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• Looking ahead to Seattle's visit to Cincinnati this weekend, Baker said he was excited to reconnect with Mariners bench coach Robby Thompson. From 1993-1996, Baker was Thompson's manager in San Francisco. The two joined forces again in 2000-2001, when Thompson took over as first-base coach under Baker.

"One of my favorite guys on my team," Baker said of Thompson, whom he described as his protege. "He'll be a fine manager one day. I'm looking forward to see him."

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• Looking ahead to Seattle's visit to Cincinnati this weekend, Baker said he was excited to reconnect with Mariners bench coach Robby Thompson. From 1993-1996, Baker was Thompson's manager in San Francisco. The two joined forces again in 2000-2001, when Thompson took over as first-base coach under Baker.

"One of my favorite guys on my team," Baker said of Thompson, whom he described as his protege. "He'll be a fine manager one day. I'm looking forward to see him."

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Jeremy Warnemuende is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

 

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