Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/4/13
The Next Wave The Super Bowl is over and baseball is now officially acceptable to discuss on a daily basis! Seattle Seahawks fans may have been spurned by an absurd 10 AM start time in Atlanta a few weeks ago, but the Seattle Mariners baseball team is making moves worth being a little excited about. We all know that the top of the rotation is held down by one of the best pitchers in baseball, if not the best, in Felix Hernandez. The question marks begin after that. With the departure of Jason Vargas to the Angels, it is officially time for the young guns to step up. Players like Erasmo Ramirez, Hisashi Iwakuma, and Blake Beavan will be given opportunities right away in Spring Training, if they can start well and show consistency throughout the season, the M’s will be in the wild card race through the All-Star break. This would be a welcome change to the Emerald City. Positives Leadership Felix is back and the King is ready to rock. Felix is one of four pitchers you would start a maj...
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