The past? So yesterday. Sportspress Northwest to look ahead with a weekly feature, Crystal Balls, by Deidre Silva.
In the world of prognostications, last week wasnt so bad
. The favored Sounders' match against Sporting Kansas City was decided only after the full 90 with a goal in injury time. And at the Preakness Stakes in Baltimore, Animal Kingdom, was bumped at the gate yet made a dramatic run to finish half a length back. Finishing second has to be worth a little something, right?
Seattle Mariners at Minnesota; Yankees at Safeco
PREDICTION: Mariners take Twins series, 2-1; Yankees 2-1.
Pitching-dominant Seattle rides a two-game winning streak into Memorial Day Weekend against a Yankees team that is fighting with Tampa and Boston for the top spot in the AL East
. The YankeesFriday night get their first load of rookie phenom Michael Pineda, and swoon. Saturday and Sunday, the Yankees grab their bats, take it out on the Mariners and leave town with the AL East lead.READ MORE»