Franklin Gutierrez http://www.kplu.org en Gutierrez injury hurts Mariners in many ways http://www.kplu.org/post/gutierrez-injury-hurts-mariners-many-ways <p><em>&quot;A strange episode of normalcy.&quot; </em></p><p>That&#39;s how KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel describes what caused the injury to Mariners center fielder Franklin Gutierrez. It happened during a routine throw at spring training.</p><p>Gutierrez is out for at least a month - maybe longer - with a partially torn pectoral muscle. Art says it&#39;s just the latest piece of negative news for the Mariners, as the team begins its 2012 exhibition season Friday. Fri, 02 Mar 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 4290 at http://www.kplu.org Gutierrez injury hurts Mariners in many ways Preview: Gutierrez injury a 'big blow' for Mariners http://www.kplu.org/post/preview-gutierrez-injury-big-blow-mariners <p>The Mariners start exhibition play Friday. But they&#39;ll do it without starting center fielder Franklin Gutierrez. He&#39;s out for at least a month with a partial tear of his pectoral muscle.</p><p>KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel talks about what this means for the start of the Mariners season, coming up tomorrow morning at 5:35 and 7:35 on 88.5 KPLU. Check back here for a blog of our conversation.</p> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 20:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 4288 at http://www.kplu.org Preview: Gutierrez injury a 'big blow' for Mariners