LESS ECSTATIC UPDATE: Eric Gagne sucks for reasons entirely independent of the pennant race.
ECSTATIC UPDATE: Francisco Rodriguez clearly cannot handle the pressure of a pennant race. JJ's better.
Owens CF Ichiro CF Fields 3B Vidro DH Thome DH Guillen RF Dye RF Ibanez Spasming Corpse Pierzynski C Ironically Batless Adrian Beltre 3B Erstad 1B Sexson 1B Podsednik LF Johjima C Uribe SS Lopez 2B Ric-is this lineup serious? Betancourt SS ---------- ----------
Contreras (6-14, 6.24) Beluga Tits (12-8, 4.13)
Like the Mariners, and want a rotation upgrade? Root for a low-scoring game in which we eventually break through against Chicago's bullpen.
Like the Mariners, and want a different rotation upgrade? Root for a quick blowout or Contreras injury.
Like the Mariners, and happy with the current rotation? You're stupid.
LET'S GO MARINERS!!