Remember when the Seattle Mariners looked invincible while hitting home runs at a blistering pace, fueling hopes and dreams of fans all throughout the Pacific Northwest?
Over the course of the last week, it appears that the Mariners finally came back to Earth and settled into more of a routine. We are no longer seeing football scores on a daily basis.
Perhaps that's a bit disappointing, but in some respect that's not a bad thing as we start to get a better sample size of at-bats and innings to help determine the final roster. Besides, the offensive explosion, though fun while it lasted, was impossible to sustain. Hopefully it gave the M's some much-needed positive reinforcement to help kick-start this season.
Now that we've played a few weeks' worth of baseball, what can we say about the Mariners?
Some players have looked great thus far while keeping up with their solid starts. Others have either struggled or managed to get hurt in the process of prepping for this season.
But who has really surprised us? Who looks like a bust? And perhaps most importantly, who is hurt?
Without further ado, here's a quick status report on the M's...