Originally posted on Seattle Times  |  Last updated 2/20/12
The Mariners haven't played a single game this spring, so, clearly, much of the Kyle Seager conversation is speculative at the moment. But many of you have show interest in the topic today, especially when it comes to whether or not the young infielder will break camp. In the end, unless Seager rips the cover off the ball with his bat, his fate -- at least for the early part of the season -- could rest more on the performance of others. As we've discussed this morning, if Chone Figgins is the primary third baseman, then Seager needs to beat out Carlos Guillen (or someone else) as the backup third baseman to have any shot at playing in enough games to help his development. Without third base, he'd be a one-or-two-games-per-week guy tops. Mariners manager Eric Wedge is naturally reluctant to get into "bubble" questions on who could or could not make the squad this early in camp. But part of understanding the Seager issue involves determining whether there is any way Seager could mak...
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