posted on Jun, 15 2004 @ 02:09 PM
The answer was right there all along.
There, in the same Seattle Mariners clubhouse that has been looking for offensive production for an entire week, sat a left-handed hitter with serious
And yet the Mariners never once gave him a bat.
His name is Eddie Guardado, and he's got proven home run power. Just ask any of the Mariners pitchers, who have seen Guardado continually dominate
home run derbies against his fellow pitchers over the past few days.
"He's got the most pop," reliever J.J. Putz said. "And he knows it. He'll be the first to tell you."
Maybe during batting practice. But now that the Mariners pitchers are on the verge of getting to prove their mettle with the bats, Guardado's bravado
is a bit less obvious.
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