Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 9/26/13
Fighting M’s At the end of a long season it is not uncommon for teams who are far out of the postseason race — such as the 2013 Seattle Mariners — to essentially give up on the year, bring in a bunch of young players, and widen their win-loss gap in the negative direction even further. But while the Mariners have brought up a bunch of young players to give them their first taste of big league action, the results have been pretty enlightening. Struggling at first against some of the better teams in the league, the young guns on Seattle’s roster have really picked it up as of late and have really begun to impressively cap off a 2013 season that saw some highs and a bunch of lows. In their latest series against a team who was still statistically relevant in terms of the playoff push, the Kansas City Royals, the Mariners played stellar baseball and showed what fans showed up to the park a preview of what could be a solid base for 2014. With that said, here’s a brief recap of last serie...
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