A day after posting scathing comments about Ken Griffey Jr. by a talent evaluator, ESPN's Buster Olney now says much of Griffey's struggles last season was due to a knee injury that has now been surgically repaired.
Also SI's Jon Heyman talked with Griffey's agent and has a similar story.
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And the debate on bringing Junior back continues, what are your thoughts?
*** Also the White Sox offered Bobby Abreu a one-year, $8 million contract, so unless the Mariners can do something with Jarrod Washburn or Miguel Batista to dump salary, he may be out of the M's price range.
*** Here's a story from the Portland Business Journal (thanks to ArcticIce for the heads up) where Mariners president Chuck Armstrong met with Portland business leaders. He also mentions that the Mariners are interested in Griffey, Abreu and Garrett Anderson.
* Trying to find some more links for an afternoon post.