Found September 13, 2013 on NorthWest Sports Beat:
Survival Guide 101 Geoff Baker brings up some good points in this one, Mariner fans. What do you think? Should Wedge and Jack Z stay or go? Games and series like these by Mariners get people fired We’ve been down this road with the Mariners before. Saw it in 2008 and 2010. Now, we’re seeing it again in 2013 and sooner or later, the question will have to be answered by somebody in charge of this Mariners franchise. How are GM Jack Zduriencik and manager Eric Wedge supposed to survive this?… Follow NWSB on our Facebook page for live 24-7-365 updates of all our Northwest Sports Teams!!

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