal hasnt been officially announced. The Dodgers...
Via Fox Sports West
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Hong-Chih Kuo signs with the Mariners

So, instead of watching the halftime show at Super Bowl XLVI, I'm blogging about the Hong-Chih Kuo signing with the Seattle Mariners today.Earlier, Dylan Hernandez of the L.A. Times tweeted Kuo's agent said the left-hander was close to signing with a team.Jayson Stark of ESPN confirmed this afternoon Kuo signed with the M's. The terms of the deal are not disclosed. Considering...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
February 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Hong-Chih Kuo to have elbow surgery

Hong-Chih Kuo is scheduled to undergo his fifth elbow operation Friday, but his agent said he intends to pitch next season even if it's not for the Dodgers. "There's no thought of retirement," Alan Chang said. "He's fully committed and highly motivated to do what it takes." In the final month of the regular season, Kuo sounded uncertain about his...
Via Fox Sports West
October 27, 2011  |  Discuss

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