“Baseball, at its root, should be enjoyable. This is the underlying philosophy that drives fans to the ballpark — on a Sunday afternoon, there is little more appealing than sitting in the King’s Court, cheering Felix Hernandez as he strikes out 12 of the 2012 World Series contenders.
What happens when baseball ceases to be enjoyable? Not four weeks after Opening Day, the Mariners boast a 9-16 record, have become the punching bag of the Houston Astros, and have media and fans clamoring for the heads of managers Eric Wedge and Jack Zduriencik.”
Full post at Prospect Insider here.