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Brother Suspect In M’s Player’s Killing

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — Seattle Mariners outfielder Greg Halman was stabbed to death early today and his brother was arrested as a suspect, Dutch police said. Rotterdam Police spokeswoman Patricia Wessels said police were called to a home in the port city in the early hours of the morning and found the 24-year-old Dutch player bleeding from a stab wound. The officers and ambulance paramedics were unable to resuscitate Halman. Wessels said the officers arrested Halman’s 22-year-old brother. She declined to give his name, in line with Dutch privacy rules/Associated Press. More here.


APhoto Of The Day — 6.7.11

Seattle Mariners center fielder Greg Halman, on ground, is unable to catch a fly ball by Chicago White Sox right fielder Carlos Quentin after crashing into the wall during the first inning of a baseball game Monday in Chicago. Covering on the play is center fielder Franklin Gutierrez. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Top Cutlines:

  • 1. The Mariners’ center fielder is raptured just as he was about to cath the baseball, leaving behind their right fielder to complete the play.“God still hasn’t forgiven our team for letting A-Rod, Junior and The Big Unit go,” said Manager Eric Wedge — Phaedrus.
  • 2. Halman: “Boy, I knew our rookie pitcher Pineda was bigger than life but I didn’t think he’d show up way out here!” — JohnA.
  • 3. It’s not my fault coach. I can’t get that streaker guy out of my mind!’ — Formerly Sandpoint.]
  • HM: Rhodetrip

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