Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 4/26/14
It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Kyle Seager! After a hot start, the wheels fell off for the Seattle Mariners abruptly following an error on a routine ground ball to Brad Miller. Instead of sealing the victory as well as a 4-0 start for Felix Hernandez – which sadly would have been the first of his career – Miller bobbled a ground ball and lofted it high to Robinson Cano at second and the runner was safe – leading to a failed save and the beginning of an 8-game losing streak. The stroke of a butterfly, you might say. Once again, the annual April talks began – complaining about the offensive woes, Jack Z’s horrendous decision making, and even questioning the decision-making of new manager Lloyd McClendon. Fortunately, the heroics of Kyle Seager saved the day – and could be the turning point thus far in the young season. Kyle Seager. (Photo: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) Batting a lousy .143, Seager was off to the worst start of his career. But on April 23rd – in the bottom of the 9th, down
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