Originally written on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 1/25/13
While 2012 was a frustrating year for the Seattle Mariners, it was also necessary. Jack Zduriencik and Eric Wedge are committed to this young Mariners team and they believe that championship level success is right around the corner. The playoffs may be hard to attain this year, but here are 5 reasons why this club will be much more formidable this year.  1. Offseason acquisitions that provide power in the middle of the lineup At the start of the offseason, Jack Zduriencik made acquiring more offense a priority. Although the offseason isn’t over, Jack has already made significant moves to bolster the starving Seattle Mariners offense. Kendrys Morales proved in 2012 that he is completely healthy again, by slugging 22 home runs and driving in 73 runs. While those aren’t jaw dropping numbers, the man has proven that he can hit and will be a solid, dependable bat in the middle of this Mariners lineup. The other big splash that Jack Z has made is bringing in the former Mariner,...
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