Mariners say, Nah, We’ll Keep Our Enigma

Posted: 1st December 2009 by Elliott Smith in MLB
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According to SI baseball writer Jon Heyman, the Mariners reportedly quashed a deal that would have sent Brandon Morrow and Shawn Kelley to the Tigers for right-handed starter Edwin Jackson. Now, IÆve made my feelings about Morrow known beforeùI thought it was a questionable choice to draft Morrow over Lincecum then, and, obviously, how itÆs played out has done nothing to dissuade my opinionùso I think this is a curious move by Mariners GM Jack Zduriencik, who I think has done an otherwiseáfantastic job in the role. I just donÆt think Morrow is ever going to have success with the Mariners. The expectations coming in were probably too high, and the waffling between starter and reliever, andáSeattle and Tacoma has turned Morrow into a cipherùa tantalizing possibility, yes, but in real ...

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