Among the dozens of assistant GMs wandering the halls of the St. Regis was Bob Boone.
Boone, the father of Bret and Aaron, is a former manager and once came to spring training for Seattle - and didn't make the team.
Now, he's with the Washington Nationals.
As he walked by a handsome, manly writer he knew well, Boone asked how things were going.
"Would you like to be a managerial candidate in Seattle?" the writer asked.
"Sure, put me on the list," Boone said.
So, GM Meeting Update!!
Bob Boone is a possible candidate for the vacant Mariners managerial job.
That's how it works here....