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    Seattle Skipper resigns

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    I don't understand the timing seeing as they are a legitimate playoff team as well as on a 7 game winning streak.


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    Re: Seattle Skipper resigns

    Odd. It doesn't sound like he was forced out. And if it was just a case of him losing his passion, you'd think he could at least suck it up and finish the season. It makes you wonder if there's something more to the story.


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    Re: Seattle Skipper resigns

    Exactly. I just can't put it together. The season is half over AND you're a pretty good team. The only obvious explaination is some personal issue or a personnel issue.


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    Re: Seattle Skipper resigns

    Wonder if Joe Girardi is interested in this job now. Lot better situation than Baltimore.



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    Re: Seattle Skipper resigns

    As a hardcore Mariners fan, I've never been a fan of him. While, obviously, I don't get to watch many M's games here in Iowa, I do remember watching A LOT of Indians games from when he was the manager there. I just think that he's as good as the players he's got. I don't think he did anything special to make anyone any better or to make the team any better as a whole.

    On that note, best of luck to him and his family in the future.



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    Re: Seattle Skipper resigns

    Interesting to suggest Girardi. I mean every single managerial opening that comes out from here until the off-season will have his name come up. I think that Seattle is too far for him to go at this point in time. His family is a big factor in where he goes. He's an honorable guy and I don't see him taking that job. I don't know if he really wants to slap the Orioles in the face that hard. But it's definitely right to speculate they'll go after him with some zeal.


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    Re: Seattle Skipper resigns

    Girardi will wait to see what happens with the Yankees before he makes any decisions on where he will manage next.


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    Re: Seattle Skipper resigns

    I was actually at the game today, and nobody around me really knew what the story was either. You have to think its a personal issue, you certainly can't force him out in the middle of an 8 game win streak. Also, they've named the bench coach John McLaren manager. Full-time, no interim tag, so Joe's probably not heading west.



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    Re: Seattle Skipper resigns

    SeattleClone, do you know anything about this situation?



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