M's activate Franklin Gutierrez

Updated: August 27, 2012, 7:16 PM ET
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Seattle Mariners have activated outfielder Franklin Gutierrez from the disabled list, nearly two months after he went down with a concussion.

The move was made on Monday and Gutierrez was inserted into the lineup in center field for the season opener against the Minnesota Twins. He was injured on June 28 in a game against Boston when he was hit by a pickoff attempt from Franklin Morales hit him near the left ear.

The injury was initially diagnosed as a mild concussion. ...

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