Could Jack Zduriencik’s foundation solidify next year, and his much-derided plan finally reach a point where a destination is within sight, once he finally spends big on a multitude of free agents? Absolutely. Is it possible the next general manager runs this thing through the floor and a few hundred feet deeper, setting the course for a Pirates-level run of despair? Oh, for sure.
The Mariners offense has been a disappointing one for what often seems like forever. At times, it feels as though no matter what the M’s do, the problem remains unsolved. The kids struggle. Free agents fall apart. Future contributors are traded away.
The Huskies have moved up a single spot to number 16 in the AP poll released just a few minute ago. Meanwhile, UW comes in at number 20 in the updated version of the USA Today Coaches Poll. This week’s changes represent the continuation of a steady upward climb over the course of the season. Coach Sarkisian’s team began the year unranked in both polls, but entered the top-25 after a week one defeat of then-19th ranked Boise State.
Raised in downtown Seattle just minutes from the sports heaven that was the Kingdome, I remember watching the dust spread over the city from my apartment window as the site of so many memories was imploded. A single tear rolled down my face as I watched. The day either team wins it all will be the day I can die a happy man. Go Hawks! Contact Paul - Email ([email protected]) Facebook | Twitter