Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 9/13/13
Disappointing Sweep Well if the Seattle Mariners‘ series against the Houston Astros wasn’t disappointing, I don’t know what is. Playing host to the last-place Astros in what was the conclusion of their second-to-last home series of the year, the Mariners dropped three games in disgusting fashion, all but sending the rest of those fans who were still tuned into the club away. And while this may be deserved — at least to some extent — it is a shame not more viewers will be invested in watching some of the young talent at the end of the year.  Pitchers Taijuan Walker and James Paxton will show fans why they are so highly regarded and players like Abraham Almonte will continue to impress fans and perhaps give hope for years to come. But, as mentioned just above, this year will not be the year. Seattle’s series against the Astros was the final signal that the Mariners have once again regressed after giving fans some promise with a hot July. Here’s a quick recap of what went down if you m...
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