Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 10/2/13
Few highs, many lows Another difficult season for the Seattle Mariners faithful was finally put to bed Sunday as the Mariners looked like a team ready to hit the links, losing 9-0 to the AL West Champion Oakland A’s. The loss and lack of effort the M’s put into that game was the rancid cherry on top of yet another losing season as the Mariners managed to win just 71 games while dropping 91 during the 2013 campaign. And that wasn’t even the lowest low point of the year. The Low’s No, that low point came 3 days earlier when the Mariner’s brass, Chuck Armstrong, Howard Lincoln, and Jack Zduriencik decided to drop M’s skipper Eric Wedge overboard. Howard and his boys attached Wedge to a long piece of string, trolling him around like a freshly captured Columbia River salmon as he struggled behind the S.S. Mariners’ Battleship that had set a collision course toward the massive rocks sticking up in the giant sea of hopelessness. Floundering prospects’ performances didn’t help the Mariners...
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