A Shot in The Dark

Joe Sheehan, Albert Chen
April 2009
Sports Illustrated;4/6/2009, Vol. 110 Issue 14, p98
The article presents sports forecasting for the Seattle Mariners baseball team for the 2009 season. The team enjoys a reasonably good pitching staff, but finished last in 2008 in the American League West due to a poor offense. Free agent Ken Griffey Jr. returns to his original team to support leadoff man Ichiro Suzuki. INSETS: CONSIDER THIS A Modest Proposal...;THE NUMBERS.


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