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John McGrath: Honeymoon period is over for the Mariners

After coming so close to the playoffs this year, the long-range forecast is calling for severely increased expectations in Seattle. Winning 87 games...

Starting pitcher Felix Hernandez bows to the crowd as he leaves the field during the sixth inning of the Mariners’ final game of the season against the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday, but columnist John McGrath says the Safeco Field faithful won’t be as happy if Seattle misses the postseason again next season.
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