Pat Gillick: Congratulations to the former Mariners GM on reaching the highest pinnacle in the sport with his deserved induction Sunday...

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Pat Gillick: Congratulations to the former Mariners GM on reaching the highest pinnacle in the sport with his deserved induction Sunday into the Hall of Fame. Gillick built winners wherever he went.

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Carlos Marmol, Cubs: Once a strikeout machine, Marmol not only has seven blown saves this season to temporarily lose his closer’s job, but he went six consecutive appearances without a strikeout.

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Omar Vizquel, White Sox: Vizquel needs five more games to tie Brooks Robinson (2,896) for 13th place on the all-time list of games played. But Vizquel, age 44, has played in just 41 games this season.

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“You people panic too much.” — Boston’s Adrian Gonzalez after going 4 for 5 on Wednesday, on the rampant concern over his 2-for-24 stretch following the Home Run Derby.