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Can Mariners handle more SP injuries?

4/16/2014

The state of the Seattle Mariners pitching staff right now can best be described as being in turmoil. One week ago, starter James Paxton was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained muscle on the left side of his back. After some juggling of the rotation, the team didn't need a replacement for Paxton until Tuesday night, which they filled with Blake Beavan, called up from Triple-A Tacoma.