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TYLER, Texas (KETK) – Here in Texas I hope we can do the same thing in Houston and Arlington that they are doing in Seattle.

A report stated The Seattle Mariners have a new team member and an unofficial mascot. Tucker, a 4-year-old Labrador retriever mix who the Mariners saved from euthanasia. The team wanted to remind Seattle baseball fans that there is a huge population of animals who need forever homes. Tucker will not double as a bat boy or be used to retrieve foul balls, but he is up for snuggling with fans and his new teammates.

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