Rafael Soriano will undergo Tommy John surgery and miss the start of next year.
Hey, maybe if we announce all the bad news right after Edgar retires, no one will notice. Right? Not the best of days for the Mariners training staff. Soriano could come back for the second half of next year and be as dominant as ever by 2006, but this combined with Eddie Guardado's injury is going to make it a lot tougher for Seattle to contend next season. Aug. 11 - 12:12 am et