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3rd Maui player makes Big Leagues

Kanekoa Texeira Kanekoa Texeira

By Brooks Baehr - bio | email

PEORIA (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Maui native and Kamehameha Schools graduate Kanekoa Texeira found out Wednesday that he has made the Seattle Mariner's opening day roster.

Texeira, a relief pitcher, has the lowest ERA among Mariners players listed on the active roster.  He has not allowed a run in his last six outings, a span of nine innings.

He is the third player from Maui currently in the big leagues.  Kurt Suzuki is a catcher for the Oakland A's and Shane Victorino is an outfielder for the Philadelphia Phillies.

 

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