Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 8/23/13
36 to go It’s hard to believe, but the Seattle Mariners have just 36 games remaining in their 2013 campaign. What seems to have started just yesterday is now coming to a close. It’s been an up-and-down year for the boys from the Emerald City, with tough streaks at the beginning of the year mitigated by an impressive July, but they still have a chance to make up some ground and really prove their worth in the coming month and change. Currently eight games under the .500 mark, the Mariners will need to go 22-14 in their remaining contests to reach that mark.  Not an impossible goal, but it will be rather tough to achieve. Based on their last road trip, however, it does appear as though the Mariners still have plenty of fight in them. Their toughest trip this year, Seattle went an impressive 5-4 and took 2-of-3 from the Texas Rangers and Oakland Athletics with some timely hitting and key pitching. Looking ahead, the Mariners will now take on the Angels at home for a three game set that...
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