The Seattle Mariners open their four-game series in Kansas City with an improbable designated hitter - one Adam Thomas Kennedy, who came to spring training hoping to catch on as a reserve infielder.
Jack Cust, the man signed to hit fourth and play DH, isn't hitting. Manager Eric Wedge had other options - DH Milton Bradley, get Ryan Langerhans in the game ...
Hard to imagine Kennedy in many starting lineups. And how many would him cleanup? Well, this one.
Ichiro Suzuki RFChone Figgins 3BMilton Bradley LFAdam Kennedy DHJustin Smoak 1BMiguel Olivo CMichael Saunders CFBrendan Ryan SSJack Wilson 2BDoug Fister RHP