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Seattle Mariners President and CEO Kevin Mather resigns after making disparaging comments about players – CBS News

“There is no excuse for what was said, and I won’t try to make one,” chairman and managing partner John Stanton said in a statement.

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Seattle Mariners President and CEO Kevin Mather has resigned, chairman and managing partner John Stanton announced Monday. Mather’s resignation comes after a speech he gave earlier this month, in which he made disparaging remarks about two club members’ English-speaking abilities, spoke openly about manipulating multiple prospects’ service time and called the team’s longtime third baseman “overpaid,” was posted online over the weekend.
“Like all of you, I was extremely disappointed when I learned…

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