After he retired as coach, John Wooden wrote poetry – including one effort that said for each door that closed, somewhere a window opened.
Aaron Sele is about to go out a window.
As the Seattle Mariners continue to rework their roster – parting with Pat Borders and bringing up Yuniesky Betancourt and Wiki Gonzalez – Sele added another loss Friday to a career-worst, seven-game losing streak.
Worse, it wasn’t close. It wasn’t competitive.
Instead, the Mariners’ 10-5 loss to the Cleveland Indians was a four-inning piece of evidence that Sele might have run out of time with Seattle.
“Would I be surprised if they let me go?” Sele asked afterward. “No. I was insurance here from the beginning of camp – and last-place teams don’t need insurance. Especially the way I’m pitching.”
The way Sele has pitched, it’s not likely he’ll get another start in Seattle.
What is likely?
Rookie Felix Hernandez may be brought up to start in Sele’s place Thursday in Detroit.
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Article from the News Tribune. I was at that M's game last night, it was an incredibly ugly performance (Seles ERA is over 10 in last 7 starts) and the crowd was loud with boos. He won't be starting, I personally think it will be Villone who starts Thursday but if it is Felix it will be exciting to watch! It is slightly dissappointing as I'd of liked to be at Safeco for his first start (instead of it being a road game).