Found April 08, 2012 on The Flagrant Fan:
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The Seattle Mariners have only played four games. All of them have come against the Oakland Athletics. As such, it seems rather absurd to get too excited over anything that has happened thus far. But, gosh, isn't it kind of exciting to see Chone Figgins play the way he is? Figgins has been the colossal bust in Seattle since signing that four year, $36 million dollar contract after his 6.9 fWAR season for the Angels in 2009. He fell hard in 2010 but still had a semblance of value. But last year he really bottomed out becoming one of the least valuable players in all of baseball. And then his manager, Eric Wedge, proclaimed before the start of Spring Training that Figgins would lead off and Ichiro Suzuki would bat third. We all scoffed. This space said that Wedge had lost his mind. Again, it is very early, but don't we all look pretty stupid right now? After four games, Chone Figgins is batting .412 after starting the season seven for seventeen. In yesterday's win, Figgin...
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  • I know it's early, but I hope this pays off and he produces all year (not just a couple of games). I was, as many, really glad when they signed him, but he's been a royal bust, so far. I still like Figgy and would love to see him come around these next two years (if they keep him!).
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