“IT JUST CONTINUES!” – Dave Niehaus
Record: 34-42 (2-4); 4th in AL West, 9 GB
Seth Smith has continued to quietly be one of the Mariners best and most consistent hitters. Over the last seven games, Smith is hitting .300/.364/.500 with a home run, two RBIs, and three runs scored. Smith has been one of the few pleasant surprises for this club, and it’s hard to imagine where they would be offensively without him.
Bar Seth Smith, the Mariners offense was putrid this past week. The team only scored 17 runs, even with a seven run breakout on Tuesday. Averaging less than 3 runs a game is not going to get it done, regardless of how good the pitching is. In fact, four of the key players on offense–Kyle Seager, Logan Morrison, Nelson Cruz, and Mark Trumbo–hit less than .200. And if you…
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