Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 8/29/12
Up and down we go Starting the week off on such a high note is probably what made the weekend sweep in Chicago that much more painful. After 5 years of trying, the Mariners finally had an 8 game winning streak, only to follow it up with three losses on the road. Typical Mariners fashion right? If not for the Minnesota Twins series that started Monday, I would’ve been bracing for football season to hurry up and arrive already! The Twins are not hot. The Mariners are more tepid than hot I guess, but against the Twins, we can do no wrong. As is the case with late season roster moves, I am including the news of Monday into last weeks column, since there was an awful lot of it in the Mariners world. With that I give you my top 10! 10: Possible farewell to arms In a move that surprised the absolute holy hell out of me, the M’s decided to place both Kevin Millwood, and Jason Vargas on trade waivers. Teams have 47 hours from the time the two were placed on waivers to put a claim in on th...
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