Mariners have half the payroll of the Angels and two-thirds that of the Texas Rangers. In other words, don't expect a whole lot this season. Check out these numbers...
Oakland - $55 million
Mariners - $82 million
Rangers - $120 million
Angels - $154 million
The Yankees again lead baseball with their payroll of $198 million. However, the Mariners have a better record (1-1) than the Red Sox right now (0-1). Just sayin'