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August 13, 2008 at 3:16 PM

Vidro officially released

There you go, Jose Vidro — cleanup hitter for much of his final month in Seattle — is placed on irrevocable waivers and officially released by the Mariners. No takers for him in a trade.
No word yet on what’s happening with Jarrod Washburn and Raul Ibanez. Obviously, the news of Ibanez being placed on waivers contradicts what I was told this morning. No doubt there was interest in both players. As we discussed last month, dumping either for cash-only was never going to be a July 31 deadline issue. I’m working on it…

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