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Scripting Griffey's final chapter

Mariners' dilemma is figuring out the right thing to do with the aging, unproductive icon

Originally Published: May 13, 2010
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

His average hovers around the Mendoza Line (.200). His slugging percentage (.225) looks way too much like his area code (206).

He's been outhomered by Yovani Gallardo (1-0). He has a lower OPS (.486) than Lou Marson (.497).

If the man compiling these gruesome numbers was almost anyone else besides a fellow named George Kenneth Griffey Jr., we know what would happen. Don't we?

The Mariners have already proved that if he was Eric Byrnes, ...

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