Welcome to this week’s edition of Keri The 10! As always, we’ll go around the majors with 10 stories that caught our eye from the past seven days. There will be numbers, and occasionally, memes. As always, we will have fun.
1. Drought Watch: Seattle Mariners
The 2001 Seattle Mariners were one of the most disappointing teams in baseball history. The M’s won 116 games that year, matching the 1906 Cubs as the winningest team of all time. Then after edging the Indians in the first round of the playoffs, they laid an egg in the ALCS, falling to the Yankees in five games. They haven’t made the postseason since, that 16-year stretch marking the longest current drought in MLB.
We are now officially on drought watch. The M’s have won eight of their past 12 games, storming into a tie for the American League’s second wild-card spot.
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