Larry Stone on the M’s at ESPN
Zduriencik is credited with hastening Milwaukee’s turnaround by masterminding a series of strong drafts. But Zduriencik has a tough road ahead in Seattle: The Mariners, with an $118 million payroll last year, are saddled with bad contracts and don’t appear to have much top-end talent in the minor leagues ready to make an impact — especially after giving up so much in their ill-fated Bedard trade. One of Zduriencik’s first decisions is to find a new manager. He could re-unite with former Milwaukee skipper Ned Yost.
is still enough to make me wince. A reminder of the scope of the disaster and then Ned Yost? Nooooooooooo.