Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/1/13
Don’t give up hope just yet There’s no denying the futility surrounding the Seattle Mariners baseball club. Hell, it’s not just surrounding the Mariners…it surrounds Seattle sports in general. After so many consecutive losing seasons, one can only be hopeful for so long that things will turn around. While the turnaround still hasn’t come for the Mariners just yet, this season means a lot to the future of this ball club. There are veterans trying to keep their careers alive with a hail mary prayer that their stint with the Mariners resurrects their careers. There are coaches and a manager who may have their time in Seattle on the line. There are young players who are no longer rookies and expected to produce or else. Yes, it’s come to this. We’ve seen the situation arise many times over the years as Seattle sports fans. You can’t help, though, thinking that it may actually be different this season. Let me tell you why. The new guys Jack Z and the Mariners put in some work this offseason
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