After a promising, encouraging spring training with plentiful runs and even home runs, the Seattle Mariners offense disappointed in the first two games of the regular season.
They scored a single run in the first nine innings of each game, needing the 10th and 11th innings in the first game to finally spark some offense.
Friday's and Saturday night's games were much more of what we're hoping to see this season, but we can't be sure that that sort of offense will stick around.
For now, we can say that this offense is a work in progress since the majority of the hitters are young and still developing, but I don't think the fans will make it through another year of nearly nonexistent run support for the talented pitching staff.
So how can they shake things up to get some runs flowing?
Here are five creative ideas.