Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 12/5/12
Future Mariners? The Hot Stove is heating up in Major League Baseball and the Mariners have been all over the place. With promises of additions this offseason, the front office is working to deliver for the fans. Here are some players that could end up in Seattle and how they would fit on the team. This list includes some ideas that will probably have changed by press time, and is ignoring the Jason Bay deal to Seattle that has happened according to all the fine folks covering the M’s. Also, Josh Hamilton and Billy Butler have been tossed around so often on this site, this list will look elsewhere for talent (in no particular order). 1. Michael Bourn This idea really surprised me upon hearing rumors and the initial reaction from M’s fans was probably the same. Don’t we need a power bat? Free Agent Michael Bournhas been one of the most consistent outfielders in the game and has stolen over 40 bases a year since 2008. He is a career .272 hitter and is 29 years old. Will Michael Bourn ...
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