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Seattle Mariners release Rickie Weeks

After being designated for assignment last week, Rickie Weeks was released by the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. Weeks posted a .167 batting average with two home runs and nine runs batted in through 37 games this season for Seattle. The Mariners signed the 32-year-old to a one-year, $2 million contract in the offseason with the hopes of using him in a utility role. As it turned out...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners cut ties with Rickie Weeks

The Rickie Weeks era is officially over in Seattle.On Sunday, the Mariners released the veteran infielder/outfielder, as he never quite put anything together in his brief stint with the M's that warranted a long-term spot on the roster. The decision comes a week after the club designated him for assignment, and was initially reported via's transactions page. Despite a strong...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: At the end of the Weeks,Mariners fans Jonesing for a Jimmy

The Rickie Weeks experiment is over; the converted Left Fielder (formerly 2nd baseman) was unable to adapt to the new position defensively or maintain a sufficient offensive numbers to contribute.  Designated for assignment to Triple A on Saturday, it remains to be seen what the long-term plans are for Weeks. Rickie batted .167, with 7 runs scored, 2 HR, 7 RBI, while striking...
Via Seattle Side Up!
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners DFA Rickie Weeks to make room for Danny Farquhar

The Seattle Mariners took a flier on veteran Rickie Weeks as a potential DH/outfield type in 2015, but it hasn't paid off: the club designated him for assignment on Saturday to facilitate the return of reliever Danny Farquhar from Triple-A Tacoma. In 95 plate appearances in 2015, Weeks was slashing just .167/.263/.250, and as Prospect Insider pointed out, only had three total extra...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners designate Weeks, recall RHP Farquhar

HOUSTON (AP) The Seattle Mariners have designated Rickie Weeks for assignment and recalled right-hander Danny Farquhar from Triple-A Tacoma. The moves come after Seattle had to use its bullpen for 5 2-3 innings on Thursday and 7 2-3 innings on Friday in tough starts by J.A. Happ and Felix Hernandez. Manager Lloyd McClendon says he appreciated what Weeks brought to the team, but...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rickie Weeks hit leadoff so he could make dentist appointment

For veteran players with a roster spot secured, spring training is less about proving themselves and more about getting the necessary reps needed to make sure they are sharp and ready for opening day. That’s the case for Rickie Weeks. Weeks signed a one-year contract with the Mariners last month, but has been slowed this...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Rickie Weeks homers over the batter’s eye in Peoria

For as bad of a year as Rickie Weeks had in 2014 with the Milwaukee Brewers, he still averaged 412 feet on his eight home runs. This winter, Weeks signed with the Seattle Mariners, and on Saturday, he gave his new club some encouragement by obliterating this homer over the batter’s eye in dead center field at Seattle’s Spring Training complex in Peoria. 410 to dead center...
Via The Outside Corner
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Farewell My Love. Farewell Rickie Weeks.

When the Brewers played their last game of 2014 it was also the last game that Rickie Weeks will play for the Brewers. To some this will be good riddance. To others it's been a long time coming. To me? It's the end of an era. Rickie Weeks has been my favorite Brewers since before he was a Brewer. It was Rickie Weeks being drafted number two overall that brought the Brewers back in...
Via Miller Park Drunk
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

What is Rickie Weeks Worth?

Back in March, the only sports story Wisconsinites were talking about more than the Badgers’ Final Four run was the Brewers’ second-base battle. Young Scooter Gennett, coming off a fantastic rookie cup of coffee, challenged incumbent Rickie Weeks for the starting job. After a full slate of games down in Maryvale, manager Ron Roenicke essentially decided not to decide and chose...
Via Brewers Bar
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers second base battle

Milwaukee Brewers second base battleComing into spring training the Milwaukee Brewers have two second basemen that can be an everyday starter. The two competitors for the everyday starting job are veteran Rickie Weeks and youngster Scooter Gennett. Each player has questions about whether they should start everyday and the choice isn’t completely obvious. Nine-year veteran Rickie...
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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