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Check out the latest from Jerry in The Seattle Times:
What if the Mariners do nothing in response to this miserable season?
(Pause for angry comments about how nothing has been their style for 12 years.)
(Done? OK, good. Now, listen.)
This is just a midseason thought born of boredom over the recurring speculation about the job security of general manager Jack Zduriencik and manager Eric Wedge. And as I’ll detail later, both must meet certain criteria for this to occur. But if you want to have the most thorough discussion about what’s best for the Mariners, you must consider, at the very least, whether this franchise is better off doubling down on its long rebuilding process than changing for the sake of change and perceived public appeasement.
More than cuddling with this new batch of puppies and dreaming about the future, the intrigue about the season’s second half rests with the answer to this question: How much do the Mariners really believe in this plan they’ve been selling so hard for five years?
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