06/19/08 5:30 PM ET
Analysis: Stint had many downs
McLaren's 11 months at helm was rollercoaster ride in Seattle
By Jim Street / MLB.com
Summary:Mike Hargrove's resignation on July 1, 2007, stunned everyone in the Mariners organization, including John McLaren, who became skipper on the spot. That same managerial door McLaren walked through nearly 11 months ago slammed shut on him on Thursday when he was dismissed in the wake of the Mariners' nightmarish 2008 season.