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Chone Figgins

Chone Figgins (Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Figgy Needs A New Giggy: Marlins Release Utility Man

The downfall of Chone Figgins continued Wednesday after being released by the Miami Marlins, according to the Miami Herald.

1090 The Fan–03/20/2013

Chone Figgins (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Marlins Reel In Figgy On Minor League Deal

Former Mariners utility player Chone Figgins is hoping to turn his career around with the Miami Marlins after agreeing to a minor league deal that includes an invite to Spring Training.

1090 The Fan–02/08/2013

Chone Figgins tenure in Seattle comes to an end (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Mariners Done ‘Gettin’ Figgy With It,’ Part Ways With Chone Figgins

The Mariners designated Chone Figgins for assignment Tuesday, a move that will likely have the team eating the remaining $8 million left on the struggling infielder’s contract.

CBS Seattle–11/21/2012

Eric Thames celebrates after getting the game winning hit in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 at Safeco Field.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Not Bad for the New Guy: Thames Hits Walk-Off Hit

The Mariners were all even with the Rays after Justin Smoak’s sacrifice fly off of Fernando Rodney in the ninth inning, who came into the game with a 0.82 ERA and the AL lead in saves. Chone Figgins stood on third, and Eric Thames fell into an 0-2 hole. Thames took a pitch and then focused on low and away. He was able to flip Rodney’s next changeup into short right field to score Figgins and snap the two long streaks.

CBS Seattle–08/15/2012

Ichiro Suzuki of the Seattle Mariners poses for a portrait during spring training photo day at Peoria Stadium on Feb. 21, 2012 in Peoria, Ariz. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Mariners Move Suzuki Out Of Leadoff Spot

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — The lineup change Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge hinted at during the offseason is going to become permanent. It won’t be Ichiro Suzuki at the top of the Mariners batting order […]

02/22/2012