The 2010 baseball season for the Mariners has mercifully come to a close. The 101 losses are just a statistic now.
I’ve read a lot of comments about why this team did so miserably when, at the beginning of the season, we were all told to “Believe Big.” Some insist it was a certain beat writer’s fault. Some think it was manager Don Wakamatsu’s fault, though he gave us a winning season the year before. Others feel it was the players’ underachieving that did them in.
I have my own theory of why this team had such a …