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Mariners Corner: Three… is a Magic Number

April 25, 2010 Leave a comment

The Seattle Mariners last won the AL West in 2001, the very same year they tied the MLB record for wins in a regular season, with 116. In the eight seasons since, the M’s have finished last in the West four times and second to last another two.

Not coincidentally, 2001 was the last year DH Edgar Martinez had an above average offensive season. Seattle has been searching in vain for reliable middle of the order forces ever since. Read more…