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Mariners | Jeff Datz diagnosed with cancer

Seattle Mariners third-base coach Jeff Datz announced that he has been diagnosed with cancer and might be away from the team for part of the season. The type of cancer was not disclosed and he is still in the process of making decisions regarding different types of treatment. "The good news is that it was caught very early, and I have great support from my wife, my family, Eric (Wedge), the coaches and staff, all the players and the Mariners organization," Datz said in a written statement.

2013-04-28 13:47:40 | Source: The Associated Press

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