Seattle Mariners Will Make the Playoffs: Five Reasons

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Aug 17, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Seattle Mariners left fielder Dustin Ackley (13) center fielder James Jones (99) and right fielder Chris Denorfia (28) celebrate after the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Seattle won 8-1. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

The Seattle Mariners are going to make the playoffs in 2014. Don’t believe me? Just wait.

Now, it is not going to be easy and it could come down to the last few games of the season. In fact, the Mariners might find themselves in a position where they have to win their final game in order to make the postseason.

Could happen.

Granted, making the playoffs is not a ironclad guarantee. Don’t go out and make any bets based on this article. However, there are some good reasons that the Mariners will make the playoffs. Here are five.