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Mariners' Steve Clevenger is suspended for the rest of the season after controversial tweets

Mariners' Steve Clevenger is suspended for the rest of the season after controversial tweets

Seattle catcher Steve Clevenger was suspended without pay for the remainder of the season by the Mariners on Friday, a day after he apologized for a pair of controversial tweets he posted on the violent protests in Charlotte, N.C., and the Black Lives Matter movement.

One of those tweets stated that the people protesting a police shooting of a black man “should be locked behind bars like animals.”

His apology came several hours after Mariners General Manager Jerry Dipoto  issued a statement of their own, saying he was “very disappointed...

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