To say that I am positively giddy concerning the Mariners these days would be an understatement. Not only do they have a shot at the AL Wild Card, they have (at least in my opinion) a very legitimate shot at winning the AL West. Who would have thunk it just a month ago?
Larry Stone says Ichiro! is ready to sign a 5 year extension, reportedly worth somewhere in the neighborhood of $100 million!! Wow! I'm so happy.
Geoff Baker grades Bavasi. Geoff is the best sportswriter going - make sure you read this piece.
The first half of the season has had more plot twists than you can shake a stick at. Good Felix - Bad Felix - Hargrove leaves - Bad Weaver - Good Weaver - J.J emerges as elite closer - injuries - slumps - streaks (good and bad) - you name it. But I've got to tell you, I'm as excited about this team right now as I was back in 2001. Go M's!!