At age 37, Willie Bloomquist is at a crossroads in his Major League career. Employed by the Seattle Mariners, Bloomquist rarely plays these days (he's appeared in just 15 games so far this season), and he primarily plays a position (shortstop) at which the Mariners are very deep.
As Lookout Landing suggested in a new piece, it might be time for the Mariners to cut ties with Bloomquist...
SEATTLE (AP) Willie Bloomquist will miss the rest of the season for the Seattle Mariners after undergoing microfracture surgery on his right knee.
Bloomquist underwent the surgery on Friday morning. Manager Lloyd McClendon said Bloomquist will be on crutches for the next six to eight weeks, but should be available for spring training.
Bloomquist was injured running out an RBI groundout...
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August 08, 2014
SEATTLE (AP) Mariners utilityman Willie Bloomquist is scheduled for arthroscopic right knee surgery on Friday.
Bloomquist is unsure how he suffered the injury. He first felt discomfort on July 23 and was placed on the 15-day disabled list the next day with what was referred to as a bruised knee.
The decision was made to go ahead with surgery after seeking a second opinion Thursday...
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August 07, 2014
Seattle Mariners outfielder Michael Saunders will begin a rehab assignment on Thursday at Triple-A Tacoma, reports Greg Johns of MLB.com Johns of adds that utility man Willie Bloomquist is not close to returning, while designated hitter Corey Hart has no structural damage in his injured right knee: #174125503 / gettyimages.comSaunders strained his left oblique on a check swing...
Seattle Mariners utilityman Willie Bloomquist has landed on the 15-day DL with a bruised right knee. Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune reports that Bloomquist suffered the injury when running to first base during Wednesday's loss to the New York Mets. Manager Lloyd McClendon told Dutton that the team couldn't afford to play short-handed while the veteran recovers:“He’s...
For some unknown reason, players continue to test the arm of Yoenis Cespedes. He now leads the majors with 11 outfield assists this season.
SEATTLE (AP) -- Willie Bloomquist delivered a pair of two-out RBI singles to help lift the Seattle Mariners to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night.
Chris Young allowed two runs and three hits over six innings to improve to 5-2 on the year. After allowing the first two runners to reach base in the ninth inning, Fernando Rondey picked up his 14th save of the season...
I have to admit Willie Bloomquest is not someone I expected to sign a two-year deal.
In fact I would not have been surprised to see Bloomquist latch on to a team with a minor league deal. Instead the 36-year-old was signed to a two-year deal by the Seattle Mariners.
Sources: Bloomquist deal with #Mariners is $5.8M for two years.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December...