Too little too late M’s sink 6-2

The Mariners bats waited till the top of the ninth before showing any signs of life.Unfortunately despite RBI singles by Sweeney and Tuiasosopo who got shuffled into the line-up today the Mariners have lost three in a row in Oakland.Thirty years as a Mariners fan has prepared me emotionally for this sort of series, but  I’m hoping this year will be different and we will begin to turn things around in Texas.

So far our pitching has been fair, our hitting weak, and the bullpen spotty.Our guys sort of appear lost at the plate, watching strikes and swinging at bad pitches like AAA Tacoma prospects.I’m hoping the skipper has a talk with the boys before heading out-of-town for three games in Texas.Perhaps the extra loose clubhouse needs to get a bit more focused and start producing like they are capable of.

We struck out 34 times in this  series ouch!, and I’d hate to look at our batting averages to date.Having said all that I suppose some credit should go to the A’s who played well and deserved to win three out of four from the Seafarers from Seattle.Oh how we need Cliff Lee and Bedard to get back onboard soon.Anyway I’m sure you all have opinions on this series and our sleepy sailors, let her rip but remember its early in the

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