Jack Wilson thinks his time in Seattle may be coming to an end

May 20, 2011, 3:13 PM | Updated: May 21, 2011, 9:08 am

Jack Wilson

By Tanner Bogardus, MyNorthwest intern

Infielder Jack Wilson joined Bob & Groz Friday to discuss his current situation with the team, and whether he thinks he’ll be in a Mariners uniform by season’s end.

“I think for the most part I’ve been around it awhile and seen it,” said Wilson of his standing within the organization. “You know it happened to me in Pittsburgh with rumors toward the end of my time there before I came to Seattle.”

Wilson has struggled with the move from shortstop to second base this season, while splitting time with Adam Kennedy at the position. He has appeared in 31 games with the Mariners this year, hitting .241 (4th highest on the team), with 12 runs, 4 RBI’s, and 4 stolen bases.

The Mariners have a plethora of talent at second base as their top ranked prospect, Dustin Ackley, is slated to take over the position for good within the next few months. As it seems Wilson’s time is limited in Seattle, he’s already planning for a smooth exit if he gets traded to a different team.

“You definitely have some sort of contingency plan for something like that because, you know, I have a wife and three kids,” said Wilson. “So, you definitely don’t want to just come home and say, ‘hey a hunny, I just got traded and we gotta go pack up everything and I gotta leave so you have to do it all by yourself.’ So, you definitely kind of look into it a little bit and you kind of plan for something like that.

“With all the talk around him (Ackley), especially with Adam (Kennedy) getting most of the starts, my wife seems to think it’s going to be sooner than later, so we’ve put a plan in place.”

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