In the last two years, Franklin Gutierrez has learned how to deal with the ankylosing spondylitis nerve condition that hampers his hips and lower body. And the 33-year-old outfielder has also learned how to do more with less opportunities for the Mariners, maximizing his chances in limited playing time to remain a big part of his club's successes.
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PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) Franklin Gutierrez hit his team-leading fourth home run of spring training and Nelson Cruz homered against his former club, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 7-1 win over the split-squad Texas Rangers on Friday. The Mariners scored four runs in the second inning, highlighted by Gutierrez's homer and a run-scoring single for another former Ranger, Leonys Martin...
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March 18, 2016 | Discuss
By Ian Casselberry If you were watching Wednesday’s Mariners-Royals game, caught some highlights or checked the boxscore, you may have done a double take when you saw Franklin Gutierrez’s name. And that would have been completely understandable. The 32-year-old outfielder hasn’t played in the major leagues since Sept. 27, 2013, and it seemed as if we might never see him play...
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 […]
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...
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February 13, 2014 | Discuss
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...
The Mariners have re-signed oft-injured outfielder Franklin Gutierrez to a $1 million, one-year contract, adding needed depth to their outfield. Seattle announced the deal Wednesday following a physical. Gutierrez became a free agent after the Mariners declined his $7.5 million option, but he chose to return to Seattle for a sixth season hoping he can finally stay healthy. Gutierrez...
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The Seattle Mariners have completed two deals in the last twenty-four hours, first agreeing a one-year deal with left-handed reliever Charlie Furbush, then moving to re-sign outfielder Franklin Morales, also on a one-year contract. Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes tweeted that Gutierrez signed for $1 million, with an extra $2 million in incentives. Furbush will get $750,000, as reported...
The Seattle Mariners have re-signed outfielder Franklin Gutierrez to a one-year deal. Gutierrez, 30, has had trouble staying on the field over the last three seasons making just 57 appearances. Seattle is more familiar with the health of Gutierrez than anyone in baseball and reportedly were encouraged by recent reports. The Mariners will be looking for him to improve on the .248...
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...
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