Griffin DuBreuil, Dover, Del.
I am a high school athlete currently going through treatment for clinical depression. This article describes the obstacles that we go through and how tough it is, and I'm relieved to know that there are others like me. It is great to see that management in Seattle is taking these conditions seriously and is helping players.
Zach Thole, St. Cloud, Minn.
The article takes professional athletes off their pedestals and portrays them for who they truly are: human. Snell and Zack Greinke deserve more respect than the players who just hit home runs or strike out batters.
Matt Mramer Highland Heights, Ohio
As a Seattle native and sports fan, we rarely have much to cheer about. Our NBA team is gone, the Seahawks have had nine wins in the last two years, and the Mariners are once again a flop. It was with great pride, however, that I read about the character of the Mariners' management in its handling of the mental-health problems that affect so many players. For that, we can be proud.
Kathy Connors, Medina, Wash.
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