Mariners CEO Kevin Mather Resigns After Video Comments
Seattle Mariners CEO Kevin Mather has resigned after video surfaced of him expressing his views of the club's organizational strategy and opinions about some players.
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Seattle Mariners CEO Kevin Mather resigned Monday after video surfaced over the weekend of him expressing his views of the club’s organizational strategy and opinions about some players. Mariners Chairman John Stanton said Mather’s comments were inappropriate and do not represent the views of the franchise. Mather’s resignation is effective immediately. Stanton will take on the roles of CEO and team president on an interim basis. “There is no excuse for what was said, and…