You may have read or heard about Geoff Baker's article on 30% minority owner Chris Larson having money problems as a result of the economy and his divorce. This week, majority owner Nintendo (of America) reported a loss of $927 million during the first half of its fiscal year and is forecasting its first annual loss in 30 years. About 80% of Nintendo's revenue comes from America and Europe.
While these developments might not directly impact the Mariners payroll, attendance fell again this year and the team is expected to have lost money on this past season. All together it could mean nothing in the short term, but it is certainly not good news.