Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/6/12
MLB Odds Oddmakers are not giving the Mariners much of a chance to make any noise in the upcoming season, as they are at 125/1 to win the World Series and have the worst MLB odds (80/1) to win the American League pennant. Last season the Mariners had the 2nd worst record in the American League and the 4th worst record in the Majors. They finished 29 games back of the Rangers in the AL West and they had the worst road record in the AL. On top of that they were 6 games under .500 at home. Seattle’s offense was terrible last season, as they ranked 30th in the Majors in runs scored, batting average, and on base percentage. The Seattle Mariners have made plans to move Ichiro Suzuki out of the leadoff spot and he struggled last season at the plate only batting .272. One thing the Mariners really need to add to their lineup is some more pop. Miguel Olivo missed 32 games last season and still led the team in HR (19) and RBI (62). The M’s only had 3 players hit in double-digits in HR with Olivo,
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