Gutierrez activated from concussion list
The Seattle Mariners have activated outfielder Franklin
Gutierrez from the disabled list, nearly two months after he went
down with a concussion.
The move was made on Monday and Gutierrez was inserted into the
lineup in center field for the season opener against the Minnesota
Twins. He was injured on June 28 in a game against Boston when he
was hit by a pickoff attempt from Franklin Morales hit him near the
The injury was initially diagnosed as a mild concussion. But
Gutierrez was transferred from the seven-day list reserved for
concussions to the 15-day list on July 14 and has spent the last
two months working his way back.
Manager Eric Wedge says it’s great to his right-handed bat back
in the lineup.