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Fight breaks out in Mariners’ clubhouse ahead of Tuesday’s game

Michael Dixon

With less than a month to go in the season Seattle Mariners are fighting for their playoff lives. They’re also apparently fighting each other.

Ahead of Tuesday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles, reports of a fight in the Seattle clubhouse broke out.

Any way you slice it, that’s not good.

To be fair, when players spend a lot of time with each other for six months, fights do happen. It’s not ideal, but it happens.

But for a team hanging on in a playoff race, it’s hard to dismiss this. This is the time of the year when teams — especially ones fighting for their playoff lives — should be coming together. This is the exact opposite.