And for the first time in this post-Super Bowl era of Seattle sports, we’ve collided with reality.
The Mariners are back.
So, too, is the understanding that joy is fleeting.
Pitchers and catchers reported Wednesday. The full squad arrives within a week. If it sounds like the bartender is screaming last call to end the best night of your life, wait until you feel the hangover in the morning.
Actually, the dawn of the Mariners’ 2014 season won’t be that…