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Former Clemson pitcher called up by Mariners

by Tony Crumpton - Associate Editor - Saturday, April 5, 2014 9:36 AM
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Pos: RHP   Height: 5-11   Weight: 195   Hometown: Norwich, CT (Norwich Free Academy HS)  
Years Played: 2010 - 2012
Former Clemson pitcher Dominic LeoneDominic Leone
RH Pitcher (2010 - 2012)
#6 5-11, 195
Norwich, CT

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was called up last night by the Seattle Mariners from AAA Tacoma. He will be wearing #52 in the big leagues and reunited with college teammate SS Brad MillerBrad Miller
Infielder (2009 - 2011)
#13 6-1, 185
Windermere, FL

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Seattle Mariners' manager Lloyd McClendon said had great things to say about Leone "He's a talented young man, capable of multiple innings. I can tell you this. I will not be afraid to put him in impactful situations because he's that good and we feel that good about him. I think he adds a lot to this bullpen."

In two minor league seasons, Leone was 4-3 with 21 saves and had a 1.95 ERA. He was drafted by the Mariners in the 16th round of the 2012 June Draft.


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