Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 4/12/12
How’d they do? The Seattle Mariners started the 2012 campaign off with some tough decisions. Two of those decisions were to send Casper Wells and Alex Liddi to Tacoma to start the year. A week of baseball is in the bag and the youngsters are getting their first crack in the starting lineup today against the Rangers. The Mariners entered the game 4-3 looking to split the series with Texas. Unfortunately, they dropped the game 5-3, falling to .500 on the year. While the final result was bad news, it wasn’t all doom and gloom. We got to see the season introductions of 2 future Mariners stars! Alex Liddi Alex Liddi played 3rd base, which really was no surprise to anybody who pays attention. That’s his sole spot unlike many utility-type players the Mariners have. Putting him at third base sends Kyle Seager to 2nd base with Chone Figgins taking over center field for the day. Liddi batted second in the lineup, taking over Dustin Ackley‘s normal spot. In the 1st inning, Liddi saw mostly ...
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