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Green Succeeding in new Role, Organization

RHP Sean Green (Photo/San Antonio Missions)

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - In most people's minds, the stereotypical closer is someone that is all fire and brimstone, almost spewing hot lava as he takes the mound to finish off his wounded and beaten prey. Trevor Hoffman comes to mind, riding in on AC/DC's "Highway to Hell," or even more extreme (and far less politically correct) is the infamous John Rocker, who sprinted across Yankee Stadium's outfield to a torrid wave of boos.

This is not the case with the San Antonio Missions' Sean Green, who's playing such a role in his first year as a member of the Mariners' farm system. "It's all the same," the cool and collected Green said of the role of closer versus that of a starter of mid-reliever. "You've just got to be able to go out and throw your pitches." Although at times somewhat shaky with the first batter or two, the... Recommended Stories

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