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Jeremy Reed
Jeremy Thomas Reed (born June 15, 1981 in San Dimas, California) is an American Major League Baseball outfielder who currently plays for the Seattle Mariners. Reed graduated from Bonita High School (La Verne, CA) in 1999, and went on to play college baseball at Long Beach State University. He also played for the USA Summer National Team in 2001 and 2002. In 2003, he was honored as the minor league player of the year, averaging .333 for Class A Winston-Salem in 66 games and .409 for Class AA Birmingham in 65 games. He led all major league center fielders in range factor (3.05) in 2005. Reed is developing a history of injury. On March 24th, 2006 Reed injured his wrist when he ran into the padding in the outfield attempting to make a catch. Reed injured his right thumb on July 2, 2006 trying to make a diving catch in the 11th inning, and he was placed on the 15 day disabled list (DL) on the 3rd. On the 7th of July his thumb was identified as being broken; he was moved to the 60 day DL; and scheduled for surgery. He started his rehabilitation in early August; but missed the remainder of the MLB season. Ichiro Suzuki moved to center field in mid-August 2006, taking Reed's starting job. In March 2007, Reed was optioned to Triple A Tacoma.

broken hearts
There should be heart-shaped rooms in which we sit
as a collective to repair
the damage do... [read poem]
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