Ken Griffey Jr. wants to play another year
No sense yet if the Mariners feel the same way:
As Rob Neyer noted yesterday, Griffey has been a drag on the Mariners offense this season, and at his age and with his health, there is no reason to suspect that he could do any better next year.
The article mentions that Griffey’s people and the Mariners are having talks of some kind, but I can’t help but think the Mariners are only pursuing them out of deference to a guy who will be wearing their cap when he enters the Hall of Fame. All due respect to a wonderful guy who has had a wonderful career, but if Seattle brings him back, they’re simply not serious about wanting to win baseball games.