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Marvin still has homework; check out Willie B’s big elk; Linden re-signs with Giants

February 2nd, 2013 by cstark

Marvin Williams is still working towards a degree in sociology, and adjusting to life in the new in Salt Lake. The Utah Jazz forward and former Bremerton High star recently sat down for an interview with a Utah TV sports anchor. Williams averages 8.4 points and 3.5 rebounds for the Jazz. He’s started 38 of the 40 games he’s played in.

I meant to link to this picture a week or so ago when the I did a Q&A with Port Orchard native Willie Bloomquist, who was recently named to Team USA. Bloomquist is preparing for his 11th full-time MLB season and third with the Diamondbacks.

Todd Linden is going back to camp with the San Francisco Giants. He signed another minor-league contract on Jan. 25. Linden hit .280/.368 on-base percentage/.449 slugging percentage with 11 homers and 66 RBI at Triple-A Fresno in 2012. The Central Kitsap grad was the 41st overall pick in the 2001 draft by the Giants. Linden, who hasn’t played in the majors since 2007, holds most of the career hitting records at Fresno.

 

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