When Jack Zduriencik was hired as the general manager for the Seattle Mariners, it was considered a savvy baseball move.
Seattle was in the middle of an ongoing rebuilding process, and Zduriencik was known for his prospect scouting and talent evaluation. He was the perfect guy to try to repair the damage done by Bill Bavasi.
Two years later, the Mariners are still uncompetitive. They still posted at least 100 losses for the second time in three years.
But to get a true grasp on Jack Z's brilliance, you have to look beneath the major league roster and inspect the farm system and prospects who will be gracing the emerald expanses of the Emerald City's Safeco Field.
And let me tell you, folks, the future is very, very bright. The following players are big reasons why.