It was upsetting to read the news of Don Wakamatsu’s firing (TNT, 8-10). He was brought in last year and with his direction turned the Mariners around and brought them up to a respectable place in the standings. He was praised for his wisdom and abilities as a manager. As fans, we were hopeful that this might be the year that we get a playoff berth.
Instead of supporting Wakamatsu when things started going downhill this year and attitude and behavioral issues started plaguing the team, general manager Jack Zduriencik and the rest of the front office decided he was …