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Luis Ugueto: Won't Take No For An Answer

Luis Ugueto (Photo: Seattle Mariners)

Two years ago, Luis Ugueto was the fleet-footed infielder Lou Piniella turned to in the late innings when he needed a pinch-runner. Now, the Mariners Rule V draftee from 2001 is in Triple-A, fighting his way back to the big leagues with the Tacoma Rainiers. InsidethePark's Joe Kaiser talked to the hard-working utility man on Wednesday to hear about his unique journey.

Pull into the north entrance of the Cheney Stadium parking lot three hours before any Tacoma Rainiers home game, pear into the batting cages to your right, and there's a good chance you'll see the same player each time. There, more often than not, will be Luis Ugueto, the 25-year-old infielder/outfielder best remembered for his 2002 season spent in Seattle as a Rule V pickup. Two years after... Recommended Stories

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