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John McGrath: How can Mariners turn around season? Baby steps.

It’s a good thing the Mariners are prone to take baseball one day at a time. The alternative – pondering the big picture – is to realize they’re facing the kind of long odds that induce hopelessness. A miraculous turnaround is not out of the question, but given the rotten luck that corrupted their season at every turn, merely putting together an interesting stretch for a month or two will be the miracle.

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Olympic silver medalist Travis Stevens is welcomed home in Lakewood

Sights and sounds from Travis Stevens' welcome home party at the Lakewood Family YMCA on Wednesday.
Joshua Bessex joshua.bessex@gateline.com
Olympic silver medalist Travis Stevens is welcomed home in Lakewood 2:07

Olympic silver medalist Travis Stevens is welcomed home in Lakewood

VIDEO: Columnist John McGrath's 5 favorite things in Baseball Hall of Fame 2:50

VIDEO: Columnist John McGrath's 5 favorite things in Baseball Hall of Fame

Pot shop robbers caught on tape 1:39

Pot shop robbers caught on tape

No empty little bellies allowed this summer 1:03

No empty little bellies allowed this summer