What we hope Chris Taylor will become: James Jones (0.26 WPA)
What we are afraid Chris Taylor will become: Robinson Cano (-0.111 WPA)
There are baseball games, and then there are whatever was presented in front of us for a couple hours tonight. You know it is a horrible, horrible game when James Jones is the only hitter with a positive WPA on the squad. In total, Charlie Furbush and Yoervis Medina rounded out the rest of the Mariners players that had a positive impact. Sometimes, these sorts of games just happen.
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